Pitch Slam Competition 2021

Sep 22, 2021, 4:00 – 5:00 PM

The Pitch Slam Competition is back! 5 Young aspiring Entrepreneurs who have great business ideas will get a chance to Pitch in front of 5 Judges to stand a chance of winning amazing Prizes valued at up to R40 000. Join us as we try and discover the next big startup to come out of the University of Cape Town and other Universities in South Africa at the Pitch Slam Competition 2021.

Virtual event

About this event

The Pitch Slam Competition is a Student Pitching competition hosted by Startup Grind UCT. This event gives young aspiring student entrepreneurs a chance to take their business idea to the next level and a chance to win amazing prizes to help fund their business. 

Participants will get a chance to Pitch their business idea to 5 incredible Judges from across the country who have done well in the field of entrepreneurship and are founders and Co-founders of their own businesses. The participants will not only get the opportunity to Pitch in front of these Judges but they will also stand a chance to win amazing Prizes valued at up to R40 000, including a R20 000 Cash Prize.

The Judges for this year's competition will be; Sibu Mabena the founder of Duma Collective, Jack O'Reilly the founder of O'Reilly Law, Mashudu Modau the founder of Lutcha & Founders Sauce, Francois Herbst the Co-founder of House of Growth and Carel Nolte Founder of CN&CO. 

Event Details:

Date: 22nd September 2021 (Wednesday)

Place: Bevy (Virtual)

Time: 18:00

To join the event make sure to RSVP!

Check out what happened


  • Jack O'Reilly

    O'Reilly Law


  • Mashudu Modau


    Founder and Author

  • Francois Herbst

    House Of Growth

    Founder & Managing Director

  • Carel Nolte



  • Zanele Abraham




  • Tumelo Noah

    Startup Grind University of Cape Town

    Chapter Director


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Sir Fruit

House of Growth logo

House of Growth

O'Reilly Law logo

O'Reilly Law

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Easy Equities

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Easy Properties

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