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 …

Access to Finance – One of the Primary Causes of Small Business Failure

JOHANNESBURG – The backbone of the South African economy is supported by small businesses, but businesses without a funding source are prone to failing or struggling to grow. The reality is that many small business owners are at a loss when it comes to where to look for funding and how to access it. With this in mind, Darlene Menzies, …

Find funding here

Online small business financing platform to make things much easier for entrepreneurs. Minister of the Department of Small Business Development (DSBD) Lindiwe Zulu on Friday launched FinFind, an online solution to the lack of access to financing for small, micro and medium enterprises. The free-to-use website gives small business owners information and guidance on accessing a share of the reportedly large pool …