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South African taxpayers' last opportunity to choose where their tax money goes - invest before 30 June

This is your last chance to choose where your tax money goes. The sunset is upon us. Attend our free, final 12J Summit and have all your 12J questions answered...

Issued by Grovest 31 May 2021

Summit to stimulate investment into Africa

SingularityU announces Exponential Finance Summit 2021, aimed at growing investment ecosystem in Africa...

Issued by Mann Made 28 May 2021

#StartupFunding101: Raising capital in Africa and crossing the bridge to the US

Pardon Makumbe, co-founder and managing partner of CRE Venture Capital, chats about the challenges of raising capital in Africa and shares advice on crossing the bridge to the US...

By Evan-Lee Courie 18 May 2021

#StartupFunding101: Zachariah George talks early-stage funding in SA

Zachariah George, co-founder and chief investment officer of Startupbootcamp AfriTech and Endeavor mentor, walks us through the stages of early-stage funding and how to approach it in South Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 11 May 2021

#StartupFunding101: Capital funding and the fund raising basics

Antonia Bothner, Endeavor South Africa Capital Markets Lead and Fundraising Lead at Endeavor Harvest Fund, uncovers the basics of capital funding and how to access it...

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 Apr 2021

Kenyan startup Tanda set for regional expansion after funding boost

Tanda enables shops in Kenya to be access points for financial services including banking, insurance, and utility payments...

12 Apr 2021

One year on: 3 ways in which Covid-19 has impacted the SA venture capital space

It's been just over a year since South Africa went into lockdown. At the time, there was still hope that the country could isolate and contain the disease, allowing economic activity to continue as normal. Few could've forecast the toll the following months would take on our lives and livelihoods...

By Philani Sangweni, Issued by Irvine Partners 9 Apr 2021

State, business partnership vital for post-Covid recovery

The state and the private sector have important roles to play in South Africa's post-Covid recovery, but neither can be relied upon solely to pull the country out of its economic quagmire without the other...

30 Mar 2021

One year on: How has Covid-19 impacted private equity in Africa?

Over the past year or so, we've all become familiar with a whole host of terms we knew nothing about at the start of 2020. Lockdown, rate of transmission, and social distancing all entered our collective vocabularies...

By Bryan Turner 15 Mar 2021

How Covid-19 impacted South Africa's venture capital space

A little under a year ago, South Africa confirmed its first Covid-19 case. At the time, there was still hope that the country could isolate and contain the disease, allowing economic activity to continue as normal...

By Philani Sangweni 9 Mar 2021

Hollard launches ad-sharing campaign

Building a small business is an extreme sport but a mindset shift by asset managers to start investing in startups can support promising small enterprises, which in turn should use their nimbleness to access markets that are hard to penetrate...

4 Mar 2021

Inoxico enables sustainable business growth

The Vumela Fund is excited to announce an equity investment into Inoxico, enabling the company to continue establishing itself as a commercial credit risk tech provider...

Issued by Edge Growth 23 Feb 2021

SA's backbone industries and 12J investment

The country's economy contracted 6.1% in real terms in the third quarter of 2020 compared with the same period a year earlier, according to data from Statistics SA...

By Renier de Wit 19 Feb 2021

Jua Kickstarter Fund for African entrepreneurs doubles to R30m

The Jua Kickstarter Fund has doubled to $2m (R30m). The fund was launched by African industrialist Adam Molai in November 2020 with $1m available for African entrepreneurs...

15 Jan 2021






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