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Small Business Funding Options for Solar Energy Solutions
June 04, 2024

Although the government has adopted an optimistic stance on the future of load shedding in South Africa, there are plenty of good reasons why local SMEs should still consider investing in solar energy solutions. But investing in alternative energy is costly; so, what are the small business funding options for solar energy solutions?   Can businesses…

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Business Loan Options for Physiotherapists, Biokineticists, and Chiropractors
June 03, 2024

As medical professionals with entrepreneurial spirit, physiotherapists, biokineticists, and chiropractors who go on to open private practices are often seeking business loan options to help grow their businesses.   Considering the many growth opportunities that become available in these fields, medical professionals and business owners need to familiarise themselves with their business loan options. Alternative finance…

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The Pros and Cons (and Alternatives) of a Business Overdraft
May 27, 2024

If you’ve ever used an overdraft facility on your personal account, then you’ll have a good idea of how a business overdraft works. This fast, flexible, short-term credit facility is great for covering unforeseen expenses and cash flow gaps on short notice.  However, there are other equally fast and flexible funding options available to businesses…

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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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Cash Flow Lending for eCommerce: How to Maintain Positive Cash Flow
November 02, 2023

As any small business owner knows, cash flow is the lifeblood of growing enterprises. But this is especially true of eCommerce businesses. In an industry with famously slim margins and a propensity for volatility, maintaining healthy cash flow is vital for continued business growth and long-term success.  Learning how to effectively manage and maintain positive…

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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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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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