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Heavy Chef Partnerships.

Partner with the biggest entrepreneur learning community in South Africa. Offer your organisation's services to our growing community of technologists, leaders and creatives.

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Contribute To SA's Best Entrepreneur Learning Platform 

Position your offering within Heavy Chef's learning curriculum of 1,000s of micro-courses. Our learning team will capture learning videos about your organisation's services and distribute the teaching to our community. 

Participate In SA's Most Popular Monthly Entrepreneur Events

Become a supporter of the biggest and best entrepreneur events in South Africa and Africa. Feature your offering at one of our technology, leadership or creative-themed entrepreneur events. 

Provide South African Entrepreneurs With Invaluable Resources

Offer your product or service to our community of entrepreneurs. Teach business owners and managers how to use your offering and optimise their potential. 

Be Part Of Africa's Most Extensive Entrepreneur Learning Research 

As a partner, contribute and make use of the most comprehensive entrepreneur research in South Africa. Our Foundation has conducted the largest entrepreneur learning research studies to date. 

These are some of the best-of-breed partners serving the Heavy Chef entrepreneur community.  


At Q1 2024, there are 51,251 community members. Of these, 3,458 are signed-up members on the learning platform. 


  • CBD / Urban: 31%
  • Suburbs: 31%
  • Township, Farm, Online: 38%
  • Female-led: 49%
  • Male-led: 50%
  • R50k-R500k pa: 31%
  • R500k-R5m pa: 12%
  • R5m+ pa: 2%¬†
  • 0-2 yrs: 48%
  • 2-5 yrs: 19%
  • 5 yrs+: 22%¬†

Area Breakdown

  • Eastern Cape: 7.7%
  • Western Cape: 25.78%
  • Northern Cape: 2.78%
  • Kwazulu Natal: 12.14%
  • Gauteng: 41.35%
  • Limpopo: 5.53%
  • Mpumalanga: 4.99%
  • North West: 5.12%
  • Rest of Africa (exl. SA): 0.47%
  • Rest of World: 0.47%
  • Free State: 4.92%

These are the partnership options available on Heavy Chef: 

Featured Event:

Each month, Heavy Chef runs monthly events, hosted at Workshop17 coworking spaces around the African continent, in partnership with PayFast and Xero. Heavy Chef members and PayFast and Xero clients get free access. All events include complimentary Backsberg wine, Sir Fruit juices and smoothies and Goodleaf CBD waters. Email us if you have any questions. 

Heavy Chef Event: Leadership 3.0

Want To Partner With Heavy Chef? 

Join a growing portfolio of best-of-breed partners serving entrepreneurs. If your organisation is aligned with our mission to inspire and empower entrepreneurs, then we'd love to chat with you. Fill in the form or email us directly.

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Upcoming And Past Events

R250 / in-person seat. 
Note: Members of Heavy Chef partner organisations get free tickets. 

Heavy Chef Event: Leadership 3.0

Heavy Chef Event: The Real Entrepreneur Story

Heavy Chef Event: Mastering Massive Marketplaces

Heavy Chef Event: Mastering Ai

Heavy Chef Event: The Futurists 2024 - Cape Town

Heavy Chef Event: The Futurists 2024 - Durban

Heavy Chef Event: The Futurists 2024 - Johannesburg

Heavy Chef Event: Financial Fitness (Premium)

Heavy Chef Event: Digital Marketing Basics (Premium)

Heavy Chef Event: Accounting For Startups

Heavy Chef Event: Advertising For Startups

Heavy Chef Event: AI For Startups

Heavy Chef Event: Building An App

Heavy Chef Event: Design Thinking

Heavy Chef Event: LinkedIn For Startups

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