Qatar reportedly tells banks to seek overseas funding amid spat

2017-08-20 16:10

Qatar is telling its banks to tap international investors to raise financing, instead of mainly relying on government funding, people familiar with the matter said, as the impact of the ongoing Saudi-led boycott puts pressure on liquidity.

Tips to save up for a gap year

2017-07-27 15:44

Taking a gap year without an income can add financial strain and may lead you to incur debt. An expert offers tips on how best to save for it.

Small business, big money

2017-07-10 15:59

How a novel finance matchmaking site is shaking up the start-up sector and linking small business with capital providers.

Eskom banks heavily on China, inks R20bn loan deal

2017-07-06 15:27

Despite a number of scandals, Eskom says international roadshows indicate that there is still a significant appetite from international investors for its bonds.

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.


Pensioners stand to lose hard-earned money if PIC funds SAA - DA

2017-08-04 21:00

Government can expect a huge pushback from members and pensioners of the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) if their money were to be used for an SAA bailout, says the DA.

Mystery of Eskom's money

2017-07-18 07:50

The clock is ticking for scandal-infested Eskom as it readies to release its financial results amid confusion around the state firm’s true financial solvency.

Standard Bank Zim unit steps in to help fund Zim mining sector

2017-07-10 11:57

Zimbabwe’s Stanbic Bank, a unit of Standard Bank, says it provided 46% of the country’s mining sector capital requirements for the year 2016.

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.

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