Finfind’s Brett Nadasen on “Innovative Financial Solutions”

Finfind’s Business Development Manager, Brett Nadasen recently participated in a panel discussion on “Innovative Financing Solutions” at the SME & Africa Financing Forum 2018, a parallel event to the Africa Investment Forum. The discussion also touched on the relevance of technology to African SMEs and society. The other panellists were: Vanessa Moungar: Director of Gender, Women and Civil Society – …

Finfind Included in Presidential Jobs Summit Framework Agreement

Finfind’s SMME Funding Readiness Programme was included in the historic Presidential Jobs Summit Framework Agreement. The Presidential Jobs Summit, which was held on 4-5 October 2018 at Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, brought together all NEDLAC constituencies – the government, labour, business and community (civil society). One of the key declarations of this year’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) on …

Networking Opportunities at Durban’s Leading Ladies’ Luncheon

On Thursday, 18 October 2018, three of Durban’s most prominent business women are joining forces to inspire and educate 250 businesswomen. The speakers are Darlene Menzies, CEO of Finfind, Cindy Norcott, CEO of Pro Appointments and Margaret Hirsch, COO of Hirsch’s. Between them, these ladies have a wealth of experience and a passion for the development of women in business. …

Darlene Menzies – Finalist in AWIEF Awards, Tech Entrepreneur Category

We are proud and honoured to announce that Finfind’s CEO Darlene Menzies is a finalist in the 2018 African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Awards in the Tech Entrepreneur category. She is one of five finalists in her category with entrants from 16 countries. The aim of the AWIEF Awards is to promote excellence in entrepreneurship and innovation amongst …

Alice Leah of Finfind to Speak at the Durban Business Fair

This year the Durban Business Fair celebrates its twenty year anniversary, a milestone for the city and its business community. The Fair started off as the SMME Fair in 1998. Finfind at the Durban Business Fair Alice Leah, Finfind’s Operations Manager will be speaking on 21 September at the Techzone on the “Art of Networking” Alice explains that her five …

Venture Central – a Digital Home for South Africa’s Entrepreneurs

South Africa’s entrepreneurs need a home – a centralised national portal that aggregates all the resources. This is Simodisa’s new Venture Central. Now more than ever has there been a greater emphasis on entrepreneurship, its impact and its ability to contribute significantly towards creating jobs and growing our economy.  However, the current South African entrepreneurship ecosystem is facing significant challenges. …

Download SA SMME Access to Finance Report

Finfind’s inaugural ‘SA SMME Access to Finance Report’ was launched on 10 July 2018 in Johannesburg. The report analyses a unique data set, provided by Finfind, of SMME funders and SMMEs seeking finance. It was sponsored by the SA SME Fund and identifies access to finances challenges, gaps and potential solutions.  The Finfind 2017 cleaned data sample of 11 033 …