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Frequently Asked Questions

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WHAT IS QALISA HUB ?

Qalisa Hub is a South African accelerator programme focused on township entrepreneurs who have ideas and existing businesses that are pre-revenue stage.

Qalisa will accelerate the development and adoption of these pre-revenue ideas into investor ready businesses, by providing access to skilled experts who work hands on with entrepreneurs to get them to this point.

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WHAT DOES IT COST ?

The cost to be part of the programme is free to all qualifying entrepeneurs. A Master Service Level agreement is required to be signed upon acceptance into the programme. The participation in the program incorporates an exchange of minority shareholding in the business of the entrepreneur in lieu for the services Qalisa Hub provides.

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WHAT IS THE TIME INVESTMENT REQUIRED FROM ADVISORS AND ENTREPRENEURS?

Participation in Qalisa Hub’s Mentorship Programme requires that both mentee and mentor are able to commit at least 3-6 hours per week to prepare for and have fruitful mentoring sessions together. We also ask that you remain matched with your mentee for the duration of the programme. 

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DOES QALISA OFFER FUNDING?

At this present moment, we do not offer cash funding. Once your business idea has reached the “investor ready” stage, we will present your business to potential funding partners with whom we have relationships.

In the future, we aim to provide a pool of funds to to each qualifying entrepreneur to allow them to fast-track their ideas.

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WHAT DOES QALISA PROVIDE THE ENTREPRENEUR?

Selected entrepreneurs would be able to participate in an online, 3-4 month premium acceleration service, led by key world class digital ecosystem professionals and entrepreneurs. These services will include a combination of the following:

  • Detailed go to market strategy
  • Market validation of the entrepreneurs ideas
  • Access to networks
  • Detailed Business Canvas Model
  • Detailed Financial Model
  • Prototype developments for technology ideas to demonstrate
  • Investor Pitch Deck
  • Introductions to potential investors
  • Fundraising assistance
  • Ongoing mentorship providing entrepreneurs with continued support throughout the process

 

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HOW LONG IS THE PROGRAMME?

We aim to get the entrepreneur’s business idea “investor ready” within a period of 3 – 4 months.

Email us for more information at info@qalisahub.com

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Qalisa Hub was started by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. We focus on startups growing their business/idea through interactive engagements with seasoned and experienced advisors and initiate sustainable growth through evolution of the township economy.

Are you a township entrepreneur with an exciting idea you want to develop?