Opinion, StrategyJuly 21, 2021

Enygma Ventures invests ZAR4m into leading go-to-one-stop natural health retailer and wholesaler.  
CAPE TOWN, July 20th – Enygma Ventures is pleased to announce its latest investment into Feelgood Health, the leading go-to-one-stop natural health retailer and wholesaler, in South Africa. “Of the many things that the Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted, the need to have steady and reliable access to health supplies has been at the top of […]

Opinion, StrategyJuly 14, 2021

From Educators to Entrepreneurs: Online School, Koa Academy, receives ZAR4m investment from Enygma Ventures
CAPE TOWN, July 14th – Enygma Ventures is thrilled to announce its latest investment into Koa Academy, an online school that combines online learning and the flexibility of home-schooling for grades 4 – 12, in South Africa. “The education sector has been in need of an overhaul for a long time and the Covid-19 pandemic […]

FinanceJuly 7, 2021

Shell Foundation grants ZAR4.2m funding to Africa Trust Group
Cape Town, 30 June 2021 – Africa Trust Group (ATG) is pleased to announce new funding from Shell Foundation, a UK charity that helps create and scale business solutions to enhance access to energy and supports people living in low-income communities.   This grant has been provided as part of the CASEE partnership between Shell […]

Opinion, StrategyJune 30, 2021

Enygma Ventures Invests ZAR4m into Black Hair Company, Brown and Ayo, South Africa
CAPE TOWN, June 30th  – Enygma Ventures is delighted to announce its latest investment into Brown and Ayo, an aspirational lifestyle hair brand, focused on natural hair styles and trends for black women, in South Africa. “We are super excited about this investment as natural hair styles and products are a fast-growing trend in an […]

Opinion, StrategyApril 8, 2021

Enygma Ventures Bullish About Continuing to Invest in Women Entrepreneurs Through and Post Covid-19
CAPE TOWN, April 1st – The devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has seen the SADC regional economic growth forecast being revised from a growth of 2.3% in October 2019 to a contraction of 3.4% in April 2020. SME’s are the lifeblood of every economy. In South Africa, SME’s contribute 39% of the country’s GDP […]

Opinion, StrategyJanuary 6, 2021

Enygma Ventures Announces Extension for Applications to its fund until January 15th
CAPE TOWN, January 5th – Enygma Ventures is delighted to announce it is extending its application period for its final 2020 call for applications to 15th January 2021. Female applicants from the SADC region of Africa who have either business ideas or existing operating businesses looking for growth capital are welcome to apply. In 2020 […]

Opinion, StrategyDecember 21, 2020

Enygma Ventures Announces $650,000 Investment in PremierCredit, Zambia
CAPE TOWN, December 21st  – Enygma Ventures is delighted to announce its final investment of 2020 into PremierCredit, an online microlending platform operating in Zambia and Zimbabwe, which has extensive plans to grow and serve the SADC region. “After an extraordinary year it has been incredible to see women-owned businesses still thriving and creating expansion […]

Economy, OpinionDecember 1, 2020

Enygma Ventures, a R120m Fund, empowers women who are passionate about driving solutions that make Africa stronger
CAPE TOWN, December 27 Enygma Ventures has opened up applications for investment in its final call of the year. Female entrepreneurs and innovators who are problem solvers with existing businesses or new business ideas in SADC are encouraged to make an application for funding to fuel growth. Enygma’s next group of successful entrepreneurs will join […]

Opinion, StrategySeptember 3, 2020

African Startups Scoop $75,000 in Investments and Invaluable Advice
At the recently held Startup Circles.ai Demo Day, 13 of the top emerging startups from around Africa showcased their solutions to a panel of judges comprising investors, experienced entrepreneurs, and mentors, with three being offered deals totaling $75,000 (R1,25-million). Those who pitched were graduates of Startup Circles’ Startup Launch and Investor Readiness programmes. $25,000 (R420,000) [

Opinion, StrategyAugust 25, 2020

(Sponsored) Enygma Ventures invests R 4.2m from its Shift Fund into Job Crystal
CAPE TOWN, August 25th – Enygma Ventures is proud to announce that it has made a R 4.2m investment into Job Crystal, South Africa’s Premier Recruitment Company.   “Never has there been a more critical time to get South African’s back into work,” says Sarah Dusek Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Enygma Ventures. “We see […]