The Business Accelerator – Apply Now

Do you have what it takes to become the next supplier to leading South African enterprises in the furniture sector? 

Stand a chance to pitch your business to a panel of large customers eager to find high-potential local suppliers and demonstrate why you deserve an opportunity with them. 

Ready to demonstrate your potential? Apply now!


  • Submit your application below.
  • Qualified candidates will be invited to a Capacity Building workshop on 30 March 2023 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, focused on developing a compelling business pitch to potential customers.

  • Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a Dragons’ Den event on 19 April 2023 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal where the top candidates will be selected.
  • Identified high potential candidates will receive business case development support, expert coaching to scale your business and ongoing support to unlock commercial opportunities with customers.
  • Plus, successful applicants stand a chance to win their share of cash prizes!


  • South African owned business.
  • 51% or more black ownership.
  • Annual turnover of R170m or less.
  • Registered with CIPC.
  • Tax Compliant.
  • Operating for at least 1-year.
  • Currently or aiming to offer products or services to customers in the furniture sector.

For more information, please download this info pack.

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