We believe in your potential
Together we can create a robust entrepreneurial culture that will change the face of business in South Africa.
Are you ready to lay the right foundations for your emerging business?
If you have passion, drive, vision and a great idea or existing business with potential, our Business Foundation Programme is for you.Learn more
Are you ready to scale and grow?
If you’re already in business and looking to get your business supply chain and finance ready, our Business Readiness Programme will give you the support you need.Learn more
Is your business market, finance and network ready?
If you have a qualifying business, we've developed a programme to give you ongoing access to supply chain and financing opportunities, network and support.Learn more
No action is small when it comes to changing the world. I am inspired when I meet an entrepreneur who is succeeding against all odds.Cyril Ramaphosa
We have a winning formula
We have created dynamic models to catalyse unique developmental and organisational solutions in order to drive an inclusive and sustainable economic future. Our Incubator has been awarded both the Randall M. Whaley and Dinah Adkins Incubator of the Year awards in 2015 and the Dinah Adkins Incubator of the Year award in 2019 by the International Business Innovation Association.
Our performance milestones 2020
Total number of SMEs incubated
Total jobs created and preserved
Average cost per job
Net asset value generated
Entrepreneurs currently in incubation
We want our partnerships to help you. Black Umbrellas partners with corporate enterprises so that our entrepreneurs can scale and grow their businesses.