Asset management firm Futuregrowth added to its venture capital portfolio of early-stage growth companies in June when it invested in South Africa’s SweepSouth, an online platform for booking, managing and paying for home cleaning, and now a variety of other services.

The business, which was first established in June 2014, has expanded its offering from its personalised home cleaning roots to gardening and pool cleaning, heavy lifting, fixing and maintenance and, most recently, c...