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ABOUT US

Imvelo is a Zulu word meaning honour and character of the strongest kind.

Historically, the word “Imvelo” was used to describe the stature of individuals who had the character to be advisors or kings and equipped with foresight to lead their communities to greater abundance. 

In this regard, we entrench within our DNA the transformative qualities which are essential in unlocking growth opportunities for our partners & investees.

We support companies across all life cycles as long as they represent an interesting and commercial investment opportunities
 

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We provide 

  • Long term patient capital with no predefined exit horizon 
  • Business building support  
  • access to extensive business networks 
  • Strictly minority investments 
  • Board participation by experienced directors 
  • No fees charged to the investees 
  • Strong BEE credentials 
  • business competitive strategy and strategic marketing inputs 
  • financial, structuring and general business planning advice 
  • active, hands-on management support if required 
     

We look for: 

  • Strong Leadership 
  • disruptive business models 
  • scalable businesses  
  • minimum viable product  
  • track record 
  • good growth prospects & executable business plan 
  • long-term partnerships 
  • South African businesses that embrace transformation 

Team

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Anbann Chetti

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Carmen Marais

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Bruce Ndidi

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Mark Fitzjohn

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Anton Baumann

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Imvelo Ventures is managed by Empowerment Capital Investment Partners. 

Click here to visit Empowerment Capital