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Accessing Green Finance for Small Businesses

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Accessing Green Finance for Small Businesses

Opportunities for growth in the green sector present huge possibility for small businesses, however accessing the funding to match this growth path is a real challenge. Join us to hear how you can unlock a brighter, more prosperous future with Fetola’s opportunities specifically designed for green SMEs.

Event Details

Start: May 14, 2024 1:00 pm

End: May 14, 2024 2:00 pm

Event: Accessing Green Finance for Small Businesses

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With SMEs at the forefront of green innovation in Africa, Fetola is closing the gap between innovation, market and finance with the launch of a Fund designed to unlock long-term business scalability for early stage, small businesses operating in the Green and Circular Economy. Alongside this is Hloolo, a groundbreaking platform that will connect green business and growth opportunities – enabling expansion among Green SMEs!

In the webinar you will:

  • RUnderstand what green finance opportunities are available
  • RGain early insight of the Hloolo collaboration platform
  • RUnlock how to bridge the gap between vision and growth

About our Host

Grant Prince, Fetola Head of Investments, leverages deep sector knowledge on assisting SMEs with accessing finance and has designed innovative SME financing mechanisms to support entrepreneurs at the base of the economy. He has worked with hundreds of SMEs across all sectors and plays a pivotal role in Fetola’s national business accelerators in building emerging SMEs.

About our Speaker

Isabel du Toit is Fetola’s Sustainability Industries Lead. She leverages over a decade of experience in the enterprise development space with seven years specialising in the circular economy. A passionate advocate for environmental sustainability Isabel brings a unique perspective that prioritizes both economic growth and responsible environmental stewardship, through the circular economy.

About our Guest Speaker

Maluta Netshaulu, is the Senior Lead – Green Economy Portfolio: Nedbank CSI | Nedbank Limited, partnering with intermediaries (NPOs, NGOs and PBOs) for the advancement of their beneficiaries to grow enterprises, improve skills and create jobs within the four Green Economy pillars. A thought leader and columnist with extensive experience in the banking, finance space, he holds a BCom Economics & Statistics and a BCom (Hon) Agricultural Economics and is passionate about sustainability and climate resilience.

Top 3 reasons for Entrepreneurs to Attend:

  • RGain insights on how to apply for catalytic funding.
  • RLearn about collaborative growth opportunities.
  • RUnderstand what investors are looking for in accessing green finance.

Top 3 reasons for Investors to attend:

  • RGain a deeper understanding of the SME journey and pipeline in SA
  • REvaluate investment opportunities: Learn to identify viable businesses
  • RAcquire insights to provide targeted support and guidance to entrepreneurs to drive growth and transformation and diversify supplier base

Top 3 Reasons for Investors to Attend:

  • RGain a deeper understanding of the SME journey and pipeline in SA
  • REvaluate investment opportunities: Learn to identify viable businesses
  • RAcquire insights to provide targeted support and guidance to entrepreneurs to drive growth and transformation and diversify supplier base

Top 3 reasons for the entrepreneur to attend:

  • RGain insights on how to apply for catalytic funding.
  • RLearn about collaborative growth opportunities.
  • RUnderstand what investors are looking for in accessing green finance.

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