The Small Enterprise Finance Agency (Sefa)
WHAT THEY DO: The Small Enterprise Finance Agency provides financial products and services to qualifying SMMEs and Co-operatives, as defined in the National Small Business Act of 1996 and amended in 2004, through a hybrid of wholesale and direct lending channels.
HOW TO REACH THEM: www.sefa.org.za
SA SME Fund
WHAT THEY DO: The fund is a registered standalone investment vehicle managed by an executive management team, which reports to an independent board of directors. An independent investment committee is responsible for approving investments into funds that will enable the SA SME Fund to fulfil its mandate.
HOW TO REACH THEM: https://sasmefund.co.za
WHAT THEY DO: Incentives SA offers advice and information on the range of Department of Trade and Industry grants available in all sectors including SMME’s and Business funding. Grants are available for small business funding, medium sized businesses and large companies with turnovers exceeding R35 million per year.
With a wealth of experience in grant funding and business finance they have helped over 400 companies grow their businesses. Incentives SA has a robust team of industry professionals bringing together a combined business development career of over 30 years. Having raised over R800m in funding they have the right team and knowledge to scale your business and bring to your business the expertise it requires in accessing funding.
Read their frequently asked questions here to get a better idea of how they can help you.
HOW TO REACH THEM: https://incentivesa.co.za/dti/smme or firstname.lastname@example.org