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How to get your business funding ready

You have an earth-shattering business idea. You're convinced it will stir up the marketplace. But you can't find a banker, venture capitalist or angel...

Tech startup SnapnSave gets cash injection

Kalon Venture Partners, formerly Grotech, and Smollan Group SA both acquired a minority stake in South Africa’s fastest growing shopping community, SnapnSave.

Insider advice on financing

South Africa’s small-business sector is feeling the pinch of the technical economic recession but there are simple, yet practical, steps to succeed, according to...

Adapting to junk status

What does junk status mean for your business?

Find yourself a lender to love

When the dream becomes a reality and you’re an entrepreneur with an exciting new business plan, one of the biggest headaches will be how...

Take control of your personal brand

Effective personal branding makes you stand out from the crowd to customers and funders…

Local start-up Snapt raises R15m in funding

Technology start-up, Snapt, has secured R15-million in funding from investment firm, Convergence Partners.

What it takes to start

Guidelines to consider before you start your own business...

Funding growth

Read on for some tips to ensure your growing business accesses the funds it needs…

WeChat to invest R50m in start-ups

WeChat Africa will identify promising tech start-ups and support their speedy entrance into the market using the WeChat platform.

New fund for women-owned businesses

Business Partners Limited has launched a R250-million Women in Business Fund.

$30m African SME fund launches

Business Partners has raised $30-million for a new fund, which will provide risk finance to SMEs in Malawi, Namibia and Zambia...

Get social when it comes to funding

Could crowdfunding help you get your business off the ground?

6 Housecleaning tips

Looking for an investor for your business? Here’s a checklist of things to put in place before you open your doors and your books...

What the banks look for

Banks look at 5 key areas when assessing loan applications...