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 […]

Sanari in the News

13 July 2020 | Business Day | Ease terms of the COVID-19 loan scheme, government urged

23 June 2020 | Business Day TV | WATCH: SA’s economy in the throes of fallout from the global crisis

01 April 2020 | Business Day TV | WATCH: How Covid-19 is changing how SMEs do business

24 Oct 2019 | Bloemfontein Courant | World-class facilities for Bloem school

23 Oct 2019 | Africa PE News App | Why we invested: Sanari Capital sees opportunity in South Africa’s education sector …Read more’ via @Africa_PE_News. Download free app on: [Preview]

18 Oct 2019 | Sanari Announcement | Sanari CEO receives special recognition award at Private Equity Africa Awards 2019

10 Oct 2019 | EIN Newsdesk | Private Equity Africa congratulates 2019 Awards Winners Sanari CEO receives Women Impact Award

8 Oct 2019 | SAVCA | SAVCA appoints two new board members amid industry growth Sanari CEO reappointed to SAVCA’s board along with Fulu Makwetla and Kabelo Moja

6 Oct 2019 | Africa Capital Digest | Sanari Capital takes significant minority stake in Edulife Sanari Capital makes its 5th deal – backs largest independent school business in South Africa’s Free State – EduLife.

4 Oct 2019 | Africa PE News App | DEAL OF THE WEEK: Sanari Capital has concluded a $1.8 million investment in South African education company Edulife Group, the largest independent school group in the Free State Province.

2 Oct 2019 | Classic FM with Michael Avery | Education feature: Sanari Capital invests in school group podcast

22 May 2019 | Disrupt Africa | SA IoT startup Sensor Networks provides smart home insurance solutions to Santam customers

1 May 2019 | Africa Global Funds | How the evolution of the African model for PE sector continues to attract Innovative Solutions?  [Preview]

14 May 2018 | IT Web | Local IOT start-up raises R13m funding

14 May 2018 | IT News Africa | Sensor Networks secures $1.2 million in series B funding

5 Dec 2017 | Knect365 | The art of investing in the lower mid-market

7 Jun 2017 | Venture Burn | Can 12J VC tax incentive create the jobs South Africa badly needs?

13 Mar 2017 | Venture Burn | 4 reasons your startup won’t get financing

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…

Sanari CEO Receives Special Recog-nition Award at Private Equity Awards 2019

In a very exciting month for Sanari Capital, we are incredibly proud to share the news that Sanari CEO, Samantha Pokroy received a special recognition award last week in London at the Private Equity Africa Awards 2019! Sam was recognised…

Sanari Capital invests in school group Edulife

Sanari Capital (“Sanari”) is pleased to announce the conclusion of its R28 million investment in education company, Edulife Group (“Edulife”). Edulife is the largest independent school group in the Free State. Founded by Koos Engelbrecht…

Sanari Capital concludes investment in niche geo-spatial data solutions provider, Fernridge Solutions

Media Release 9 July 2017 Sanari Capital (“Sanari”) is pleased to announce the conclusion of its control investment in leading geo-spatial data and solutions provider, Fernridge Solutions (“Fernridge”). The investment facilitates…

Sanari Capital Invests In IOT Company Sensor Networks

Sanari Capital announces that it has concluded its investment in Sensor Networks, an Internet of Things (IoT) company that helps insurers and their customers to monitor and manage their risks. Sanari Capital (“Sanari”) announces that…

Rumble in the Jungle: Predicting the Unpredict-able

The scene of the evening was set at the historic boxing event in Kinshasa, in the then Zaire. Muhammed Ali versus his greatest opponent George Foreman. It was a rumble in the jungle, consisting of eight intense rounds, which saw Muhammed Ali…

Venture capital endeavours

An Extract | Originally published by SAVCA: Three Decades: The Evolution of Private Equity in South Africa 2015 Emerging signs of success With limited resourcing, the SouthAfrican venture capital industry nevertheless has delivered numerous…