Newtown Partners is an early-stage venture capital firm that actively invests in emerging, disruptive technology startup businesses. Founded and run by internationally successful entrepreneurs, Vinny Lingham and Llew Claasen, Newtown Partners has an entrepreneurial focus that goes beyond investment. The team operates out of offices in Cape Town, South Africa and San Diego, California.
The firm has a strong track record of investing in successful technology startups at the forefront of innovation and has successfully invested in and nurtured a number of early-stage companies from ideation to market-leading businesses.
Newtown Partners has a strong executive team with a proven track record in technology entrepreneurship. The team has successfully launched, grown and sold technology startup businesses as entrepreneurs themselves and know what is required to succeed locally and internationally.
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Logistics and Supply Chain Technology Trends: Empowering Corporate Growth
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Built to Last: 3 Venture Capital Fund Strategies for Success
"The job of an investor is not to predict the future. It is to see the present clearly." - Benchmark Capital Partners. In the highly competitive world of venture capital, standing out from the [...]
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