Venture Capital

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Disappointment that the Section 12J VCC sunset clause isn't being extended

SAVCA is disappointed that the Section 12J VCC sunset clause is not being extended past 30 June 2021. South Africa's National Treasury is essentially withdrawing the incentive in its entirety rather than amending it.

Opportunity for those interested in South Africa’s cannabis industry

A new investment scheme announced in South Africa for people interested in investing in the cannabis industry. Silverleaf Investments has announced an investment opportunity for investors to take part in this offer.

Relaxation of the South African Exchange Control Rules is finally happening

The long-anticipated relaxation of the South African Exchange Control Rules relating to "loop" structures and investment was released on the 4th of January 2021. Here is everything you need to know.

TLcom leads a $6 million Series A funding round in insurtech platform, Pula

After impacting more than 4 million farmers across its existing 13 African markets (which include Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda & Uganda), Pula is set to break into new territory with an expansion into Asia.

Craig McLeod on building and scaling tech startups

In this episode of The Tefo Mohapi Show, Craig McLeod, CEO of BoxCommerce shares with us what it takes to build a tech startup that scales. Craig also shares insights on venture capital, the importance of having the right team, and more.

5 African Fintech startups to watch

The World Bank Global Findex shows that 60% of the population in Africa don’t have a bank account. Here is a list of 5 Fintech startups to watch in Africa.

Things startups should know before applying for VC funding

The truth is, most of the VC funding rejections that startups get happen because the entrepreneur in question has made one or more common mistakes. Here are some common mistakes to avoid.