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Funding Connection

  • Business plan packages
  • Access to funding
  • Business coaching

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About Funding Connection

Funding Connection is a South African broker that aims to provide you with flexible, tailored business loans.

Their professional staff works hard to help you stay updated during the process and are waiting for your application. Their unique approach adds a personal touch to the process. From start to finish you’re in good hands with their professional consultants.

You'll be matched up with the ideal lender

When you apply for a business loan South Africa through Funding Connection, your information and loan details are processed and you're sent a quote. Your information is used to match you with the business plan that will help you most. Once your payment is received, Funding Connection goes ahead and starts the process.

First, they look at what loan will suit your business needs. With over 70 financial programs in South Africa, they'll highlight the ones that match your profile. Funding Connection will draw up the paperwork for you and make sure you comply with the lender's requirements.

Funding Connection will send your loan application to the lenders that fit your profile. They’ll track the process and keep you updated. There's no guarantee your loan will be approved, but the process is streamlined. They take care of the paperwork and give you the best chance of loan approval.

Financial institutions Funding Connection has partnered with:

  • Commercial Banks
  • Government institutions
  • Department of Trade and Industry
  • Industrial Development Corporation
  • Land Bank and more

Funding Connection will protect your information. Nothing you share with them will be viewed by anyone other than the relevant parties.

Funding Connection Services

Every service offered by Funding Connection is designed to help you find and successfully apply for a business loan.

They give you access to online workshops and books written by them to help you grow your business and access the most competitive business loans in the country.

Finding Connection's services are as follows:

Company Registration

To apply for any kind of funding from the Government or large financial institutions your business must be registered. Funding Connection offers you three options ranging in price and value. They also offer to help you register for e-filing and a tax clearance certificate.

Business Plan

A business plan is a great way to introduce your business to possible lenders. Not only will it help you explain your processes and vision for the future but it will give them something tangible to work with. Funding Connection works with you to create a document that will make an impact on whoever reads it and get you approved for a long-term or short-term loan.

Support to apply for funding

Funding connection takes care of the process from A to Z. They will help you with paperwork, compliance as well as tracking your application. They take the frustration out of applying for a business loan.

Feasibility Studies

Funding connection uses a method known as desktop or secondary search to gather information. This information is gathered by expert researchers from reliable databases. A feasibility study will give lenders an idea of how practical it would be to approve your loan.

Most financial institutions will ask for this documentation. Funding Connection will do all the research including how your business fits into the market and holds up against competitors. Funding Connection will also give you access to business counselors who can give you financial advice and guidance for growing your business.

Funding Connection – Business loan

  • Loan Type Business loans

Benefits of Funding Connection

  • A comprehensive business plan with detailed financial forecasts
  • Funding to help you grow your business
  • Professional business consulting
  • Funding for application services

Business loan calculator

The interest rate of a loan will vary based on your credit score and risk profile.
This business loan calculator is for illustration purposes only.
The use of this loan calculator is subject to our terms of use.

Let Funding Connection handle it

Funding Connection offers you different packages depending on what you need. Their pricing is reasonable and the benefits are fantastic.

Why apply for a loan through Funding Connection

  • They do a free online assessment
  • They have years of experience and know what you’ll need to smooth the process
  • They take care of the paperwork
  • They do the research and compile a feasibility report
  • They offer cost-effective packages to suit your specific needs
  • They follow up on your online loan application process and give you feedback
  • They know which lenders are most likely to assist your specific request

What you can expect after making your application

The application process is easy and can be split into two steps. After filling out the assessment form on Funding Connection’s website the process will look something like this:

After you submit the application form you’ll be contacted by Funding Connection. They’ll use your information to put together a quote for the business plan package that’ll work best for you.

When they receive payment, Funding Connection will assign a project manager to you. You’ll be asked for additional information and documentation. Then a business plan will be drawn up for you. You can make changes to this until you are satisfied with the result. Depending on your package you could have up to six months to perfect the plan free of charge.

At this point Funding Connection’s loan and grant, the department will take over. They‘ll make sure all the documentation you need is in place. Then taking your information into account they’ll pick the South African lenders that best suit your profile. Funding Connection takes care of the application process for you.

They’ll send you any documentation that needs a signature and continue the process from there. It may take anywhere from 3 to 6 months to get your business loan approved. Funding Connection keeps an eye on the lender and keeps you updated.

Customer Reviews & Testimonials

October 2020

Funding Connection helped me get the finance to grow my business.

Clark T
— Greenside —

May 2020

The application form is quick and easy and i got my loan fast.

Tod F
— Pretoria —

Funding Connection Contact

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Physical Address

  • Hillcrest Office Park, 2 Old Main Road, Unit 6 Hillcrest KZN 3610 South Africa
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Opening Hours

  • Monday 08:00 – 16:00
  • Tuesday 08:00 – 16:00
  • Wednesday 08:00 – 16:00
  • Thursday 08:00 – 16:00
  • Friday 08:00 – 16:00
  • Saturday – Closed
  • Sunday – Closed