The newest investment company to launch in South Africa Crystal Partners aims to become the key partner of choice for global and local companies looking to develop and grow their footprint in Africa.
Crystal Partners’ Executive Director, Kgomotso Motshidi, states that the new investment firm’s launch fits with the rise of entrepreneurship in Africa.
“It is undeniable that Africa is the next frontier in terms of growth and entrepreneurial development – that is why it is timely for Crystal Partners to cement its place in the market”.
Crystal Partners is a brainchild of the pan-African investments company Beryl Group.
Launched in Johannesburg on April 27, 2021, Crystal Partners is a predominantly black female-owned and led investment entity.
Dr. Keitumetse Mothibeli, CEO of Crystal Partners, explains the purpose and motivation behind the new company’s name in an official press release.
“In the literal and figurative sense, crystals signify the embodiment of clarity, but also, the formation of crystals speaks to a process of robust refinement to produce beauty and strength in one. That symbolises who we are as a company – we are not afraid to make bold moves in the marketplace.”
Crystal Partners is committed to developing and promoting business leaders who have a positive social impact in Africa and around the world.
Dr. Mothibeli is joined by Tumediso Lobelo, who is an expert in market growth and a digital innovation advocate, and Kgomotso Motshidi, who is a technologist, developer, and strategist, among other things.
Crystal Partners will be making investments in agriculture, energy, technology and innovation, health and Mining
Crystal Partners will invest in individuals with a strong emphasis on social impact, with the goal of increasing employment, fostering entrepreneurship, and supporting innovation.
Crystal Partners explains the new company’s priorities in a press release.
“Part of their mission is to generate new and diversified business in existing market sectors, as well as harness and increase business growth through well-matched partnerships with a focus on business longevity. They are well on their way to bring this to fruition with various discussions with already established partnerships with companies like Dovetail and Ecoan Engineering.”