Sneak Peak: #cocreate2Accelerate After Movie

For ten days, Dutch and South African minds gathered to intensely collaborate on finding solutions to identified business challenges.
CEO of Polymorph Dick ‘Richard’ Barry described his feeling after #cocreate2Accelerate as “extremely energized, fantastic.”
Watch a sneak peak of the After Movie!

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The Power of Spoken Word | #cocreatePoetica brings together South African and Dutch spoken word artists

This year #cocreateSA aims to use the art form of RAP and the spoken word to offer a platform that voices the concerns of the youth, by the youth. By bringing together South African and Dutch spoken word artists, the popular poets will explore mutual challenges through the art of rap and poetry. The Dutch Consulate General has partnered with Open Book Festival and Tuin van Digters to foster these […]

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Mobility Indaba: The Hero Exhibition

Photo Credit: Leandra de Sousa This year various artists came together to adorn sneaker skates with their favourite comic heroes at the 4th annual Hero Exhibition hosted by Friends of Design and Artfarm. We are thrilled to announce that the display will form part of the Mobility Indaba to celebrate a blend of artistry and mobility. The exhibition provides a display of art that people are able to relate to […]

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Mobility Indaba: The Cycle of Love

When Bicycle Empowerment Network (BEN) distributes a donated bicycle to a deserving beneficiary, the moment most recognized, is the one when the recipient becomes the owner of the bicycle. But what few people are aware of is the story behind this moment called the Cycle of Love. In this particular story, this moment in the Cycle of Love ended in Mitchell’s Plain, Cape Town with a young man named Thomas […]

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#cocreateSA partners with the City to rethink mobility in Cape Town

CAPE TOWN – Transport Month October 2016 will kick off with the Mobility Indaba #cocreate2MOVE. This five day event will take place at Kenilworth Racecourse from 6- 10 October 2016. The event aims to rethink the way people move in the City of Cape Town and co-creating a way forward that focuses on mobility as a key driver of inclusive economic growth, sustainable development and societal transformation. The Mobility Indaba […]

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#cocreate2Accelerate participants share their achievements

On Friday 19 August 2016, we excitedly gathered at the 22Seven vintage theatre in Hout Street to learn the outcomes of 10 days of collaboration through #cocreate2Accelerate. This initiative gathered five South African companies and five Dutch entrepreneurs to work together towards solving challenges within 10 days. The project was premised on moving companies to the next level of acceleration in terms of growth and opportunities. Polymorph: The formation of […]

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The Kingdom of the Netherlands introduces its latest activation: Orange Corners

The Kingdom of the Netherlands introduces its next initiative, Orange Corners, a platform for entrepreneurs to learn, stimulate their creativity, grow their business and expand their professional network. We burn for the disruptors, the breakers of barriers, the trail blazers, those on the verge of making their business breakthrough. We want to help Entrepreneurs access the tools and support to forge their own path and make their mark! From state […]

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Netherlands Embassy supports The Road to Nairobi 2016 to foster youth entrepreneurs in Africa and Europe

The Road to Nairobi The Netherlands Embassy is proud to support the Road to Nairobi project, run by the Building bridges Foundation. The Road to Nairobi 2016 project will connect youth entrepreneurs and local change makers in eight African countries to foster youth employment. The Building Bridges team consists of African and European youth. Together they will visit youth entrepreneurs, meet with local youth organizations and talk to youngsters from […]

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What better way to bolster partnerships and collaboration, than by working together toward finding solutions to local challenges? This is the aim of #cocreate2Accelerate, also referred to as #cocreate2A, the latest initiative by #cocreateSA. Five companies are matched with five entrepreneurs to find solutions to an identified challenge. #cocreate2A forms part of Open Design Festival which takes place from 10 – 21 August 2016.   The participating companies are an […]

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