The survey has revealed some interesting views however, the results do raise some important questions.
- With >50% of start-ups working from home,
- Is an incubator becoming irrelevant to tech entrepreneurs in South Africa?
- With >40% of founders starting alone,
- Should med aid companies be looking at different lifestyle plans for entrepreneurs?
- We have too few ‘female’ tech entrepreneurs taking risks in our local market,
- How many female engineers graduated with an Information Science degree in the last 10 years?
- How are SA universities re-balancing this divide?
- Access to funding remains a major hindrance to progress yet >50% of start-ups required 100k or less to test the viability of a product or service.
- Why are entrepreneurship or commerce studies at SA universities lacking practicality?
- How can national government incentivise Corporate SA to increase seed funding availability?
- With >50% of founders looking for a ‘greater meaning to life’,
- Is Corporate SA missing out on innovative thinkers or creative execution in the 25-35 age group (as per research findings)?
What are your thoughts or questions about this survey?