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SA surf brand Mami Wata crowdfunds for international expansion
SA surf brand Mami Wata crowdfunds for international expansionArticle

South African surf brand, Mami Wata, is raising growth capital through European equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to scale the business abroad...

29 Apr 2021

6 signs your business could use growth capital
6 signs your business could use growth capitalArticle

If your business growth has plateaued, or you've hit a wall with your business plan, then it may be time for you to change things up...

Dov Girnun 22 Apr 2021

Inoxico enables sustainable business growth
Inoxico enables sustainable business growthArticle

The Vumela Fund is excited to announce an equity investment into Inoxico, enabling the company to continue establishing itself as a commercial credit risk tech provider...

Issued by Edge Growth 23 Feb 2021

Endeavor SA's entrepreneurs raise 4x capital YOY
Endeavor SA's entrepreneurs raise 4x capital YOYArticle

Despite prolonged global market uncertainty, Endeavor South Africa has reported significant growth in their portfolio of disruptive tech businesses...

25 Jan 2021

Bryan Turner, partner, Spear Capital
#BizTrends2021: 4 trends that will have a major impact on private equity in 2021Article

Amidst the general chaos of 2020, investors were hit hard. With economies around the world all but shutting down in March, activity ground to a halt...

Bryan Turner 13 Jan 2021

Section 12J investments more beneficial than only their tax treatments
Section 12J investments more beneficial than only their tax treatmentsArticle

The government's tax-incentive to boost economic growth - Section 12J of the Income Tax Act - gives investors more than a mere tax benefit...

Renier de Wit 28 Dec 2020

Secha Capital Fund II aims to create impact through investment
Secha Capital Fund II aims to create impact through investmentArticle

Many South African SMEs are unable to recruit young, top achieving talent, but Secha Capital Fund II plans to change that...

21 Oct 2020

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Nedbank, WhereIsMyTransport partner to scale up sustainable urban mobilityArticle

Effective and accessible mobility solutions are recognised as a key driver of social, political, and economic growth. However, in the vast majority of emerging economies, a lack of reliable and affordable formal public transport continues to limit access to opportunities for billions of people...

11 Mar 2020

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Why retail SMEs need the right financial backing to remain innovative and adaptableArticle

The new year brings with it several challenges for small business owners. A decrease in sales and the country's depressed economy may force several SMEs to close down...

12 Feb 2020

Tunisian philanthropist Hazem Ben-Gacem invests €500,000 in fashion brand LYOUM
Tunisian philanthropist Hazem Ben-Gacem invests €500,000 in fashion brand LYOUMArticle

Tunisian fashion brand LYOUM may forge ahead its path of international expansion with new product ranges after philanthropist Hazem Ben-Gacem invested €500,000 in the company...

16 Jan 2020

Publik takes over CyberCellar in deal with Silvertree
Publik takes over CyberCellar in deal with SilvertreeArticle

Publik will take ownership of online retailer CyberCellar, following the signing of an agreement with current owner Silvertree Holdings...

5 Dec 2019

These are Shoprite's standout suppliers for 2019
These are Shoprite's standout suppliers for 2019Article

The Shoprite Group honoured its most innovative and reliable suppliers at its annual Supplier Awards this past weekend...

18 Nov 2019

Kenya's Twiga Foods raises $30m in Series B round
Kenya's Twiga Foods raises $30m in Series B roundArticle

Kenyan B2B food distribution company, Twiga Foods, has raised $23.75 million in a Series B equity round led by Goldman Sachs...

28 Oct 2019

#FoodNextAfrica: How to whet the appetite of food investors
#FoodNextAfrica: How to whet the appetite of food investorsArticle

The global food and beverage business is brimming with innovation. Competition is stiff between FMCG giants and startups racing to get their latest product onto retail shelves and into the hands of consumers...

Lauren Hartzenberg 30 Sep 2019

SA's Sneaker Lab plans global expansion with Buffet, KLT investment
SA's Sneaker Lab plans global expansion with Buffet, KLT investmentArticle

Local sneaker care brand Sneaker Lab has set its sights on the global market following an international investment partnership with Buffet and KLT...

21 Aug 2019

African Business magazine launches event series
African Business magazine launches event seriesArticle

Asoko Insight and African Business magazine announce African Business DealRoom partnership...

10 May 2019

PwC report: Top 40 miners back on track
PwC report: Top 40 miners back on trackArticle

The world's Top 40 miners recovered from a race to the bottom, with bolstered balance sheets and a return to profitability in 2016...

8 Jun 2017

Private equity to inject billions into Africa
Private equity to inject billions into AfricaArticle

The Baker McKenzie report ‘A growth engine: Trends and outcomes of private equity in Africa' shows private equity activity in Africa will inject billions of US dollars of sustainable investment over the next five years...

20 Apr 2017

Co-working properties get the green light from alternative funders
Co-working properties get the green light from alternative fundersArticle

The rise of the shared economy is not only shifting how we work, but where we work...

Gary Palmer 19 Apr 2017

Companies that inspire in Africa are highlighted
Companies that inspire in Africa are highlightedArticle

The London Stock Exchange Group's inaugural ‘Companies to Inspire Africa' report launches, showing high growth companies in Africa...

4 Apr 2017

Redressing inequality in SA through skills development and entrepreneurship
Redressing inequality in SA through skills development and entrepreneurshipArticle

Inequality emerged as a major theme at the 47th World Economic Forum in Davos, and remains a pressing concern globally and in South Africa...

Ryan Ravens 1 Feb 2017

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Snapplify expands into AfricaArticle

Snapplify raises capital to continue expansion into new markets in Africa...

29 Nov 2016

Tribune Publishing rejects boosted Gannett bid
Tribune Publishing rejects boosted Gannett bidArticle

Los Angeles Times owner Tribune Publishing on Monday rejected a sweetened takeover offer from newspaper rival Gannett but left the door open to discussions on a potential tie-up...

24 May 2016

Tech PR storming into Africa
Tech PR storming into AfricaArticle

Specialist B2B tech PR and digital marketing agency DUO Marketing and Communications welcomes two new clients to its growing portfolio of customers that want to grow market share in South Africa and the sub-Saharan region...

Issued by DUO Marketing + Communications 5 Apr 2016

New regulations to boost private equity in Namibia
New regulations to boost private equity in NamibiaArticle

The implementation of new regulations requiring institutional investors to invest a minimum percentage of their assets into unlisted assets in Namibia, is set to provide a significant boost to private equity in the country...

12 Nov 2015

Grovest announces investment in SMEasy
Grovest announces investment in SMEasyArticle

Grovest, South Africa's first Section 12 J Venture Capital Company, has announced that the organisation has made a sizeable investment in SMEasy, an online accounting and business management system designed for small business owners...

11 Jun 2015

Carl Zeiss to sponsor 2015 Rhino Conservation Awards
Carl Zeiss to sponsor 2015 Rhino Conservation AwardsArticle

Carl Zeiss Sports Optics GmbH of the ZEISS Group has undertaken to sponsor the annual Rhino Conservation Awards...

2 Feb 2015

Ascendis concludes two B-BBEE deals worth R140m
Ascendis concludes two B-BBEE deals worth R140mArticle

Ascendis Health has successfully concluded two separate B-BBEE deals to the combined value of R140m with BEE investment partners WDB Investment Holdings (WDBIH) and Senatla Capital...

28 Nov 2014

Vantage contributes to 4G LTE network expansion in Ghana
Vantage contributes to 4G LTE network expansion in GhanaArticle

Vantage Mezzanine has provided $30m of expansion capital to Surfline Communications together with a fund co-investor in order to further expand Surfline's 4G LTE network in Ghana...

4 Nov 2014

Surveys shows a decline in Africa's business confidence
Surveys shows a decline in Africa's business confidenceArticle

The latest findings of the Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) show that the second quarter of 2014 was a particularly difficult time for many African economies.

14 Aug 2014

Rhino conservation gets support from Prince Albert II
Rhino conservation gets support from Prince Albert IIArticle

Prince Albert II of Monaco has accepted to be Patron of the Rhino Conservation Initiative and the Rhino Conservation Awards.

30 Jun 2014

Hasselblad and CNEI sponsor Rhino Conservation AwardArticle

Dr. Larry Hansen, chairman and CEO of the Swedish camera manufacturer Hasselblad, has announced the founding of the 'Rhino Conservation Award'. This project is in collaboration with the Department of Environmental Affairs of South Africa and The Game Rangers Association of Africa.

29 Nov 2012

OPIC OK's R550m for SA small businesses investment fundArticle

According to 4-traders.com website, the Board of Directors of US Government's development finance institution, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), approved almost R550 million in financing for a new private equity investment fund for South African small businesses.

18 Jun 2012

Shell Foundation to offer solutions for Africa's SMEs
Shell Foundation to offer solutions for Africa's SMEsArticle

Shell Foundation will address this year's Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) on the importance of Africa's small and medium enterprise (SME) sector to sustainable economic growth in the continent, and the development of a new asset class to provide a combination of growth capital and business skills to entrepreneurs on an international scale.

6 Jun 2012

Yu network covers KenyaArticle

Essar Telecom Kenya's (ETKL) Yu brand now has countrywide network coverage. Yu is Kenya's fourth GSM brand that was launched in November 2008.

Carole Kimutai 3 Sep 2009

New biotechnology company formedArticle

AstraZeneca and Nomura Phase4 Ventures announce creation of new company “Albireo”

Issued by SIMONSAYS communications 20 Oct 2008

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