Innovative student startup Yalo Hemp comes 11th place

About Yalo Hemp:

Yalo Hemp is offering sustainable, hemp-based vertical and horizontal cardholders that incorporate a local, shweshwe touch. These cardholders hold up 8 of your most important cards, with a slot for cash too.


Mike Norman, Frances Butcher, Alexia Tapanlis, Kebone Katlego Moshodi, Sihle Mabombo, Ned brake, Likhona Tile

What they do:

Hemp-Based Cardholders.

UCT Leopards Lair Pitch:

Mike Norman pitches to the four judges Jason Basel, Precious Mdlalose, Anton Baumann, and Brigit Evans.

How to contact them:

Tel: 0712221389


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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