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Top 50 Startup Investors in South Africa

A list of 50 angel investors and VC funds that invest in startups based in South africa. We rank investors based on the number of investments they made in companies from South africa. We update this investor list every month.

Top 50 Startup Investors in South Africa

Investor South Africa investments
Launch Africa 17
4Di Capital 15
CRE Venture Capital 13
Knife Capital 13
AngelHub Ventures 11
Kalon Venture Partners 11
Vumela Fund 10
HAVAÍC 10
UW Ventures 10
E4EAfrica 9
Raba Partnership 8
Naspers Foundry 8
Allan Gray 8
Black Silver Capital 6
Investec 6
LoftyInc Capital 6
Enygma Ventures 6
AlphaCode Club 6
Musha Ventures 6
Future Africa 5
Maven 11 Capital 5
Quona Capital 5
Technology Innovation Agency 4
Newtown Partners 4
Old Mutual Investment Group 4
Change Ventures 4
Ragnar Sass 4
Futuregrowth Asset Management 4
Goodwell Investments 4
Vinny Lingham 4
Savannah Fund 4
Yossi Hasson 4
Crossfin Technology 4
Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking 4
Lireas Holdings 4
Martin Villig 4
4DX Ventures 4
Everywhere Ventures (The Fund) 4
SEEK 4
1kx 4
Kepple Africa Ventures 4
Merrill Lynch 4
Justin Stanford 4
Phillip Sebole Masango 4
Five35 Ventures 4
IDF Capital SA 3
Microsoft 3
Breega 3
Compass Venture Capital 3
Firstminute Capital 3
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Launch Africa VC Fund · Ebène, Plaines Wilhems, Mauritius · 7 investments in the past 12 months
Launch Africa is a fund with the primary objective of unlocking the capital constraints of Seed Stage tech startups.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, FinTech, Information Technology
  • Seed, Funding Round, Pre-Seed
  • Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya
Portfolio highlights
  • Bosso — Bosso projects and realizes automation and robotic solutions for the growth of your business.
  • Maad — Maad is Francophone Africa's fastest-growing B2B marketplace, based in Dakar, Senegal. Our tech-driven solution allows retailers to order products from our one-stop shop and benefit from working capital loans
  • Zuri — Zuri provides a variety of looks created by black women for black women. Zuri platform, brand, and finance solutions support Black women business owners' economic mobility.
4Di Capital VC Fund · Cape Town, NA - South Africa, South Africa
4Di Capital is a Cape Town-based venture capital fund management firm focused on early-stage technology investments in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial Services, Mobile
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • South Africa, United States, Uganda
Portfolio highlights
  • Maxe AI — AI investment Assistant for all investors. AI Portfolios of stocks bonds exchanges futures. all in one to track mutual funds.
  • Sendmarc — Stop cyber criminals from sending emails using your domain and protect your customers, suppliers and employees from cyber attacks with DMARC Security.
  • Leta — Leta Technology is a software development company that creates supply chain and logistics software to enable the efficient and automated movement of goods.
CRE Venture Capital VC Fund · New York, New York, United States · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Founded in 2015, CRE Venture Capital invests in early stage tech companies that are levered to Africa. CRE is headquartered in the New York metro area, with a regional office in Lagos, Nigeria.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, FinTech, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • South Africa, Nigeria, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Sabi Am — Sabi is Africa's largest B2B company, & we are digitising informal trade via our platform. We access markets hard to reach and ensure ease of distribution, & are the No 1 FCMG supplier in Africa.
  • Sukhiba — Sukhiba is a decentralized community-based commerce platform.
  • Stitch — One API integration for all online payments across South Africa. Accept Pay by bank, debit + credit card, cash, manual EFT, debit order and crypto. Orchestrate + reconcile digital payments across methods and send payouts
Knife Capital VC Fund · Cape Town, NA - South Africa, South Africa · 2 investments in the past 12 months
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Manufacturing
  • Funding Round, Series A, Seed
  • South Africa, United States, Sweden
Portfolio highlights
  • Octiv — Octiv is a well-known platform for gym management software.
  • Outsized — Independent talent for enterprise clients and consulting firms in Asia-Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East.
  • Simera Sense — Simera Sense develops camera control electronics for optical payload and Cubesat imager solutions.
AngelHub Ventures VC Fund · Stellenbosch, NA - South Africa, South Africa
Operating out of Stellenbosch in South Africa and backed by two family offices Angelhub Ventures's team is passionate about early stage investments in (South) Africa. Being entrepreneurial ourselves, we thoroughly understand the challenges and changes our founders face – which is why we back them in any way we can. Most importantly, we believein building great businesses and we are in it for the long haul.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Education
  • Seed, Series A
  • South Africa, Mexico, Colombia
Portfolio highlights
  • Syscap — Syscap is a financial technology company that offers cutting-edge solutions to financial institutions to have a better administration and management of their funding sources. It connects the leaders of financial and real estate institutions with their funders. For institutions, the company ensures the optimization of their funding source managementprocesses, but also the strengthening of the relationship with their funders. To funders, Syscap guarantees the transparency and timely monitoring of its funds for the safety and growth of its resources.
  • Godochurch — GoDoChurch is a cloud-based church administration software which is designed to assist Christian churches and ministries with managing members, Sunday services, events, communications, and more. The system is made up of a base package, covering messaging, news, ministries, lists, church roles, services, events, and growth paths, with additionalmodules for managing follow-ups, groups, and Kids church.
  • Velocity — Velocity is a micro fulfillment dark store that delivers through digital channels.
Kalon Venture Partners VC Fund · Johannesburg, NA - South Africa, South Africa
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Investment focus
  • Apps, Mobile Apps, Software
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • South Africa, Luxembourg, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • GoMetro — See All Your Vehicles, All The Time | Go Metro
  • Talk360 — Talk360 is an easy-to-use calling app that helps people make affordable international calls to any mobile and landline number. They believe that reliable communication and digital services must be affordable and accessible to everyone, regardless of someone's background. Especially people in emerging countries in Africa, who often need theseservices the most, do not always have the necessary banking possibilities. To bridge this distance, Talk360 will launch the world's first single checkout platform for Africa. This platform will combine all locally available payment methods and currencies across Africa, together with over 1.25 million cash points of sales, and will eventually be available to other companies as well. This means that 500 million Africans will be able to purchase digital services they never had access to before.
  • Sendmarc — Stop cyber criminals from sending emails using your domain and protect your customers, suppliers and employees from cyber attacks with DMARC Security.
Vumela Fund VC Fund · Hyde Park, Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
Vumela was established in 2009 by FNB Business Banking and Edge Growth. The objective was to create an innovative model for the development of a sustainable and a financially and operationally independent investment business which invests in high growth small, medium and micro size enterprises with good economic and impact returns.Vumela wascapitalised in 2010. Within the first four years, we’d invested R90 million into eight high growth SMEs, and created a total of 400 jobs. They launched their second fund in 2015, after a further investment of R100 million from FirstRand and R127 million from the Jobs Fund. Within the first year of launching this second fund, we’ve committed R43 million to five investments that are expected to create over 1800 new jobs.The first fund of its kind in South Africa, Vumela’s main goals are to invest in and develop entrepreneurial companies in order to help alleviate poverty in South Africa by creating jobs, and to generate a return for its beneficiaries: the Shalamuka Foundation and the FirstRand Group.
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Investment focus
  • Education, Software, Primary Education
  • Funding Round, Seed, Debt Financing
  • South Africa, Brazil
Portfolio highlights
  • Rentoza — We champion giving you access, affordability and flexibility to explore tech on your own terms
  • Kombo King — Kombo King Ventless Fryer Tech removes the need for plumes of steam & the constant eye of an inconsistent employee to Revolutionize & solve the frying industry!
  • Kusini Water — Kusini Water builds water treatment systems from nanotechnology and macadamia nut shells.
HAVAÍC VC Fund · Cape Town, NA - South Africa, South Africa · 2 investments in the past 12 months
HAVAÍC is an investment and advisory firm that specialises in early-stage, high-growth African businesses with proven concepts and global prospects, offering investment opportunities to sophisticated investors and international venture capital companies with an interest in Africa. As a complementary offering, HAVAÍC provides corporate advisory andcapital raising services to emerging, internationally scalable businesses.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Software, Financial Services
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • South Africa, United States, Kenya
Portfolio highlights
  • Sportable — Sportable is a sports data company that changes the game for teams and audiences. With Rugby being their primary focus, they are working with a number of teams and manufacturers to create and develop hardware and wearable devices that enable sport specific data to be collated in real time. Their technology gives the viewer, the team, and thebroadcaster unprecedented insight into the decision making of players.Sportable was founded in 2015 and is based in London, England.
  • Tanda — As a Tanda Agent, you can sell Kenya's favorite digital products, and grow your duka while you're at it
  • Right Now Response — Your go-to for expert breakdown assistance. Our dedicated team ensures you're back on the road swiftly and safely. Contact us for reliable support today!
UW Ventures VC Fund · Johannesburg, NA - South Africa, South Africa
UW is a multi-stage investor that provides growth and replacement capital across the equity-cycle. Its activities span from high-growth venture to mid-market private equity opportunities.
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Payments, Insurance
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • South Africa
Portfolio highlights
  • Synatic — Synatic is a unified platform that enables your business to integrate and automate systems and services without sacrificing enterprise features and security.
  • MFS Africa — MFS Africa is the largest mobile money inter-operability hub in Africa, which connects mobile network operators across the continent through a single API. In addition to mobile remittance services, the MFS Africa API enables merchant payment, bulk payment, bank-to-wallet transfers, and an array of other cross border digital payments services.
  • Peach Payments — Get Peach as your Payment Gateway and Grow your ecommerce. Process online payments with Visa, Mastercard, Debit Orders, EFT payments, and subscriptions. Plugins for Wix, Shopify, WooCommerce.
E4EAfrica VC Fund · Cape Town, NA - South Africa, South Africa · 3 investments in the past 12 months
E4E (“Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs”) specializes in supporting early stage ventures in South Africa from very early stage (pre-series A) to scale up.E4E focus on smart entrepreneurs and business ideas that are great businesses and make a significant contribution to a better (South) Africa.
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Investment focus
  • Logistics, Internet, Supply Chain Management
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • South Africa, France, The Netherlands
Portfolio highlights
  • Pineapple — In short, Pineapple see the traditional insurance model, user journey and products as lacking and set out to remedy these by doing the following: 1) Changing the business model to align incentives, show people how premiums are used and award members leftover premium back 2) Making insuring as easy as snapping a picture where AI does the rest andcover is issued in under 60 seconds 3) Allowing per-item insurance and new product innovation to address cover not currently offered or accessible to manyPineapple launched in South Africa in 2018 with their "My Stuff" per-item insurance and have since launched their auto offering "My Ride". They have also partnered with Travelers in the US and have white-labeled their platform in the US.
  • TUNL — TUNL | Unlocking Exports
  • Hohm Energy — We make the process of going solar simple. Generate your free, custom solar proposal and get matched with an accredited solar provider in under 5 mins.
Raba Partnership VC Fund · Cape Town, NA - South Africa, South Africa · 5 investments in the past 12 months
The Raba Partnership, Raba Capital, Raba
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, FinTech, Finance
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • South Africa, United States, Egypt
Portfolio highlights
  • Cloudline — Cloudline leverages lighter-than-air technology and the latest developments in unmanned aerial vehicles to deliver essential goods and services to the 1 billion people without direct access to roads and runways.
  • Stitch — One API integration for all online payments across South Africa. Accept Pay by bank, debit + credit card, cash, manual EFT, debit order and crypto. Orchestrate + reconcile digital payments across methods and send payouts
  • Cleva — For anyone with global financial needs, A US-based dollar account in your name to receive, hold, and save USD, even as a non-US resident.
Naspers Foundry VC Fund · Cape Town, NA - South Africa, South Africa
Naspers Foundry is a global internet group and invests in technology-based companies. The company believes in the power of local backed by global scale and they look for opportunities to address big societal needs in markets where they see the greatest growth potential.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, Information Technology, Information Services
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • South Africa, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Planet42 — Having your own car has never been easier. Planet42 is a vehicle rental company offering rent-to-buy car service for private clients.
  • LifeCheq — Affordable holistic financial advice for everyone
  • SweepSouth — Book a home cleaning online from your mobile, tablet or computer. SweepSouth connects you with a cleaner in minutes. Cleaners are experienced, reliable, efficient and insured.
Allan Gray VC Fund · Alfred, New York, United States
Allan Gray is privately owned investment management company focused on generating long-term wealth for investors.
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Financial Services, Payments
  • Seed, Series A, Series C
  • South Africa, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Mobiz — Supercharge your SMS marketing with dynamic, high-converting landing pages sent directly into the hands of your customers.
  • onafriq — MFS Africa is the largest mobile money inter-operability hub in Africa, which connects mobile network operators across the continent through a single API. In addition to mobile remittance services, the MFS Africa API enables merchant payment, bulk payment, bank-to-wallet transfers, and an array of other cross border digital payments services.
  • Sendmarc — Stop cyber criminals from sending emails using your domain and protect your customers, suppliers and employees from cyber attacks with DMARC Security.
Black Silver Capital VC Fund · Cape Town, NA - South Africa, South Africa
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, FinTech, Finance
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • South Africa
Portfolio highlights
  • Accrual — We are a Software Development Company
  • Cyrrix Cybersecurity — At Cyrrix Cybersecurity, we understand the importance of protecting your business from online threats. Our team provides a full range of cybersecurity services to help safeguard your company's sensitive information and systems. We offer comprehensive risk assessments, penetration testing, and incident response planning to identify and addressvulnerabilities in your network. Our managed security services provide ongoing monitoring and threat detection to keep your business protected around the clock. With our help, you can rest easy knowing that your company's valuable assets are secure.
  • Aesthetic Prosthetic Bionics — Biological Engineering, Bionics, Biomimetics, Hydraulics, Prosthetics, Neuroprosthetics, Exoskeleton Suits, Dynamics, Kinematics Robotics, Human-Robot Interaction, Artificial Organs, Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Computing, Knowledge Reasoning, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision, Robotics, Artificial GeneralIntelligence, Deep Learning, Bayesian Networks, Evolutionary Algorithms, Computational Neuroscience, Neurocybernetics, Cybernetics, Cognitive Science, Source Coding, Channel Coding, Algorithmic Complexity Theory, Algorithmic Information Theory, Information-Theoretic Security, Grey System Theory & Biotechnology
Investec VC Fund · Cape Town, NA - South Africa, South Africa
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial Services, Energy
  • Funding Round, Debt Financing, Series A
  • United States, United Kingdom, Australia
Portfolio highlights
  • Adumo — We are your expert partner in payments, enabling you to seamlessly and securely accept payments in-store and online with our true omni-channel experience. Never miss a sale with South Africa's largest independent payments processor.
  • Hecate Energy — Hecate Energy is a developer of solar, wind, and energy storage projects.
  • Pulse Clean Energy — Pulse Clean Energy builds and operates power stations. We deliver power into the UK’s network when it is most needed.
LoftyInc Capital VC Fund · Carmel, California, United States · 4 investments in the past 12 months
LoftyInc Capital Management empowers Afropreneurs to build a prosperous and equitable future in Africa. We deliver value to both founders and investors.........
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Financial Services, Software
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Nigeria, United States, Egypt
Portfolio highlights
  • Mtor — Mtor is an online marketplace that is reshaping the automotive aftermarket and provides sophisticated technology solutions.
  • EMTECH — For Modern Central Banking
  • Terragon Group — Terragon is a leading Data and Marketing Technology company that uses data and analytics to help companies focused in Africa, intelligently connect at scale to their customers. We use an aggregation of online and offline data, and predictive scoring to help brands, marketing agencies and platforms accurately target people across channels anddevices. Headquartered in Lagos; Nigeria, we also have a presence in Kenya, South Africa, Ghana and India.
Enygma Ventures VC Fund · Cape Town, NA - South Africa, South Africa
Enygma Ventures is an investment fund for female entrepreneurs and women founders, focused on Southern Africa or SADC. Unlike traditional private equity, venture capital, and banks our team is full of award winning entrepreneurs who understand the same struggles you face first hand.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, Lending, Education
  • Seed, Funding Round
  • South Africa, Zambia, Swaziland
Portfolio highlights
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  • Koa Academy — Koa Academy is on the cutting edge of online schooling in South Africa! We offer small classes, quality educators, and individualized, engaged online learning.
  • Brown and Ayo — Brown and Ayo have provided customers with an extensive online marketplace of natural hair extensions created to mimic black natural hair textures. The company prides itself in bringing innovative and well-loved products to the SA black woman consumer.
AlphaCode Club VC Fund · Gauteng, NA - South Africa, South Africa
We are an African venture capital fund, for world-class African entrepreneurs run by seasoned African investors.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, FinTech, Automotive
  • Grant, Funding Round, Debt Financing
  • South Africa, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • BriefCo — BriefCo is South Africa's first and only legal cost consultancy leveraging technology. We utilize our own secure online platform to allow for the digital delivery and storage of all documents, thereby reducing the significant costs associated with printing, delivery, and file preparation. ​
  • Vocalysd.ai — Vocalysd is a customer-centric, AI-powered insights tool. Vocalysd unlocks usable, easy-to-digest insights from your conversational data. These insights are key to optimising client interactions and enhancing your customers' experience.
  • Sizanani — Collaboration is at the centre of everything we do. We partner with like-minded organisations to help our users find the best financial products in the market. We are the first WhatsApp-first stokvel solution because we believe that technology is fundamentally meant to create value, not apps.
Musha Ventures VC Fund · New York, New York, United States · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Seed capital for technology startups globally.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, Software, FinTech
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • United States, Nigeria, Kenya
Portfolio highlights
  • Orca Fraud — Orca empowers fraud fighters with effective tools to combat fraud
  • Hohm Energy — We make the process of going solar simple. Generate your free, custom solar proposal and get matched with an accredited solar provider in under 5 mins.
  • Startbutton — We help multi-national businesses sell products and get paid in African countries in a compliant and tax-efficient manner, without the need to register locally.
Future Africa VC Fund · San Francisco, California, United States · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Future Africa is a collective of mission-driven founders and funders building unicorns to solve Africa’s biggest challenges. They are build a future where purpose and prosperity are within everyone’s reach.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, FinTech, Information Technology
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Nigeria, United States, Kenya
Portfolio highlights
  • Moove — Moove is a mobility fintech that provides revenue-based vehicle financing to mobility entrepreneurs, democratizing vehicle ownership globally. The company embeds its alternative credit-scoring technology onto ride-hailing, logistics, and last-mile/instant delivery platforms, which allows access to proprietary performance and revenue analyticsof mobility entrepreneurs to underwrite loans.
  • Anchor — Anchor is building the infrastructure needed for businesses to build, launch, and scale banking and payment solutions.
  • Itana — Talent City’s mission is to build a network of charter cities that focuses on creating technology-enabled jobs within a free trade zone with its own regulation and bylaws.
Maven 11 Capital VC Fund · Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands · 19 investments in the past 12 months
Maven 11 is a global blockchain and digital asset investment firm. The teams we partner with are on a rigorous quest to solve most exciting problems and make the necessary shift towards decentralised tomorrow.
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Investment focus
  • Blockchain, Financial Services, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, United Kingdom, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Lagrange Labs — Seamlessly interact between chains with cryptographically secured state proofs, not opaque intermediaries.
  • Plural Energy — Invest in high yielding clean energy infrastructure around the world on Plural. As little as $10 can deliver some of the highest returns on-chain
  • Movement Labs — Movement Labs is the creator of the Movement SDK, a modular framework to build and deploy Move-based infrastructure, applications, and blockchains in any distributed environment. The team is building a suite of products and services that empower non-Move protocols to leverage the power of the Move Programming Language without writing a single lineof Move code. The team’s first release, M1, redefines the L1 as a Vertically Composable and Horizontally Scalable Layer 1 Framework that is Solidity-compatible, connects EVM and Move liquidity, and lets builders customize modular and interoperable app-chains with a diverse base of users and liquidity accessible out of the box.
Quona Capital VC Fund · Washington, District of Columbia, United States · 15 investments in the past 12 months
Quona Capital invests in fintech innovators that are advancing inclusion in emerging markets. Through our investments, Quona aims to deliver outstanding financial returns while making a lasting and positive impact on the world.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, FinTech, Finance
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • India, Brazil, Indonesia
Portfolio highlights
  • Addi — Addi is a technology company that provides credit and banking solutions. Addi is headquartered in Bogota, Colombia.
  • Turno — Turno Finance makes owning EV very affordable. Turno Club is a community around commercial EVs. Turno Battery Future is our solution to keeping batteries on the road for longer.
  • Kanastra — Asset-management-as-a-service
Technology Innovation Agency VC Fund · Pretoria, NA - South Africa, South Africa
WELCOME TO TIA Innovating Tomorrow Together TIA is a national public entity that serves as the key institutional intervention to bridge the innovation chasm between research and development from higher education institutions, science councils, public entities, and private sector, and commercialisation. Who we are Setsong Tea Cratfers Setsong Tea Crafters produces indigenous knowledge-based teas and
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Renewable Energy, Health Care
  • Grant, Seed, Pre-Seed
  • South Africa
Portfolio highlights
  • Jobox — Jobox is a student recruitment platform, built to connect employers, students and graduate career offices. Our focus is to improve graduate employability by ensuring all students have the skills they need to enter, stay in, and progress in the world of work.Jobox’s ecosystem provides employers with access to the best diverse & youthfultalent, students with more employment opportunities and universities with data-driven insights aimed at driving graduate employability forward.
  • Aviro Health — We believe that empowering and supporting people to manage their own health benefits everybody.We built the Aviro Pocket Clinic to support self-care and provide access to services. We give people what they need to perform important health checks like regular HIV self-testing and connect them to experts and services who can offer hands-on and supported care when needed.
  • Ownedby Technologies — Ownedby is an interactive asset management solution for business and household assets, focused on appliances and devices, giving these unique identity that is traceable online, yet linked to and controlled by owners.
Newtown Partners VC Fund · Cape Town, NA - South Africa, South Africa · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Newtown Partners is a venture capital firm that actively invests in emerging, disruptive technology startups.
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Investment focus
  • Logistics, Health Care, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • South Africa, Ghana, Kenya
Portfolio highlights
  • Chefaa — Chefaa is a GPS-enabled pharmacy benefits platform connecting patients & pharmacies nation-wide to help patients manage all their pharmacy needs. Chefaa uses big data, data ming & machine learning
  • Waspito — We are the platform that engages Africa into the conversation and action to drive affordable and accessible quality healthcare across the continent.
  • Complete Farmer — We are providing cutting-edge technological farming protocols and innovations with a unique business model and logistics that are revolutionizing...
Old Mutual Investment Group VC Fund · Cape Town, NA - South Africa, South Africa
As a leading African investment manager, we aim to deliver sustainable long-term returns for clients via our comprehensive range of investment capabilities.
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Investment focus
  • Retail, FinTech, Finance
  • Private Equity, Series A, Funding Round
  • South Africa, Malawi, Australia
Portfolio highlights
  • CoverGo — CoverGo is the ultimate no-code insurance platform helping insurance companies build and launch products at record speed and configured for every product line.
  • Gala Macs — Gala Macs is an agricultural company engaged in the production of macadamia nuts.
  • Pineapple — In short, Pineapple see the traditional insurance model, user journey and products as lacking and set out to remedy these by doing the following: 1) Changing the business model to align incentives, show people how premiums are used and award members leftover premium back 2) Making insuring as easy as snapping a picture where AI does the rest andcover is issued in under 60 seconds 3) Allowing per-item insurance and new product innovation to address cover not currently offered or accessible to manyPineapple launched in South Africa in 2018 with their "My Stuff" per-item insurance and have since launched their auto offering "My Ride". They have also partnered with Travelers in the US and have white-labeled their platform in the US.
Change Ventures VC Fund · Tallinn, Harjumaa, Estonia · 6 investments in the past 12 months
We are a seed stage venture capital fund based in the Baltic states, backing ambitious Baltic founders anywhere in the world.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Apps, Mobile Apps
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Estonia, United States, Lithuania
Portfolio highlights
  • Drovo — The GIG economy driven on-car mobility media Platform that delivers high reach at low cost CPM via vehicle wrapped advertising campaigns for D2C brands. Adverttu - Get your brand on the road.
  • AM Craft — AM Craft designs, manufactures, and delivers 3D-printed, small-batch airplane interior components.
  • Inspectle Food — Automized Food hygiene inspections with Inspectle Food. Compatible with GFSI standards (BRC, IFS, FSSC) - Track and assign non-conformities, Automatic reporting, statistics and notifications.
Ragnar Sass Angel
Ragnar Sass has strongest skill is to find the best people and keep them rocking in speed of 200 km/h. He has organized 20+ Hack-a-thons Garage48 in Eastern Europe + West & East-Africa. He advise other founders and share experience where it could help.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, SaaS
  • Pre-Seed, Seed, Funding Round
  • Estonia, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Alvin — Highly accurate, automated column-level lineage, powering your data workflows.
  • BeTRITON — 100% electric recreational vehicle - revolution in sustainable travel. BeTRITON (formerly known as Z-Triton) offers extraordinary experience and freedom to travel both over land and water.
  • Around — The largest network of workspaces on flexible terms. We are a savvy team from Latin America providing fast-growing companies with on-demand access to flexible office space. Everywhere.We believe work at its best is always creative and collaborative, expressed with freedom, autonomy, and purpose; and the space surrounding us should help us achieveit, anywhere & everywhere.We are shaping the future of work today by improving workspaces and the rules around them, and helping innovative teams find their ideal space to make their best work every day — our first step on a journey to change the way we work and think about work.Our best work. Anywhere. Everywhere. We are Around.
Futuregrowth Asset Management VC Fund · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Futuregrowth manages the full range of fixed interest and developmental impact funds on behalf of our clients. We are committed to managing and investing our clients' funds in a responsible manner.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Logistics, Medical Device
  • Seed, Series B, Funding Round
  • South Africa, France, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Tripplo — Tripplo is a platform to automate and optimise operations for transporters, cargo owners and cargo brokers.
  • Pineapple — In short, Pineapple see the traditional insurance model, user journey and products as lacking and set out to remedy these by doing the following: 1) Changing the business model to align incentives, show people how premiums are used and award members leftover premium back 2) Making insuring as easy as snapping a picture where AI does the rest andcover is issued in under 60 seconds 3) Allowing per-item insurance and new product innovation to address cover not currently offered or accessible to manyPineapple launched in South Africa in 2018 with their "My Stuff" per-item insurance and have since launched their auto offering "My Ride". They have also partnered with Travelers in the US and have white-labeled their platform in the US.
  • SweepSouth — Book a home cleaning online from your mobile, tablet or computer. SweepSouth connects you with a cleaner in minutes. Cleaners are experienced, reliable, efficient and insured.
Goodwell Investments VC Fund · Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands · 5 investments in the past 12 months
Goodwell Investments is a pioneering investment firm focused on financial inclusion, fintech and inclusive growth in sectors providing
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Financial Services, Agriculture
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya
Portfolio highlights
  • OmniRetail — Get visibility of complete value chain and optimize processes end to end with our network of networks platform.
  • Good Nature Agro — Their priority is to generate lasting income with small-scale farmers. They build local community leaders into qualified Private Extension Agents (PEAs) who oversee and train farmers throughout the growing season. They support PEAs to provide frequent trainings and personalized recommendations on how their growers can make their field healthier andmore productive. PEAs promote improved farm practices and deliver a farmer-friendly loan of seeds and additional inputs. At harvest, Good Nature is a guaranteed market for the certified legume seed that their growers produce. Choosing to produce these high-value crops over traditional cash crops - maize and cotton - more than doubles their income.
  • Inclusivity Solutions — Inclusivity Solutions provides digital insurance for the connected, but unprotected. Delivering simple & affordable insurance via mobile phones
Vinny Lingham Angel · San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Vinny Lingham is Co-Founder & CEO at Civic. He was the founder and CEO of Gyft, a mobile gift card app that allows customers to buy, store, send and redeem gift cards conveniently from their mobile device. He is also the founder of Yola.com, a web development and hosting company that enables users without prior programming knowledge to developwebsites. Vinny is the recipient of numerous awards, including Top Young ICT Entrepreneur in Africa (2006) and was also a finalist for Men’s Health Best Man (2009) and ICT Personality of the Year in South Africa (2008). He also previously founded Clicks2Customers, which also won the Top Technology Company award in South Africa in 2006. He has previously served on marketing advisory boards for Nasdaq listed Valueclick and Yahoo, was also selected as an Endeavor “High Impact Entrepreneur” in 2006. Vinny studied a B.Com (Information Systems) at the University of Cape Town.
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Investment focus
  • Blockchain, Internet, Cryptocurrency
  • Seed, Funding Round, Angel
  • United States, South Africa, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Glif — Interoperable tools for the Filecoin network
  • Afterparty — Afterparty is a technology company behind the new Web3 platform enabling creators to directly monetize and manage NFT collector relationships
  • Collectibles.com — Collectibles is the Home of Collectors: Cards, Comics, Coins, Stamps and more. Connect with Likeminds, Trade and Showoff your Collection for free
Savannah Fund VC Fund · Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
Savannah Fund is a seed capital fund specializing in US$25,000-US$500,000 investments in early stage high growth technology (web and mobile) startups in sub-Saharan Africa. Initially focused on East Africa, the fund aims to bridge the early stage/angel and venture capital investment gap that currently exists in Africa. The Fund expects toachieve this objective by combining capital with mentor networks both in the region and from Silicon Valley via an accelerator program and a follow-on independent seed fund.The fund is managed by an experienced and technology savvy team that have founded companies or are actively involved in angel investing or having run successful accelerator programs in past but also understand the unique Subsaharan African environment. They are backed and supported by both local, regional and international networks of angels,venture capitalists whose expertise we can draw on to help startups succeed and scale to fully fledged regional or global companies.They believe in the potential for Africa to become a global technology innovator by creating sustainable for profit companies that create jobs and make an impact.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, FinTech, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • Kenya, United States, South Africa
Portfolio highlights
  • Oze — OZÉ brings African small businesses into the digital era. It is an app that makes it easy for businesses to track sales, expenses, and customer information. The data is analyzed to provide tailored recommendations, reports, and business education. If the entrepreneur needs a little extra support, an OZÉ Coach is just a click away. As they are usingOZÉ to manage their business and learn how to run it better, we are learning about them. Using this data and machine learning, we can predict their credit risk and provide them with affordable capital from our banking partners. With over 20,000 registered users, OZÉ is the largest online community of SMEs in Ghana. The most exciting thing is that OZÉ works; 97% of businesses that have used OZE for at least 9 months are growing or profitable or both!
  • Root — Launch digital and embedded insurance solutions with omni-channel distribution.
  • Afropolitan — Afropolitan is building a Network State to unleash the maximum potential of Africans around the world. Are you interested? Join us with your email.
Yossi Hasson Angel · Cape Town, NA - South Africa, South Africa
Yossi Hasson is the Co-Founder and CEO of Metaversal and a Venture Partner at 2048 Ventures. He is also a Non-Executive Director of WeThinkCode_. Prior to that, he was the Managing Director of Techstars. He attended Stanford University Graduate School of Business and the University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, Blockchain, Payments
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • South Africa, United States, Ghana
Portfolio highlights
  • Ozow — Easy, fast, safe online payments and bank API solutions for merchants and consumers across South Africa. Secure instant EFT directly from bank to bank.
  • Howler — Howler, is the powerful event technology platform designed at the uppermost benchmarks of service and technology to help consumers and event organisers to make moments that matter.
  • The Sun Exchange — The Sun Exchange is the peer-to-peer solar leasing marketplace. We leverage financial innovation and the power of the crowd to drive sustainable energy development and make the environmental, social and economic benefits of solar accessible and affordable for all. Through the Sun Exchange online platform, anyone, anywhere in the world, can buyremotely-located solar cells and then lease them to power businesses and organisations in sunny emerging markets. Solar cell owners earn income from the electricity that’s generated, while schools, businesses, clinics and other organisations gain access to affordable clean energy, reducing electricity costs and carbon emissions.
Crossfin Technology VC Fund · Cape Town, NA - South Africa, South Africa
Crossfin invests in FINTECH solutions to enable growth for economies in Africa and beyond. Crossfin invests in high growth and established cash generative businesses, offering investors a blended exposure to technology investments in Fintech.
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Investment focus
  • Payments, Financial Services, Information Technology
  • Funding Round, Series A, Private Equity
  • South Africa, United States, Russian Federation
Portfolio highlights
  • Adumo — We are your expert partner in payments, enabling you to seamlessly and securely accept payments in-store and online with our true omni-channel experience. Never miss a sale with South Africa's largest independent payments processor.
  • VantagePay — VantagePay provides white-label payment and technology solutions to the Banking, Telco, Financial Services, and Consumer Product Industries.
  • Momint — Momint is the Web3 investment platform of the future. The safest and easiest to use NFT marketplace in the world. Discover the real-world potential of NFTs.
Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking VC Fund · Sandown, NA - South Africa, South Africa
Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking is offers corporate and investment banking and global-market services to diverse clients.
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Investment focus
  • Data Center, Health Care, Life Science
  • Series A, Seed, Funding Round
  • South Africa, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • LifeQ — We empower everyone to delay aging, optimize your health, harness more energy, reduce the probability of disease, and understand why and how your body is changing, right now! It is in your power to be your biologically younger self.
  • Omnisient | Collaborative Consumer Intelligence — Secure Data Collaboration Platform platform that enables businesses to collaborate without compromising on consumer identity or information!
Lireas Holdings VC Fund · Johannesburg, NA - South Africa, South Africa
Lireas Holdings is an investment company with a specific focus on insurance and insurance technology investments. Lireas Holdings focuses on investing in start-ups and existing businesses requiring growth funding or new partners. Lireas Holdings was founded in 1988 and was headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, InsurTech, Security
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • South Africa, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • LifeQ — We empower everyone to delay aging, optimize your health, harness more energy, reduce the probability of disease, and understand why and how your body is changing, right now! It is in your power to be your biologically younger self.
  • Pineapple — In short, Pineapple see the traditional insurance model, user journey and products as lacking and set out to remedy these by doing the following: 1) Changing the business model to align incentives, show people how premiums are used and award members leftover premium back 2) Making insuring as easy as snapping a picture where AI does the rest andcover is issued in under 60 seconds 3) Allowing per-item insurance and new product innovation to address cover not currently offered or accessible to manyPineapple launched in South Africa in 2018 with their "My Stuff" per-item insurance and have since launched their auto offering "My Ride". They have also partnered with Travelers in the US and have white-labeled their platform in the US.
  • Investsure — InvestSure is a technology company that uses its software to enable partner investment platforms to sell its unique Investment Indemnity (insurance) product to their clients. InvestSure provides a full set of APIs that trading platform developers can use to integrate the Investure Investment Indemnity product seamlessly and easily into theirwebsites and mobile applications. Once InvestSure technology is added to a trading platform, it enables users to buy insurance on their shares with a single click. The full process from buying to insurance to settling claims is fully automated.The Investment Indemnity product itself is a unique innovation; it is designed to protect to protect shareholders against any losses in share value caused by actual or perceived fraud committed by management. This enables investors to secure their investments. The cost of the product is low enough to not significantly reduce returns of investors where no insurance event occurs, but to provide significant downside protection where an insured event does occur.
Martin Villig Angel · Tallinn, Harjumaa, Estonia
Martin is co-founder of Bolt.eu, Estonian Founders Society, Garage48.org, Good Deed Education Foundation and kood/Jõhvi coding school. Read more from http://martinvillig.com
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Education
  • Seed, Angel, Pre-Seed
  • Estonia, Spain, South Africa
Portfolio highlights
  • Planet42 — Having your own car has never been easier. Planet42 is a vehicle rental company offering rent-to-buy car service for private clients.
  • Mentornaut — Mentornaut is a new online tutoring platform is aiming to increase inclusion in personalized education and counts Super angel, United Angels VC, and a list of EdTech advocates like Bolt co-founder Martin Villig, and Clanbeat co-founder Kadri Tuisk among its investors.
  • StudentFinance — Catapult your career with leading re-skilling and up-skilling bootcamps. Study now and pay us back once you land a job & start earning!
4DX Ventures VC Fund · Brooklyn, New York, United States · 3 investments in the past 12 months
4DX Ventures is a Pan-Africa Focused Venture Capital Firm. Our mission is to connect people, ideas, and capital to create a vibrant African community.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, Information Technology, Logistics
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • Egypt, United States, Nigeria
Portfolio highlights
  • MAKA — MAKA is a community commerce platform for fashion and beauty, enabling everyone to discover their style, feel represented.
  • Hohm Energy — We make the process of going solar simple. Generate your free, custom solar proposal and get matched with an accredited solar provider in under 5 mins.
  • Zoie Health — Zoie is a digital health firm for women that provides family planning, fertility, and maternity care services.
Everywhere Ventures (The Fund) VC Fund · New York, New York, United States · 34 investments in the past 12 months
Everywhere Ventures (The Fund) is a first-of-its-kind early-stage venture fund created ​by founders for founders​ to support the next generation of entrepreneurs.Everywhere Ventures is a community-powered venture investing platform that integrates the capital, expertise, and mentoring of experienced founders and operators across ten micro funds.The Fund's $50M+ under management comes almost exclusively from the over 500 founders and operators who are its limited partners. Everywhere Ventures operates from the belief that those who have actually built successful companies are best suited to advise and support early-stage startups. Everywhere Ventures invests in pre-seed deals globally usually in the first financing round the company raises. Emphasis is placed on purpose-driven teams across money, health and work verticals.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, FinTech
  • Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • United States, Australia, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Hemster — Hemster is an on-demand tailoring service that empowers customers to create their own size no matter where they shop. It offers and provides alteration and tailoring services to brand name retailers across the country. Hemster eliminates the most frustrating part of shopping: finding that perfect size. Instead of making shoppers look for theirperfect size, retailers can now create a tailored size from off-the-rack inventory using Hemster’s Perfect Fit Platform.It was founded in 2015 and operates in the Bay Area, Los Angeles, and New York.
  • Orca Fraud — Orca empowers fraud fighters with effective tools to combat fraud
  • Bleach Cyber — Secure your cloud infrastructure with Bleach Cyber's comprehensive managed cloud security services for enhanced data protection.
SEEK VC Fund · North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
SEEK is a diverse group of companies that have a unified purpose to help people live more fulfilling and productive working lives and help organizations succeed. The Group encompasses a strong portfolio of employment, education, and volunteer businesses which span across Australia, New Zealand, China, South East Asia, Brazil, Mexico, Africa, andBangladesh. SEEK makes a positive impact on a truly global scale, operating in a total of 18 countries with market-leading positions in 14 countries. It creates world-class product technology solutions to address the needs of job seekers and hirers and facilitate the matching between job seekers and hirers across our online employment marketplaces. Online Education Services (‘OES’) offers leading online education and SEEK Learning offers trusted advice in relation to career-related education. SEEK’s commitment to having a positive impact on society is reflected through the diverse range of initiatives which its businesses across the globe partake in to support the communities they operate within. In Australia and New Zealand SEEK Volunteer is each country’s largest single source of volunteering opportunities offering not-for-profit organizations free access to post volunteer opportunities. This free marketplace is something SEEK is exceptionally proud of. Over its 20 years of operation, SEEK continues to innovate within the markets it operates in. It provides a culture of excellence and acceptance in our workplaces and celebrates the diversity of employees that contribute to the success of the organization.
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Investment focus
  • Human Resources, Recruiting, Software
  • Funding Round, Series A, Series B
  • Australia, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Go1 — GO1 provides a platform that allows companies to upscale their workforce with on-demand training and a dynamic content-driven platform for companies that are Open to Learn. The funding follows an integration with Microsoft Teams, which enables organizations using Teams to learn directly within their workplace ecosystem. Individuals can now find,consume, share, and discuss learning resources from its library of online learning resources.
  • Employment Hero — Employment Hero is Australia's top cloud-based HR, payroll and benefits platform for employers & employees. FREE trial for...
  • Talespin — Talespin is building the XR platform to power knowledge transfer and skill alignment for the future of employment
1kx VC Fund · Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands · 21 investments in the past 12 months
1kx is an early-stage investment firm focused on ecosystem growth.
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Investment focus
  • Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Software
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • United States, United Kingdom, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Dope Wars — Dope Wars is an open source metaverse project that uses a "Play-To-Own" approach to offer a variety of games, activities, and landscapes in a community-created ecosystem.
  • Botto — Botto is the decentralized autonomous artist. Help create a masterpiece.
  • Lagrange Labs — Seamlessly interact between chains with cryptographically secured state proofs, not opaque intermediaries.
Kepple Africa Ventures VC Fund · Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Kepple Africa Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, FinTech, Information Technology
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • Nigeria, Kenya, Egypt
Portfolio highlights
  • Chari — Chari is an e-commerce and fintech app for traditional retailers in French-Speaking Africa allowing them to order any consumer goods they sell and get delivered for free in less than 24 hours. Chari is also a financial services provider for these retailers, offering them microloans
  • Intmax — INTMAX has developed significant innovations in ZK implementation making it a unique Layer2 rollup network that offers low cost, security, tunable privacy, and above all, scalability.
  • Carry1st — Carry1st develops and publishes enriching mobile games and content apps for African consumers.
Merrill Lynch VC Fund · New York, New York, United States
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management has the financial advisors and expertise to help you achieve your goals at any stage of your life or career.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Internet
  • Funding Round, Series B, Series C
  • United States, India, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • ITM Power — ITM manufacture PEM electrolysers. A pioneering technology that generates green hydrogen enabling customers to decarbonise.
  • Pharmacierge — Pharmacierge is the digital e-prescribing service chosen by private clinicians to deliver medication to their patients throughout the UK and worldwide. Clinicians create and transfer e-prescriptions to our pharmacy near London's Harley Street, for free delivery to their patients either the same day or next weekday
  • The Boeing Company — Welcome to the official corporate site for the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Learn about our passion for innovation, our products, careers and more.
Justin Stanford Angel · Cape Town, NA - South Africa, South Africa
Justin is a 31-year old entrepreneur, angel investor and venture capitalist from Cape Town, South Africa. He is founder, MD, board member, advisor, or investor to a wide variety of companies in the global technology sector.Having grown up on a farm, he decided not to complete high-school and instead made the move to the city of Cape Town, topursue his dreams of being an Internet entrepreneur.Despite years of struggles and false starts in the wake of the dotcom crash in 2001, he ultimately went on to successfully launch and grow a pan-African Internet based software company from a garage in the suburbs of Cape Town.Have founded his first startup attempt at the age of 18, Justin has been involved in tech startups and entrepreneurial endeavours ever since.He is today the co-founder and MD of 4Di Group, a diversified investment management group and family office, and co-founding General Partner of early-stage technology venture capital firm 4Di Capital, as well as an active angel investor.As co-founder and Steering Committee Chairman of the Silicon Cape Initiative in 2009, designed to highlight and foster South Africa's nascent emerging tech startup ecosystem, Justin fully believes in South Africa’s potential as a global technology innovation hub.In 2011, he was listed by the Mail & Guardian for the 'Top 200 Young South Africans', and in 2013, listed by Forbes for '30 Under 30: Africa's Best Young Entrepreneurs'.
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Financial Services, Security
  • Seed, Angel, Series A
  • South Africa
Portfolio highlights
  • FitKey — FitKey is about helping you find and manage the fitness life that makes you happy, through discovering new classes, studios, and fitness activities. With easy online and mobile booking, FitKey keeps your routine interesting.
  • TaxTim — Originally funded by Google in 2011, TaxTim is Africa's answer to Making Tax Easy. Answer simple questions one-by-one, in a friendly automated chat, and your tax return is done in minutes. TaxTim has 40% market share of the tax base in South Africa (~4.5m), and has deployed localised versions in Namibia and Nigeria as JVs with PwC previously.TaxTim is integrated with the local revenue service (SARS) for instant electronic tax submissions, and partners with some of SA's largest consumer brands - Airbnb, Momentum, Sanlam, Old Mutual, FNB eBucks - to provide tax services for free or at discount. TaxTim has several business models including B2C, B2B and B2B2C. TaxTim is a compelling and popular consumer brand, with a fully-developed, profitable broker/financial product leads ecosystem.
  • Ekaya.com — Ekaya exists to make renting simpler, safer and more connected - for everyone.
Phillip Sebole Masango Angel · Cape Town, NA - South Africa, South Africa
Phillip Sebole Masango is a Mentor at Allan Gray Orbis Foundation, the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Eclipde Hub and Black Silver Capital, a Strategic Intelligence Member of World Economic Forum, a Member of Norval Foundation, Heavy Chef, Startup Grind Stellenbosch, The Silicon Cape Initiative, DueDash, and SimplyBiz_SA, and an ExecutiveDirector and Founder of Aesthetic Prosthetic Bionics Co.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Robotics, Aerospace
  • Series A, Seed, Private Equity
  • South Africa
Portfolio highlights
  • Black Silver Capital — 36 Followers, 31 Following, 1 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Black Silver Capital (@blacksilvercapital)
  • Cyrrix Cybersecurity — At Cyrrix Cybersecurity, we understand the importance of protecting your business from online threats. Our team provides a full range of cybersecurity services to help safeguard your company's sensitive information and systems. We offer comprehensive risk assessments, penetration testing, and incident response planning to identify and addressvulnerabilities in your network. Our managed security services provide ongoing monitoring and threat detection to keep your business protected around the clock. With our help, you can rest easy knowing that your company's valuable assets are secure.
  • Aesthetic Prosthetic Bionics — Biological Engineering, Bionics, Biomimetics, Hydraulics, Prosthetics, Neuroprosthetics, Exoskeleton Suits, Dynamics, Kinematics Robotics, Human-Robot Interaction, Artificial Organs, Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Computing, Knowledge Reasoning, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision, Robotics, Artificial GeneralIntelligence, Deep Learning, Bayesian Networks, Evolutionary Algorithms, Computational Neuroscience, Neurocybernetics, Cybernetics, Cognitive Science, Source Coding, Channel Coding, Algorithmic Complexity Theory, Algorithmic Information Theory, Information-Theoretic Security, Grey System Theory & Biotechnology
Five35 Ventures VC Fund · Gauteng, NA - South Africa, South Africa · 3 investments in the past 12 months
With a decade-long track record of venture building alongside some of the smartest female-led founding teams in Africa, we back female-focused startups across
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Health Care, Wellness
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria
Portfolio highlights
  • Susu — Susu is a dynamic and innovative company that offers a wide range of health services for families in the African diaspora. Susu provides a complete offer on Preventive care, Medical treatments, Management of chronic diseases, and Authentic drugs.
  • Kasha — Health products and household goods you want, delivered to where you are.
  • Zuri Health — .ts-banner-image-1:hover .overlay{background-color:#ffffff} .ts-banner-image-2:hover .overlay{background-color:#ffffff} Popular categories Pharmacy Doctor at home Covid Labs & Diagonstics Wellness Telemed Show all Our Services PharmacyBuy both OTC and prescription medication and have it delivered to your doorstepLabs & DiagnosticsBook labs and Diagnostic tests and get your samples collected from the comfort of your home, hotel
IDF Capital SA VC Fund · Johannesburg, NA - South Africa, South Africa
IDF Capital is an established financier, that invests in high growth SMEs and entrepreneurial businesses. Specialist Entrepreneurial Financing Institution
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Investment focus
  • Automotive, Mobile Apps
  • Seed, Funding Round
  • South Africa
Portfolio highlights
  • Carscan — cARscan is an Augmented Reality app with an embedded visual recognition AI to track the visual condition of every motor vehicle during its life-stage.
Microsoft VC Fund · Redmond, Washington, United States · 20 investments in the past 12 months
Microsoft is an American multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services.Microsoft’s devices and consumer (D&C) licensing segment licenses the Windows operating system and related software, Microsoft Office for consumers, and the Windows Phone operating system. Thecompany’s computing and gaming hardware segment provides Xbox gaming and entertainment consoles and accessories, second-party and third-party video games, and Xbox Live subscriptions; surface devices and accessories; and Microsoft PC accessories. Its phone hardware segment offers Lumia smartphones and other non-Lumia phones. Its D&C segment provides Windows Store, Xbox Live transactions, and Windows phone store; search advertising; display advertising; Office 365 Home and Office 365 Personal; first-party video games; and other consumer products and services as well as operating retail stores.Microsoft’s commercial licensing segments license server products, including Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, Visual Studio, System Center, and related Client Access Licenses (CALs); Windows Embedded; Windows operating system; Microsoft Office for business, including Office, Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, and related CALs; Microsoft Dynamics business solutions; and Skype. Its commercial segment offers enterprise services, including premier support services and Microsoft consulting services; commercial cloud comprising Office 365 Commercial, other Microsoft Office online offerings, Dynamics CRM Online, and Microsoft Azure; and other commercial products and online services.The company markets and distributes its products through original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and resellers, as well as online.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence
  • Grant, Funding Round, Seed
  • United States, United Kingdom, India
Portfolio highlights
  • KudoAI — Bringing cutting-edge AI to the masses.
  • Oort — Oort is a Web3 data cloud that helps build and scale your data-driven business easier and faster with the most powerful Web3-native tools on the near-infinite decentralized cloud resources.
  • Photonic — We are building a new world through scalable, fault-tolerant quantum technologies.
Breega VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 4 investments in the past 12 months
VCs use all sorts of tricks to attract the best companies. We do too. But as founders, we know that the main reason you choose an investor to be a part of your journey is because you like them. You trust them. Their values align with yours.
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Software, Financial Services
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • France, United Kingdom, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Qobra — Qobra is the next generation Sales Compensation Software designed for sales, operations, finance & HR fast-growing teams.
  • Cook-e — Cook-e's robotic kitchen automatically prepares warm dishes such as bowls, pastas, woks, from fresh ingredients. Recipes can be entered in the software controlling the robot. The robot can cook up to 100 dishes/hour.
  • Hohm Energy — We make the process of going solar simple. Generate your free, custom solar proposal and get matched with an accredited solar provider in under 5 mins.
Compass Venture Capital VC Fund · Moka, Moka, Mauritius
Compass is a venture capital fund. We invest in start-ups with scalable business models and strong growth potential. We work with companies based in Mauritius, the Indian Ocean region and the African continent. Compass is wholly owned by and benefits from support from the ENL Group, one of Mauritius’ largest business conglomerates. Alongside theTurbine, our sister organisation and the region’s leading incubator and start-up accelerator, Compass is working to create a vibrant, sustainable start-up ecosystem in Mauritius and the Indian Ocean.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Financial Services, Big Data
  • Series A, Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Mauritius, India, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Omnisient | Collaborative Consumer Intelligence — Secure Data Collaboration Platform platform that enables businesses to collaborate without compromising on consumer identity or information!
  • FCB.ai — Boost business success with proven AI chatbot solutions. Enhance sales figures, customer satisfaction, improve premium collections & more.
  • Shortlist — Shortlist works with impact-first organizations to find top talent by using recruiting technology and human touch to go beyond CVs.
Firstminute Capital VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 11 investments in the past 12 months
firstminute is a seed fund backed by over 120 unicorn founders and a world-class community.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Machine Learning
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United Kingdom, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Layla — Layla operates as a travel discovery platform.
  • Risk Ledger — Risk Ledger ensures your supply chain security by providing tools to run and respond to cyber security-led, third-party risk management programmes at scale.
  • Arcane Intelligence — The AI Copilot for modern Marketers. Arcane accelerates and automates mundane tasks. Join the waitlist today.
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