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Venture Capital Firm “Phakisa Africa Investment” is a black owned, Johannesburg based corporation that provides financial and non financial  assistance to SMME’s  and expanding businesses in South Africa and the rest of Africa.

Our mission is to invest across the broad spectrum of Manufacturing, ICT, Construction, Agriculture but not limited to.



Phakisa Africa Investment provides assistance to companies and SMME’s  that show great promise in regards to revenue growth, ability is to make these businesses public to third parties. Phakisa Africa Investment focuses in upscaling growing  SMME’s and companies that have great potential to expand. Our Focus is for those companies which do business with government, state owned companies and private sector.


Our goal is capacitate these businesses with financial and non financial support to SMME’s and companies. Phakisa Africa Investment provides  investee companies with capital, services and management support so that they can optimize their potential value through improved strategic, operational and human resource capabilities.


We have a vision of South Africa  in which black and white shall live and work together as equals in conditions of peace and prosperity

Oliver Tambo

Depending on the mandate of the fund, the investment committee will assess applications with the following attributes

  • Provide assistance to Smme's and companies that have valid government contracts and tenders.
  • Participate and finance incubation programmes.
  • Finance pilot programmes.
  • Trade finance for individuals with contracts, tenders and service offerings.
  • Bridging finance
  • Business models
  • Commodity suppy in all ares of the economy (vehicles, hardware, building materials, IT Hardware, services, domestic hardware, all FMCG goods.)
  • Co-ordinate and create synergies between private sector and government associates.
  • Due Diligence by client or Phakisa Africa Investment

Overall the entity's extensive experience, network and most importantly capital would be made available through bespoke internally developed innovative structures to assist the sector of our economy best placed to effect sustainable, inclusive economic growth thus achieving economic and social equality.

Investment Criteria

Our success leverages on institutionalizing a set of core competencies which underpin our investment approach. This approach has been refined to provide a flexible strategy, tailored to investing within South Africa and other markets across the continent.

Growth is a central principle of Phakisa Africa’s investment strategy: value is added by actively transforming the strategy, operations and finances of investee businesses. Through pioneering leadership, creativity and innovation, Phakisa Africa Investment will develop a long track record of sustainable superior investor returns.

It is important to appreciate that we do not seek to reinvent the wheel with this venture, but rather we seek to broaden both the opportunity we set to invest in and the universe of investors that access the funds we manage.




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