Getting to grips with small business financing

Getting to grips with small business financing

Whether you need money to buy stock or equipment, require working capital to employ more staff or to fund a contract, or are simply looking for assistance to bridge your cash flow gaps while you are building your business, if you can’t secure the finance you need, it will have a huge impact on sustainability and growth of your business.

Laying The Foundations For Start Up Sustainability at A Higher Education Level

Finfind participates in the EDHE Lekgotla 2019 A massive stumbling block for many South African entrepreneurs is not only bringing their startup to life, but also maintaining the financial sustainability of their startup. Education is crucial for improving their chances of small business success, as well as harnessing the efficacy of fundamental startup processes such as accessing funding, hiring the …

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 …