Edge Venture Fund

South Africa

Last updated 9 January 2022, by Impactyield.

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The Fund have their primary operations based in South Africa and will invest in the following selected sectors:

1. education

2. healthcare

3. digital inclusion

4. green economy

Financial description


6 years

of track record


the year funded

450,000,000 ZAR


Asset manager

Edge Growth


Headquarters location:

SDG goals

SDG targets

Equal rights to ownership basic services technology and economic resources

Ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms

Universal access to sexual and reproductive care, family planning and education

Free primary and secondary education

Double the improvement in energy efficiency

Full employment and decent work with equal pay

Universal access to information and communications technology

Key performance indicators

Fund overview

Asset manager: Edge Growth

Product track record: Fund has 6 years of track record

Target IRR: 15%

Committed Capital: 0 ZAR (Rand)

Target return category: Below risk-adjusted market-rate of return

Fund domicile:

Product status:


Inception year: 2017

Vintage year: 2018

Target region: , , ,

Target close date: 01/10/2018

Product term: 10 year term

Assets under management: 450,000,000 ZAR (Rand)

Investment size: Min: 15,000,000; Max: 40,000,000; Avg: 30,000,000

Co-investment policy: ,

Currency of investments:

Currency for fund / product figures:

Fund investments to date: 0

Fund investments to date exited or repaid: 0

Management fee: 2.3%

Carried interest: 20%

Hurdle rate: n.a.

GIIN Investors' Council Investment: No

Limited Partners / Investors: n.a.

Limited Partner / Investor Type: Development Finance Institution (DFI), Endowments/Foundations, Family Office, Pension Funds, Other Institutional Investors


E-mail: n.a.


Phone number: 27100013715.00

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Janice Johnston


Richard Rose


Impact Performance


Impact thesis

Addressing critical needs in education, healthcare, digital inclusion and the green economy.

Impact Management


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