Many would-be small business owners hit a stumbling block when it comes to accessing finance needed to drive growth. At BDTV we have a passion to help propel the growth and success of the country's SME sector. It's for this reason that we have put together a short series to help guide entrepreneurs through this challenging field. Each week our experts will go through the various funding options and talk prospective business owners through the application process; the pitfalls; and what they need to know in order to position themselves to tap SME Funding. SME Funding is hosted by Lynette Ntuli, CEO of Innate Investment Solutions and Kumaran Padayachee, CEO of Spartan.
Keywords: money, opportunity, business plan, business ideas, business news, income, financial news, Arena Holdings, small business ideas
Business owners often outsource their business plans and may or may not participate in the drafting of said documents. Bertus van Niekerk from Outcor Financial Management unpacks this process from his perspective as the service provider.
What does “I want to be able to wash my face” mean in the world of funding? Sipho and Fortunate Mdanda from Smith Capital share their journey of self-funding all their businesses with hosts Lynette Ntuli and Kumaran Padayachee.
Ronen Aires, CEO of Student Village, went through hair raising moments to secure funding for his start-up. He shares his journey of uncertainty, doubt and worries with hosts Lynette Ntuli and Kumaran Padayachee.
In this edition of SME Funding, Lynette Ntuli and Kumaran Padayachee bring you real life case studies of people who have successfully or unsuccessfully tried the funding routes and find out a little bit more about the journey. Thabani Lurwenga, founder and CEO of SCE Engineering talks about his efforts…
There are various new forms of exciting and alternative funding option in our market space today - crowd funding, stokvels as well as grants funding. This week our guests, who are all involved in those different spaces, share some of their insights as well as tips on how to get…
Two words that often strike a chord of fear in entrepreneurs are "debt and equity" Lynette Ntuli and Kumaran Padayachee are joined in studio by Refilwe Moloto, Founder & Principal advisor: Ambassador Advisory to unpack debt and equity as funding instruments.
Hosts Lynette Ntuli and Kumaran Padayachee unpack funding terminologies such as angel investors, and also discuss why it’s really important to have a proper business plan in place when you prepare for the funding process.
Many business owners don’t plan ahead for the day they may need funding. Hosts Lynette Ntuli and Kumaran Padayachee unpack that all businesses will need finance at some point in time and leaving preparation for this event too late, will lead to desperation, mistakes, mismatches and sleepless nights.
22 Jan 2018
1 – 20
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