In the Media: Darlene Menzies and FinFind at the World Economic Forum (more)

Darlene Menzies of FinFind was nominated by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as one of the best emerging female technology executives. WEF said its second annual search for Africa’s best women technology entrepreneurs had discovered “a wealth of female entrepreneurial talent in the region”. Six of these entrepreneurs have been chosen to participate at the forum on Africa 2017 being …

In the Media: Darlene Menzies and FinFind at the World Economic Forum

Darlene Menzies of FinFind was nominated by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as one of the best emerging female technology executives. WEF said its second annual search for Africa’s best women technology entrepreneurs had discovered “a wealth of female entrepreneurial talent in the region”. Six of these entrepreneurs have been chosen to participate at the forum on Africa 2017 being …

News Roundup for Busy Entrepreneurs 30 April 2017

Every week Finfind selects some of the newsworthy articles from local and international media to help keep busy entrepreneurs up to date and informed about the latest happenings in the world of SME Finance and other SME news. Enjoy. Minister of Small Business Development launches Youth Entrepreneurship Centre in Free State Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu on Friday, 21 …

News Roundup for Busy Entrepreneurs 23 April

Every week Finfind selects some of the newsworthy articles from local and international media to help keep busy entrepreneurs up to date and informed about the latest happenings in the world of SME development and SME finance. Enjoy. How SA’s “junk” Status Impacts your Startup April began with South Africa’s credit rating downgrade to “junk” status, meaning both existing and …

Finance Challenges Impacting Entrepreneurs

Darlene Menzies, CEO of Finfind, talks about challenges impacting entrepreneurs. In South Africa, more than 80% of start-ups fail in their first year and of those who survive only half are still in business by year three – for a country that is relying on the small business sector to grow the economy this high failure rate is concerning and …

Access to Funds for Small Business a Click Away

A web-based service, which will empower small business with knowledge and tools to access finance, has been launched by Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu. “We are very excited about the Finfind solution and trust that it will result in the provision of adequate financial assistance to Small Medium and Micro-Enterprises (SMMEs) nationwide, thereby ensuring the long term prosperity of the …

This site aims to help SA startups find the funding they need

We’ve heard it countless times from startups: securing funding for a new business is troublesome. The trouble being that many small business owners simply don’t know where to start looking. A website, finfindeasy.co.za, was launched last week and seeks to make it a bit easier to find funding for your small business. The site will connect entrepreneurs with financial services by creating an environment that …

Find funding here

Online small business financing platform to make things much easier for entrepreneurs. Minister of the Department of Small Business Development (DSBD) Lindiwe Zulu on Friday launched FinFind, an online solution to the lack of access to financing for small, micro and medium enterprises. The free-to-use website gives small business owners information and guidance on accessing a share of the reportedly large pool …