Endeavor, SA SME Fund intro entrepreneur scale-up programme
The initiative targets primarily tech-enabled businesses, which scale quickly and outperform their peers, driving revenue growth and creating jobs.
R135m VC fund seeks home-grown innovative businesses
Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs Africa seeks to support successful innovative home-grown SMEs.
ProﬁtShare secures R100m from SA SME Fund
The funding will allow ProﬁtShare to partner with more small and medium businesses to provide much-needed capital to catalyse growth.
SA accelerator gets R25m boost, seals Google start-ups deal
Grindstone receives an investment from the SA SME Fund and concludes agreements with Google and Deloitte to extend its reach.
SA SME Fund gets R150m tech commercialisation boost
The fund enables the commercialisation of technology innovations developed by South African universities.
SA SME Fund, TIA co-invest R350m in tech start-ups
The organisations form a partnership to invest in a hardware tech incubator, University Technology Fund and biotechnology.
When it comes to tech investment, SA is under threat
Perceptions around African tech businesses have evolved and the ecosystem needs to transform to support these firms, says AfricArena.
Analysts say fintech will close funding gap for SMEs
Fintech disruptors are increasingly filling the SME funding gap left by banks and investors.