Innovation Edge is a Cape Town, South Africa based innovation catalyst and social impact investor founded in 2014 through a partnership between the Omidyar Network, the UBS Optimus Foundation, the DG Murray Trust, the FirstRand Foundation and the ELMA Foundation.

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Support metrics to evaluate investment portfolio and toolkit, research pathways to scale and innovative business models and facilitate part of IE’s flagship early child event, THNK Future


Balance research with delivery on new business models.


Facilitated IE’s annual advisory board and investment committee meeting, setup meetings for fundraising for IE South Africa, supported development of investment portfolio and toolkit, introduced research summaries to leadership team