Overview of Organisation

Centre for Social Entrepreneurship (CSE) is a rapid business incubator that was established at the Durban University of Technology in 2015 at ML Sultan campus, funded by Small Enterprise Development Agency to develop and support small businesses within Durban surroundings. 

The purpose of the centre is to infuse creativity into the entrepreneurial mindset of students and external communities. By identifying problems that could be addressed using creative solutions for key socio-economic challenges such as high levels of unemployment, inequality and poverty.

Centre Offerings; 

  • Training
  • Mentoring and Coaching 
  • Networking and Market Access 
  • Facility Services 
  • Conformity Assessment 
  • Access to Finance 
  • Prototype Development 
  • Technology Transfer 
  • Brand Building 
  • Statutory Regulations 

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Assistance Areas Offered
Accelerators and Incubators
Business Planning/Modelling
Legal Services
Mentoring and Coaching
Networking and Associations
Product Development
Prototype Development
Regulatory Support
Specialization Sector/s
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
​Mining and quarrying
​Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
​Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
​Transportation and storage
Accommodation and food service activities
​Information and communication
Financial and insurance activities
​Real estate activities
Professional, scientific and technical activities
Administrative and support service activities
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
Human health and social work activities
​Arts, entertainment and recreation