Empowering South Africa's underserved communities through digital inclusion and innovation

South Africa
Business Services; Education & Government; Technology, Media, Telecom & Data
Client Code: BN000053411
Turnover (Actual): R29,810,546
EBITDA (Actual): R2,985,517

Launched in 2004, our client operates from a foundation of 43 centres across key South African provinces, delivering essential internet access, accredited computer training, and mobile solutions to urban and rural communities. Their initiatives have led to the training of over 50,000 individuals, emphasising the importance of technological literacy and access. A scalable model, broad service offerings, and strategic accreditations for their computer training programs position the company as a unique opportunity for growth-focused partners seeking to have social impact

Key Aspects
  • Over 20 years of sustainable growth, demonstrating resilience and adaptability.
  • Comprehensive presence with 28 company-owned and 15 franchisee outlets across key South African provinces.
  • Accredited, high-quality IT training programs that have empowered over 50,000 individuals, significantly bridging the digital divide.
  • A scalable business model poised for geographical and service expansion in emerging markets.
  • Diverse service offerings including internet cafes, training academies, and a variety of essential business services.
  • A strong, diverse customer base across B2C, B2B, and B2G segments, enabling multiple revenue streams.
  • High barriers to entry established through necessary accreditations, solidifying a competitive market stance.
  • Active and strategic digital marketing efforts enhancing brand visibility and customer engagement.
  • Alignment with global digital transformation trends, ensuring relevance and growth potential.
  • Expand geographic presence within and beyond current provinces to capture untapped market segments.
  • Leverage accreditations to introduce new, in-demand courses, enhancing the training portfolio.
  • Diversify service offerings to include cutting-edge technological solutions and support for SMEs.
  • Utilise strategic partnerships for technology upgrades, maintaining a competitive edge in service delivery.
  • Capitalise on the increasing need for digital literacy and access, driving demand for internet and training services.
  • Expand franchising model to accelerate expansion and brand presence, or buy out franchisees to expand ownership.
  • Strengthen digital marketing strategies to enhance brand visibility and customer acquisition.
  • Implement innovative business solutions to support the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem in target markets.
  • Leverage collaborations with government and private sectors for training programs, amplifying impact and reach.
  • Enhance operational efficiency through technology investments, improving customer experience and service delivery.

Cape Town, South Africa

Current Markets
  • Individuals in urban and rural communities lacking essential technology infrastructure and access, from students to job seekers to the elderly, and everyone in between.
  • Individuals seeking affordable, accredited computer training for personal and professional development.
  • Entrepreneurs and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in need of business services, technology support, and training.
  • Government bodies and educational institutions requiring accredited training providers for workforce development.
  • The company's strong rebound after the 2020 Covid lockdowns is a prime example of its enduring resilience.