Welcome to Empire Partner Foundation

Empire Partner Foundation

Youth - Technology - Entrepreneuship

35 Ferguson RD, Illovo

About EPF

About Us

WHO WE ARE AT EMPIRE PARTNER FOUNDATION

Our Mission

Youth Transforming Africa Using Technology

The Empire Partner Foundation Tech Hub is a non-profit organisation that was started by a group of young South Africans. Our goal is to build South Africa, and eventually the continent of Africa, by solving key challenges through tech.

Our Projects

Projects

The Empire Partner Foundation has launched multiple projects to achieve their goal in building Africa in Tech.

10 SELECTED CHALLENGES

HERE’S WHAT WE ARE SOLVING

Water

Solving water related issues in South Africa

Energy

Solving energy related issues in South Africa

Healthcare

Solving healthcare related issues in South Africa

Education

Solving education related issues in South Africa

Agriculture

Solving agriculture related issues in South Africa

Housing

Solving housing related issues in South Africa

Unemployment

Solving unemploymnet related issues in South Africa

Rural

Solving rural related issues in South Africa

Safety & Security

Solving safety & security related issues in South Africa

Transport

Solving transport related issues in South Africa

Achievements

ACHIEVED MILESTONES

2500

Digital Innovators

50 Solutions
20 Partnerships
25 Hackathons
4

Upcoming Hackathons

50 Internships
30 Bursaries
12 Permanent Jobs
54

Keynote Speakers

24 Incubated Teams
10 ITWeb Articles
2 Cash Prizes Awarded
FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

The workstreams are a social dialogue platform , developed with the purpose to shape a national discussions to create awareness and intervention for identified challenges.

What is the purpose of the Workstreams?

To connect civil society and key industry stakeholders- An interactive and informative platform is developed and on this platform stakeholders are invited to work collectively to develop effective solutions that will have a long-term national footprint, to improve the lives of all South Africans.

The Incubation hub is an opportunity for the youth that come from our hackathons to build tech driven businesses.

Is it just limited to hackathon winners or can anyone be part of the hub?

At present only winners from the hackathons can become part of the incubation hub

How many businesses have been incubated

22

The goal of EPF Studio is to introduce South African technology to the younger generation and to highlight young people-owned start-ups. Youth inspiration and a demonstration of South Africa’s technological prowess are among our goals.

What type of interview content does the studio usually focus on?

We host industry experts, tech savvy individuals and experienced youth who are hell-bent on solving socio-economic challenges facing South Africa.

Is the studio available for rental, what are the rates?

Yes. From as little as R250 per hour you can rent out our studio and if you need more info contact kevin@empirepartnerfoundation.org or emile@empirepartnerfoundation.org

The Innovation Campus is a Software Development division of the Empire Partner Foundation. Our objective to design and develop innovative software.

What does the Innovation Campus do?

Software development, systems integrations, data engineering, quality assurance, cloud architect solutions, mobile development, business analysis and web application.

A hackathon is an event, hosted by a tech company or organization, where programmers get together for a short period of time to collaborate on a project.

EPF hackathons?

Are hosted to find solutions to the 10 socio-economic challenges and winning teams get a chance to be Incubated into a 1-2 year tech-preneurship programme (Incubation Hub) where they can build their solution into a sustainable business.

How many hackathons have been hosted?

21

Let's Get in Touch

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Email Address

info@empirepartnerfoundation.org

Call us

+27 11 084 1100

Address

35 Ferguson Rd, Ilovo Sandton, 2196

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