Deloitte & Grindstone

Growth can be engineered

The Grindstone Accelerator is a 12-month structured entrepreneurship development programme that assists high-growth innovation-driven companies to get the critical building blocks in place to become fundable, sustainable and scale up globally.

Deloitte has teamed up with Knife Capital, one of the most successful venture capital companies in Africa as well as the SA SME Fund to launch the Grindstone Accelerator programme – a first in Johannesburg.


The Grindstone Accelerator is a 12-month structured entrepreneurship development programme that assists high-growth innovation-driven companies to get the critical building blocks in place to become fundable, sustainable and scale up globally. We are contributing significant value to the programme’s pillars of Knowledge and Networks by sharing our deep and intimate industry insights, our understanding of the challenges our clients face and introducing the selected entrepreneurs to the valuable and credible networks through our client facing storefronts.

Grindstone cohort 8&9
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