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Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda)


Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda)

Seda, is an agency of the Department of Small Business Development, which provides non-financial support to SMMEs and aspiring entrepreneurs. Seda is home to the largest entrepreneurial support and development network across SA, with 52 branches across 9 provinces which are home to 74 colocations within municipalities, townships and rural areas. The Seda network boasts 14 Centres of Entrepreneurship  Rapid Incubators at Higher Education Institutions and 74 incubators and accelerators across the country, supporting over 3000 entrepreneurs.

Our Seda Technology Programme Incubators include:

  • Eight (8) ICT Incubators
  • Sixty Five (65) Tech Business Incubators
  • One (1) Specialized Incubator: Gibela ESD

Over and above the listed incubators, the following structures are in the pipeline for development:

  • Four (4) Digital Hubs
  • Eight (8) Township Hubs
  • Nine (9) Centre for Entrepreneurial Rapid Incubation