594

SMEs DEVELOPED
TO REDUCE
UNEMPLOYMENT

29%

INCREASE IN
REVENUE OF
SUPPORTED SMEs

R394

MILLION

DEPLOYED FOR SME
INVESTMENT AND
ACCELERATION

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Growing businesses for impact

Small and Medium Enterprise (SME’s) contribute to creating a brighter future for South Africans.
Over half of the national GDP and 60% of employment opportunities are created by SMEs, which is why we are committed to investing in SME’s and creating innovative acceleration programs to unlock growth. We build SME’s that can plug into our funders value chains, create jobs and move society forward, and we’ve been busy….

OPTIMAL ESD
INVESTMENT FOR

46

FUNDERS

594

SMEs

DEVELOPED

60 000

HOURS

OF BUSINESS
SUPPORT SUPPLIED

29%

AVERAGE REVENUE
INCREASE ACROSS
SUPPORTED SME’s

R190M

PROCUREMENT SPEND TO SUPPORT SME’S

R394M

DEPLOYED

IN SME SUPPORT & INVESTMENTS

3448

JOBS
SUPPORTED

985

JOBS
CREATED

WE ACCELERATE
COMPANIES LIKE
JUDANTE.

Judante is a dynamic 100% black owned construction company based in Cape Town changing the industry with their passion, creativity and use of technology. “In an industry as competitve as ours, it’s not enough to promise good quality skills and service – you have to guarantee it.”
Dane Thomson, MD

WE INVEST IN
COMPANIES
LIKE RECOMED.

RecoMed is a leading black-owned and home grown technology venture in the online healthcare booking space and has grown from strength to strength to become Africa’s leading online healthcare booking scale up.“Besides being a great service for both patients and doctors, RecoMed is also a great place to work – we believe in personal development and growth.”
Sheraan Amod, CEO

Our investors

The Fund enables funders to strategically optimise their enterprise and supplier development contributions in terms of the B-BBEE scorecard while achieving meaningful and measurable commercial and social impact outcomes.