Entries by Samantha Pokroy

Sanari’s investment focus: growth investing

Ever found yourself wondering whether Sanari is a venture capital firm or a private equity firm? Our technology flavour can be misleading particularly in a fast-changing world where digital is pervasive and the lines between VC and PE are blurring. Sanari Capital manages a private equity growth fund, and there are different ways to grow […]

Sanari Capital wins Technology Deal of the Year at the Private Equity Africa Awards 2021

We are delighted to announce that Sanari Capital has won the special recognition award for 2021’s Technology Deal at this year’s Private Equity Africa (PEA) Awards for its investment in LightWare LiDAR. This award recognises the remarkable talent that the African continent has to offer the world and emphasises the growing importance of technology and […]

Sanari Capital wins SAVCA award – Moneyweb

For a R25m deal that came to it in a surprising way. By Larry Claasen 16 Apr 2021   Sanari Capital found LightWare in the most unlikely way. The private equity firm is always on the lookout for companies it can invest in, and usually sources them through its business network on a referral basis. But […]

Sanari Capital backs LightWare LiDAR global expansion

Sanari Capital, backed by leading institutional investor 27four, is pleased to announce its R25 million (USD 1.5 million) investment in LightWare LiDAR, a South African company supplying world-class microLiDAR sensor technology to leading global companies. Established in 2012, LightWare gives ‘eyes to machines’, designing and manufacturing the world’s smallest and lightest precision LiDAR systems for […]

In Times Like These

Dear Friend of Sanari We would like to share with you a bit about Edulife Group, our most recent investment in affordable and accessible education. Edulife is the largest independent schools group in the Free State. With humble origins of 6 students in 1998 serving the deeply under-privileged Batho Township in Bloemfontein, the Academy of […]