OPEN creates environments for working, meeting and innovating. OPEN spaces are for getting things done – as an individual, team, company, and in a network.

At OPEN, communities are entrepreneurial, creative and inspiring. It’s a mix of start-ups, experienced entrepreneurs, professionals, corporates, NGOs and policy makers. OPEN has built partnerships with key players in the entrepreneurial eco-system who bring value to our members and guests.

OPEN Workshop 17 – Cape Town

OPEN Workshop 17 is in a converted warehouse, the Watershed, at Cape Town’s Waterfront. Operated by OPEN, it’s an initiative of the V&A Waterfront.

OPEN Sandton – Johanesburg

OPEN Sandton is conveniently situated opposite Sandton Gautrain Station and Nelson Mandela Square, with easy access to public transport.

OPEN Maboneng – Johannesburg

OPEN Maboneng is in the Maboneng Precinct. Part of Joburg’s inner-city renaissance and filled with restaurants and go-to places.


Location Cape Town, South Africa
Targets South Africa
Agribusiness, Business services, Clean technology and energy, Utilities, Construction and manufacturing, Creative, media and entertainment, Education, Financial services, Healthcare, ICT, Leisure and travel, Retail and wholesale, Consumer durables, Consumer non-durables, Transport and logistics, Water, sanitation and hygiene, Automotive, Clothing and textiles production, Computer hardware, Electronics, Food production, Furniture