about us

Thuthuka nathi means “to develop” or to “build and grow with us”.

We believe in sustainable development initiatives, social impact and value creation
We are dedicated to the growth of south africa. 
We are a credible, commercial bee partner. 
We are in excess of 51% black owned.

We support companies across all life cycles as long as they represent an interesting and commercial investment opportunities


Long term patient growth capital with no predefined exit horizon

Business building support 

Business competitive strategy and strategic marketing inputs

Financial, structuring and general business planning advice

Access to extensive business networks

Active, hands-on management support if required

Strictly only minority investments

Board participation by experienced directors

No fees charged to the investees

Strong BEE credentials

We look for

Strong Leadership

Disruptive business models

Scalable businesses

Minimum viable product

Track record

Good growth prospects & executable business plan

Long-term partnerships

South African businesses that embrace transformation



Thuthuka Nathi ventures is managed by Empowerment Capital Investment Partners.

Click here to visit Empowerment Capital

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Aphelele Mveku

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Anton Baumann

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Mark Fitzjohn


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