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FUNDING JOURNEY FOR DIGITAL START-UPS

Posted on Thursday, 16 September 2021  85 Views

CREATING A FUNDING JOURNEY THAT ALIGNS PROFIT WITH PURPOSE FOR DIGITAL START-UPS


  • Do you have a digital start-up?
  • Looking for suitable funding for your digital venture?
  • Do you need funding to start up or grow your business?
  • Is your incubator or hub supporting digital start-ups?

Want to know more about funding your digital venture? Then this webinar is for you! 

Access to finance is one of the major hurdles for small business entrepreneurs in South Africa – and the tech sector is no exception. The often-lengthy development runway for tech products makes selffunding difficult, and external finance is difficult to obtain for start-ups which are not revenue positive. At the same time, venture capital focuses on ventures that are primed to scale, leaving earlystage ventures to be reliant on grants or debt funding-with the latter often requiring punitive security. But there is funding available: from angel investors, development finance institutions and specialised start-up funders, frequently facilitated by incubators. What is clear is that there is a need for entrepreneurs to be better equipped to identify and engage with potential funders, based on a clear understanding of funder criteria.

Our line-up of access to finance experts will provide practical insights, examples, and advice, including:

  • Clarifying on the different types of finance appropriate to various stages of the tech venture.
  • Providing key learnings from case studies of digital ventures who accessed early-stage funding.
  • Maximising the funding readiness of the digital enterprise.
  • Providing an understanding of the difference between pitching a product and pitching an investment case.

Diarise the date now, and join us to learn from and be inspired by a panel of funding experts and successful technology entrepreneurs.

  • Date: 17 September 2021 (Friday)
  • Time: 11h00 to 13:30
  • Online meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KFW1w0nbSnW8u0hCskSdzg
  • Who should attend: Managers and business support staff of technology and creative incubators and digital hubs; digital entrepreneurs working on a new or existing product or service.

For inquiries contact Rhulane Hobyani on rngoveni@seda.org.za or Orapeleng Moremong on orapeleng.moremong@thepalladiumgroup.com

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