Raymond Ackerman Academy
The Raymond Ackerman Academy is a post-matric level academy that offers an inspiring and innovative six month programme in entrepreneurial development. Ultimately it strives to help young people rise above their social, financial, time and academic constraints to create their entrepreneurial vision. Today five recently qualified teams will showcase their pitches to inspire and guide you to develop your own pitch presentations.
“The Raymond Ackerman Academy is a post-matric level academy that offers an inspiring and innovative six month, full time programme in entrepreneurial development. The course aims at empowering young people on their entrepreneurial journey while developing their business and life skills. It is practical, builds up on existing skills and allows students to express themselves and their creativity. Ultimately the Academy wishes to assist individuals with creating their entrepreneurial vision. The courses continue to provide a tertiary education to those who ordinarily would not be able to attend university, either because of financial constraints or other circumstances. The Academy strives to help young people rise above their social, financial, time and academic constraints to achieve a quality education in entrepreneurship.”
Why do you want to be part of UCT Upstarts?
“Upstarts is providing a practical platform for young people to experience social innovation and entrepreneurship. An initiative of this nature will open minds and doors for more young entrepreneurs and innovators.”
HOW DO YOU ‘IMAGINE A NEW AFRICA’?
“Aspiring young entrepreneurs and hopeful and positive youth are the future of our continent. A new Africa embraces, empowers and enables young people!”