Darlene Menzies Blows the Kudu Horn to Open Trading on the JSE

Darlene Menzies, CEO, technology innovator, entrepreneur and business guru, was recently announced as one of the most Inspiring 50 women in Africa. Menzies, along with five other women from the Inspiring 50, attended the opening of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) this morning, 31 August. This was a significant event, showcasing how women are becoming increasingly involved and pivotal in …

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 …

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 …

In the Media: Darlene Menzies and FinFind at the World Economic Forum

Darlene Menzies of FinFind was nominated by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as one of the best emerging female technology executives. WEF said its second annual search for Africa’s best women technology entrepreneurs had discovered “a wealth of female entrepreneurial talent in the region”. Six of these entrepreneurs have been chosen to participate at the forum on Africa 2017 being …