Entrepreneurs network innovation and funding at UJ

Date: Mar 27, 2014 | News

​​Innovators, entrepreneurs and investors converged at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) for the third annual Entrepreneur and Investor Conference and Funding Expo. The two-day conference, hosted by UJ’s Centre for Small Business Development (CSBD), in collaboration with IBA Global, was held at UJ’s Soweto Campus from 26 – 27 March 2014.

The conference kicked off with a Liberation of Capital Gala Reception on the evening of Wednesday 26 March 2014. At the reception, innovators, entrepreneurs and investors who have “Liberated” and transformed their respective industries were honoured.

Attendees at the conference learned about innovative, entrepreneurial and investment ecosystems, while engaging, networking and collaborating with over 1,000 fellow entrepreneurs. More than 100 experts, mentors and accredited investors gave these budding entrepreneurs the tools they need to be business savvy.​


Prof T Maluleke
​Prof Tinyiko Maluleke addresses the​
attendees of the gala dinner at the School
​of Tourism and Hospitality (STH) at UJ.​
Gala Dinner

Latest News

| View All News

MPhil in the spotlight: How rural women secure their livelihoods

Wendall Westley recently completed her MPhil with a dissertation titled


CoP team provide training on teaching foundation phase maths and…

In early April the Communities of Practice for Child Well-being


A true account of the cost of looking for work

On 5 May, Youth Capital launched their report, “Beyond the


Atlantis Basic Package of Support pilot site already at full…

The Basic Package of Support Atlantis office opened its doors


Vice-Chancellor Message – 27 May 2022

Dear UJ Community, This week, myself and other members of