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We help great founders connect to share ideas, experiences and contacts to scale their businesses.


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Engage with high-performance founders

Surround yourself with other business founders who all in the process of building businesses to R100m or R1b.

One-on-one mentoring from 100+ CEOs

Tap into the the experience, contacts and expertise from over 100 CEOs, founders and experts.

Structured peer advisory groups

Meet monthly with 5-7 carefully selected founders who help solve your business challenges and support your growth.

Monthly community meetup

A community-wide event to access mentorship, introductions and lessons from great entrepreneurs.

Time-saving CEO tools

We have summarised the best advice into simple usable templates and tools from running board meetings, to raising funds our CEO tools will save you hours.

Build a great network

Great founders have great networks. Civitas helps connect founders to investors, customers, executives and suppliers.


After spending over a decade researching why entrepreneurs succeed and fail, Civitas was started to help ambitious founders build great businesses.

Civitas combines the best support strategies used in CEO networks, such as, YPO and EO, top tier venture capitalist firms like Sequoia and Y Combinator and cultural norms found in the most entrepreneurial communities like Silicon Valley and Israel.

We have created a model that helps founders flourish by providing access to great contacts, ideas and motivation. We strive to make joining the community feel as though you have been adopted by the world's most entrepreneurial family.




Meet for a chat

Submit your contact details and a Civitas team member will contact you to answer your questions and explain how the onboarding works.


Experience Civitas

Join a CEO peer group for a one month free trial. After two sessions decide if Civitas is the right fit for you and your business.


Start as a guest

Join a carefully selected peer advisory group, get access to meetups, CEO tools, events and a world class network.


Join as a member

Achieve annual growth of 300% for two years in a row or achieve annual revenues of R20m+ with support from the community.

Join Civitas as a guest for a free month to see how you can benefit

  • No obligations trial
  • 2 free peer group advisory sessions
  • Attend a monthly meetup with dinner & drinks
  • Meet some of Joburg's top entrepreneurs

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