Hub@Goethe!, a hub recently launched in Johannesburg by the Goethe-Institut is calling creative projects and tech-driven startups to apply for a free six-month residency. This call is open to all creatives, innovators, developers and entrepreneurs above the age of 18 with specific sustainable projects.
Hub@Goethe not only offer a desk and a chair. Here’s what startups can expect during the residency period:
Fully Equipped Work Space – Members will have access to a laptop computer, desk, community discussion table, meeting and presentation space, lounge area and unlimited high speed internet connection.
Community – Hub@Goethe is aimed at building a creative and startup community. Members will be part of a vibrant community of like-minded creative entrepreneurs who will be ready to share ideas and help you find solutions and also provide motivation.
Entrepreneur Support and Development – Hub@Goethe will institute an entrepreneur development programme that includes one-on-one mentorship, events and round-table discussions. Top business leaders will be invited to give regular talks and presentations and members will have access to training events hosted by other hubs that collaborate with Hub@Goethe.
Gamebox – Members working on game development projects may use the Gamebox to test and showcase their games
Library – Hub@Goethe is located inside the Goethe-Institut Johannesburg library and members may to join the library (R80 per year). There is a cafeteria on site for the much needed caffeine boost. A range of meals and snacks are available for sale.
Community Investment – Members will have an opportunity to give back to the community through participating in eSkills Connect, which is a project that brings together diverse individuals to gain and share basic digital literacy skills.
Application deadline: 31 August 2017
To apply, get the application form Here