Incitech’s team recently featured at number 16 in Entrepreneur Magazine’s watch list: 50 Top SA black entrepreneurs to watch.

According to Entrepreneur Magazine, South Africa needs more entrepreneurs to build businesses that can make a positive impact on the economy. To back up that statement, they are showcasing up-and-coming black entrepreneurs who are showing how it can be done.

Vital Stats

  • Business: Incitech
  • Business established: 2015
  • Founders: Dineo Lioma (BSc Eng, MPhil)
    Loretta Magagula (PhD)
    Danisa Nkuna (BSc Eng)
    Lindiwe Nkosi (BCom)
  • Area of focus: Disease burden and rapid diagnostics

Up-and-coming fact

Incitech’s flagship product is the MicroPatch, which is an HIV self-testing device. This product is designed to help remove the stigma of HIV testing by offering a thorough, simple, testing device that patients can use at home.

Watch this space

At a later stage, Incitech will offer counselling and on-hand advice before-and-after the test, for the patient’s welfare. This start-up aims to use cutting-edge technology to reduce and eventually eradicate inefficiencies in rapid testing.

This is an adaptation of an article, entitled “Watch List: 50 Top SA Black Entrepreneurs To Watch”, on the Disrupt Africa website.