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Entrepreneurship and Business Literacy Application Form for 2023

Are you in business? Do you want to start your own business?
MTN, the University of the Free State, the EBL Institute, and Action COACH TP presents the Entrepreneurship and Business Literacy Program: Digital Incubation and Accelerator business programs for 50 ICT businesses in South Africa.

What do we offer?

  • Formally registered student at the University of the Free State Business School

  • NQF Level 5 Business qualification

  • 10 months Mini-MBA/ Business Development Coaching Program

  • Internationally Accredited Business Coach on Call for 12 months

  • Cutting-edge personal development program to create a high-performance leader and team.

  • Receive Data bundles monthly for the duration of the year 2021

  • Formal University Graduation

  • A chance to win R250 000 in cash seed capital

What are the benefits?

  • Credibility and Knowledge

  • Certificates with credits and an opportunity to study more business courses

  • Create a fundable business plan for your business for today and the future.

  • Opportunity to grow your business through proven strategies and systems

  • Accredited Business training and support

  • At the end of the training, your business will be supplier and funding ready

  • Your business will be listed on our portal for procurement opportunities

  • Join the community of ICT entrepreneurs, stakeholders, and investors.

  • Links to other business development and funding stakeholders.

  • Increase the credibility of your business as an owner, you become worth more.

What's Next?


The EBL Institute will contact all successful candidates via email and telephonically by February 2023 to schedule their appointment date which will bring you a step closer to being a part of EBL's Class of 2023.


Phase 2 for applications is set for February 2023 and will be communicated via email.

The date for interviews with EBL Dragons is set for the beginning of February but will be communicated.

Pre-interview questions to be prepared will be sent to successful candidates.

The interviews will be conducted virtually, and all successful candidates will be given the login details.

If you have not received a call or email from the EBL Institute by the 20th of February 2023, consider your application unsuccessful.

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