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Western Cape Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards 2019

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Western Cape Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards.

Download the WCERA 2019 Booklet here for more information on the businesses that participated.


The Department of Economic Development and Tourism recognized and awarded 6 business categories during the 2019 Western Cape Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards held last night in Cape Town. 

Township business, Ziyahlanjwa Trading was the overall winner. Congratulations to Sivu Nobulali and Justice Mongo.

Overall winner

Congratulations to the following category winners:
Emerging Business - Kombucha Culture Lab, Amy Murray and Jacques van Zyl


Women-owned Business - EmpowerLink Services, Terine Lott-Cupido

Empowerlink Services

Social Enterprise - Kidz Positive, Beatrice Delpierre

Kidz Positive

Innovative Business - Digemy, Kobus Louw


Youth - owned Business  - Marimba Jam, Kiara Ramklass

Marimba Jam

It is vital for an economy to develop a culture of entrepreneurship by facilitating access to markets that contributes to the establishment of new businesses and the creation of jobs and the growth.Entrepreneurs create jobs, add economic value and opportunities in their respective industries; and act as role-models who inspire others to follow their entrepreneurial ambitions.

For more information, please contact:
Patricia September at 021 483 8768 / Patricia.September@westerncape.gov.za
Mfundo Vika at 021 483 5735 / Mfundo.Vika@westerncape.gov.za

The content on this page was last updated on 2 March 2020