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E Squared Investments fuels Zaio's EdTech revolution with strategic financing for digital skills empowerment

Media Release Johannesburg, South Africa, 13 December 2023 – E Squared Investments is pleased to…

E Squared Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards 2023 winners announced

On 9 September, E Squared hosted its second instalment of the Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards at…

E Squared Investments appoints Gladwyn Leeuw as new CEO

Media ReleaseJohannesburg, 21 August 2023 E Squared Investments is pleased to announce Gladwyn Leeuw as…

Seizing the Moment: Impact Investing and Technology as a Catalyst for Change 

by Gladwyn Leeuw First published on Ventureburn, 10 July 2023 South Africa’s unemployment and inequality…

Zoie Health closes pre-seed round

Media release Johannesburg – 20 June 2023  Zoie Health closes pre-seed round to fund expansion…

Africa’s Green Economy= AGRIPRENEURS +AGRITECH+ INVESTMENT

By Forbes Africa Improving yield, efficiency and profitability in agriculture comes down to the harvesting of…

E Squared backs clean energy entrepreneurs to help advance the renewables sector

E Squared Investments (E Squared) has facilitated investment backing to Allan Gray Fellow(a graduate of…

How Rewoven is making the fashion industry more sustainable

With textile waste management, Allan Gray Fellow Esethu Cenga and Tshepo Bhengu, co-founders of Rewoven,…

ABSA acquires minority stake in Khula!

Banking group Absa has acquired a minority stake in local agri-tech startup Khula! – a…

E Squared Annual Report 2022

  In this edition of the E Squared annual report, we detail our impact metrics,…

AirStudent launches New SA agency brand

AirStudent Making Air Travel Easy, Accessible and Affordable – using technology to break down barriers,…

E Squared-Buhle Partnership Makes a Positive Impact

E Squared Investments’ funding for Buhle Farmers Academy came to an end in February 2023,…

Ambani & Zaio: Impact-driven EdTech

E Squared Pathways investees, Zaio and Ambani have been accepted into Injini’s inaugural Mastercard Foundation…

Zoie Health and Uber partner to offer female drivers wellness services

Source: IOL Uber South Africa recently started offering free access to health and well-being services…

Future Proof: FreeGPT

Researched and written by Nic Latouf, Digital Creative at Hey Creative and co-Founder of Veldskoen.…

Khula! explores export opportunities

Matthew Piper and Karidas Tshintsholo attend Fruit Logistica in Berlin in February 2023 to explore…

How a South African solar-powered mobile cinema is creating jobs for young people

We’re proud to be able to support Sunshine Cinema (Sydelle Willow Smith and Rowan Pybus) to promote active citizenship…

'More than learning' book features AG Fellow Founders

Four Allan Gray Fellow founders who are also E Squared investees are featured in this…

Bulungula College achieves a 100% Matric pass rate

— the first time in the history of the region. The article below provides examples…

Oh My Cake inspires others to also live their baking dreams

In the season premiere of Unlock Your 100% we meet a volunteer and mother of…

E Squared facilitates access to microfinancing for Spaza shops

Through an innovative financing solution, E Squared’s Social Entrepreneurship portfolio empowered Setana to pilot microfinancing for…

Zoie Health's Female Founders Inspiring NextGen

Get Funded Africa named the Zoie Health founders Thato Schermer and Dr. Nonhlanhla Sitole as part of the 5 Female…

E Squared funds agribusiness with a strong focus on food security

Johannesburg, 25 January 2023 – In December 2022, impact investor E Squared Investments participated in a follow-on…

Brand South Africa named Q-HOP - Innovator of the Year 2022

Q-HOP – with accolades including taking the winner’s podium and being named Innovator of the Year…