Venture and CO – Student Startup Profile #47

About Venture and CO:

The GrowPod is a self-watering, self-fertilizing, vertical home gardening system that solves the three main problems people face when growing their own herbs and vegetables. A lack of time, space, and skill.


Julian Reid, Jenna Rankin, Jett Rogerson, Josh Barry, Tovya Bulundwe, Zahra Moti, Refiloe Maluke

What they do:

Venture and Co is a collective of 7 UCT students who have come together to build a product, the GrowPod, a uniquely engineered product that aims to provide a sustainable, convenient, and innovative home gardening system through hydroponics.

How to contact them:

Tel: 0810117565

University of Cape Town student pitch competition is hosted every year by Akro along with UCT InvestSoc and UCT Entrepreneurs Society. This year’s sponsors included Imvelo Ventures and Student Seed Fund a partnership between Bertha Institute of Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship and SAB Foundation. 


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