THE LARGEST STARTUP CAMPUS IN AFRICA
22 On Sloane offers disruptive startups and innovative SMEs a complete turnkey solution to scale, from the initial idea all the way to commercialization, funding opportunities and access to markets. It is a place that nurtures an entrepreneurial mindset, ensures sustainability, and develops new industries that contribute to job creation in South Africa.
A global and diverse team of experienced entrepreneurs, mentors, scientists, managers, CEOs, and funders support entrepreneurs enrolled at the campus with product development, professional services and business models. Experts are active throughout the journey of building a company and assist with market entry and financing through curated connections to angel investors and venture capital firms.
The campus offers disruptive startups and innovative SMEs a complete turnkey solution to scale, from the initial idea all the way to commercialization, funding opportunities and access to markets. Its aim is to nurture the entrepreneurial mindset, ensure their sustainability, and explore development of new industries and contribute towards job creation in Africa. A global and diverse team of experienced entrepreneurs, mentors, scientists, managers, CEOs, and funders support entrepreneurs enrolled at the campus, with product development, services and business models. The experts are active throughout the journey to build their companies and assist with market entry and financing through angel funders and venture capitals.
RESEARCH & INNOVATIVE METHODS
To make ideas and technologies into successful products and services, 22 ON SLOANE applies a concept known as Business Design. Business Design combines principles from design and strategic management, thus identifying and realizing key opportunities for new and sustainable businesses and assisting systematically.
We offer students, startups and SMEs individual support and systematic mentorship and coaching in developing new products and services, guidance on building up a successful business when entering the market and in the growth stage.
FOCUS ON FUTURE INDUSTRIES
Our work focuses on many industries with a priority focus on: Agri Tech; EduTech; Energy Tech; E-Commerce; FinTech; HealthTech; Transportation Tech.
ANGEL FUND & VENTURE CAPITAL
22 ON SLOANE through its partners and network globally provides Angel Funding and Venture Capital for promising young companies in our key priority sectors.
TECHNICAL LAB SUPPORT
The Technical Labs at 22 ON SLOANE support entrepreneurs with the technical expert advice and support, access to 3D printing, CAD and CAM software as well as prototype development and testing through partner labs.
YOUTH WEEKEND PROGRAMMES
Each Saturday, we offer weekend programs for youths aged 13–17. The programs apply the concept of design thinking. They encourage participants to develop a proof of concept from their initial idea to prototyping.