Shaping the future through enterprise development
Black Umbrellas is an enterprise and supplier development (ESD) incubation organisation that partners with entrepreneurs, enterprises, investors and communities, to drive an inclusive and sustainable economic future by enabling the success of emerging SMEs.1. Black Umbrellas Virtual Incubator
The Black Umbrellas Virtual Incubator is an online platform that is designed to offer training, mentoring support and business coaching from anywhere with an internet connection. No matter where you are in your entrepreneurial journey, we’ll help you build a resilient, compliant and sustainable business. 2. Accelerator Programme
Your high-growth enterprise deserves the right kind of support. With access to procurement, finance and networking opportunities, your business can scale and create jobs to shape the South Africa we all dream of. Tap into your true potential with the Black Umbrellas Accelerator Programme. If you’re a high-growth enterprise with the potential to create jobs and scale, this programme is for you.
What’s In It For You ?
- A customised development journey
- Learning and training through master classes
- Access to an Executive Business Coach
- Facilitated access to procurement opportunities by way of a premium listing on our procurement platform
- Access to finance
- Exciting networking events! A future of business excellence awaits 3. Co-Spacing
Need affordable office space to get some work done? Our co-spacing offices are open to the public, no need to be a part of the BU programme! Sign up for 6 months of co-spacing and get 1 month free! Need an affordable office space to get some work done? Our co-spacing offices are open to the public, no need to be a part of the BU programme! With a range of options to perfectly fit your schedule and space requirements, Black Umbrellas’ co-spacing offices are designed to suit your productivity needs with access to the following facilities:
- Internet connectivity
- Reception services
- Boardrooms & conferencing facilities
- Tea and Coffee Stations
Black Umbrellas | Illovo Point Incubation Co-Working Space Launch Celebration
Black Umbrellas celebrated the launch of the BU Illovo Point incubation co-working space, a place that aims to foster an environment where small businesses can thrive.