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10/02/2019
60 Minutes of Virtual Mentorship with Darlene Menzies
The World Economic Forum named Darlene Menzies one of six top Female Technology Entrepreneurs in Africa for 2017. She is a technology innovator and serial entrepreneur with 15 years’ corporate ICT experience in the banking sector. Darlene is the founder of Finfind, South Africa’s leading online SME access to finance solution, recently white-labelled by sefa to manage their direct lending requests, and the award-winning small business cloud accounting system SMEasy, currently being rolled out in Africa by MTN, branded as MTN EasyAccounting.
09/30/2019
60 Minutes of Virtual Mentorship with Precious Mvulane
Precious is a Chartered Accountant (SAICA) and a Registered Auditor (IRBA). She has over 18 years’ experience in different finance roles, i.e. auditor (internal and external) in the private and public sectors. She has also been involved with governance structures for the past 11 years and sits on 10 boards as an audit committee member, of which she chairs 5. One of these boards is the IRBA (her own professional body) and IBASA.
09/26/2019
60 Minutes of Virtual Mentorship with Nomso Faith Kana
Nomso Faith Kana
09/30/2019
Common Challenges Faced by all small businesses

Small businesses face many various challenges that threaten their very existence. I have been a victim of many of those challenges and would like to share my experiences and insights on how I overcame them as well as the strategies I had to put in place, to ensure that I grow and run a sustainable business.

09/30/2019
Navigating through the entrepreneurial eco system in SA with Jayshree Naidoo

Despite the many and increasing funding institutions, incubations hubs and accelerators available in the South African entrepreneurial ecosystem, research stipulates that the number of business liquidations increased by 53.1% between April 2018 and April 2019, while the number of insolvencies increased by 30.1% between March 2018 and March 2019. These findings paint a very grim picture regarding the state of entrepreneurship in South Africa and its economic future. With these figures in mind , it makes a lot of sense , now more than ever, to pay attention to the challenges that South African SMEs face and start empowering them by providing them with the necessary tools, funds, skills and resources to help them grow and run sustainable businesses. By following this lead, we will be able to address many social challenges that SA currently face including poverty, unemployment and skills shortage. Organisations such as Youth Innovation…

Dov Girnun - Merchant Capital:Empowering SMEs through innovative capital (Episode 2)
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Importance of Mentorship with clive butkow
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Importance of Mentorship with Sango Ntsaluba
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24Oct
AGF PE Fund Operations Forum | 24 October 2019
From 08:30 am to 05:00 pm
13Nov
Africa Early Stage Investor Summit (#AESIS2019)
138 West St Sandown
Nov 13 - Nov 15
22Feb
Digital Procurement & Funding Tour - Capetown
Cape Town Cape Town WC
At 12:48 pm