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Technology Venture Capital Fund

FUND SIZE: R130 MILLION (Off-balance sheet)


The purpose of the TVC Fund is to provide funding and business support to small companies at early stages of commercialisation (not development) of innovative products, processes and technologies across all sectors which have the potential to make a significant developmental impact on the South African economy.

Qualifying Criteria

Qualifying criteria include, but are not limited to:

  • Viability and sustainability
  • Innovation
  • Local Intellectual Property
  • Market potential
  • Competitive advantage
  • Developmental returns

Instruments and Pricing

  • Equity, quasi equity and loans;
  • Minimum of R1 million and Maximum of R5 million per transaction;
  • Minimum RBTIRR of 3% plus upside; and

Portfolio Targets

  • At least 26% of the total fund in value should be invested in BEE companies;
  • At least 25% of the total fund in value should be invested in companies with women and/or people with disabilities ownership; and
  • At least 40% of the total fund in value should be invested outside of Gauteng, Western Cape and Kwa Zulu Natal.

Contacts for more information

Call Centre: 086 069 3888
Email: callcentre@idc.co.za

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