MIP

The MIP manufacturing grant programme is a part of the dti’s greater Enterprise Investment Programme (EIP) which provides investment grants to both local and foreign-owned entities, by offering MIP manufacturing grants of up to 30% of the value of qualifying investment costs for establishing and expanding existing operations in South Africa. The qualifying MIP grant…

Ins and Outs of Network Marketing

When I raise the subject of Network Marketing, what comes to your mind? Many, I am sure, are cringing at the thought of pyramid schemes and dodgy sales people trying to get you to buy something you definitely don’t want. Well, if your perception of network marketing and direct selling has been tainted by some…

Textiles and Clothing Grant

Our Textiles and Clothing Strategic Business Unit offers support to a variety of enterprises across the industry sector, ranging from producing natural or synthetic fabrics, to creating home decor, from leather goods and to manufacturing clothes. The projects we support must promote entrepreneurship, industrial development and strategic partnerships. We are determined to build competitive industries…

DTI BBSDP Grant

The Department of Trade and Industry, the dti, BBSDP, Black business supplier development programme, government incentives, BEE status, business financial management BBSDP – Black Business Supplier Development Programme THE BBSDP DOES NOT ASSIST START-UPS. It is true! The Department of Trade and Industry has a grant of up to R1 000 000 for Black, Indian…

5 Small Business Growth Strategy Tips

Every company, whether large or small, has sales goals that demonstrate growth year over year. If you feel that your revenues have hit a plateau, it’s time to enact additional growth strategies that will take you to the next level of revenues. Here are five small business growth strategies that you can use to find…