Southern African Venture Partnership

Scaling the Southern Africa startup ecosystem


Southern African Venture Partnership (SAVP) is a coalition of tech hubs in Southern Africa dedicated to building up technology and innovation sectors in the region.


What We Do

Making A Difference

At SAVP, we build upon the decades of regional experience of energized startup communities to implement incubation programs, provide seed investment for high-value startups, conduct research on growing sectors, and advocate for startup-friendly policies.

Incubation  & Acceleration Programs

Kick-starting growing startups

Members of SAVP runs a variety of startup and social enterprise incubation, acceleration,
and discovery programs.

Seed Investing & Management

Growth capital for top startups

Members of SAVP manage and distribute impact investments for both private angel investors and institutional investors

Policy Advocacy & Advisory

Building knowledge on business climate and policy

SAVP conducts market research to update the global community on developments in technology and innovation in Southern Africa. We also identify and advocate for startup-friendly government policies in the region.


Our Work In Action