The Pitching Den is an initiative aimed at allowing innovators to pitch their business concepts to a panel of judges. Before the final pitching, innovators attend pitch training sessions run by Innovate Durban. The Pitching Den aims to highlight innovators and innovative start-ups and opportunities, create a platform and network opportunities for innovators to pitch their businesses and to link innovators/start-ups with Venture Capital and Angel Investors. Prizes are awarded as part of the initiative, and innovators are also given networking and investor meet-up opportunities through the programmes.
Pitching Den Criteria
Company must be registered with the CIPC.
The company demonstrates high growth potential and scalability.
Company must have an innovative idea with a fully developed prototype or product. innovative idea with a fully developed prototype or product.