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 – …

Entrepreneurship and Cooperative Development Institute Conference 2018 (Sponsored by the Services SETA)

On 1 March, Darlene Menzies, CEO of Finfind will be addressing The Entrepreneurship and Cooperative Development Institute Conference 2018 in Fourways, Johannesburg. This one-day action-packed inaugural conference is set to determine what is in the pipeline, what comes next and importantly, how to connect and where to engage. Developing Entrepreneurs Darlene Menzies, CEO of Finfind says: “If you’re serious about …

Pathways to Funding Do-ference Joburg 2017

Are you a (social) entrepreneur ready to take your business to the next level? The UCT Graduate School of Business Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, together with our partners, has gathered together speakers and entrepreneurs from across the ecosystem to equip you with the tools and confidence to grow your business. Please join us at the annual PATHWAYS …

#Leaderex2017 – The Biggest Highlights And Lessons

South Africa’s biggest startup conference #Leaderex2017 has come and gone. Held today at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, the event has become something of an annual tradition for many entrepreneurs and business execs. The focus this year was on innovation, leadership and entrepreneurship with many of the masterclasses focusing on what the future holds for businesses, and how to prepare for it Read more …

7 Big Funding Lessons We Took From #FundEx2017

“Chase business, not funding.” This was Nirmala Reddy’s message for entrepreneurs attending the funding and investment conference and expo, FundEx, held yesterday at the Riversands Incubation Hub. Reddy is the senior manager of enterprise development at Nedbank. Read more

Pathways to funding for (social) entrepreneurs Do exist

Bringing together entrepreneurs, start-ups, finance and legal experts from across the South African entrepreneurship ecosystem, the Bertha Centre’s Do-ference is designed to help early-stage entrepreneurs access the tools and connections they need to take their (social) enterprises to the next level. The Do-ference is for all early-stage entrepreneurs, but is especially tailored to social entrepreneurs and township-based entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship and …

Yes there are Pathways to Funding for Social Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship are but some of the keys to growth and employment opportunities in our country. At the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s (a specialised Centre at UCT’s Graduate School of Business) annual Pathways to Funding Do-ference entrepreneurs will get a better understanding of how to raise funding directly from investors and peers who have walked …