Grindstone Accelerator is a structured entrepreneurship development programme which assists innovation-driven companies engineer high growth.
The programme prioritises access to knowledge, networks, funding and markets for startups.
Over the course of the programme, the selected companies will undergo an intensive review of their strategies and be provided with coaching from top global resources, including some of the Grindstone alumni companies who have successfully scaled their businesses before.
Grindstone will assist these 25 companies to gain new skills, overcome obstacles and access market opportunities – thereby enabling them to soar to new heights.
Alumni of the programme have included radar cycling hardware company iKubu (exited to Garmin), ticketing solutions provider Quicket (funded by Knife Capital), tax solutions company TaxTim (exited to MMI), fintech payment company PayFast (exited to CPO), mobility startuup WhereIsMyTransport, (funded by Google, Toyota & Naspers), augmented reality, animation and gaming company SeaMonster (funded by First Rand), custom fit cloud-based delivery platform Loop, Cyber security solution TakeNote IT, AI-social media screening company Farosian and pre-owned luxury goods business Luxity.
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