OVERVIEW

The Eastern Cape Information Technology Initiative (ECITI) is a non -profit company, established by the Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) in 2004. It was setup to facilitate the sustainable development for small, micro and medium enterprises (SMMEs) in the information communication and technology (ICT) and film sectors in the Eastern Cape.

Our programmes are designed to stimulate the Eastern Cape’s ICT sector with the aim to position the province as one of Africa’s leading centres for ICT excellence.

    Our Vision
    A champion for a connected, empowered and informed Eastern Cape.
    Our Mission
    An innovative agency that promotes the use of information and communication technologies to effect positive social change, socio-economic development, employment creation and poverty eradication, through providing support, mentorship, infrastructure and promoting entrepreneurship.
    Strategic Goals
    • Developing strategic partnerships that promote innovation and connectivity for development.
    • Promoting ICT infrastructure roll-out in rural and other underserved areas.
    • Supporting entrepreneurship in the ICT sector thus creating job opportunities.
    • Building an efficient and effective organisation.

    STRATEGIC
    FOCUS AREAS

    Our strategic focus areas are the basis for an implementation framework that is designed to create alignment between strategy and operations.

    INCUBATION

    Our incubation programme is designed to accelerate the successful development of entrepreneurial companies through various support resources and services. Incubation is offered to resident (in-house) companies in our East London head office and Queenstown satellite office. We also offer a virtual programme to companies based in other parts of the Eastern Cape province but want to benefit from our business support services geared to assist with the early stage development of their companies.

    INCUBATION CENTERS


     

    OUR TEAM

    Our team is committed to supporting entrepreneurs at all stages of their growth path. From testing their conceptual ideas to establishing commercial products and services, our team ensures that enterprises participating in our development programmes become viable, fundable and sustainable.

     

    MNCEDI MGWIGWI

    ECITI
    EXECUTIVE MANAGER



     

    THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    ECITI is committed to good corporate citizenship and organisational integrity in the running of its affairs. The 11-member Board of Directors are the principal custodians of ECITI’s corporate governance affairs, and as such subscribe to the corporate governance principles set out in the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and King Reports on Corporate Governance.

     

    NOLUDWE NCOKAZI

    CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD
     

    PROF PHINDA SONGCA

    CHAIRMAN - HR &
    REMUNERATION COMMITTEE

    MPUMELELO FUNDAM

    HR & REMUNERATION COMMITTEE
    TECHNICAL & ADVOCACY COMMITTEE

    TYRONE BOUCHER

    CHAIRMAN - AUDIT, RISK &
    COMPLIANCE COMMITTEE


    XOLELWA MAJIZA

    HR & REMUNERATION
    COMMITTEE

    MZOLISI PAYI

    HR & REMUNERATION
    COMMITTEE

    THANDO GWINTSA

    CHAIRMAN - TECHNICAL &
    ADVOCACY COMMITTEE

    LUMKO MTIMDE

    AUDIT, RISK & COMPLIANCE
    COMMITTEE


     

    MBULELO JOLINGANA

    AUDIT, RISK & COMPLIANCE
    COMMITTEE

    CWENGA PAKADE

    AUDIT, RISK & COMPLIANCE
    COMMITTEE

     

     

    FUNDING PARTNERS

     
     
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    STRATEGIC PARTNERS

     
    partner trufm
    partner nemisa

    partner ecfilm office
    partner ontherecord
    partner ec film forum
    partner ec film festival

    T: +27 87 373 0970
    E: info@eciti.co.za
    Block B, ELIDZ Science & Technology Park
    Lower Chester Road, Sunny Ridge
    East London, EC 5201

    VACANCIES

    Click here for current vacancies.

    TENDERS

    There are currently no tenders available. However, we are always keen to engage innovative proposals from energetic and talented professionals who wish to add value to our support programmes. If you wish for us to consider your innovative idea, please send your proposal to info@eciti.co.za.

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