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SuperReturn Africa
3-5 December 2024
The Westin, Cape Town

Samantha Pokroy
Founder & CEO at Sanari Capital


Samantha is the Founder and CEO of Sanari Capital, a private equity firm focused on investments in growth companies emanating from Africa (mainly from South Africa) with regional and global scalability and exposure. They emphasize digital and human enablement to unlock business potential.

Samantha has eighteen years of private equity and venture capital experience in the South African and United States markets. She played a leading role in investments at Ethos Private Equity, prior to which she worked in private equity in Chicago and investment banking and consulting in New York.

Samantha holds an MBA (Hons) from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, a BCom and BA Honours degree in Industrial Psychology from University of the Witwatersrand and is a CFA Charter Holder. Samantha is a director on the board of the Southern African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (SAVCA).

Agenda Sessions

  • Equity, debt and VC walk into a…conference room