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.
- 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
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.
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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.