Pitch for investment 2017-10-31T12:42:45+00:00

Become the next Newtown Partners’ success story

We are looking for early-stage technology startups that have the potential to become globally competitive technology companies. The startups we invest in drive economic value and we draw on the Newtown Angel Syndicate to do so:

The Newtown Angel Syndicate

The Newtown Angel Syndicate invests in high technology startup business in South Africa. To receive investment from this investor syndicate your company must be:

  • Highly disruptive and globally relevant
  • Be a technology product or technology-enabled service
  • Specialise in areas that exhibit locally competitive advantages including:

    • Selected Fintech
    • Internet of Things (IoT)
    • Augmented Reality (AR) & Virtual Reality (VR)
    • Agritech
    • Blockchain
    • Machine learning
    • Connected home
    • Smart robots
    • Drones
    • Affective computing
    • Gesture control devices
    • Other disruptive emerging technologies

The RLabs Seed Fund I

The RLabs Seed Fund I invests in South African entrepreneurs from underprivileged communities in South Africa, where a key part of the go-to-market of the business revolves around using technology to create competitive advantage.

The RLabs Seed Fund I is committed to investing in South African entrepreneurs in the following industries and technologies:

  • Blockchain
  • The Internet Of Things (IOT)
  • Augmented reality (AR)
  • Virtual reality (VR)
  • Logistics
  • Agritech
  • Edutech, and
  • other disruptive emerging technologies.

Telkom Future fund

To receive investment from this fund which is run in partnership with IDF Capital, your company must be:

  • 51% black South African-owned
  • Based in South Africa
  • Offer a technology-related service or product
  • Take advantage of the Telkom supply chain
  • Be seeking R250 000 to R20 million in loan or equity funding

Become the next Newton Partners’ success story!

If you think you could be the next Newtown Partner’s success story, download our pitch deck template and succinctly explain why Newtown Partners should consider investing in your startup.

Send your pitch deck to apply for investment!