What We Do

We manage investment portfolios on behalf of our clients / investors aiming to grow their wealth over time. Through our investments we also aim to contribute towards inclusive economic growth in Africa.

Savvy Venture Fund I

Savvy Venture Fund I 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) between US$100k (ZAR1mil) and US$1 mil (ZAR15 mil). We invest in post-Revenue, technology and innovation focused businesses with strong founding / management teams and concepts.

Africa Advisory

We offer investment advisory services for corporates, governments and private financial and all other institutions who are looking to make investments in Africa. We assist with bespoke macroeconomic, equity, debt and private investment research - including sector and company research.

Our Story

Our Story

Savvy Capital Partners (Pty) Ltd. ("Savvy Capital") is an owner-managed investment management firm based in Johannesburg, South Africa. We manage funds on behalf of clients / investors through our investment funds and/or segregated mandates.

The funds invest in various businesses (with a focus on venture capital and emerging / growth businesses) and projects with the aim of generating above average investment returns for its shareholders, investors and partners.

Savvy CP primarily acts as a long-term investor and partner in various businesses that have sustainable and scalable cash generative business models, and operating in the emerging & fast-growing markets of Africa. The company is prepared to look at various co-funding models and partnerships with other investors, venture capitalists and financial institutions.

Savvy Partners is a full member of SAVCA (Southern Africa Venture Capital & Private Equity Association).

Savvy Capital Partners (Pty) Ltd. is a Category II authorised financial services provider (FSP 47931); and a registered Credit Provider (NCRCP10656) in terms of the National Credit Act.

Management Team

A Strong, Experienced Team Committed to Making a Positive Difference in Africa
Thabo Ncalo
Thabo Ncalo
Founding / Managing Partner
Stephane Bwakira
Stephane Bwakira
Founding / Managing Partner

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