The An1ken Group is a sustainable investment conglomerate with vested interests in a diverse range of industries spread across four different continents. The group was founded in 2007 by Jacques van Heerden with a goal to create an influential group of companies that touches millions of lives through building and investing in companies that serve people.

Even though the An1ken Group isn’t a fund, we do make seed investments in the early stages of companies we believe will make a significant impact. Seed investments range between $50K – $200K.

When it comes to business, our formula is simple:

We love building and investing in companies that serve people.

Where does the word An1ken come from?
An1ken was originally derived from “Any One Can.” An1ken carries with it a very powerful meaning that clearly states you shouldn’t be afraid of taking on a task that others have succeeded at and if they could do it, “Any One Can.”

How do you pronounce An1ken?
An1ken is pronounced “Ani-kin” with the 1 being pronounced as an I and the e being pronounced as an I as well.