Our Expertise

Our Clients

We have helped many of our happy clients through various stages of developing their growth projects and funding them.  We have also assisted investors in managing various aspects of their investments.

Our clients are businesses and organisations from various industries and include the following:

Mineworkers Investment Company
National African Federated Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Imfuyo Group
South African Football Association
Diplomatic & Executive Networking Centre
Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality Economic Agency
FMC Southern Africa

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What Some of Our Clients Say

“I can confidently recommend Ukwanda Growth Partners as a solid and reliable service provider due to the personal service that they offer, their excellent turnaround times and their flexibility.”

 Mr. Gronie Hluyo; CFO, South African Football Association (SAFA)

“Ukwanda Growth Partners developed a Business Plan suitable for our Growth Strategy and Fundraising initiatives.  Ukwanda’s professional problem analysis approach identified and highlighted the most critical issues, threats and opportunities.”

– Mr David Keebine; CEO, Imfuyo Group

“We hope that e can build a lasting life-long relationship because e like the interest and tenacity you have shown.”

Dr. Peter Verrijdt; President, Diplomatic and Executive Networking Centre

Historic Relationships with Funding Institutions

Ukwanda has previously been in the following panels of preferred service providers

  • Industrial Development Corporation – Preferred Service Providers for the Business Support Programme.
  • Department of Trade and Industry & later Department of Small Business Development – Network Facilitator for the Black Business Supplier Development Programme.

We have previously played a Business Mentorship role with the Pretoria office of Shanduka Black Umbrellas business incubator.

Ukwanda’s Intimate Knowledge of the South African Business Financing Landscape

Ukwanda authored and published the “South African Business Funding Directory” in 2014|2015 and 2016|2017. The 2016|2017 directory profiles almost 130 South African business funding organisations and more than 330 business funding schemes / products available for businesses in South Africa. This exercise enabled Ukwanda to study the South African business financing landscape and analyse the practices of various business funding institutions. Ukwanda is then able to assist SMEs optimise business finance.

South African Business Funding Directory 2014|2015
Profiling 49 funding organisations and 145 funding products.
South African Business Funding Directory 2016|2017
Profiling 129 funding organisations and almost 330 funding products.

This directories attracted wide interest from entrepreneurs and small businesses. Even organisations such as

  • Sable Accelerator Network,
  • Green Cape,
  • Kruger Lowveld Chamber of Business and Tourism, and
  • Middelburg Chamber of Commerce & Industry