Some handy resources for venture capital funding
The Crowd Fund at www.crowdfunding.co.za: Early stage start-up venture capital of around R50 000 to develop proof of concept. SA Venture Capital & Private Equity Association at www.savca.co.za: Details of various venture capital partners in SA. Raizcorp at www.raizcorp.co.za: Small business incubator, training and mentoring. Aurik at www.aurik.co.za: Small business accelerator to help early-stage businesses into assets of value. South Africa Investment Network at www.investmentnetwork.co.za: Connecting entrepreneurs and investors. South African Start-up Index at www.sastartupindex.co.za: Tracking some of SA’s most promising start-up businesses. GroFin at www.grofin.co.za: Multinational specialist SME finance and development company.
- style, particularly in a high-risk startup. If your management salary bill is your biggest line item on your budget it says a lot about your priorities.