Calling all aspirant entrepreneurs! FREE Entrepreneurs 4 Africa Conference

The Robin Hood Foundation, are taking giving to a new level and are hosting a free, world-class Entrepreneurial Conference for aspirant and existing entrepreneurs at City Hill Church, Inanda Road, Hillcrest on the 23rd and 24th July 2019.   The Entrepreneurs 4 Africa Conference aims to equip and inspire more than 1 000 aspirant and existing entrepreneurs with knowledge, skills …

USAID and BLSA extend their partnership

Finfind’s CEO, Darlene Menzies, attended the signing of the extension of the partnership between USAID and Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) and their investment in the Beyond Advocacy Fund (BAF). Finfind was a recipient of BAF funding for a pilot project with Nedbank and Sefa in 2017/2018

Funding for Startups

Accessing funding to start a business is everyone’s aspiration. Unfortunately the hard reality is that whilst there are some funds that provide finance for new businesses, they tend to be very particular about the type of business they are prepared to fund. Most lenders that are prepared to fund startups look for businesses with high growth potential or highly innovative …

Government Funding for SMMEs

The South African Government recognises that a healthy and growing SMME sector is critical to boost economic growth and job creation. As a result, the Government has developed a variety of funding products that SMMEs can apply for: these include full grants, cost-sharing grants, tax incentives, growth incentives, loans and equity finance options. Since these funds need to align to …

A Game Changing Partnership Guaranteed to Create an Economic Ripple Effect

With the launch of Kingson Capital’s new R 400 million Fund Two, this dynamic, Durban-born Venture Capital (VC) Company is committed to developing and supporting South African start-ups in an effort to meet both society and Government’s resolve to create jobs and sustain economic development in this country.  Now, cementing the organisation’s growing reputation as a founder-friendly VC, comes the …

Entrepreneurship and Business. Finfind’s Darlene Menzies chats to SAFM’s Ashraf Garda

Finfind CEO spent some time in the Studio last night at SAFM, chatting to Ashraf Garda on The View Point about business, SMME’s financing, credit checks and a host of other related topics. If you missed the interview, sit back and listen and learn. Finfind CEO, Darlene Menzies Interview with SAFM The View Point Ashraf Garda 14 February 2019 Part …

Finfind CEO Darlene Menzies on the Panel of a FREE Webinar for Business Advisers

On 24 January, Finfind CEO Darlene Menzies will join two other SME experts. The panel will discuss and highlight  “Key questions to ask your small business clients when they are looking for funding”. The Webinar is convened by  the Institute of Business Advisors of Southern Africa (IBASA) and the Entrepreneurial Planning Institute (EPI). It will start at 11.am CAT. IBASA …

Finfind CEO Darlene Menzies Addresses a CSIR BIDC Networking Event

Finfind CEO Darlene Menzies addressed CSIR Biomanufacturing Industry Development Centre (BIDC) Accelerator Networking Event at the CSIR Scientia Campus in Pretoria. The CSIR Biomanufacturing Industry Development Centre (BIDC) is a world-class facility established to translate biomanufacturing concepts and technologies into market-ready products and services. The facility offers competency throughout the value chain from laboratory scale validation through to technology prototyping …