At Kimberley Diamond and Jewellery Incubator we believe in Building the people that make businesses thrive Our goal is to create elite and innovative entrepreneurs geared to ensuring the success and growth of small businesses in the South African Diamond Industry.
INFRASTRUCTURE & RESOURCES
Access to infrastructure and resources: This includes office space, equipment, laboratories, telephone, printing facilities internet, boardroom and secretarial support. These are vital elements in operating a business.
COACHING & MENTORING
Coaching and Mentoring support: growth experts to monitor and evaluate the business. This includes experienced mentors and coaches in specific areas to control the company’s growth and strategic direction.
BUSINESS ACUMEN TRAINING
Business acumen training: Management Skills, Financial Skills, Proper business training, Lack of experience and competence, Poor time management and planning skills.
ACCESS TO MARKETS
Access to markets: a product or service is developed with the goal of meeting a market need or want. This is a major goal for SMMEs is to get their offerings to the market.
Networking: building sustainable and powerful networks are important for SMMEs as it unlocks challenges and adds value to their businesses.
ACCESS TO FUNDING
Access to funding: assisting a SMME with unlocking financial support for various elements such as prototype development, equipment, operational costs and key marketing activities.
KDJI business incubation is a unique and highly flexible combination of business development processes, infrastructure and people designed to nature new and small businesses by helping them to survive and grow through the difficult and vulnerable early stages of development. KDJI business incubation provides a nurturing, instructive and supportive environment for entrepreneurs during the critical stages of starting up a new business.