Keet van Zyl

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About Me

Keet is Co-Founder and Director of Knife Capital with extensive high-growth investment experience. He structured various private equity funds in Southern Africa for a US fund-of-funds investor and worked at industry-leading companies such as Procter & Gamble, Investec Bank and Mark Shuttleworth’s ‘Here Be Dragons’ (HBD) Venture Capital. In 2010 he co-founded growth equity fund manager: Knife Capital to continue the active management of HBD’s South African portfolio of investments. Keet is passionate about building the early-stage funding ecosystem in Sub-Saharan Africa.  

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Full Name

Keet van Zyl


High-Growth Venture Investor


Knife Capital (Founder, Exec Director)


Cape Town


South Africa

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