The Business Accelerator – Apply Now

Are you an SME who wants to show large enterprises your potential?

The Mr Price Group (MRPG) and The Foschini Group (TFG) want you as a supplier!

Don’t miss this ultimate opportunity to access larger markets and unlock the growth of your business needs.

The KZNCTC Business Accelerator offers an opportunity for high potential SMEs in KZN to demonstrate their potential to large customers in the clothing, textiles, footwear and leather (CTFL) manufacturing and retail industries. With a focus on linking innovative products and services to larger markets, we aim to fast track the growth of innovative businesses driven by passionate South Africans.


  1. Complete the online application below by 28 February 2021.
  2. Successful candidates will be invited to an online capacity building workshop in March 2021.
  3. A “Dragon’s Den” style second round of judging will select the top candidates, online in mid-March 2021.

Approved candidates will receive an intensive mentoring and support program, procurement, and/or a grant or preferential loan to unlock commercial value for the SME and customer.


KZN based small or medium* clothing, textiles, footwear and leather current or prospective manufacturers or service providers.

*SME defined as up to 250 employees and R170 million annual turnover.