mLab Southern Africa provides several services to the regions key mobile ecosystem community:
Entrepreneurs & Developers
We offer services through our structured programs:
The Ideas Lab is a program that assists entrepreneurs to better develop their concept and business model with the purpose of presenting it to the mLab SA panel for acceptance into the Accelerator program, finding additional support, resources or funding and applying to business incubators. The Ideas Lab allows aspiring mobile entrepreneurs two months to register a business and develop a mobile centric business plan with our assistance.
The Accelerator Lab: a program that focuses on the development of a public beta, prototype or market ready application. mLab SA provides capacity support to the entrepreneurs (founders) to productize their concepts. Founders get access to a shared working space, broadband, meeting and boardrooms as well as mentoring. The Accelerator Lab runs for four months.
The Launch Lab: once founders or members have a product mLab SA provides them with a platform to demo and publicly launch their application to an audience of investors, public and private sector partners and media with the aim of creating awareness around their business and potentially securing new clients or investment opportunities.
To apply to our program please contact us
mLab SA has a proud reputation of hosting some of the best developer and mobile events, including training, workshops, hackathons, forums, competitions, seeding and custom activities.
We are well positioned to assist platform owners, operators, device manufacturers and other organizations interested in connecting with the mobile innovation community to conceptualize, plan and execute.
We facilitate and promote open innovation within the ecosystem and can assist your organization in taping into our regions rich mobile innovation talent.
To find out more about our outreach services please contact us
mLab SA, through our partnerships with most of the industries major players, can assist organizations in understanding mobile trends and the latest technologies. While applications are popular we believe in applying local context and can assist you in considering all the available mobile solutions to provide the best results for your mobile strategy. Once you are happy with proceeding with the development of your solution we offer access to our experienced members and partners who can assist in the design, development, implementation and launch of the mobile solutions.
To find out more about our consulting services please contact us.
mLab SA has had the privilege of speaking at many events related to the broader mobile industry and we have access to many experts within our network who are eager speakers and panelists.
To find out more about our support for conferences and events please contact us.