Welcome to the home of trusted and relevant news, views, updates and advice that is of special interest to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Topics frequently covered include growth strategies, SME tools, financial support, Enterprise and Supplier Development, Venture Capital funds, how to apply for funding and more.
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.
A big THANK YOU to all small business owners who participated in Survey Fiesta’s 2020 COVID-19 business survey, which sought to determine how SMEs would alleviate the effects of COVID-19 moving forward in their business endeavours.
Compiled and updated by Linda Erasmus from original material submitted to Ventureburn in 2019 The ability to manage complicated tasks and still stay focused, deep industry experience, a strong work ethic and the ability to take advice from others — these are some of the key characteristics that funders like Edge Growth look for in…
By now, the impact of COVID-19 on your business needs no explanation. Our recent survey amongst small businesses have indicated that 75% of SMEs expect to lose 30% of revenue over the next 3-6 months, and 30% are at risk of running out of cash within 3 months. SMEs need support, and a lot of…
Johannesburg, 29 June 2017 – Growth in the SMME sector is possible when industry game changers partner to drive solutions with measurable impact.
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