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Startup Mzansi is South Africa’s leading entrepreneurship organization with more than 66,000 supporters, 200 partners, 100 volunteers, 9 grassroots Startup Communities, and a large, growing and active social media community.

Working with Startup Mzansi will ensure that your entrepreneur-targeted programme and communications will be relevant and directly reach the South African entrepreneurship community. We know what entrepreneurs want and how they think, because we are entrepreneurs.

Startup Mzansi offers services, including a full suite of thought leadership, branding, direct marketing, event and government relations opportunities for organizations interested in accessing the South African entrepreneurship community, whilst supporting its growth through Startup Mzansi.

As a non-profit organization, revenues are reinvested fully into Startup Mzansi’s programmes and support for entrepreneurs. Each transaction includes a 10 percent Community Investment Fund fee which directly funds grassroots community activities across South Africa. All clients receive regular updates on Community projects that have received investment through their support.

Please contact our Corporate Services & Development Manager, Catherine Smith at hello@startupmzansi.org.za to explore opportunities to leverage the Startup Mzansi network for your organization. We look forward to working with you!

Social Media & Communications

Startup Mzansi offers a range of communications services to help you to get the word out about your event, service, product or organization. Let us help you to create your next campaign.

Audio & Visual

Our talented Multimedia Team includes experienced journalists, developers, videographers, photographers and podcast hosts. From articles and video spotlights to micro-sites, photo-shoots and podcasts, enhance your online brand with copy, videos, podcasts and photos.


Startup Mzansi has experience running scaled events from fireside chats and Q&As to major receptions with more than 1,000 attendees. With experience branding and executing more than 100 events across South Africa, we can ensure that your events add value, engage the local entrepreneur community and reach maximum impact.


Startup Mzansi is equipped to help your organization with your entrepreneur and small business priorities. From South African entrepreneurship intelligence advisory and strategy development support to campaign and program execution, consider us your partners in supporting entrepreneurs and small businesses.