JOHANNESBURG – AMAZON Web Services (AWS) announced yesterday that admission to the Equity Equivalent Investment Program (EEIP) in South Africa is now open for this year.
In 2019, AWS South Africa launched the EEIP as part of its broad-based black economy empowerment program. The AWS EEIP is a 100 percent black-owned partner development and acceleration program for small IT companies.
The AWS EEIP is an 18- to 24-month activation and acceleration program for companies with sales under R 50 million.
Companies have until April 15th to apply. Visit www.aws-eeip.co.za.
“The program is designed to help these companies get on board AWS and accelerate their path to select and advanced tier consulting or technology partners in the AWS partner network.”
South Africa’s small businesses employ between 50 and 60 percent of the workforce and generate around 34 percent of the …