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 …

Finfind News Round up for Busy Entrepreneurs- 14 July 2017

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. SA blockchain start-up joins Lykke initiative Local blockchain start-up Ekasi Bucks is the first South African organisation to join the Lykke Streams programme, a global initiative …

Small Business, Big Money

If one were to imagine an online dating service for money and business – minus the selfies enhanced with the appropriate filters – FinFind would be it. The innovative online platform connects small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in search of funding with finance providers that match their specific finance needs – whether it be grants, debt or equity. It is …

Finfind’s News Roundup for Busy Entrepreneurs 7.7.17

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. SA Fintech startups to watch CB Insights has updated its Fintech 250 list, detailing the emerging fintech companies that will change the face of financial services …

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. Keeping track of financial documents and then needing to have up to date copies on hand when requested by lenders is a business owner’s worst nightmare. While securing finance may be critical to your business’s survival and growth, …

What Type Of Growth Funding Do You Really Need?

By Darlene Menzies Jul 5, 2017 Checklist Find the right finance for your needs What do you need funding for? Have you critically evaluated all your options? Can you unlock this capital in your business? Have you approached or recognised lenders who fund this particular need? Do you know what surety they will need for the finance? Hundreds of entrepreneurs …

Finfind’s News Roundup for Busy Entrepreneurs 30.6.17

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. 5 African startups make global CB Insights Fintech 250 African startups BitPesa, Paga, Paystack, Yoco and Zoona have made it onto the Fintech 250 list compiled …

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 …

Finfind’s News Roundup for Busy Entrepreneurs 23.6.17

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. SA’s WhereIsMyTransport Gets Additional R20 million Funding from a London-based Investor South-African based tech start-up WhereIsMyTransport has announced an investment of £1.2 million (R19.8 million) from …