Finfind News Round up for Busy Entrepreneurs 2 March 2018

Every week Finfind selects some of the newsworthy articles 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. Celebrating South African Entrepreneurship – Book Giveaway Finfind chatted to Alan Knott-Craig about his latest, ‘hot off the press’ book, “13 Rules for Being an Entrepreneur”. …

Metro FM – Darlene Menzies Chats to Lerato Kganyago and Dineo Ranaka

Finfind CEO Darlene Menzies dropped in to Metro FM on 11 February to chat to Lerato Kganyago and Dineo Ranaka on The Bridge. She discussed her business journey, challenges, her music and future plan. Listen to the interview.   Darlene Menzies talks to MetroFM 1 Darlene Menzies talks to MetroFM 2 Darlene Menzies talks to MetroFM 3 Darlene Menzies talks …

Finfind News Round up for Busy Entrepreneurs 23 February 2018

Every week Finfind selects some of the newsworthy articles 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. Budget 2018: The silver lining for small businesses While there’s much to be depressed about after the 2018 Budget Speech, it’s not all doom and gloom …

Entrepreneurship and Cooperative Development Institute Conference 2018 (Sponsored by the Services SETA)

On 1 March, Darlene Menzies, CEO of Finfind will be addressing The Entrepreneurship and Cooperative Development Institute Conference 2018 in Fourways, Johannesburg. This one-day action-packed inaugural conference is set to determine what is in the pipeline, what comes next and importantly, how to connect and where to engage. Developing Entrepreneurs Darlene Menzies, CEO of Finfind says: “If you’re serious about …

Ashraf Garda Shines the Spotlight on Finfind CEO Darlene Menzies

Darlene and Ashraf chatted about Darlene’s youth, her early business experiences and dealing with failure. They listened to music and shared views on obusiness and entrepreneurship. #AfternoonTalk with Ashraf Garda talking to Darlene Menzies – CEO of Finfind #InTheSpotlight #sabcnews — SAfmRadio 📻 (@SAfmRadio) January 26, 2018 Interview with Ashraf Garda 1 Interview with Ashraf Garda 2 Interview with Ashraf …

How to Prepare your Business for an Investor

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 entrepreneurs indicated that they required education specific to the practicalities of running a business such as marketing support and business planning. According to the Seed Academy, which conducted the survey, there were more than 1,200 …

Investing in a Franchise – Types of Available Funds

By Darlene Menzies If you’re interested in investing in a franchise, there are a number of funding routes available to you. In South Africa, a franchise is considered a separate, specialised field of business and from a financing perspective is viewed differently to an existing business. It’s typically easier to get funding for a franchise as franchises have a proven …