Driving sustainable investment in African Mining

Investment Battlefield

The hottest emerging mining projects in Africa

It's the platform famed for pitching Africa's hottest junior mining companies against each other. Gain an insight into the projects who are about to take the industry by storm through their innovative five-minute pitches. The Investment Battlefield heats took place at 121 Mining Investment and the finals hosted live at Mining Indaba.

Congratulations to the 2023 Investment Battlefield Winners


Exploration Winner

Development Winner

Development Runner-up



The 2023 winners received:

  • Exhibiton stand for 2024
  • 4x complimentary passes to attend Mining Indaba
  • New connections with high-profile investors
  • Direct instant feedback from the investor judges about how they can maximise their appeal to attract funding  
  • International media coverage
  • Increased chance of securing funding

How it works

Successful applicants are grouped into commodity and lifecycle stages and invited to pitch their project to the expert panel of investor judges. Each pitch lasts no longer than 5 minutes with 10 minutes of feedback from the judges.

The winner of each round will go on to the next stage to battle it out to become the champion and enter the Investment Battlefield Hall of Fame! 

Success in action: The Investment Battlefield

Rolling back the curtains on the Investment Battlefield winners from the very begining in 2017. Take a look at the last four winners and see where their projects are to date.

Become an investor judge 

We're looking for investors to be on the 2024 judging panel. This is a chance to elevate your profile and get closer to exciting junior mining companies. To be considered for the judging panel you must be a qualified investor with in depth knowledge of the mining sector. 
If you're interested in becoming a judge, email below.