ABOUT EPF

ABOUT US

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10 challenges - 10 SOLUTIONS
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

Solving water related issues in South Africa

Solving energy related issues in South Africa

Solving healthcare related issues in South Africa

Solving education related issues in South Africa

Solving agriculture related issues in South Africa

Solving housing related issues in South Africa

Solving unemployment related issues in South Africa

Solving rural development related issues in South Africa

Solving security related issues in South Africa

Solving transport related issues in South Africa

ACHIEVED MILESTONES

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Digital Innovators
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Solutions
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Partnerships
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Hackathons
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Upcoming Hackathons
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Internships
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Bursaries
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Permanent Jobs
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Keynote Speakers
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Incubated Teams
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ITWeb Articles
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Cash Prizes Awarded

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