Q&A with Colorgen SA

Q&A with Colorgen SA

We interviewed the founding team of one of our Fund One portfolio companies, Colorgen SA. Here is what Quinten Rodway, Sales Director, and Conon Burrell, Commercial and Operations Director, had to say: Quinten, you started this business back in 2014. Tell us what...
Venture Capital: 9 Forecasts for 2019

Venture Capital: 9 Forecasts for 2019

Venture Capital: 9 Forecasts for 2019 Some trends and insights, plus a few forecasts for 2019 from our founder, Gavin Reardon.   1. Fintech will continue to grow at a rapid pace this year and I anticipate more of a focus around API driven tech solutions. The...
About Section 12J of the Income Tax Act

About Section 12J of the Income Tax Act

What is a Section 12J VCC? A Section 12J VCC is a company which has been registered as Financial Service Provider (FSP) with the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) and been approved by the South African Revenue Service as a Venture Capital Company. The sole...
Why Invest with Kingson

Why Invest with Kingson

We are often asked by prospective investors as to why they should invest in Kingson Capital. There are great academic answers to this question, which include some of the following: 1 – An impressive investment structure that is transparent and efficient 2...
VC: Finding Balance in Risk and Return

VC: Finding Balance in Risk and Return

– Written by Ross Jenvey “Venture Capital is only for investors with a high risk appetite.” “With the high failure rate in South African startup companies, who would want to put money into a Venture Capital portfolio?” “Venture Capital only focuses on risky startup...