We are delighted to announce the Top 20 young entrepreneurs from #AGEC18, as revealed at the #AGEC18 Awards Evening. Thousands of learners across the country have poured blood, sweat, and tears into this year’s competition and we are delighted to celebrate these exceptional young people.

A special congratulations to our Grand Prize Winners Shriyaa Sooklal, Sara Gopal, and Saheel Rajnarain who have won themselves an all-expenses paid trip to Silicon Valley, San Francisco, for the entrepreneurial experience of a lifetime!

1st Shriyaa Sooklal Grade 10 Maris Stella
2nd Sara Gopal Grade 9 Riebeek College Girls’ High School
3rd Saheel Rajnarain Grade 11 Crawford College La Lucia
4th Kai Parsons Grade 11 Cedar House School
5th Tahir Omar Carrim Grade 9 Sutherland High School
6th Michael Kotze Grade 10 Curro Hazeldean
7th Sabrina Isaac Grade 11 Durban Girls’ High School
8th Zuhayr Khan Grade 9 Cedar House School
9th Jacquiline Isaac Grade 11 Durban Girls’ High School
10th Nina Lewis Grade 10 Herschel Girls School
  11th Lesedi Mnguni Grade 11 Nova Pioneer Ormonde
  11th Sam McQuirk Grade 10 Selborne College
  13th Aphile Shabalala Grade 9 Kloof High School
  13th Lesli Jane Williams Grade 9 Wittebome High School
  13th Michael Dunlop Grade 10 Pretoria Boys High School
  16th Emihle Tshangana Grade 11 York High School
  16th Sachin Mohan Grade 8 Horizon International High School
  18th Kai Lemel Grade 8 Cedar House School
  18th Malaika Maharaj Grade 11 Westville Girls’ High School
   20th Sachiel Subramoney Grade 10 Crawford College La Lucia


It is our pleasure to announce and award our Top 3 Teachers for #AGEC18. Hundreds of teachers throughout South Africa have impressed and inspired by tirelessly building cultures of entrepreneurship in their schools. Thank you, Teachers. We value and appreciate all your hard work and dedication – you are shaping the future!

1st Kristy Pitman Durban Girls’ High School
2nd Bhavna Gordhan Star College, Westville
3rd Sandra Berndt Durban Girls’ High School


We are excited to unveil the most entrepreneurial schools in South Africa; our Top 10 Schools for #AGEC18. The collective buy-in to AGEC and unwavering commitment to the development of entrepreneurial minds is what allows us to unlock and showcase the amazing talent of young entrepreneurs in South Africa.

1st Generation Schools Hermanus Western Cape
2nd Glenwood House Western Cape
3rd Maris Stella KwaZulu-Natal
4th Kloof High School KwaZulu-Natal
5th Somerset College Western Cape
6th Curro Hazeldean Gauteng
7th Crawford College La Lucia KwaZulu-Natal
8th Bishops Western Cape
9th Durban Girls’ High School KwaZulu-Natal
10th Bridge House School Western Cape
11th Kitsong School North West
12th Theodor Herzl High School Eastern Cape
13th Horizon International High School Gauteng
14th Rustenburg Girls’ High School Western Cape
15th Jeppe High School for Girls Gauteng
16th Crawford College North Coast KwaZulu-Natal
17th Eden College Durban KwaZulu-Natal
18th Westville Girls’ High School KwaZulu-Natal
19th Reddam House Constantia Western Cape
20th Sutherland High School Gauteng