What is a Company Profile and do you need one?

you will need a company profile to present to new clients and customers, for tenders and contracts, to be listed as a supplier with large corporations and Government Institutions and to landlords if you want to rent a space. The purpose is not just to include...

What is an Investor Pitch Deck and do you need one?

A pitch deck is a brief presentation, to provide your audience with a quick overview of your business plan. You will usually use your pitch deck during face-to-face or online meetings with potential investors, customers, partners, and co-founders....

Technology Venture Capital Fund from IDC

The purpose of the TVC Fund is to provide funding and business support to small companies at early stages of commercialisation (not development) of innovative products, processes and technologies across all sectors which have the potential to make a significant...

Cash flow solutions

Invoice discounting may save your business! Most new businesses fail within the first few years, often due to a lack of working capital and pressure on cash flows. “Once you have cash flow problems, you can forget about bank funding”,  says Henk Rossouw, managing...

How to name your business!

Your company name is important, and you must take your time to come up with a suitable name, marketing your business is easier if your name explains your offering. You want to choose a name that will show your values and your company’s distinguishing...

10 Steps to Success

1. Detailed business plan The business plan does not only help you to get some funding, but it also helps you to adjust your first business decisions. You can check every month if your turnover and your cost are as predicted and you have a tool to adjust to changed...