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#AGEC18 Pitch Contest Winners
A huge congratulations to our seven #AGEC18 Business Pitch Contest finalists, who all walked away with a share of R50k after pitching their business ideas to our investor panel at the SA Innovation Summit 2018.
After some seriously impressive pitches, our young entrepreneurs walked away with cash to help bring their business ideas to life! Well done to our winners!
1st. Prize: R25000 Name: Kai Parsons School: Cedar House Idea: Carbon Monoxide Safety Device
2nd. Prize: R10000 Name: Sara Gopal School: Riebeek College Girls’ High School Idea: Ice Cream Dream
3rd. Prize: R7000 Name: Nina Lewis School: Herschel Girls’ School Idea: Baby Steps
4th. Prize: R2000 Name: Rabbi Gqabaza School: Queen’s College Idea: eSports On Demand
4th. Prize: R2000 Name: Zoleka Nala School: Durban Girls’ High School Idea: Sports For Schools
4th. Prize: R2000 Name: Tyler Park School: Pretoria Boys High School Idea: Specialty
4th. Prize: R2000 Name: Steven Panagiotidis School: Rondebosch Boys’ High School Idea: H2O Fanatics
A special shoutout to our incredible judges: Neo Bhongolwethu Sonti, Alexandra Fraser, Paul Steenkamp, and Daniel Hampton for using their experience to help us make the tough calls.
Another step in a wonderful journey with Allan Gray and the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation as we continue to invest in the vision for a South Africa in which entrepreneurs are numerous, celebrated, and savvy.