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Five things we wish entrepreneurs knew about funding

Truth 1: There is funding available A recent report by the online funding matchmaker Finfind, shows that only 1% of SMEs access formal financing, and 87% do not access financing - many by choice, as they do not believe they will be successful.  Yet there are more than 400 different [...]

By | August 13th, 2018|

A Powerhouse Entrepreneur panel

South Africa is not short of dynamic and inventive entrepreneurs. We are very pleased to introduce you to several exciting entrepreneurs on our Entrepreneur Panel. The panel, which runs from 15h00 to 16h00 - features three talented entrepreneurs who got their business idea off the ground… with some funding support. [...]

By | August 3rd, 2018|

Anyone for insect ice cream?

Entrepreneur Leah Bessa is a food fundi on a mission to turn ice cream and dairy products made from insects into a mainstream alternative in shops and restaurants. “The Gourmet Grubb journey started when I was doing my Masters in Food Science, researching alternatives to meat as a source of [...]

By | July 31st, 2018|

Andile Khumalo talks funding ahead of FundEX 2018

Andile Khumalo, former Chief Investment Officer at MSG Afrika Group, is the keynote speaker at FundEX 2018, to be held on 16 August 2018 at Riversands Incubation Hub. The one-day event connects entrepreneurs with potential funders and also gives insights on how to approach funders. Entrepreneurship came naturally to Khumalo: [...]

By | July 26th, 2018|

FundEX 2018 – Funder Focus on ProfitShare Partners

We always like to connect entrepreneurs with disruptive funders who process applications quickly to meet the financing needs of fast-growing SMEs. At this year’s FundEX, held at Riversands on the 16th August, we’re excited to introduce you to ProfitShare Partners. Andrew Maren, CEO of ProfitShare Partners, is one of our [...]

By | July 23rd, 2018|

FundEX 2018 presents Digital Tools to Scale

Feeling overwhelmed by running a business? It’s not as glamorous as you thought it would be – if only there was a way to do more with limited resources. With Digital Tools to Scale, there are ways you can buy back your time, attract more customers and secure funding. Do [...]

By | July 23rd, 2018|

Annual show FundEX to reveal entrepreneurs funding secrets

Riversands Incubation Hub is set to host its third annual FundEX event at Riversands on Thursday 16 August 2018. Last year’s FundEX brought together more than 600 entrepreneurs seeking funding for business expansion. This year’s one-day conference and expo carries the theme ‘Secrets of Scale’ and will unpack what it [...]

By | July 5th, 2018|

Riversands Incubation Hub successfully hosts its second FundEX event

Johannesburg, 21 August 2017 – On Thursday 17 August 2017, Riversands Incubation Hub in partnership with Kaya FM hosted its annual FundEX event showcasing a wide spectrum of funders with the aim of exposing entrepreneurs to the many funding opportunities available. With over 500 attendees, the event was deemed extremely successful. [...]

By | August 21st, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Let’s get practical with funding at FundEX2017

Johannesburg, 16 August 2017 – FundEX 2017 hosted at Riversands Incubation Hub in partnership with Kaya FM is set for Thursday 17 August 2017. Funders Lounge – sharpen those business plans We are opening the Funders Lounge from 10h00 to 15h00 to allow entrepreneurs to book one-on-one 10-minute appointments a [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Riversands Incubation Hub COO is speaking at FundEX2017

Johannesburg, 07 August 2017 – Newly-appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Riversands Incubation Hub, Tafadzwa Madavo will be one of the speakers at FundEX2017 on Thursday 17 August 2017 from 09h00 to 17h00. Those who know Taf as he’s affectionately known will tell you he’s someone who wants to get [...]

By | August 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , |