This study was conducted by Endeavor Insight with support from the following partners. Endeavor Insight is a member of the Global Entrepreneurship Research Network.


This project was commissioned and developed with the assistance of the Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) (which runs the Bandwidth Barn hubs), Allan Gray Orbis Foundation, and Wesgro. The project was also supported by the Western Cape Government and received assistance from Silicon Cape and Endeavor South Africa.


We would like to thank all the entrepreneurs, investors, and other stakeholders who participated in this research, as well as Kathryn O’Neill, Scott Unwin, Penmai Chongtoua, and Yuniya Khan.