Allan Gray Fellows
E Squared Ventures is E Squared’s funding vehicle to fund start-ups and growth stage businesses (co) founded by eligible* Allan Gray Fellows.
Pathways is E Squared‘s business incubation and acceleration programme through which eligible* Allan Gray Fellow entrepreneurs operating early-stage ventures can receive direct funding as well as non-financial support to systematically build robust, investable businesses. The aims of Pathways are to work alongside Fellow entrepreneurs to refine their business models, build their teams and operational capabilities and scale their ventures.
Funding provided up to R2M
Varsity Pitch is a joint program between E Squared Investments and the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation aimed at encouraging and supporting Allan Gray candidate fellows, meaning young recipients of the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation who are still at university but are working on a business. Varisity Pitch is a competition set up for Candidate Fellows to pitch their business ideas and stand a chance to get funding to further develop their business ideas. It is designed to equip entrepreneurial Candidate Fellows with practical entrepreneurship skills and foundational knowledge. Funding provided R50k to R150k