Banking

BUSINESS TYPE  Banking

STAGE OF BUSINESS Existing

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Financial Services
  • Asset Management
  • Banking

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY South Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Presentation to Venture Capitalists
  • Strategic Plan detailing a Growth- and Expansion Strategy to the Company’s Shareholders

LOAN AMOUNT US$12.4 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The bank was established in 1982 and was granted a permanent Mutual Bank License in 2000. The bank operates three branches. The bank recently opened a Corporate Office in Sandton.

Financial And Insurance Services

BUSINESS TYPE  Financial Services

STAGE OF BUSINESS  Start-Up

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Financial Services
  • Asset Management
  • Insurance

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY South Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application
  • Strategic Plan detailing a Growth- and Expansion Strategy to the Company’s Shareholders

LOAN AMOUNT R3 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The company is a broad financial advisory practice. The company’s service portfolio is comprehensive and includes Collective Investments, Long- and Short-Term Insurance, Pension Benefits, Estate Planning, Tax Service, Payroll, and General Accounting Services. The company’s sustainable success will be achieved through the creation of a ‘One Stop Financial Service House’, where a client can have most of their financial planning needs met with in one house.

Small Business Loans

BUSINESS TYPE  Small Business Loans

STAGE OF BUSINESS  Start-Up

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Financial Services
  • Asset Management

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY South Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application

LOAN AMOUNT R1 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The business is a new financial services company with the core purpose of providing small businesses with an accessible, flexible and convenient alternative to traditional small business loans.

Asset Management

BUSINESS TYPE Asset Management

STAGE OF BUSINESS  Existing

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Financial Services
  • Asset Management

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY  Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application
  • Presentation to Venture Capitalists
  • Strategic Plan detailing a Growth- and Expansion Strategy to the Company’s Shareholders

LOAN AMOUNT R20 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The company is a boutique asset management business with a focused product range. The company has a formidable team of highly experienced meritocratic investment professionals with more than 100 years’ practical market experience. The company has more than R500 million under management.

General Farming

BUSINESS TYPE Speciality Farming

STAGE OF BUSINESS Existing

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Agriculture

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY  Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application
  • Strategic Plan detailing a Growth- and Expansion Strategy to the Company’s Shareholders
  • Presentation to Venture Capitalists

LOAN AMOUNT  US$15.5 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The farm was established in 2014 with the primary objective of providing high quality Agricultural products to the local South African, sub-Saharan Africa and International markets.

Honeybush Farming

BUSINESS TYPE Speciality Farming

STAGE OF BUSINESS Existing

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Agriculture

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY South Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application
  • Strategic Plan detailing a Growth- and Expansion Strategy to the Company’s Shareholders

LOAN AMOUNT R3.6 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The company was established in 2014 to produce Honeybush tea for commercial purposes whilst empowering women business owners. It is the intention of the 100% women-owned co-operative, to establish a small-scale Honeybush farming operation in the Southern Cape

Bed And Breakfast

BUSINESS TYPE Bed and Breakfast

STAGE OF BUSINESS Existing

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Travel and Tourism
  • Hotel and Hospitality

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY South Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application
  • Acquisition of an Existing Business

LOAN AMOUNT R2.3 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Pringle Bay’s favourite new Bed and Breakfast accommodation welcomes you to one of the Western Cape Overbergs most beautiful locations.  Also known as the Overstrand region of South Africas Western Cape Province, the part in which Pringle Bay lies, is also home to the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. This establishment in Pringle Bay is situated between Rooi Els and Bettys Bay, on the famous Whale-watching route that leads to the town of Hermanus.

Wedding Venue

BUSINESS TYPE Wedding Venue

STAGE OF BUSINESS Existing

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Travel and Tourism
  • Hotel and Hospitality
  • Wedding

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY Gauteng

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application
  • Strategic Plan detailing a Growth- and Expansion Strategy to the Company’s Shareholders

LOAN AMOUNT R2 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

This establishment is located in the West of Johannesburg and is an established venue that hosts large weddings and conferences. With a romantic country style setting to host a wedding or a conference away from the hustle and bustle of the city, but still need the practicality of an accessible venue; this charming country-house, with its thatched roof and rustic setting, provides patrons with a tranquil feeling of being nestled in the countryside while still being close to major shopping centres and highways. Set against a glorious backdrop of African bush shrubs and quaint white pillars, this venue provides a brilliant photographic opportunity for a wedding album filled with treasured memories – a wonderful way to begin your wedded bliss.

Shuttle Services

BUSINESS TYPE Passenger Transportation

STAGE OF BUSINESS Existing

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Transportation

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY Nigeria

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application
  • Strategic Plan detailing a Growth- and Expansion Strategy to the Company’s Shareholders

LOAN AMOUNT US$3 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The company is a South African based business that has been operating in the Shuttle Service Transportation industry for the past 10 years. The company has entered into a Joint Venture agreement with a partner to operate a Shuttle Service in Nigeria.

Wind Energy

BUSINESS TYPE Wind Energy

STAGE OF BUSINESS Existing

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Renewable Energy
  • Wind Energy

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY Africa And China

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Strategic Plan detailing a Growth- and Expansion Strategy to the Company’s Shareholders
  • Presentation to Venture Capitalists

LOAN AMOUNT  US$34.2 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The Joint Venture specialises in turnkey energy solutions. The Joint Venture strategically seeks to partner with Wind Energy Project Developers to establish mutually beneficial business relations. The company supplies towers, wind turbines, blades as well auxiliary parts for the wind energy market. The Joint Venture provides complementary services in transportation, installation, service and maintenance in the wind energy industry.

Solar PV Manufacturing

BUSINESS TYPE Solar PV Manufacturing

STAGE OF BUSINESS Start-Up

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Renewable Energy
  • Manufacturing

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application
  • Presentation to Venture Capitalists

LOAN AMOUNT US$8.7 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The company was created in the Renewable Energy Industry in 2013 with the primary objective of establishing a local, first of its kind hybrid manufacturing facility. The primary revenue channels of the company over the next five years will be derived from sales of Conventional Solar PV Panels and Solar Thermal Collectors, which are both proven, certified high quality products

Renewable Energy

BUSINESS TYPE Renewable Energy

STAGE OF BUSINESS Existing

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Renewable Energy
  • Solar PV

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY KwaZulu-Natal

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application

LOAN AMOUNT R750,000

PROJECT OVERVIEW

An existing and highly successful Franchise that has been in operation for almost 20 years. The prospective Franchisee has applied and qualified for the purchase and establishment of a Franchise within the Greater Durban Region. The three key products/services include: Consultation and Energy Auditing, Installation of Water Heating Systems and Heat Pumps as well as Photovoltaic Solutions. The Franchise aims to target Residential Customers and well as Small- to Medium Sized Businesses.