Panel of Entrepreneurs Inspires SME’s at #StartupGrind Durban

#Startupgrind Durban hosted a Panel Discussion at the Pavillion Hotel for its third anniversary.  Last night the panel of entrepreneurs featured Justin Clarke (Private Property), Aisha Pandor (SweepSouth), Darlene Menzies (FinFind) and Ramsay Daly (iKhokha). “Serve a global problem” to make good money with your start up, says Darlene Menzies of @finfindeasy. @StartupGrindDBN #start_dbn — conciergi (@conciergi) April 18, 2018 …

News Round up for Busy Entrepreneurs 6 April 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. Africa’s Scale-ups Encouraged to Apply for the MEST Africa Challenge MEST Africa has launched their first Pan-African startup pitch competition, the MEST Africa Challenge. They are …

News Round up for Busy Entrepreneurs 30 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. Ramaphosa urges more businesses to get involved in youth employment JOHANNESBURG – President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on more businesses to get involved with the Youth …

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 …

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 …

#Leaderex2017 – The Biggest Highlights And Lessons

South Africa’s biggest startup conference #Leaderex2017 has come and gone. Held today at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, the event has become something of an annual tradition for many entrepreneurs and business execs. The focus this year was on innovation, leadership and entrepreneurship with many of the masterclasses focusing on what the future holds for businesses, and how to prepare for it Read more …

Finfind Partners with Nedbank’s Essential Guide for Small-Business Owners

Dreams come true at Nedbank Entrepreneurship is not just a matter of coming up with a bright idea. It happens when someone is consumed with the desire to sell that great idea to the rest of the world. And the “sell” part sounds so easy. But Alan Shannon, Head: Relationship Banking Sales at Nedbank, is very familiar with the fiddly …

DSBD and USAID Officially Launch Free Online Solution to Finance Access for SMMEs

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Department of Small Business Development (dsbd) today announced the official launch of finfind, a web-based solution that brings together financiers from the private sector and government, business consultants and the small business owner to increase access to finance. “Government has prioritised entrepreneurship and the advancement of SMMEs as the catalyst to …