Despite sizeable potential returns and tax benefits associated with specific venture capital investments, individuals (and even institutional) investors seem to be somewhat reluctant to put their money into this asset class.
Erika van der Merwe, chief executive officer of the South African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA), says there is a degree of frustration amongst venture capital members, that there is no institutional investment in this asset class.
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