30 03 2016

Novastar Ventures invests in online store Soko

Jones Day advised Novastar Ventures Limited in its minority stake investment in Soko, an online store that connects online consumers to global makers and handcrafted jewelry from the developing world.


Novastar Ventures Ltd is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in early stage investments. It invests in BoP markets. The firm primarily invests in education, healthcare, agri-businesses, food, and water sectors. Soko is an innovation in global fashion and technology: A brand that connects consumers to global makers and handcrafted jewelry from the developing world. Jones Day advised Novastar Ventures Limited on the deal with a team led by Silicon Valley partner R. Todd Johnson. Involved fees earner: Todd Johnson - Jones Day;

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