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Your 2024 Guide to Cash Flow Funding
May 02, 2024

“Never take your eyes off the cash flow because it’s the lifeblood of business,” was Sir Richard Branson’s sage advice to business owners. In his 2006 book, Screw It, Let’s Do It he also warns that “Long-term success will never come if profit is the only aim.” Somewhat ironically for a business magnate and billionaire,…

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The 2024 Guide to Preparing Your Business for Financing
April 16, 2024

Whether your business is a humble start-up or nearing unicorn status, you will inevitably need financing at one point or another to achieve the next stage of your growth.  If you want to take your business to the next level by purchasing new equipment, expanding your team, or even leasing new premises, here’s the inside…

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Business Finance Solutions That Prioritise Consistent Growth
March 27, 2024

So far, the 2020s have proven to be an economic era defined by instability and uncertainty. This is why SMEs should aim for consistent rather than episodic growth, but it’s also why achieving the former can be so challenging. Fortunately, we’ve developed a four-point plan to guide growing businesses through developing a growth consistency plan,…

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Could a Working Capital Loan Actually Minimise OpEx?
March 19, 2024

The beginning of March heralds the start of the new financial year for many. The SONA and budget speech have been delivered, the new tax year has begun, and everyone is starting on a clean slate. That makes this the perfect time to perform a little spring (autumn?) cleaning around your operating expenses, especially as…

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The Best Financing Tips for the End of the 2024 Tax Season
March 05, 2024

With the end of the 2024 financial year just past, it’s a time that small business owners tend to brush up on their tax acumen. The world of tax is complex, and diving in can feel precarious for the average entrepreneur. Fortunately, you don’t have to be a full-blown financial professional to get the most…

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What the 2024 Budget Speech Means for Capital Financing Opportunities
February 28, 2024

As entrepreneurs and finance professionals, staying abreast of the Budget Speech is of the utmost importance — especially when you’re considering factors like capital financing. But, if you didn’t have a moment to spare to listen to the full speech by Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana, we’ve got your back. Here’s our summary of the most…

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The Unexpected Security of Unsecured Business Loans
February 07, 2024

Imagine you’re a small business owner sitting down at your laptop or scrolling through your smartphone, Googling funding solutions for your growing enterprise. You’re more than likely to encounter the term “unsecured business loans”. “Hmm,” you might think to yourself. “That doesn’t exactly sound like the kind of funding solution that gives a business owner…

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How Access to Fast Working Capital Grows More Sustainable Teams
January 11, 2024

South African SMEs are faced with a challenging conundrum: to achieve powerful, long-term growth, businesses need high-value resources like quality talent. But quality assets require an investment of time and money, two resources that are in unrelenting demand in growing businesses. That’s why access to fast working capital is so crucial for small enterprises.  Because…

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