Newtown Partners

Newtown Partners

Newtown Partners is a venture capital firm investing in technology startups in South Africa.

Newtown Partners is a Cape Town, South Africa based venture capital firm. They focus their investments in early stages of technology based startups. Other than financial support, Newtown Partners offers portfolio companies board participation, activity-based mentoring and coaching.

Newtown Partners was founded in 2014 by Vinny Lingham and Llew Claasen while they worked on the reality television show Dragon's Den South Africa.

Investment

Newtown Partners has invested in Civic, BitGo, IPFS, String Labs, TurboDriftAR, Augmentors, Wala, Block.one, Zeppelin, SweepSouth, Flutterwave, Stem, Bitaccess, Chronicled, Bloomable, Atheer, Blockchain Capital, Circle Medical, Holidu, Policy Genius, M.io, Protocol Labs, Robinhood, Swyft, Teachable, Vayu, Vizor.io, Flaviar, Blocfolio and Reach Labs.

Their exits include Gyft, Clicks2Customers, WumDrop, and Ekaya.

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Llew Claasen

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Vinny Lingham

Co-Founder and General Partner

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