Fund Your Innovation: Applications Open for Savant Capital’s Investment Program

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Don't miss your chance to join the Savant's Investment Readiness Programme for hardware engineers and scientists innovating in the green economy sector. Photo:Supplied

Savant Capital is accepting applications from hardware engineers and scientists innovating in the green economy sector.

Savant Capital, a leader in commercialising hardware engineering in South Africa, is thrilled to announce an open call for its flagship investment program.

Redefining Investor Readiness:

For founders raising their next capital investment round and looking for advisory help to navigate the pain points faced by engineers and scientists—this one is for you.

Savant’s investment program is designed as a competitive opportunity for science and engineering-based businesses operating within Southern Africa, strategically addressing the critical investment gap in hardware engineering within the green economy.

Unparalleled opportunities for entrepreneurs, engineers, and scientists building deep-technology hardware.

Opportunities for founders to receive funding directly from Savant and investors within the fund’s investor partner network. Founders meeting the fund’s investment criteria will have access to investment funded by Savant, receive free consulting services from the firm’s network of industry expert advisors, and be introduced to investors actively deploying capital into hardware innovation.

Industry-leading Investment Advisory: Entrepreneurs who will go on to participate in the program will each receive dedicated advisors to help them tackle their pain points—from capital fundraising, supply-chain complexities, scaling production in key markets, and overcoming distribution challenges.

Exclusive Mentorship Network: Selected startups gain privileged access to an exclusive mentorship network, comprising seasoned mentors, investment experts, and Savant’s portfolio of pioneering founders in the hardware industry. This network delivers invaluable guidance and establishes strategic connections essential for navigating the intricacies of hardware innovation and commercialisation.

Open call for hardware innovators:

Savant extends this open call to visionary hardware founders to join the program, particularly entrepreneurs pioneering innovation in Southern Africa’s green economy.

Application Details:

Hardware entrepreneurs driving green innovation are encouraged to explore more about the program and apply here.

Nick Allen, Managing Partner at Savant, states, “Leveraging our proven expertise and expansive network, Savant is uniquely positioned to guide startups through the complexities of the market. Join us in sculpting a future defined by world-class innovation and sustainability in South Africa’s green economy.”

Application Deadline: 16 February 2024

About Savant: Savant stands as a vanguard in deep tech commercialisation, empowering science and engineering-based businesses in South Africa. The fund is dedicated to propelling innovative companies and fostering growth in local industries while enabling global competitiveness.

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