This portfolio includes companies that Newtown Partners has invested in and companies that our partners, Vinny Lingham and Llew Claasen, have personally invested in.
BitGo empowers businesses to integrate digital currencies into their financial systems securely and at scale.
IPFS is a peer-to-peer hypermedia protocol to make the web faster, safer and more open. It makes it possible to distribute high volumes of data with high efficiency and zero duplication resulting in storage savings. IPFS also provides historic versioning and makes it simple to set up resilient networks for the mirroring of data.
Wala is a blockchain-powered financial services platform for the un- and underbanked. They aim to solve financial exclusion, affecting 3.5 billion people, by eliminating their barriers to banking and offering zero-fee transactional banking, remittances, loans and insurance.
SweepSouth provides trusted, reliable home cleaners, which can be booked by phone, tablet or computer. Within seconds a person looking for a cleaner is connected to a cleaner near them. SweepSouth is the first South African startup to be accepted into the 500 Startup accelerator program in Silicon Valley.
Flutterwave provides an end-to-end payments infrastructure that covers all aspects of processing payments and it is used across Africa by banks to ensure that they maintain a seamless digital experience for all their customers.
Stem tracks and organises revenue streams for artists – from writers to filmmakers and their teams, giving a clear picture of earnings at all times and ensuring that everyone involved in the creative process gets paid.
From startups to Fortune 500 companies, Bitaccess provides software services to power Fintech businesses in over 15 countries. Their customers rely on Bitaccess software and services to power their core infrastructure, compliance, security and support services.
Chronicled delivers trusted IoT and supply chain solutions to enterprise clients. Chronicled secures IoT device identities, data and event logs and automates IoT-dependent business logic through smart contracts. Chronicled is also a founding member of the Trusted IoT Alliance with the mission of creating tools and standards to connect IoT and blockchain ecosystems to deliver business value.
String Labs develops advanced decentralized protocols and DAPPS including DFinity, an open virtual blockchain computer and technology that extends and refocuses the Ethereum ecosystem for business.
Augmentors brings a new dimension to gaming, one where reality and illusion collide. Backed by the Bitcoin Blockchain, players can own the their own creatures and engage them in battle. The token sale for the game raised $1000 000 in 28 days, making it the most successful token sale of all time.
Numberwise is a computer programme aimed at helping maths students master the basics – the four operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division – in order to provide a solid foundation for a better future in maths.
SA Florist is an online marketplace for local florists all over South Africa. Customers can access SA Florist to order a wide range of floral arrangements and gift packages from local florists or further afield. SAFlorist was ranked as one of South Africa’s top 25 most innovative companies in 2015 (Fast Company Magazine).