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Fri, Sep 13


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How to raise capital in South Africa

Dagmar Breiling, our CEO and Funding Strategist will guide you through the jungle of funders, financiers, and other options to raise capital.

How to raise capital in South Africa
How to raise capital in South Africa

Time & Location

Sep 13, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

on Zoom

About the event

Objective: This workshop aims to provide entrepreneurs and business owners with the knowledge and strategies needed to successfully raise capital in South Africa. It will cover various funding options, legal requirements, and practical tips to attract investors and secure financing.

Duration: 2 hours

Target Audience: Entrepreneurs, startup founders, small business owners, and anyone interested in learning how to raise capital for their business ventures in South Africa.

  1. Introduction to Capital Raising Importance of capital raising for business growth Overview of the South African funding landscape Types of capital: equity, debt, and alternative financing
  2. Understanding Funding Stages Seed funding: Bootstrapping, friends and family, angel investors Early-stage funding: Venture capital, government grants Growth-stage funding: Private equity, bank loans, strategic partnerships
  3. Equity Financing Options Angel Investors: How to find and approach them Venture Capital: Understanding VC firms and their requirements Private Equity: When and how to seek PE investment Crowdfunding: Platforms, strategies, and success stories
  4. Debt Financing Options Bank Loans: Types of loans, application process, and requirements Government Grants and Incentives: Available programs and eligibility Alternative Lending: Peer-to-peer lending, fintech solutions
  5. Preparing Your Business for Investment Why do you need a compelling business plan and pitch deck Conducting due diligence and preparing financial statements Legal considerations: Business registration, intellectual property, compliance Building a strong management team and advisory board
  6. Navigating the Investment Process Approaching potential investors: Networking and pitching Negotiating terms and valuing your business Understanding term sheets and investment agreements Closing the deal: Due diligence, legal documentation, and funding
  7. Q&A and Wrap-Up Recap of key takeaways Open floor for questions and additional tips Resources for further learning

Materials Provided:

  • Funding strategy templates
  • Checklist for funding readiness
  • List of funding sources and contacts in South Africa

Outcome: By the end of the workshop, participants will have a clear understanding of the various capital-raising options available in South Africa and how to prepare their business to attract investors. They will leave with a tailored funding strategy, practical tips for approaching investors, and enhanced knowledge of the investment process.


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