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Sefa urges young entrepreneurs to access funding during Youth Month

The Small Enterprise Finance Agency is also hosting a webinar on 22 June for young entrepreneurs on how to access funding. Here's how to register...

19 hours ago

How to secure funding as an SME

Before applying for finance, business owners should get their accounting and tax affairs in order to fully understand the financial performance and position of their business....

By Tyler Posthumus 18 Jun 2021

HyperionDev secures over R50m in funding to expand to the US and UK

The combined funding strategy attracted over 1,500 investors from more than 20 countries, culminating in one of the largest ever edtech Series A fundraises in Africa...

15 Jun 2021

#PolishYourPitch: Pitching Tip 4: Always know your competition

Raizcorp CEO Allon Raiz has identified a number of pitching techniques critical to attracting investors and funders looking to back small businesses...

By Allon Raiz 10 Jun 2021

1K1V and Crossfin acquire Sybrin for R410m

One Thousand & One Voices (1K1V) in partnership with Crossfin Technology Holdings and investor Isaac Mophatlane, have acquired Sybrin Group of Companies for R410m...

9 Jun 2021

SA Innovation Summit extends Ayo Scaling Africa Investment deadline

A cash prize of R100,000 and an opportunity for further equity investment from Ayo Technology Solutions will be awarded to the winner of the contest...

3 Jun 2021

Wesgro, Finfind partner to link local businesses with funders

Wesgro has partnered with FinFind to develop a Fund Matchmaking Portal aimed at making access to finance for startups and SMMEs easier...

By Johannes Masiteng 1 Jun 2021

LifeQ secures $47m investment funding

LifeQ, an independent provider of biometrics and health information, has secured $47m from top investors around the world...

27 May 2021

Pitch your way to over R1m in prizes!

South Africa's most loved entrepreneurial pitching competition and workshop programme, Engen Pitch & Polish is back! And it's going to be bigger, better and digital!...

Issued by Raizcorp 27 May 2021

Ladles of Love launches RAD food business competition

Food security non-profit organisation Ladles of Love recently launched its Realise A Dream (RAD) competition for young food-producing entrepreneurs...

25 May 2021

#StartupFunding101: Raising capital and going global in the edtech space

Melvyn Lubega, co-founder of Go1 and Endeavor Entrepreneur, shares his experience of raising capital for an edtech company and how they went global...

By Evan-Lee Courie 25 May 2021

LISTEN: Accelerating beverage innovation in Africa with ZX Ventures

ZX Ventures is a global innovation division within brewing giant AB InBev with a mandate to nurture, support and grow the products of the future...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 May 2021

Tiger Brands to launch venture capital fund

Tiger Brands will launch a venture capital fund to invest in food and beverage startups, with an initial allocation of less than R100m...

By Nqobile Dludla 20 May 2021

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