Tech Pitch - 2022

We are looking for the next Disruptive Innovation in Business Technology 

We are inviting you to apply for a seat at our 2022 Tech Pitch Session

Frequently Asked Questions

1) When and Where will Event Be Held?

Date: 15 June 2022

Location: Pietermaritzburg, KZN, South Africa

2) How many seats are available?

We only have 5 Spaces, and 1 Winner will be chosen

3) What technology innovations are you looking for?

We are looking for innovative technology that can help businesses achieve the following competitive advantage:

3.1 - Boost Productivity

Technology that will provide employees with the tools they need to complete their tasks swiftly and effectively, improve internal communications and help employees stay organized as they manage multiple tasks at once.

3.2 - Automate Processes

Technology that automates business processes increasing efficiency and productivity while reducing costs. 

3.3 - User Data Analytics

Technology that leverages data analytics to provide key business insights using advanced data analytics.

3.4 - Improve the Customer Experience

Technology that can improve the customer experience and offer clients the multichannel experience they want. 

3.5 - Protect Your Business

Technology that can help a business protect itself from cyber attacks by securing its data and IT Infrastructure.

4) What Information Should I Include in the Application?

  •  Executive Summary of Your Startup/Project

  • Why is it different to what is currently in the market 

  • How do you see it changing how businesses operate 

  • At what stage are you in your startup journey

  • What would you need for it to be successful 

  • Portfolio of evidence, i.e. Profile, Designs, Website/App Links, Awards, ect.

  • A 5 Minute Video introducing yourself 

5) How Much does it cost to apply?

Applying and attending the Tech Pitch Event is free. 

6) What is the timeline for Applications?

​6.1 - 31 May 2022 - Applications Closes

6.2 - 6 June 2022 - Interviews

6.3 - 10 June - Invitations to Selected Participants 

7) Will Tech Pitch pay for my transport?

No, we will not pay for any transport or accommodation for the selected participants, but lunch will be provided for the pitch tech day.

8) Where should I apply?

All applications must be sent via email to techpitch@phungela.co.za by the 31 May 2022 at 16:00