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.
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.
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Co-Founder and General Partner