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SA startups have until midnight this Monday (5 November) to enter the 2018 Ventureburn Tech Startup Survey.
In addition, Ventureburn has added two new prizes to encourage startups to enter — a brand new iPhone X valued at over R21 000 and two cases of venture capitalist Michael Jordaan’s Montegray wine, a 2015 Syrah worth over R2000.
The two new prizes are in addition to a number of other prizes (see below).
The survey is run in partnership with Telkom Futuremakers and analytics company Qurio.
- What are the major challenges facing the country’s entrepreneurs?
- What do South Africa’s startup founders look like?
- What sectors are startups more prevalent in?
- What types of funding are startups securing, and where are they getting their money from?
- Why are people flocking to startups to work there?
- Where is the most startup activity happening in South Africa?
So, if you are a South African technology startup or small business with annual revenues under R20-million and/or staff numbers of anywhere from one to 100, we want to hear your story.
The data from the survey will form the basis of series of articles on Ventureburn and will be distributed to wider media and associated tech conferences. We will also create a case study, an infographic and hold an event surrounding the release of the data to the country.
To ensure the integrity of the data, PwC will be involved to perform specified procedures, the results of which will be included in a report that will be available for inspection upon request.
You can win too!
Participants stand a chance to win various prizes.
In addition to a brand new iPhone X, and two cases of Jordaan’s Montegray wine, worth R2160, the prizes include: a Telkom Business in a Box Supreme solution including 24-month connectivity, valued at R31 000; a one-year subscription to Ventureburn’s press release service for their startup, valued at R12 000; and an exclusive mentoring session with legendary venture capitalist Keet van Zyl (pictured above) of Knife Capital.