About Us

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Savvy Venture Partners is a venture capital and business advisory firm based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The company is a Level 1 B-BBEE contributor and 100% black-owned firm.

Savvy Venture Partners focuses on early stage investments starting from ZAR 100,000 (or US$10,000 ex-SA) per round  in South Africa, Rest of SADC and selected countries in East Africa.

The company invests in early stage, post-revenue technology & innovation focused businesses operating in scalable, cash generative markets in South Africa & across the rest of the continent / world.

Vision & Mission


  • To be a leading investor, venture capitalist and business partner in growing African enterprises.


  • To help unlock value in society through entrepreneurial development.
  • To direct global capital towards Africa and further develop capital markets on the continent.
  • To deliver our stated investment objectives and returns for our shareholders,
    partners and investee companies.
  • To offer smart, savvy and strategic business advisory and consulting to our client, portfolio companies and partners.

Our Focus:

  • Our focus is on early-stage & emerging, technology & innovation focused, consumer facing, high growth companies
  • We invest in 3 key themes that are tap into innovation and solutions for Africa

  • Our 3 themes are then refined into 6 specific sectors  we have chosen to focus on. Our sector focus further strengthens our investment case to support ventures:
    • that have a direct positive impact on society,
    • tap into the positive demographic dividend in Africa,
    • use innovation and technology to tap into / expand markets and
    • offer a chance for early stage investors to earn above average returns.


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