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African Rainbow Capital acquires a substantial stake in Edge GrowthAs a long-standing leader in the field of Enterprise and Supplier Development, Edge Growth has always been driven by a mandate to comply to both the letter and the spirit of transformation in South Africa. "For years, we have worked determinedly to match large enterprises with growing SMEs in mutually beneficial relationships that create jobs and fight poverty," says Edge Growth Managing Director, Dan Hatfield. It should come as no surprise that African Rainbow Capital's investment in Edge Growth would also be the catalyst of an exciting new phase of growth in our organisation. 13 Jul 2017 Read more

Enabling small and medium enterprises one transaction at a timeGrowth in the SMME sector is possible when industry game changers partner to drive solutions with measurable impact. Edge Growth is a dynamic, long-term impact investing company that provides holistic solutions that caters for the needs of corporates and entrepreneurs. ProfitShare Partners is an innovative funding solutions company that partners with SMMEs to deliver on their purchase orders or contracts. Both driven by their vision to bridge the gap in the market, this strategic partnership is set to empower SMMEs to become sustainable by focussing on solutions that address the intricate challenges that they face. 29 Jun 2017 Read more

WEF Africa's inclusive economic growth target achievable with three-dimensional investingWith the volatility of the global economy and the increasing social sensibility of shareholder communities, smart fund managers have started to consider including a clear component of shared value within their asset portfolios. This is driving significant interest in Impact Investing with the term having gained further momentum since the Global Impact Investing Network ("GIIN") was conceived in October 2007. 24 May 2017 Read more

Vumela invests in mobile technology for community based frontline workersVumela, a fund managed by FNB and Edge Growth, is proud to announce a R16m equity investment in Mobenzi, a mobile first technology company enabling greater efficiency in deploying donor funding to global social impact programmes. 2 May 2017 Read more

Vumela Fund backing creates significant social impactVumela, a fund managed by FNB and Edge Growth, is proud to announce a R15m debt investment in Nova Pioneer, an independent school network offering excellent enquiry-based education. 2 May 2017 Read more

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