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Grindstone 6+7 Accelerator | Application

Thank you for your interest in Grindstone 6 & 7. This questionnaire kicks off the application process and helps us to establish if your company is eligible to join the programme. It contains 45 questions and takes on average less than 30 minutes to complete. 

These are the 5 main qualities we are looking for in application companies: 

- A South African registered company.
- Post-revenue with some customer traction.
- A dynamic team of awesome people.
- Innovative business offering with a clear competitive differentiator.
- Scalable business model.

Grindstone is a year-long entrepreneurial development programme, jointly owned by Knife Capital and Thinkroom Consulting, to assist businesses in accelerating strategy execution, to become more sustainable through market and funding readiness in the process.

For those companies seeking funding, Grindstone also serves as potential deal pipeline generator for Knife Capital/ KNF Ventures.

Applications are now open for Grindstone 6 & 7 which will run concurrently in Cape Town and Johannesburg (Applications close 24th of April 2020). 

All specific company information provided is kept in confidence and any results will only be communicated in an aggregate format across all applicants.

Press the purple button to begin your Application