How To Finance The Equipment That Will Build Your Business

By Darlene Menzies  Aug 17, 2017 Growth takes money. This is a simple fact of doing business. The trick is to spend that money in the right way. To protect your cash flow, financing your growth is often the best solution. There are a number of reasons why growing businesses may need to raise finance, from bridging a temporary cash flow situation …

How to prepare yourself for an investor: a guide

A recent survey found that many South African entrepreneurs needed help with things such as Real State of Entrepreneurship Find out more about how to prepare yourself for an investor, here. Brand South Africa reporter Funding is one of the challenges faced by many entrepreneurs in South Africa. In the Real State of Entrepreneurship in South Africa 2017 survey, many …

Staying Afloat when Cash is Tight in your Small Business

The bad news in the SME market in 2016 was that 67% of small businesses that closed in South Africa did so for financial reasons. This is a far more pressing problem for local entrepreneurs compared to their regional counterparts, with 50% more South African entrepreneurs discontinuing their businesses due to a lack of access to finance compared to the …

Cash Flow Tips for Small Businesses to Survive Rocky Times

The bad news in the SME market in 2016 was that 67% of small businesses that closed in South Africa did so for financial reasons. This is a far more pressing problem for local entrepreneurs compared to their regional counterparts, with 50% more South African entrepreneurs discontinuing their businesses due to a lack of access to finance compared to the …

Staying Afloat when Cash is Tight in your Business

The bad news in the SME market in 2016 was that 67% of small businesses that closed in South Africa did so for financial reasons. This is a far more pressing problem for local entrepreneurs compared to their regional counterparts, with 50% more South African entrepreneurs discontinuing their businesses due to a lack of access to finance compared to the …

Securing Funding: Financial Readiness is Key to Success

Staying organised and on top of paperwork can be tricky for entrepreneurs who already have dozens of other balls in the air. Here is a simple tip to put you at the front of the queue to secure finance. Keeping track of financial documents and then needing to have up to date copies on hand when requested by lenders is …