Enygma Ventures: Business Funding for Women

About the Opportunity

Enygma Ventures is a unique purpose-driven investment fund, led by award-winning entrepreneurs with 40 years of combined experience growing and scaling businesses in Africa, the US & Europe.

In partnership with Startup Circles, we have launched a program to help support new and existing businesses that are focused on solving issues and systemic problems to help build a new world going forward. We provide either seed funding or mentoring scholarships to those selected. We believe that it's time for businesses to seize the moment, adapt, change and reinvent in order to build a better world.

Deadline 30 April 2021

We are looking for businesses that meet these criteria:

  • Woman founded/led or empowering of women

  • Scalable

  • A unique defensible business proposition

  • A dynamic entrepreneur(s) with demonstrated ability to execute

  • A proven revenue model & business concept

  • Clarity of purpose

  • Demonstrated growth

  • Looking for early-stage or growth capital

  • Are based in the SADC region

What Are We Looking For?

  • Businesses that are focused on solving problems for Southern Africa (SADC). The business must either be based or serve/operate in the region.

  • The idea/business must be scalable and able to operate on a large scale or have a large addressable market.

  • For-profit ideas/businesses. We are not able to support charitable concepts at this time.

  • Both male and female applicants. Please note, we will always have a gender inclusion bias and so will be more interested in ideas that have equality at their heart.

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Contact Details:


Whatsapp: +27 78 196 8792

Phone: +27 78 196 8792

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