Unpacking the funding landscape in South Africa.

Join us for this pivotal discussion on 25 August 2022

In partnership with

Zevoli Growth Partners, in partnership with Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) South Africa, would like to invite you to join us for a critical debate about the MSME funding landscape in South Africa.

The purpose of the event is to open up the dialogue around funding in South Africa and to explore the challenges and opportunities that MSMEs face on their funding journeys, specifically related to experience with supporting and guiding MSMEs that have applied for DFIs’ various funding schemes and incentives.

Join us in person at 17h30, 25 August 2022 in Sandton, Johannesburg.

Venue details will be shared following registration.

TOPIC

Unpacking the funding landscape in South Africa.

Facilitator: Mpopi Khupe
Venue: Workshop 17, West Street, Sandton, Johannesburg
Date: 25 August 2022

We will have a diverse panel at the event ranging from DFIs, entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial influencers and ESO representatives.

Agenda:
  • 18:00-19:00: Panellist discussion and Q&A
  • 19:00-20:00: Networking and cocktails
Agenda:

18:00-19:00:
Panellist discussion and Q&A

19:00-20:00:
Networking and cocktails

The MSME Funding Handbook

We will also be launching the inaugural edition of the MSME Funding Handbook which provides MSMEs with the much-needed support they need to navigate the complex world of funding.

The handbook is a self-help guide to sourcing the right kind of funding for MSMEs.

Volume 1 focuses on National Development Finance Institutes.

The Handbook will be made publicly available for download on 5 August 2022.

About Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE)

The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) is a global network of organizations that propel entrepreneurship in developing economies.

ANDE members provide critical financial, educational, and business support services to small and growing businesses (SGBs) based on the conviction that SGBs create jobs, stimulate long-term economic growth, and produce environmental and social benefits.

As the leading global voice of the SGB sector, ANDE believes that SGBs are a powerful, yet underleveraged tool in addressing social and environmental challenges. Since 2009, we have grown into a trusted network of nearly 300 collaborative members that operate in nearly every developing economy. ANDE grows the body of knowledge, mobilizes resources, and connects the institutions that support the small business entrepreneurs who build inclusive prosperity in the developing world.

ANDE is part of the Aspen Institute, a global nonprofit organization committed to realizing a free, just, and equitable society.

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Zevoli Growth Partners & ANDE MSME Funding Dialogue

17h30, 25 August 2022 in Sandton, Johannesburg. Venue details will be shared following registration.

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