Joburg-based business accelerator SEED Engine has started its second twelve-week program designed to get tech start-ups to a level attractive to investors, with six new companies entering its doors ahead of a pitching day on 27th November.
This year’s crop, which all get R100 00o to get them going and R300 000-worth of training and office space over the course of the program, are a diverse and suitably ambitious line-up. From the press release:
Stockshop.co.za is an online portal that bridges the gap between stock market product and service providers and those that want to invest. Users can access an extensive range of educational and research tools for the South African stock market, in an easy-to-use format.
Puntr aims to change the way that live sport is watched on TV. Puntr has embraced the phenomenon of second screening and has produced a real time, social, sports prediction game, in the form of an app for mobile devices that sports fans can play against their mates, while they watch live sport on TV.
1heart.co.za streamlines communication in emergency situations and allows people to help save the lives of others.
Autodek.co.za is a web based online marketing and management system serving the auto retail sector. It offers an array of turnkey solutions to extensively streamline data management and reporting as well as providing innovative marketing solutions for vastly increased efficiency and sales performance.
Colormeclever.co creates educational apps for kids.
Fifty2.com is an academic organising platform for students and lecturers.
If you’re interested in taking part, the third SEED Engine program kicks off in February, and applications are being taken now.