Business Incubator
Investors seeking social and financial returns

SMEs across emerging markets lack access to equity investment to support their early-stage growth and job creation potential. Awethu develops SME equity funds for institutional investors that want to support financial and social returns through their investment while reducing inequality and impacting the "missing middle".

Are you an institutional investor interested in funding scalable skills transfer to create social impact in South Africa?

Virtual Incubator

Are you an institutional investor interested in funding job creation to create social impact in South Africa?

In-Person Incubator

Are you an institutional investor interested in investing in SMEs to simultaneously create returns and social impact?

SME Equity Fund