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Refueling Belfast's economy: Entrepreneurial team makes its mark on the mapEdge Growth is pleased to announce that the Edge Action Fund has awarded a debt loan investment to Engen Belfast, a wholly black-women-owned company that is bringing jobs and income to Belfast, a small town in Mpumalanga. 3 Jun 2020 Read more

Syafunda e-learning goes freeSA EduTech company makes online learning possible for rural students 22 May 2020 Read more

FirstRand's Vumela Fund and ProfitShare Partners assist SMEs in supplying essential items for Covid-19The Edge Growth-managed Vumela Fund recently invested a R25-million funding line in ProfitShare Partners, a fintech business that provides short-term capital solutions, to specifically help SMEs who supply and deliver essentials in the fight against Covid-19. 11 May 2020 Read more

Get government, corporate support to survive Covid-19: spend 5-min doing your bitThe impact of Covid-19 on your business needs no introduction to you. Suffice it to say 75% of SMEs expect to lose 30% of revenue over the next three to six months, and 30% are at risk of running out of cash within three months. 31 Mar 2020 Read more

The #Covid-19 Survival Toolkit for the small businessCovid-19 is causing widespread devastation to small businesses 30 Mar 2020 Read more

Vumela Fund makes substantial investment in fintech disruptor, Profitshare PartnersThe Vumela Fund, managed by Edge Growth Ventures, is proud to announce that it will be forwarding a R25m capital line to ProfitShare Partners (PSP). 5 Nov 2019 Read more

Vumela funds Giraffe - A game-changer in the recruitment industryRecruiting more quality staff faster and more affordably using mobile technology 20 Apr 2018 Read more

Edge Action gives R10m funding line to ProfitShare PartnersProfitShare Partners can enable corporates to maximise their social impact with its collaborative partner, Edge Growth. The companies recently signed an agreement that has released a R10m funding line for ProfitShare Partners to finance deals with SMEs who are aligned with the fund's corporate transformation objectives. 28 Feb 2018 Read more

African Rainbow Capital acquires a substantial stake in Edge GrowthAs a long-standing leader in the field of Enterprise and Supplier Development, Edge Growth has always been driven by a mandate to comply to both the letter and the spirit of transformation in South Africa. "For years, we have worked determinedly to match large enterprises with growing SMEs in mutually beneficial relationships that create jobs and fight poverty," says Edge Growth Managing Director, Dan Hatfield. It should come as no surprise that African Rainbow Capital's investment in Edge Growth would also be the catalyst of an exciting new phase of growth in our organisation. 13 Jul 2017 Read more

Enabling small and medium enterprises one transaction at a timeGrowth in the SMME sector is possible when industry game changers partner to drive solutions with measurable impact. Edge Growth is a dynamic, long-term impact investing company that provides holistic solutions that caters for the needs of corporates and entrepreneurs. ProfitShare Partners is an innovative funding solutions company that partners with SMMEs to deliver on their purchase orders or contracts. Both driven by their vision to bridge the gap in the market, this strategic partnership is set to empower SMMEs to become sustainable by focussing on solutions that address the intricate challenges that they face. 29 Jun 2017 Read more

WEF Africa's inclusive economic growth target achievable with three-dimensional investingWith the volatility of the global economy and the increasing social sensibility of shareholder communities, smart fund managers have started to consider including a clear component of shared value within their asset portfolios. This is driving significant interest in Impact Investing with the term having gained further momentum since the Global Impact Investing Network ("GIIN") was conceived in October 2007. 24 May 2017 Read more

Vumela invests in mobile technology for community based frontline workersVumela, a fund managed by FNB and Edge Growth, is proud to announce a R16m equity investment in Mobenzi, a mobile first technology company enabling greater efficiency in deploying donor funding to global social impact programmes. 2 May 2017 Read more

Vumela Fund backing creates significant social impactVumela, a fund managed by FNB and Edge Growth, is proud to announce a R15m debt investment in Nova Pioneer, an independent school network offering excellent enquiry-based education. 2 May 2017 Read more