Press / PR

Kalon In The News: Sunday Times

January 11, 2021

    The global tech boom that saw Amazon and Microsoft market valuations pass a trillion- and-a-half dollars in 2020 trickled down powerfully to start-ups – and SA was not left out of the action. Although there were no multibillion-dollar initial public offerings (IPOs) – as with Airbnb, Doordash and Snowflake in the US,... Read more To view the article on Sunday Times Click here.

Section 12J Webinar

December 17, 2020

Want to own a stake in Ozow, Mobiz, Sendmarc and others? Kalon Venture Partners, a registered Section 12J Venture Capital Company, are thrilled to invite you to our live, online capital raising event. Taking place via a live Zoom webinar on Wednesday 27 January from 4pm – 6pm (CAT), this free event will acquaint... Read more

Kalon Powered Webinar – Hosted by

November 17, 2020

17 November 2020 – The Kalon-powered webinar with top entrepreneurs Clive Butkow, Thomas Pays and Sacha Matulovich was really a masterclass in business growth, entrepreneurship and the opportunities of investing into the section 12J fund. The webinar was hosted by’s Joël Roerig. To view the recording of the event Click here.

Kalon invests in Carscan – An Investment…

October 14, 2020

When Venture Capitalists come across an investment opportunity that is not disrupting a current market but creating a new one, they know they are onto something scalable. Kalon Venture Partners, the IDF and as of today an unnamed investor, all bought into the vision and have invested in this technology startup in the automotive... Read more

WATCH: Ventureburn and Kalon Venture Partners webinar…

October 7, 2020

In our second webinar hosted by Ventureburn in Partnership with Kalon Venture Partners, editor, Ishani Chetty discusses a 360-degree point of view around Section 12J, inspirational stories and how to benefit. Special guest speaker Greg Chen, CEO and co-founder of Mobiz, an investee tech start-up with Kalon Venture Partners and Clive Butkow, CEO and... Read more

Five South African Venture Capital firms

September 29, 2020

Funding is an integral part of upscaling a startup and one of the main mechanisms to access capital is through venture capital companies. We have decided to highlight five venture capital firms that have their roots in South Africa. These five companies have assisted various local startups to get off their feet and upscale... Read more To view the full article on Ventureburn Click here.

Ten important tips for entrepreneurs to raise…

September 29, 2020

Kalon Venture Partners, CEO, Clive Butkow has a wealth of advice to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses and raise VC capital. Butkow has outlined 10 critical tips of advice for entrepreneurs wanting to raise venture capital and increase their investor readiness. Ten tips for entrepreneurs These 10 tips will enable entrepreneurs to achieve the... Read more To view the full article on Ventureburn click here.

Guide on how to access funding from…

September 21, 2020

A guide for startup investees As a potential investee company, the first question to ask yourself is whether you want outside funding. Funding isn’t free and comes with many obligations. Entrepreneurs must carefully weigh the financial consequences of taking outside money and the pressure on your startup to deliver specific results for your investors.... Read more To view the article on Ventureburn click here.

The benefits of startups and SMEs as…

September 17, 2020

Kalon Venture Partners is a high-touch technology Venture Capital Team with the most dynamic and experienced executives in the South African tech space. Kalon promises all investee companies a “High Touch” strategic investment partnership. This promise is one of our main differentiators. Kalon Venture Partners explains that it has a multitude of competitive advantages.... Read more To view the article on Ventureburn Click here.