It is said that ACCESS and EXPOSURE are the ultimate when it comes to success and have the zeal to win. eKasi Entrepreneurs started because of these two elements. The eKasi Entrepreneurs started from the backdrop of many entrepreneurs asking the founder to connect them to funding and supporting institutions. At the time it became too time consuming for the founder and he just decided to host a conference that was set in the township – the 1st of its kind with only one aim – To connect township entrepreneurs with opportunities that are being offered by different institutions in the metropolitan areas – A conference that would normally be hosted in the Cape Towninternational convention centre or the Sandton convention centre. This conference, which was held in 2012 in Khayelitsha – one of South Africa fastest growing townships, brought together two different worlds – And this was the start of it all. The success of the conference saw a lot of expectations from both entrepreneurship institutions wanting to connect with township and black entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs yearning for more opportunities through training and development, mentorship, business tools, information, resources, funding and etc.