SAVCA 2021 Venture Capital Conference

15 November 2021 |  Eureka Estate, Cape Town or Virtual

About the conference:

SAVCA is again proud to present its annual Venture Capital in Southern Africa Industry Conference in 2021. The conference, which is independent from the Private Equity Industry Conference, is aimed to be a highlight of the industry calendar and a key value add to SAVCA's members and the industry at large.

In 2020, the SAVCA Venture Capital Conference was held at Hazendal Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa. Delegates who attended the event represented local and international institutional investors, fund managers, entrepreneurs, advisors and policy makers. SAVCA is pleased to present its next industry conference 15 November 2021 for Venture Capital at Eureka Estate, Belville, South Africa.

The conference setting is collegial, informative and inclusive; with delegate passes limited as we will adhere strictly to all covid protocols so attendees are ensured of a safe environment with meaningful networking opportunities with other delegates.

The conference aims to:

  • Showcase the Southern African Venture Capital Industry.
  • Promote venture capital asset classes.
  • Create a compelling context for networking and information sharing amongst industry players.
  • Establish a platform for building and solidifying SAVCA's relationships with industry organisations, investors, regulators and the media.

Who can attend?

  • Senior-level representatives from venture capital fund managers active in South Africa, Southern Africa and other parts of Africa.
  • Investors into private equity and venture capital funds.
  • Regulators and policymakers.
  • Senior-level representatives from service providers to the private equity and venture capital industry (including bankers, lawyers, advisors, consultants).
  • Senior-level business representatives seeking funding.

About SAVCA:

The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) is a non-profit industry association, representing 170 members in Southern Africa, who collectively manage in excess of R185bn in assets.

SAVCA promotes Southern African private equity and venture capital by engaging with regulators and legislators on a range of matters affecting the industry; providing relevant and insightful thought leadership and research on aspects that impact the industry; offering training and capacity building opportunities to stakeholders in the ecosystem; and by creating meaningful networking opportunities for industry players, investors and capital seekers.

SAVCA 2021 Venture Capital Conference Theme:


Highlights from the SAVCA 2020 Venture Capital Conference:


Photos from the SAVCA 2021 Venture Capital Conference

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