The Hope Factory

SAICA Enterprise Development

Founded in 2001 and formalized in 2004, The Hope Factory is powered by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. Our Vision is to play an active role in economic transformation in South Africa through advancing the sustainable growth of entrepreneurial Black businesses.Our Mission is to foster a greater entrepreneurial ecosystem in South Africa through holistic mentorship and business development services; facilitating access to funding and new markets; and by positively influencing corporate and government policies towards the growth of small Black businesses.

We offer a flagship ESD Programme and a SED Programme as well as Customised ESD Projects.The Programmes effectively cover 3 main areas of development namely:

  • Personal (Leadership Development)
  • Business Skills Mastery
  • Financial Skills Excellence

These impactful programmes offer development for both registered and non-registered businesses.

The Hope Factory currently grows and develop established Black-Owned registered businesses, operating within the Johannesburg / Pretoria metropoles. Similarly in the Nelson Mandela Bay The Hope Factory supports start-up non-registered businesses as well as existing Black-Owned businesses with annual turnovers. Accordingly, all The Hope Factory entrepreneurs are rated as B-BBEE Level 1/2.Click on each name below to read the latest entrepreneur profiles.


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Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Targets South Africa
Sectors Sector agnostic