Pitch Slam Competition 2022!

Saturday, August 27, 2022, 8:00 – 11:00 AM UTC

The Pitch Slam Competition is back! 5 Young aspiring Entrepreneurs who have great business ideas will get a chance to Pitch in front of our 3 Judges to stand a chance of winning amazing Prizes valued at up to R30 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 2022.

Hybrid event
Pitch Battle

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 3 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 R30 000, including a R10 000 Cash Prize.

The Judges for this year's competition will be: Idan Jaan the CEO and Co-founder of Fundrr, Jack O'Reilly the founder of O'Reilly Law and Rupert Finnemore the CEO of EasyProperties!

Event Details:

Date: 27th of August 2022 (Saturday)

Place: University of Cape Town, Chris Hani Lecture Theatre (Level 1)

Time: 10:00am - 13:00pm

To join the event make sure to RSVP!

Check out what happened


8:00 AMNetworking
8:45 AMContestant Pitches
10:00 AMJudge feedback
10:30 AMNetworking and Food


  • Tumelo Noah

    Startup Grind University of Cape Town

    Chapter Director