The Centre was initially supported by NUFFIC (Netherlands organisation for international cooperation in higher education) and initiated in 2011
We offer the following programmes:
- The Enterprising Women Programme is an 8 Month business support programme aimed at new / early-stage businesses.
- The Incubation Programme contributes towards the development of an entrepreneurial culture and increased entrepreneurial activity amongst North West University students, staff and the Vanderbijlpark community. This includes: Pre-incubation; Incubation and Entry-level business support.
- Student entrepreneurship societies: YEBO is a unique student organisation and its aim is to motivate university students to heed the call of entrepreneurship.
- Leopards Lair Student Competitions: to encourage and support student entrepreneurship
- Enactus focuses on community based projects and the aim is to too grow the projects, make them sustainable and create jobs.
bhive EDC service offering
- Structured programmes
- Programmes customized for individual needs
- Hot desk space in incubator
- Entrepreneurial events
- Network opportunities/business networks
- Coaching & mentoring