[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Our Services Portfolio” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”]

[vc_empty_space height=”60″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”I. Facilities & Infrastructure: ” font_container=”tag:h4|font_size:28|text_align:center|color:%23dd3333″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_empty_space height=”30″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_tour interval=”10″ title_size=”h5″][vc_tab title=”1. Furnished office space” tab_id=”1706eb23-d4e4-4″][vc_message message_box_style=”solid-icon” style=”round” message_box_color=”turquoise” icon_type=”pixelicons” icon_pixelicons=”vc_pixel_icon vc_pixel_icon-info”]

  • All of our Clients are provided access to ITBI’s state-of-the-art office and meeting room space in Phocweni.
  • All of our facilities are fully furnished and equipped to meet the day-to-day needs of aspiring entrepreneurs and IT startups.

[/vc_message][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”2. Internet & file storage” tab_id=”089a59ad-2da5-5″][vc_message message_box_style=”solid-icon” style=”round” message_box_color=”turquoise” icon_type=”pixelicons” icon_pixelicons=”vc_pixel_icon vc_pixel_icon-info”]

  • ITBI provides high-speed internet service (both LAN and Wi-Fi) to all of its Clients.
  • In addition, all our Clients are provided secure storage space for their files and data in our digital file repository.

[/vc_message][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”3. Office equipment” tab_id=”1502828544539-2-0″][vc_message message_box_style=”solid-icon” style=”round” message_box_color=”turquoise” icon_type=”pixelicons” icon_pixelicons=”vc_pixel_icon vc_pixel_icon-info”]

  • ITBI’s Clients have access to the most modern office equipment, including high-capacity printer, scanner, photocopier and plotter.
  • In addition, Clients can benefit from the use of our video-conferencing facility featuring a big-screen TV, projector and panaboard.

[/vc_message][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”4. Support services” tab_id=”1502828545668-3-7″][vc_message message_box_style=”solid-icon” style=”round” message_box_color=”turquoise” icon_type=”pixelicons” icon_pixelicons=”vc_pixel_icon vc_pixel_icon-info”]

  • We provide advice, guidance and training on secretarial and administrative services – including bookkeeping – to ensure our Clients do not lose track of their support functions and activities while conducting their core business.

[/vc_message][/vc_tab][/vc_tour][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][layerslider_vc id=”1″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”40″][vc_custom_heading text=”II. Business Development Services:” font_container=”tag:h4|font_size:28|text_align:center|color:%23dd3333″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_empty_space height=”30″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][layerslider_vc id=”2″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_tour interval=”10″ title_size=”h5″][vc_tab title=”1. Expert consultation” tab_id=”1502889421570-0-4″][vc_message message_box_style=”solid-icon” style=”round” message_box_color=”pink” icon_type=”pixelicons” icon_pixelicons=”vc_pixel_icon vc_pixel_icon-info”]

  • All of our Clients benefit from our sizeable network of on-site and off-site experts, who provide guidance and advice to young IT businesses across a variety of complex fields.

[/vc_message][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”2. Marketing & branding” tab_id=”1502889421869-0-6″][vc_message message_box_style=”solid-icon” style=”round” message_box_color=”pink” icon_type=”pixelicons” icon_pixelicons=”vc_pixel_icon vc_pixel_icon-info”]

  • ITBI assists its Clients with the design and implementation of marketing and branding strategies for their products/services, both in the online and offline environment.

[/vc_message][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”3. Networking & mentoring ” tab_id=”1502889422155-0-3″][vc_message message_box_style=”solid-icon” style=”round” message_box_color=”pink” icon_type=”pixelicons” icon_pixelicons=”vc_pixel_icon vc_pixel_icon-info”]

  • The ITBI community provides excellent opportunities for networking and mentoring across a variety of sectors.
  • We organize numerous events throughout every year to connect our Clients with key players in their respective fields.

[/vc_message][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”4. Legal services” tab_id=”1502889422453-0-6″][vc_message message_box_style=”solid-icon” style=”round” message_box_color=”pink” icon_type=”pixelicons” icon_pixelicons=”vc_pixel_icon vc_pixel_icon-info”]

  • We provide a comprehensive set of legal services, including services related to business incorporation, reporting and compliance.
  • Our goal is always to make sure that our Clients can dedicate their energy first and foremost to their primary business activities.

[/vc_message][/vc_tab][/vc_tour][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”40″][vc_custom_heading text=”III. Investment Support Services:” font_container=”tag:h4|font_size:28|text_align:center|color:%23dd3333″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_empty_space height=”30″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_tour interval=”10″ title_size=”h5″][vc_tab title=”1. Investor matching” tab_id=”1706eb23-d4e4-4″][vc_message message_box_style=”solid-icon” style=”round” message_box_color=”vista_blue” icon_type=”pixelicons” icon_pixelicons=”vc_pixel_icon vc_pixel_icon-info”]

  • We match businesses requiring funding with various categories of investors seeking opportunities.
  • If we find a match, we will connect businesses to the investor(s), while at all times preserving due confidentiality.

[/vc_message][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”2. Venture capital” tab_id=”089a59ad-2da5-5″][vc_message message_box_style=”solid-icon” style=”round” message_box_color=”vista_blue” icon_type=”pixelicons” icon_pixelicons=”vc_pixel_icon vc_pixel_icon-info”]

  • ITBI provides its Clients with access to its venture capital (VC) partners.
  • Our VC connections span not only Africa, but also the United States and the European Union (EU).

[/vc_message][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”3. Angel investors” tab_id=”1502828544539-2-0″][vc_message message_box_style=”solid-icon” style=”round” message_box_color=”vista_blue” icon_type=”pixelicons” icon_pixelicons=”vc_pixel_icon vc_pixel_icon-info”]

  • ITBI’s Clients have access to our vast network of individual and grouped angel investors in Southern Africa and beyond.

[/vc_message][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”4. Grant-writing services” tab_id=”1502828545668-3-7″][vc_message message_box_style=”solid-icon” style=”round” message_box_color=”vista_blue” icon_type=”pixelicons” icon_pixelicons=”vc_pixel_icon vc_pixel_icon-info”]

  • We assist Clients with the preparation of grant and tender documents, including technical and financial proposals as well as supplementary documents and forms.

[/vc_message][/vc_tab][/vc_tour][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][layerslider_vc id=”3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”60″][vc_custom_heading text=”Who May Apply? ” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”]

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An Application for ITBI membership may be submitted by individuals and/or teams whose enterprises are at any one of the following stages of development:

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_custom_heading text=”Stage 1:
Conception” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:center|color:%23dd3333″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_empty_space height=”15″][vc_single_image image=”113″ alignment=”center”][ultimate_fancytext fancytext_effect=”ticker” strings_tickerspeed=”200″ ticker_show_items=”1″ ticker_hover_pause=”true” fancytext_strings=”Focus of Stage 1 is on designing the product or service, assembling of core team of key staff and development of a consistent and viable business plan.” ticker_background=”#9bddd6″ fancytext_color=”#000000″ css_fancy_design=”.vc_custom_1502896569979{padding-top: 2px !important;padding-right: 2px !important;padding-bottom: 2px !important;padding-left: 2px !important;}”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_custom_heading text=”Stage 2:
Emerging Company” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:center|color:%23dd3333″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_empty_space height=”15″][vc_single_image image=”112″ alignment=”center”][ultimate_fancytext fancytext_effect=”ticker” strings_tickerspeed=”200″ ticker_show_items=”1″ ticker_hover_pause=”true” fancytext_strings=”Focus of Stage 2 is on production of prototype, market validation, legal formalisation of the company and development of distribution channels.” ticker_background=”#dd9de0″ fancytext_color=”#000000″ css_fancy_design=”.vc_custom_1502896447349{padding-top: 2px !important;padding-right: 2px !important;padding-bottom: 2px !important;padding-left: 2px !important;}”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_custom_heading text=”Stage 3:
Consolidation” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:center|color:%23dd3333″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_empty_space height=”15″][vc_single_image image=”114″ alignment=”center”][ultimate_fancytext fancytext_effect=”ticker” strings_tickerspeed=”200″ ticker_show_items=”1″ ticker_hover_pause=”true” fancytext_strings=”Focus of Stage 3 is on growing the number of clients and revenue through marketing and strengthening of distribution channels as well as raising funds.” ticker_background=”#d8db99″ fancytext_color=”#000000″ css_fancy_design=”.vc_custom_1502896402732{padding-top: 2px !important;padding-right: 2px !important;padding-bottom: 2px !important;padding-left: 2px !important;}”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_custom_heading text=”Stage 4:
Growth” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:center|color:%23dd3333″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_empty_space height=”15″][vc_single_image image=”111″ alignment=”center”][ultimate_fancytext fancytext_effect=”ticker” strings_tickerspeed=”200″ ticker_show_items=”1″ ticker_hover_pause=”true” fancytext_strings=”Companies will generally be incubated until they reach Stage 4 (growth stage), when the enterprise seeks new markets and expands its field of activity.” ticker_background=”#99b1db” fancytext_color=”#000000″ css_fancy_design=”.vc_custom_1502896736185{padding-top: 2px !important;padding-right: 2px !important;padding-bottom: 2px !important;padding-left: 2px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Applications are evaluated based on a technological, commercial, financial and team strength and should be submitted in form of business model and other elements such as shareholding structure.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”60″][vc_custom_heading text=”Application Milestones” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”]

[vc_empty_space height=”40″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][icon_timeline timeline_layout=”timeline-custom-width” custom_width=”500″ tl_animation=”tl-animation-slide-up”][icon_timeline_sep time_sep_title=”I. Pre-Application Stage” seperator_title_font_style=”font-weight:bold;” font_size=”desktop:20px;” seperator_line_ht=”desktop:35px;”][icon_timeline_item time_title=”1. Fill Out Pre-Application Form ” title_font_style=”font-weight:bold;” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” desc_font_size=”desktop:14px;”]The Pre-Application Form can be accessed here[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”2. Describe:” title_font_style=”font-weight:bold;” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” desc_font_size=”desktop:14px;”]

  • Status of venture
  • Innovation being introduced
  • Founding team
  • Investments so far

[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”3. Submit Pre-Application Form” title_font_style=”font-weight:bold;” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” desc_font_size=”desktop:14px;”]Pre-Application Form can submitted online or by registered mail[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”4. Does Applicant Qualify for ITBIS’ Pre-Incubation Service?” title_font_style=”font-weight:bold;” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” desc_font_size=”desktop:14px;”]

  • ITBI Staff and Management the assesses Pre-Application Form
  • Qualified Applicants are invited to submit a full Application

[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_sep time_sep_title=”II. Application Stage” seperator_title_font_style=”font-weight:bold;” font_size=”desktop:20px;” seperator_line_ht=”desktop:35px;”][icon_timeline_item time_title=”5. Fill Out Application Form” title_font_style=”font-weight:bold;” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” desc_font_size=”desktop:14px;”]Form is provided only to Applicants eligible for Pre-Incubation Service[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”6. Application Form Must Include:” title_font_style=”font-weight:bold;” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” desc_font_size=”desktop:14px;”]

  • Customer segments
  • Value proposition
  • Distribution channels
  • Revenue streams
  • Key resources
  • Key partners
  • Customer relationships
  • Intellectual property
  • Shareholding structure
  • Value for customers
  • Other relevant information

[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”7. Submit Application Form” title_font_style=”font-weight:bold;” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” desc_font_size=”desktop:14px;”]Form can be submitted electronically or by post[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”8. Pitching of Idea:” title_font_style=”font-weight:bold;” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” desc_font_size=”desktop:14px;”]

  • Selection Committee invites the Applicant to “pitch” his/her idea
  • Selection Committee conducts detailed evaluation of Application based on technological, financial and commercial considerations
  • Committee selects Applicants with innovative ideas

[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”9. Does Applicant qualify for Incubation?” title_font_style=”font-weight:bold;” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” desc_font_size=”desktop:14px;”]Qualifying Applicants will be granted admission to the ITBI[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_sep time_sep_title=”III. Admission Stage” seperator_title_font_style=”font-weight:bold;” font_size=”desktop:20px;” seperator_line_ht=”desktop:35px;”][icon_timeline_item time_title=”10. Contracting:” title_font_style=”font-weight:bold;” title_font_size=”desktop:16px;” desc_font_size=”desktop:14px;”]Contract is entered into by ITBI and the Applicant and includes terms and conditions of accessing office space, using equipment, and obtaining consulting assistance from ITBI[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_sep time_sep_title=”IV. Incubation” seperator_title_font_style=”font-weight:bold;” font_size=”desktop:20px;” seperator_line_ht=”desktop:35px;”][/icon_timeline][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_btn title=”APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP NOW” style=”gradient” shape=”round” align=”center” i_align=”right” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-share-square-o” add_icon=”true” link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Fitbi.org.sz%2Fapplication%2F|||”][/vc_column][/vc_row]