To address Africa’s socio-economic and environmental challenges, innovative entrepreneurs and business models must emerge. Impact Amplifier drives this vision by: providing investment readiness and acceleration services to impact businesses, which combine financial success with positive social and environmental change; assisting impact investors to source and invest into compelling opportunities; and delivering supplier development and sustainability advisory services to corporations and public institutions.
Dubbed the ideal working space for the urban entrepreneur, the Ideas Cartel promises to “inspire, encourage and enable our members by giving them the tools they need to create a daily work experiences that brings them happiness, opportunity, increased income and meaning.”
Innovate South Africa provides a platform to ignite creative thinking, to nurture invention and encourage entrepreneurship among young people. Programs include Innovate the Cape, a high school innovation challenge that gives youth the opportunity to solve local challenges by providing seed funding and mentorship, and Code for Cape Town, a web development program for girls
Invenfin is an early-stage venture capital fund that looks at ventures across all industries.
We are hands-on partners. Our experienced team works closely with management to help unlock opportunities and address their challenges. We only invest where we believe we can add real value.
Our priority sectors are Technology and Food & Beverages. Our preference is businesses that have achieved meaningful market traction, are on-trend globally and are poised for rapid growth. We are particularly interested in businesses with strong intellectual property.
A key focus is leveraging networks and enabling collaboration within our larger group.
We are long-term investors. We invest off our own balance sheet and are therefore not constrained by a limited time horizon and stringent exit objectives.
Innovus is the university industry interaction and innovation company of Stellenbosch University. Innovus is responsible for technology transfer, entrepreneurial support and development and innovation at the University. We manage the commercialisation of the University's innovation and intellectual property portfolio through patenting, licensing, and formation of Spin-Out Companies. Innovus is also responsible for all intellectual property and commercialisation aspects of research agreements. Through our LaunchLab business incubator, we offer various services to and opportunities for entrepreneurs.
Innovative Finance Dynamics (Pty) Ltd was established in 2012 by a management team who possess a combined experience of 15 years in assisting companies with their Corporate Finance. As a specialist financial services enterprise, the company assists in matching funding products that are best suited to our clients' needs. We are able to procure finance products at preferential interest rates and assist clients in accessing alternative funding mechanisms including grants, equity and venture capital. Our deep understanding of client and funders' expectations enables us to ensure that our clients are funding ready prior to approaching any financier. This has resulted in an approval success rate exceeding 97%.