About us

Yela Partners was founded in 2013 through the coming together of George Haggar and Arnold Scholtz, the pair having prior experience and exposure obtained from involvement in a number of entrepreneurial enterprises spread over the African continent.

Bringing the dreams of Northern and Southern Africa together, Yela Partners is a growth partner to aspiring businesses.

We invest our resources to contribute to the desired outcome and success of our investee companies.

Our involvement on a strategic level within our investee companies, is an investment imperative.

Who we work with



Spescare operates a range of multi-disciplinary subacute and rehabilitation hospitals in South Africa and Namibia, that specialises in physical and medical rehabilitation services.

HealthWare Medical Technology

HealthWare Medical Technology provides a complete software solution to manage any care home facility or hospital's clinical, administrative and financial requirements. Its ease of use and comprehensive, integrated features help every staff function improve in all operational areas.


Tiny Keg is leading the mobile and micro canning revolution in South Africa, offering services from can supply and can sleeving, to filling cans with a wide range of liquids.

Naudé Wines is a culmination of Ian Naudé’s journey in winemaking over the last 30 years. We have partnered with Ian post management buyout, to assist in establishing a sustainable business. Our passion for entrepreneurship and premium fine wine combines in this exciting opportunity.



Dewvest is a private property equity fund, investing and developing property-related opportunities in the Western Cape.

The Agriherd share class invests in livestock rental companies that provide livestock farmers with alternative financing in the form of commercial rental agreements to fund the expansion of their herd.