StartUp Namibia holds Makerthon training and competition in Oranjemund

startup Namibia Candidates

Basecamp the StartUp Incubation and Innovation Centre of StartUp Namibia, alongside OMDis Town Transform Agency hosted a Makerthon in Oranjemund from 9 – 11 November 2020. The aim was to give entrepreneurs, innovators and makers of furniture a platform to conceptualize, create, and showcase their products. Out of 7 applicants, the winner Leroy Fisch walked away with the title of Champion of the region and was awarded a procurement contract from StartUp Namibia, which is a Namibian-German technical corporation project funded by the German Government. The procurement contract is set up for Leroy Fisch to provide office equipment to be used in the new Basecamp Headquarters in Windhoek that is due for construction in 2021. Leroy Fisch along with all the other 6 participants, Sidney van Wyk, Martha Markus, Teophelus Katjito, Hartmuth Beukes, Thomas Kandukira, and Shane Jordan was each awarded a grant worth N$ 15,000.00 to assist them in developing their businesses.

Startup Namibia
Startup Namibia Oranjemund

News & Announcements

Through our news and announcements, we hope to keep you engaged yet inspired as we share Oranjemunds transform journey with you.

Joint SME development project kicks off in Oranjemund

OMDis Town Transform Agency, Uconomy Namibia and Nedbank Namibia this week announced a collaboration that will boost the SME development...
Read More

ART CAN TRANSFORM Project kicks off at Ambrosius Amutenya Primary School (AAPS) in Oranjemund.

Windhoek based artist Nicky Marais and Oranjemund based artist Aurelia Sieberhagen was contracted by OMDis to coordinate a school mural...
Read More

OMDis open up SMEs Centre on their premises

On Thursday, 19 August 2021, OMDis officially opened up the new SMEs Centre in Oranjemund, located at the OMDis Offices...
Read More

Benches donated and installed at the East Gate Courtyard

Three wooden picnic benches have been built by a local carpenter as part of the support local businesses initiative. East...
Read More

Property Development project kicks off in Oranjemund

On the 10th of August a team of town planners, architects and engineers from the AIJ consortium had an inception...
Read More

Agricultural Project Pamwe doing big things

Mara Beukes, the principal of Ambrosius Amutenya Primary School in Oranjemund, says their school prides itself on its school garden....
Read More