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Western Cape Government awards top entrepreneurs

19 September 2013

In September the winners of the Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards were announced. Developed to recognise the achievements, passion and talent of the province’s entrepreneurs, the Awards form part of the Western Cape Government’s SMME support programme.

The entrepreneurs showed excellence in a number of categories and the overall winner received an all-expense paid trip to represent the province at the world’s most prestigious international entrepreneurship conference taking place in Moscow. Other winners received prize money ranging between R15 000 and R50 000.


Overall Winner
Headboy Industries


Emerging Business Category
First Prize: Stretch Experiential Marketing
Second Prize: iGen Mobile
Third Prize: Vibe Events & Marketing


Established Business Category
First Prize: NoMU Brands
Second Prize: Mukoni Software
Third Prize: Avoova


Social Enterprise Category
First Prize: Genadendal Handweavers
Second Prize: Shonaquip
Third Prize: Greenpop


Export Business Category
First Prize: Abagold Limited
Second Prize: Afrinatural Holdings
Third Prize: African Roots Wines


Special Award: Green Business


Best Student Business Idea
Headboy Industries


Special Award: Innovation
Headboy Industries



Established Business

Zwakala Homestay B&B
Women Unite
Silulo Ulutho Technologies
Tierhoek Organic
Jukupa Architects

Emerging Business

Ntlansana Accountants and Auditors
LEDwise Lighting
Isidima Brands
Mind Trix Media
Edu-Cat Children at Task
Naturally Good Traders

Social Enterprise

Lavender in Lavender Hill
Wiki Village
Department of Coffee
Proudly Macassar Pottery


Simphiwe Malimela
Integratied Economic Development Services
Tel: 021 483 8751