Over 5 900 lottery funding applications outstanding - Davies

2017-06-23 18:24

The National Lotteries Board has a backlog of close to 6 000 applications for funding that amounts to more than R11bn, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says.

Entrepreneurs, funders head to Funding Fair

2017-05-09 15:31

The third annual Western Cape Funding Fair will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on Wednesday May 10.

Trump to maintain HIV funding, including for SA

2017-03-19 17:31

US President Donald Trump intends to maintain current funding levels for efforts to combat HIV/AIDS around the world, including South Africa.

Sage Foundation launches $1m Enterprise Fund

2017-02-27 18:44

The Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund is open to non-profits in Africa with ideas to help improve the lives of military veterans, young people or women and girls.

Govt urges SA to engage with #Budget2017 on Twitter

2017-02-17 17:43

Government encourages South Africans to be informed on and engage with the 2017 Budget.

R380 000 grant for community food gardens spent on hotel bills

2016-11-18 17:36

The National Development Agency is to open a case against the Khayelitsha Development Forum over the alleged misuse of funds.

Startling revelation: IMF not in funding talks with Zim

2016-07-15 16:47

Contrary to what the Zimbabwean authorities have been telling anyone who cared to listen, the IMF says it is not discussing a funding programme with Zimbabwe.

NPO asked to pay back funding

2015-12-16 09:20

A non-profit organisation (NPO) based in Estcourt is opposing an application by the provincial government for the return of R10 862 847.

Lack of funds at Amajuba

2015-11-17 12:00

Amajuba District Municipality is experiencing financial constraints and cannot keep up with its monthly salary bill which is said to be R7 million excluding third-party payments.

Eskom a steal for debt investors

2015-08-17 07:14

Forget that Eskom is struggling to keep the lights on and that its profit has fallen. In the world of sovereign-linked bonds, its debt is cheap, says a fund manager.


Vusi Thembekwayo launches entrepreneurship mentorship programme

2017-05-22 06:02

Venture capitalist Vusi Thembekwayo has launched a mentorship programme to find and nurture high-growth entrepreneurs.

Retail lender targets small businesses

2017-04-16 06:01

“Turnover is vanity. Profit is sanity. But cash flow is reality.” This is the catch phrase that appears on the website of six-year-old financial services provider Retail Capital.

R1m boost for SA craft e-commerce

2017-02-28 17:21

Small Business development ministry commits R1m to the marketing of e-commerce platform, Peek for South African crafters and designers to sell their products.

Funding Fair offers opportunities for entrepreneurs

2017-02-27 11:07

Businesses and entrepreneurs seeking funding are invited to attend the 2017 Western Cape Funding Fair at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Guide for entrepreneurs to find right equity partner

2016-12-22 17:16

If a business owner is not thoroughly prepared, turning to private equity for a cash injection could become an exercise in futility, suggests an expert.

Brown, Futuregrowth meet on SOE funding call postponed

2016-09-08 11:55

Public enterprises minister Lynne Brown's scheduled meeting with Old Mutual and Futuregrowth has been moved to a later date.

SA innovators feel the funding pinch

2016-01-25 12:01

Fewer and fewer patent applications are being filed. Is a lack of funding inhibiting innovators and their ideas?

W Cape entrepreneurs can pitch for funding

2015-11-23 16:24

Entrepreneurs in the Western Cape are invited to apply for a multi-million rand investment to grow their businesses, as part of the Western Cape Funding Fair.

R250m boost for women entrepreneurs

2015-08-20 13:37

Business Partners has launched a R250m fund to "make female entrepreneurship huge in South Africa".

SME funders need to take a risk - chamber

2015-05-28 13:59

Access to finance has been singled out as the major challenge impeding the survival and growth of start-up and seasoned SMEs, something a conference hopes to tackle.

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