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Business Finance Solutions to Prepare You for Q4
September 26, 2023

Spring has just sprung, which means that it’s time to put on the Boney M. Christmas album and light the Hanukiah. We’re only half kidding – it’s never too early to prepare for the last quarter of the year, especially as this is often the busiest time of year for businesses from diverse industries. Holiday…

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Calling All Financing Advisors: Your Bridgement Partnership Awaits
September 14, 2023

Did you know that Bridgement has a partnership referral program?  Our exclusive partnerships are designed to empower your clients with more financing options while making you more indispensable to them, all while you can earn generous referral fees on the finances released to your clients.  You may be eligible for a partnership with Bridgement if: …

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Business Advice | Blog | Financing
Why Debt Financing Companies is Better Than Giving Up Equity
September 06, 2023

We’re going to come right out and say it – in most cases, debt financing companies is better than giving up equity in order to fund them.  Why? Debt is cheaper, and it doesn’t erode the control you have over your company (and, therefore, your life).  Equity financing is not the ideal fit for an…

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Blog | Business Loans
The Best Small Business Loans Come From a Partner, Not a Facilitator
September 01, 2023

If you thought that the best small business loans could only be found in the hallowed halls of traditional financial institutions, think again! The funding needs of South African SMEs have permanently transformed the financing sector for the better. Nowadays, growing businesses needing working capital have multiple options to consider when it comes to fulfilling…

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Business Advice | Blog | Business Loans
Small Business Financing Options for Time-Strapped SMEs
August 22, 2023

What do a 2008 pop collaboration between Madonna, Justin Timberlake and Timbaland and South African SMEs have in common? Well, only one of these parties is looking for small business financing options. But all of them are pressed for time. Some might say that they have only four minutes to save the world.  If that…

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5 Ways Working Capital Financing Could Be the Key to SME Success
August 14, 2023

South African SMEs are a lot like houseplants. For both entities, the only consistent sign of success is growth. But unlike your neglected pothos (seriously, when was the last time you watered that thing?), a business needs a lot more than regular hydration and sunlight to thrive. That doesn’t mean that the solution to stimulating…

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Blog | Financing
Business Loans for Women Who Mean Business
August 07, 2023

In light of Women’s Month 2023, we’re spotlighting the hardest-working entrepreneurs on the continent: women. Even though women are significant contributors to the economic engines of many African countries, business loans for women are especially difficult to access.  Why?  Socioeconomic factors like low rates of financial literacy and less established networks certainly play a role…

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Blog | Business Loans
Sourcing Money for Business: Top 3 Challenges Faced By SMEs
July 27, 2023

Perhaps the most consistent challenges faced by South African enterprises all have to do with raising money for business. Whether you’re an entrepreneur trying to raise startup capital, an established SME in need of working capital, or a unicorn-sized company looking to take your business to even more mythical heights, all businesses are invested in…

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