We enable our portfolio of innovation-driven businesses to achieve scalability across different markets by optimising the business model and customer acquisition process.

We assist businesses with transition to international growth by providing market access that expands customer validation to other countries.

We select entrepreneurs who have achieved proven traction with product/ market fit in a beachhead market. This shows that the product solves a real need as it resonates with its target market in at least one country.

Transition to International Growth
Product/Market Fit:
Beachhead Market


Keet van Zyl​
Co-Managing Partner
P&G | Investec | HBD VC | Knife Capital
Andrea Bohmert​
Co-Managing Partner
M.Comm MBA​
Siemens | DiData | HP Ventures | Knife Capital
Eben van Heerden​
EY | Ohlthaver & List | HBD VC | Knife Capital
Bob Skinstad
Entrepreneur & VC Investor
Springbok Rugby | Draper Gain Investments
Julien Draper​
BA Hons MSc
Palawan | PCA | Knife Capital
Gregg ​Blomeyer
Investment Partner 
BSc Eng, MBA​ (Cum Laude)
Hulamin | Barloworld Transport | Knife Capital
Vivienne van der Westhuizen​
Group Financial & Operations Mngr
BComm, HDipTax
KNF Ventures | Knife Capital
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Samantha Dyer
Office Manager
KNF Ventures | Knife Capital
Martin Cloete
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Martin Cloete
Legal Counsel
Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs | PSG Capital | Zoona | Knife Capital
Mike Joubert
Entrepreneur & Venture Partner
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Richard Dewing
Entrepreneur & KNF Venture Partner


Knife Capital participates in select internship & associate programmes from top international business schools like Stanford, Harvard, MIT. Over the years we have built up a strong network of impressive individuals who all contributed to our investments, projects and Intellectual Property. And we had fun!

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