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SOUTH AFRICA

Magda Wierzycka, CEO: Sygnia
#WomensMonth: Magda Wierzycka talks passion and business

When state capture and corporate wrong doing started oozing out in the media, Magda Wierzycka was a lone voice brave enough to speak out against corruption...

By Nicci Botha 20 Aug 2018

AFRICA

Partech Ventures launches $70m Africa VC fund
Partech Ventures launches $70m Africa VC fund

Partech Ventures has announced the launch of its Partech Africa fund, which has secured over €57 million ($70 million) toward its target size of €100 million ($122 million)...

By Tom Jackson 22 Jan 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Three things you can do to improve your odds of getting small business loans
Three things you can do to improve your odds of getting small business loans

Startup financing is often the holy grail of entrepreneurs and it takes a high degree of commitment to your idea to go through the rollercoaster ride of raising financing for a startup...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Jul 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Opening the doors to finance for SMEs
Opening the doors to finance for SMEs

On a continent where traditional jobs are scarce, building a strong base of entrepreneurs and small- and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) seems like the logical solution. But lack of access to finance remains a primary reason why these enterprises don't succeed...

By Nicci Botha 25 Nov 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Alternatives to bank loans for financing small enterprises
Alternatives to bank loans for financing small enterprises

If you're a South African entrepreneur or small business owner looking for financing to start or expand a business, you have probably become accustomed to banks and venture capital firms slamming the door in your face.

By Steven Cohen 31 Oct 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Erika van der Merwe
Getting innovative about funding

South Africa's young yet lively venture capital ecosystem is building momentum, with the increased availability of funding mechanisms for innovation being one important driver of this growth.

By Erika van der Merwe 27 Sep 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Gigaba: Please don't tell us how to spend our money
Gigaba: Please don't tell us how to spend our money

If some person, not a 'friend' or 'someone special', started telling me how to spend my money I'd probably tell them to get stuffed and to use goose down for the stuffing.

By Paddy Hartdegen 16 Apr 2012

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