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As a committed advocate of SME growth in South Africa, Edge Growth not only endeavours to keep SMEs in the know about pivotal moments, movements and opportunities in South Africa, but also aims to be an agent of positive change in making more of these events possible through customised SME support. Read more about how Edge Growth can help you with our SME growth support programmes, fueled by ESD, or read on and stay abreast of the latest developments in the industry.
Saving Save-It from bankruptcy has saved 4 full time jobs and 32 part time jobs whilst also securing much needed savings for basic necessities to township residents.
Funding and growth support enables recycling company to reach its potential.
Work with SME increases capacity, better targets customers and creates new jobs.
SME support streamlines business processes and implements strategic planning.
Tailored SME support results in enterprise being awarded lucrative contract.
155 jobs created through partnering with specialised day care providers.
Growth finance from the Vumela Fund for enables SME to expand locally and internationally both in existing and new markets.
High potential SME gains access to finance and growth support resulting in business generating a profit and doubling turnover.
Through tailored growth support and access to funding, this business has been able to increase its turnover by 50% in the space of 3 years.
Funding and SME support set to unlock between 60-90 jobs in mining sector.
Fund designed to channel investment from the savings and investment industry into SME development.
Funding enables SME to better-service the increasingly growing demand of its clients and creates 4 more jobs in the process.
Funding returns SME to positive growth trajectory, allowing her to meet the demand of 200 clients and save existing jobs.
Vehicle funding provides a consistency, reliability, and flexibility to operations, creating greater potential for future revenue growth.
Afropark receives tailored business development support to unlock the business’ growth potential.
Cabs for Women receives the capital it needs to grow the fleet and create employment for previously disadvantaged women.
Innovative ‘Piece of the Action’ funds Klip Valley Recycling.
Edge screens 300 SMEs, shortlisting 30 high-potential SMEs suitable for growth support.Read more about Anglo Coal
SAB’s KickStart initiative is re-engineered tocreate a more focused, comprehensive approach towards providing high-impact, sustainable business support.Read more about KickStart