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#StartupFunding101: Zachariah George talks early-stage funding in SA
#StartupFunding101: Zachariah George talks early-stage funding in SAArticle

Zachariah George, co-founder and chief investment officer of Startupbootcamp AfriTech and Endeavor mentor, walks us through the stages of early-stage funding and how to approach it in South Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 6 May 2021

#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa
#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of AfricaArticle

Allen Taylor, part of the global leadership team at Endeavor, shares insight into the global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 May 2021

#StartupFunding101: Raising capital to grow in the African payment space
#StartupFunding101: Raising capital to grow in the African payment spaceArticle

Dare Okoudjou, CEO and founder of MFS Africa and Endeavor Entrepreneur, unpacks the payment space in Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2021

#StartupFunding101: Capital funding and the fund raising basics
#StartupFunding101: Capital funding and the fund raising basicsArticle

Antonia Bothner, Endeavor South Africa Capital Markets Lead and Fundraising Lead at Endeavor Harvest Fund, uncovers the basics of capital funding and how to access it...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Cate Williams of Retail Capital South Africa
#BehindtheBrandManager: Cate Williams of Retail Capital South AfricaArticle

Cate Williams, marketing manager and brand strategist at Retail Capital South Africa, uncovers the driving force behind the brand...

Evan-Lee Courie 25 Mar 2021

Informal traders urged to apply for grant
Informal traders urged to apply for grantArticle

The Department of Small Business Development and Nedbank have called on informal fruit and vegetable traders who were negatively affected by the pandemic to apply for funding...

23 Nov 2020

Be creative in your approach to funding
Be creative in your approach to fundingArticle

Conventional wisdom holds that you should never do business with family and friends...

20 Oct 2020

Fundrr aims to disrupt small business funding in SA
Fundrr aims to disrupt small business funding in SAArticle

WATCH: Idan Jaan, co-founder and CEO of Funddr shares the journey of the small business funder...

Evan-Lee Courie 1 Oct 2020

#SupplementaryBudget: Structural reforms must be fast-tracked to increase transformation
#SupplementaryBudget: Structural reforms must be fast-tracked to increase transformationArticle

The South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) notes with concern the recent Supplementary Budget presented by the minister of finance, Tito Mboweni...

Tholo Makhaola 29 Jun 2020

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Standard Bank partners with Sefa to assist spaza shopsArticle

Standard Bank has partnered with the Small Enterprise Finance Agency to help spaza shops purchase stock through government funding...

4 Jun 2020

Focus areas for SMEs dealing with Covid-19
Focus areas for SMEs dealing with Covid-19Article

Small businesses are certainly bearing the brunt of the Covid-19 related economic fallout. Here are three ways SMEs can make sure they bounce back strongly after lockdown is lifted.

Dumisani Moyo 8 May 2020

Survey reveals 6% of small businesses receive relief funding
Survey reveals 6% of small businesses receive relief fundingArticle

Findings from the Covid-19 National Small Business Survey highlights the continued plight of small businesses coming out of Level-5 lockdown...

6 May 2020

Tax relief for PBOs providing Covid-19 disaster aid
Tax relief for PBOs providing Covid-19 disaster aidArticle

Income tax and donations tax relief measures have been made available for donors and qualifying Public Benefit Organisations (PBOs) established to assist with Covid-19 disaster relief efforts...

Riette Engels-Van Zyl 15 Apr 2020

How to feed the funding life-cycle of a small business
How to feed the funding life-cycle of a small businessArticle

For most South African small businesses, the difference between shooting the lights out and failing dismally lies in access to the right funding...

Dov Girnun 28 Oct 2019

Bradley Wattrus
3 financing options for small businessesArticle

Entrepreneurs need capital to get a business off the ground, or to fund expansion, improve cash flow, or buy inventory to meet consumer demand...

Bradley Wattus 20 Dec 2018

Anton Roelofse, regional manager, Business Partners Limited
How SMEs should pitch for fundingArticle

The current economic state definitely plays a major role in the challenges that SMEs experience in securing funding when they need it...

20 Aug 2018

South African chosen for Endeavor International Selection Panel
South African chosen for Endeavor International Selection PanelArticle

The Endeavor Global Network, an organisation that supports high-impact entrepreneurs from 23 emerging and growth markets across the globe, has selected Merchant Capital Founder and CEO, Dov Girnun...

17 Aug 2015

Over R1bn approved by Small Business Agency
Over R1bn approved by Small Business AgencyArticle

PRETORIA: The Small Business Finance Agency (Sefa) has invested approved funding of over R1-billion, Economic Development Minster Ebrahim Patel said on Friday, 21 February 2014.

24 Feb 2014

Micro-lenders have huge market opportunities - MFSAArticle

MicroFinance South Africa (MFSA) recently conducted research into the behaviours displayed by credit providers and consumers in the lending industry. The research, which provides valuable insight for credit providers, not only identifies current trends and perceptions held by consumers, but also highlights a wealth of opportunities for those in the micro-finance arena.

1 Jun 2012

'More effective IDC increases loan approvals by 35%Article

The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has increased its turnaround time for approval of loans to businesses and has increased loans approvals by over 35%, the Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel said in his Budget Vote speech this week.

25 Apr 2012

IDC balance sheet will boost new small business agency - Patel
IDC balance sheet will boost new small business agency - PatelArticle

The Small Enterprise Finance Agency (Sefa) will have access to millions of rands of funding from the balance sheet of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), says the Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel.

24 Apr 2012

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