Toucan Ventures supports the growth of creative businesses, providing long term support to creative entrepreneurs in the food and beverage, lifestyle, and retail industries. Toucan connects entrepreneurs with mentors, gurus, partners and services and directs them towards appropriate funding sources. The in-house team provides support to entrepreneurs on business strategy and actively collaborates with them to ensure that they are investment ready.
Entrepreneurs pitch their idea to the Toucan Team by filling out a user-friendly application form on the Toucan website. The applications are then reviewed, based on the following criteria. We are looking for creative businesses:
Recommendations are then passed to our investment committee, who decide which businesses should progress through the Toucan process. Toucan takes a long-term minority equity stake in every business it supports.