Cape Town-based social impact incubator RLabs has opened applications for the 2017 cycle of its Innovation Incubation and Accelerator (InnovIA) Programme, aimed at turning innovative ideas into scalable social enterprises.
RLabs is a global movement and registered social enterprise that provides innovative solutions to address various complex problems.
Its core activities are skills and training, community development, social and disruptive innovation, mobile and internet solutions, social enterprise incubation, impact investing and social franchising.
The 12-week InnovIA programme, for which applications are now open, aims to enable aspiring Cape Town social innovators and entrepreneurs to build scalable enterprises. The programme harnesses the experience and resources of RLabs’ partners to deliver a programme that looks to help young people excel in entrepreneurship and social innovation.
Successful applicants will be chosen based on the uniqueness and level of social innovation evident in their business, the scalability of the idea, and the level of commitment to the InnovIA programme.