Funding Connection Pty Ltd offers a unique and highly valued service to guide business owners through the entire process to secure capital for their venture. This includes business plans, consulting and the full support with applications. We have a group of experts, business plan writers, researchers, marketing experts, coaches and consultants in our successful team
The driving force behind Funding Connection is Dagmar Breiling.
She is passionate about business, service and commitment. She holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Kiel, Germany. Her expertise will guide you and analyse the opportunities for your business establishment and upgrading. After a decade in the service and retail industry, she worked at the German Economic Development Corporation in Germany as a Project Manager, where she offered support to start-ups as well as existing companies.
She also lectured and created workshops on various business topics. During her corporate career, she offered a variety of internships and apprenticeships for disadvantaged young people. She was instrumental in starting up various restaurants, and due to her reputation for developing successful business concepts, she was approached by numerous businesses, including the Deutsche Telekom for assistance. In South Africa, she has worked with many companies helping them to access grants and loans from local and international organisations and government departments with bankable business plans,
Stephen Thring, is a Rhodes University graduate, finishing with a Masters in Economics degree, Stephen is one of the project managers in the Funding Connection team. Stephen has a passion for development economics, which is what brought him away from the financial services industry to fill a role that helps South Africans develop their entrepreneurial dreams. Being a born and bred Durbanite, Stephen enjoys surfing in the early morning before a day of work.
Caitlin Millar is a business and marketing graduate with a knack for finding creative solutions and helping business owners realise their visions. Caitlin has a flair for marketing and a love for paddling and cycling. She is passionate about creating ideas and helping companies to grow as a project manager here at Funding Connection.
Cindy Beukes, Business Development Manager, our very own Curly Sue! Cindy joined our team in September 2017. When not in the office organising our lives and keeping our clients happy, Cindy is home with her children, two cats, four dogs and her very own Prince Charming. Cindy has mastered the art of escape by plugging in her earbuds and listening to a few familiar favourites.
Kaela Beukes, Sales and Marketing, is our social media marketing star – she has a great eye and a creative streak. Kaela’s passion is photography, she is currently busy with her studies to become a professional photographer. Kaela enjoys gardening, collecting shells on the beach and being around her special people.
Victor Tlhogi Moseki is our consultant in our Satellite Office in Johannesburg. He is an experienced entrepreneur who has assisted a number of companies including overseas ones to find their foot in South Africa. You may have seen him on TV before doing weather reports, but his love for entrepreneurship is bigger and he enjoys assisting others on their way to success.
Ben Mayo is our Funding Expert in our Satellite Office in Cape Town, he is a qualified accountant and an experienced businessman. He is passionate about helping entrepreneurs to develop professional business plans and raise funding for them.
Belinda Vabaza is our Funding Expert in Port Elizabeth, she worked before at the ECDC and is an experienced consultant able to advise and guide you.
Brain Brooks is an experienced business adviser in Vryburg and heads our satellite office in the North West Province, he was for over 7 years the project manager for the LED unit at the local municipality.
Funding Connection is proud of its customer care service and its long-term relationship with its clients.
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