If you’re interested in entrepreneurship – this event is for you.

USB Students and Alumni get the chance to pitch their business or well-developed ideas to a panel of investors at the event. Get through to round 1 of the competition and get exposure to pitch coaching provided by an experienced Venturepreneur.

Members of the industry are invited to attend, making attending the event a valuable experience in itself. The pitching segment at the event also provides an opportunity to learn about the structure of a pitch and what investors look for. Those in attendance thus get to take advantage of LIVE learning that takes place.

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Wednesday, 20 November 2019
14:00 – 18:00
USB campus, Tygervalley Business District
This event will be livestreamed.

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Bookings for this event will open during the final week of October.

Prizes will be personalized to suit the winning idea

Prizes include:

– A three month mentorship with an investment holding company
– 6 month membership to the LaunchLab Startup programme

Final prizes to be announced in October.

TIMELINE to 20 November 2019Lion's Den event

See the 2018 event in review

Have any questions?

Contact the event coordinator:
Danielle Radloff
Career Leadership Officer