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Newtown Partners is an early-stage Venture Capital investment firm that specializes in investing in emerging, disruptive technology startup businesses. With a focus on blockchain investment and advisory services, we operate out of offices in San Francisco, U.S. and Cape Town, South Africa. Founded and run by internationally successful entrepreneurs, Vinny Lingham and Llew Claasen, Newtown Partners has an entrepreneurial focus that goes beyond investment. We drive value for our portfolio startups, our partners and our clients.

Venture capital by entrepreneurs

We invest in emerging, disruptive technology startup businesses.

Meet our directors

Llew Claasen
Llew ClaasenManaging partner
Llew is a go-to-market strategist with almost two decades of senior management experience in cryptocurrencies, technology product management and digital marketing.
Vinny Lingham
Vinny LinghamGeneral Partner
Vinny is a serial technology entrepreneur who is also the co-founder and CEO of Civic Technologies and previously founded Gyft, which was acquired by First Data Corporation in 2014.

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