Access to Finance – What do you Need to Get your Business Ready?

Applying for funding takes time, and time is usually the very thing you don’t have when you’re needing finance. It makes sense then that you should do everything possible before engaging lenders to be finance ready Good preparation on the part of the finance seeker quickens the application process. Knowing what lenders need from you is vital to knowing what …

You Need Business Finance – Where Do You Start?

You’ve got your own business or are wanting to start a business and need to raise finance but are unsure of what funding options are available and what is needed to qualify for them. This is the situation that thousands of entrepreneurs across South Africa find themselves in. Darlene Menzies, CEO of Finfind weighs in: “Access to business finance is …

Minister Lindiwe Zulu Launches SMME Access to Finance Solution

Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu will, on Friday (30 October 2015) launch finfind, a web-based solution aimed at improving access to finance for small business owners. Finfind is South Africa’s one-stop solution for access to finance for SMMEs. The launch will take during the Second National Small Business Policy Colloquium in Sandton, Johannesburg. The Department of Small …