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The Edge Action ESD Fund was established in 2011 and is Edge Growth’s in-house enterprise and supplier development fund, providing effective ESD solutions, maximizing socio-economic impact through responsible investment and ensuring B-BBEE code compliance. Our funding is tailored to individual entrepreneurs and comes with support mechanisms, such as specialised mentorship and access to markets through corporate supply chains, propelling entrepreneurs to next level growth and scalability.
Portfolio Head and CIO
Head of operations
Fund Operations Manager
Associate Principal: Growth Support
Head of Finance
Senior PIM Associate
Treasury & Tax Analyst
Head of Compliance
Edge Action knows that ESD can be a complicated terrain to navigate, but compliance requirements should not be ignored. Good corporate citizenship should be high on the agenda for any South African business, making Edge Action a responsible solution for ESD.
With more than 10 years in the field, we understand how to cater to the needs of the corporate as well as the entrepreneur. Over that time, we’ve delivered tangible results to entrepreneurs across South Africa and have partnered with enterprises across all sectors.
These are just a few of them:
Our funding, coupled with practical business growth strategies and operational plans, is tailored to the individual entrepreneur. This ensures that through various support mechanisms, such as post funding, specialised mentorship, and access to markets through corporate supply chains, we propel entrepreneurs to the next level of growth and scalability. The right SMEs, paired with the right investors, and with the continuous support of experienced business growth professionals through the Edge Action fund, are afforded the opportunities and resources
they need to grow and thrive.
The SMEs selected to be a part of the Edge Action portfolio have shown themselves to be of outstanding quality, capable of the kind of growth potential needed to make a genuine socio-economic impact within their communities. Here are some of the success stories we’ve helped create: