February 8, 2018

Boosting africa’s business landscape through PITCH@PALACE



Inspired to creatively improve on Africa’s business landscape; as well as to accelerate entrepreneurship, the Duke of York has announced Pitch@Palace Commonwealth 1.0. Application for this unique business opportunity which is open to the 52 Commonwealth Countries closes on February 14, 2018.

Pitch@Palace aims to equip entrepreneurs with a credible platform to pitch their businesses to monarchs, business angels, business investors and potential partners at St. James’s palace, London.



This year’s edition of Pitch@Palace with the theme “Human Tech –Benefits for Humanity”, aims to enhance ideas revolving around technology and its plethora of human benefits whereby entrepreneurs will be granted access to all the required support from global stakeholders and investors.

Pitch@Palace Commonwealth seeks to foster more entrepreneurial talent within the Commonwealth while engaging and inspiring local communities, and assisting innovative businesses to boost the local and global economy.

Pitch@Palace Commonwealth 1.0 aims to support entrepreneurs that have identified opportunities in the areas of biological and medical technology, education, energy and the environment, internet security, consumer goods and IOT, artificial intelligence and machine learning, communications, media and entertainment among others.

Pitch@Palace is focused on building on the strengths of the Commonwealth to ensure responsiveness to global challenges and delivery of a more prosperous, secure, sustainable and fair future for all Commonwealth citizens. This year’s edition will hold at St. James’s Palace, London, on April 16, 2018.

Shortlisted candidates from the Commonwealth countries will be invited to a boot camp on April 13, 2018 and will be offered an opportunity to hear from leading industry experts and Pitch@Palace Alumni, as well as to receive support and mentorship.