Investment Focus

Privately-owned agrifood companies

With the potential to transform the African agrifood sector

Innovative technology

Dynamic entrepreneurs

Investment Criteria

Our criteria is centred around entrepreneurial innovation and therefore we aim to invest in agrifood companies with the following characteristics:

Customer needs that are well understood and satisfied.

Revenue generating.

Large total addressable market with attractive growth prospects.

Scalable, capital light business model with a moat or moat potential.

Innovative and unique technology that is scalable.

Dynamic entrepreneur(s) with relevant agrifood experience.

Targeted Agrifood Technologies

Software

Ag-biotech

Foodtech

Geographic Focus

AgVentures invests in South Africa, Kenya and Rwanda and actively assists investee companies to expand across Africa.

South Africa

  • Ranked most innovative country in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Continental leader in agrifood technologies focused on commercial producers.
  • Gateway into Southern Africa.

Kenya

  • Ranked 2nd most innovative country in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Continental leader in agrifood technologies focused on small-scale producers.
  • Gateway into East Africa.

Rwanda

  • Top 10 most innovative country in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Attractive investment environment.

South Africa

  • Ranked most innovative country in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Continental leader in agrifood technologies focused on commercial
    producers.
  • Gateway into Southern Africa.

Kenya

  • Ranked 2nd most innovative country in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Continental leader in agrifood technologies focused on small-scale
    producers.
  • Gateway into East Africa.

Rwanda

  • Top 10 most innovative country in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Attractive investment environment.