Founders Factory is a venture builder that is scaling African ventures by providing programming that combines; the intelligence and experience of local and global technical specialists and entrepreneurs, access to a global network of investors, and exclusive partnerships with corporate giants.

Johannesburg-based investment company Founders Factory Africa (FFA) today announced a partnership with Small Foundation that will see it select 18 agritech startups for an acceleration and incubation program.

Small Foundation is a Dublin-based philanthropic organization that focuses on the rural

RMB Ventures Limited is a private equity arm of Rand Merchant Bank.

RMB Ventures is an on-balance private equity investor and a subsidiary of FirstRand Bank Limited – the largest financial services group (by market capitalisation) in Africa.RMB Ventures was born in the mid-1990s, a child of the Corporate Finance business who saw the opportunity to invest in equity alongside RMB’s client base. The business has over the past 15 years evolved into one of the largest, most successful private equity franchises in Southern Africa, with a total of twelve transactors — investing in more than 40

Knife Capital is an equity investment firm focusing on innovation-driven ventures with proven traction.

Knife Capital is an independent growth equity investment firm who by leveraging knowledge, networks & funding, accelerate the international expansion of entrepreneurial businesses that achieved a product/market fit in a beachhead market. We have offices in Cape Town and London and invest via a consortium of funds under management, including SARS section 12J Venture Capital Company: KNF Ventures and Draper-Gain Investments.

Hlayisani Capital is a private equity and venture capital firm that is focused on growing sub-Saharan African businesses and entrepreneurs.

Hlayisani Capital is a prominent private equity and venture capital fund manager focussed on unlocking unique high growth investment opportunities in South Africa and Africa. Founded by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, we are passionate about helping businesses to reach their true potential, providing capital, strategic support and access to global markets. Hlayisani Capital is a level 2 B-BBEE black-owned fund manager.

Hlayisani Growth Fund is a

An entrepreneur-centric Venture Capital Fund of experienced entrepreneurs, aligned mentors and investors that reinvest their knowledge and wealth in a next generation of entrepreneurs, to create thriving businesses and impact at scale.

We are entrepreneurs with extensive experience in building business in South Africa and internationally.

Having collaborated for some time, we have now established E4E to mentor and invest in a new generation of South African entrepreneurs building Africa.

CRE Venture Capital is a venture capital firm that invests in tech startup in Africa.

CRE Venture Capital partners with visionary entrepreneurs building category-defining tech companies in Africa. We bring the full arsenal of our capital, relationships, and experience to position the teams we work with for outsized success.

Paper Plane is an early stage venture capital firm based in South Africa.

Paper Plane Ventures was founded in late 2014 by Stuart Van der Veen  and Michael Stannard, initially as an advisory firm. Using surplus cash from consulting, the firm took options in various local startups and even in a Finnish startup, converting the options to equity in the 2017, the same year that the VC was acquired by Platform Investment Partners..The firm offers investors access to an innovative telecom and technology focused investment team with an “excellent” track record in capital deployment, merges and

The Diageo Empowerment Trust SA builds and sustains vigorous economic growth through aiding new businesses entering the economy in South Africa.

The Diageo Empowerment Trust SA was started to build and sustain vigorous economic growth through aiding new businesses entering the economy. By focusing on black empowerment, we will help businesses and strengthen communities in South Africa. The Diageo Empowerment Trust SA has three initiatives. 1) Helping promising sorghum farmers compete for new markets. The Trust is already working with identified farmers in the Eastern Cape and will move into

4Di Capital is a venture capital fund manager focused on high-growth technology venture opportunities in the Southern and Eastern Africa region.

4Di Capital is an independent venture capital fund manager based in South Africa’s “Silicon Cape”, specialising in high-growth technology venture opportunities, at the seed, early-and growth-funding stages. The fund manager has offices in Cape Town, South Africa and Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. and funds are managed by the GP partnership team of Anton van Vlaanderen, Erik van Vlaanderen, Justin Stanford and Laurie Olivier.

mLab and its partners are embarking on an exciting project and you are invited to be part of it. They are attempting to host the largest online Artificial Intelligence (IA) lesson, ever, and they need your help. The target is 14 000 participants. 

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