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Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) was set up in 1940 to promote economic growth and industrial development and it operates under the Department of Economic Development. Offering funding of R1 million to R1 billion
Tel: 011 269 3000

SimplyBiz, an online business portal for entrepreneurs, is powered by Nedbank Small Business Services and looks at empowering business owners with the necessary tools to run and grow their businesses

With Opening Doors, ABSA wants to increase access to both financial and non-financial assistance and remove barriers afflicting the small business sector, also via Enterprise Development Centres throughout the country
Tel: 011 350 4000
Y-AGE Programme is aimed at empowering young entrepreneurs in Gauteng with skills to start and successfully run their businesses. It also offers on-going support to ensure that businesses are constantly revived and given every opportunity to succeed

Tel: 010 590 0260
Business Partners Limited is a specialist risk finance company for formal SMEs. The company actively supports entrepreneurial growth by providing financing, specialist knowledge and added-value services for viable small and medium businesses
0861 SMEFIN (0861 763 346)
Email: Enquiries
National Youth Development Agency (Nyda) – it’s mandate is to promote entrepreneurship among South African aged 18-35. Whether you’d like to expand, buy into or buy out existing businesses or start a new venture, you can apply to NYDA. Offers funding from R100 000 to R5 million
Tel: 0860 096 884
BizConnect is an online community initiative from Standard Bank which helps entrepreneurs with advice and tips on starting, growing and managing a business
Tel: 0860 123 000
Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (GEP) is an agency that supports the establishment, growth and sustainability of SMME’s in the Gauteng province
Tel: 011 085 2001
Fax: 086 675 1329
Khula Enterprise Finance was established to bridge the funding gap in the small and medium enterprise market not addressed by commercial institutions. Offering funding of R10 000 to R10 million across the public and private sectors
Tel: 0860 054 852

National Empowerment Fund (NEF) is geared towards funding entrepreneurial individuals and groups whose initiatives aim to further broad-based black-economic empowerment (BEE). Offers non-financial support and funding up to R20 million
Tel: 011 305 8000

The Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship was created to be a launch pad for enterprising South Africans to build successful businesses. On offer is training for practical business skills, coaching and mentoring, networking, access to markets, opportunities and – through the Virgin network of companies – to capital

The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) is an agency of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti). It’s mission is to develop, support and promote small enterprises throughout the country, ensuring their growth and sustainability in co–ordination and partnership with various role players
Tel: 0860 103 703




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