This course is for you if you like to assist entrepreneurs to raise capital, recommend the best funds, draft business plans and assist with the full application process.
Dagmar Breiling, our experienced Funding Strategist from Funding Connection will guide you through everything you need to know to become a Funding Expert.
In this program, you will learn about the funding industry in South Africa. More specifically you will learn everything a Funding Expert needs to know and create your own successful business in this space. We will cover the major funding institutions and programs available, so you can assist companies in accessing these funds. We will also provide helpful information on how to run and grow your business.
The program consists of 9 modules, each covering a particular aspect of the business, everything presented in easy to understand videos, we will share with you lots of templates we use in our own company and we will have a 2 days workshop in our office in Hillcrest, Durban. Once a week you have the opportunity to talk to our experts and ask them questions about business plans, the different loans and grant funds and how to start your own successful business.
Dagmar Breiling is an international experienced Funding Strategist and the CEO of Funding Connection. She started the company from a one women show to now ten team members and is still growing. With a clear strategic approach, the company generates leads, turns them into paying customers and delivers world-class services to its clients. Funding Connection writes professional business plans and offers the support to apply for funding. Our clients raised millions of Rands and US Dollars with tour business plans. Dagmar's motivation is to make a big difference to an economy. SMME's are the backbone of every economy and her support to help them to start-up and raise funding will have a big impact on the economy and their lives.
Dagmar is passionate about business, service and commitment. She holds a Master's Degree in Economics from the University of Kiel, Germany. Her expertise will guide you and analyse your business opportunities. After a decade in the service and retail industry, she worked at the German Economic Development Corporation in Germany as a Project Manager, where she offered support to start-ups as well as existing companies.
She lectured and created workshops on various business topics. She was instrumental in starting up various restaurants and consultancies in Germany, and due to her reputation for developing successful business concepts, she was approached by numerous businesses, including the Deutsche Telekom for assistance. In South Africa, she has worked with many companies helping them to access grants and loans from local and international organisations and government departments with bankable business plans,
StartLesson 1 Overview about the different Institutions (15:23)
StartLesson 2 How to determine the best option for your clients + downloads (24:50)
StartLesson 3 Department of Small Business Development Grants (0:56)
StartLesson 4 Tax Incentives for R&D and investments (6:48)
StartLesson 5 DTI Grants (32:31)
StartLesson 5.1 Agro Processing as an example Application + Claim (55:31)
StartLesson 6 TIA (2:18)