A Helping Hand in Creating Prosperity

To equip and support businesses across South Africa to become sustainable, create job opportunities and to have a positive impact on the economy, Urban-Econ provides support to both start-up and existing businesses in all aspects of business development, business support and business strategies.


  • Second Economy Research & Planning
  • Enterprise Development
  • SMME Support & Training
  • Co-operative Establishment & Training
  • Sourcing of Funding for SMMEs & Co-operatives

Key projects

Research on the State of Non-Organised Strategic Stakeholders in the Second Economy and the Potential for Organising Them

Development of the Rosemore Bakery in the Western Cape

Development of the Bakgatla Feedlot in Dwaalboom



Ruan Oberholzer

Manager: Project Implementation Unit


012 342 8686