Launched in 2017, Pitch-to-start is an African philanthropic initiative organized by ZEISS Investment which is devoted to entrepreneurship and represents our  commitment, to identify and empower African entrepreneurs, create jobs, and add revenues to Africa’s economy.


To establish a program that contributes to the  alleviation of the high levels of unemployment in the African sub-region by equipping young entrepreneurs with the skills and finances needs to build their businesses.

Pitch-To-Start PROGRAMME

All Applications must be submitted online through the application portal. You must complete an application form by answering a series of mandatory questions and uploading additional documents and identification materials.