Ryerson has been successful in developing a rich ecosystem for young entrepreneurs. The Canadian University is ranked as one of the top innovative centres in the world. The Canadian government has identified both South Africa and India as key countries for developing and expanding trade and business opportunities.
“This trilateral partnership is exactly the kind of boost that South Africa requires to foster development, innovation and entrepreneurship. The Joburg Centre for Software Engineering at Wits will serve as the catalyst for this initiative through its tech hub in Braamfontein,” said Habib.
In 2013, Ryerson Futures teamed up with the Bombay Stock Exchange Institute to bring Ryerson’s incubator concept to India, to catalyse the same entrepreneurial opportunities for start-ups in India and Canada eager for access to new markets and new opportunities.
SA – The Good News via Reuters