(Directory) Take Your Pick of Funding

(Directory) Take Your Pick of Funding


Private Sector Funding

Offering: Each bank has its own suite of products aimed at start-up businesses. Be sure to assess what your finance needs are, and that you have a sound business plan backed up by the necessary skills and experience.

Related: How to Write a Funding Proposal

Offering: Business Partners offers both business loans and business property finance. Collateral requirements are determined case-by-case.

  • South African Venture Capitalist & Private Equity Association (SAVCA)

Offering: SAVCA offers an  extensive list of venture capital, private equity and investment firms. Full contact details for each member are included.

Some firms include:

Offering: Angel Funding for high-growth ventures seeking funding of between R1 million and R10 million.

Many large corporates are involved with Enterprise Development and you can potentially land some funding through one of these organisations:



Public Sector:

Offering: The IDC is a financially self-sustainable entity playing a large role in ED. Each of its programmes has specific criteria for funding.

  • Small Enterprise Financing Agency (SEFA)  
    Call: +27 (0)12 748 9600
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