We offer investors (including asset managers, pension funds and multi-managers, family offices and private wealth managers & Individuals) access to attractive, opportunities in the African venture capital and emerging companies investment space, with a specific focus on the Consumer, Innovation and Technology sectors.



The Savvy Venture Fund I is open to investors and our private placement is underway, so please get in touch with us to find out more about our investment proposition and to get a copy of the Private Placement Memorandum:







  • The fund is a registered Section 12J VCC (FSP 48248; VCC-0061) in South Africa.
  • It focuses on early stage investments (mainly in South Africa) from ZAR1mil upwards in businesses operating in the technology, innovation and consumer sectors.
  • It is set up as a private company (VCC) in the Republic of South Africa and offers tax resident investors a tax deduction for making the investment in the company.
  • The fund focuses on early stage & emerging, high growth SMEs with a maximum book value of ZAR50 mil.
  • At least 80% of the fund is invested in South Africa, with individual investments starting from R1 mil. per round.

Investment Size:

o  Deal Size / Per Round:  From ZAR1 mil (or $100,000 ex SA) upwards

o  Equity Stake / Investment:  20 – 50%

o  Funding Type:  Equity