Browsing: Erika van der Merwe

Private equity fund managers raised R29bn in 2015, up significantly from the previous year’s R11,8bn. According to the Savca 2016 Private Equity Industry Survey, this is the highest number on record and includes funds raised for

South Africa’s young yet lively venture capital ecosystem is building momentum, with the increased availability of funding mechanisms for innovation being one important driver of this growth. Practitioners in the industry point out that successful venture capital-backed businesses rely on far more