dedication is required to make that vision a reality.”
Strive Masiyiwa, Econet Wireless, Zimbabwe
growth as there is nothing more motivating or satisfying…
The biggest lesson I’ve learned is to dream big, but start small.”
Zainab Ashadu, Zashadu Bags, Nigeria.
make the wrong decisions… Constraints are the
most wonderful things in business, because constraints
allow you to be innovative and come up with
Michael Jordaan, MonteGray Capital, South Africa
[SMEs] by linking them up with larger enterprises,
through industry clusters. Since a large number of
employers in the [SMEs] sector are informal
family-owned businesses, they can be trained to
become more proficient through various
capacity building initiatives.”
Aliko Dangote, Chairman of the National Committee on Job Creation, Nigeria
high unemployment rate, particularly amongst Millennials.
Entrepreneurship has long proven to be the best
alternative to bettering one’s life. Building a
business that not only progresses the entrepreneur,
but also the community that the business operates
in, is the greatest solution to reducing
unemployment in any economy.”
The Motsepe Foundation, South Africa.
SME Tradelinks Vision
SME Tradelinks Mission
Our mission is to attract high growth potential SMEs in the tourism, hospitality and associated sectors, and help them build the critical capabilities, including access to finance and mentorship, that they require in order to grow into healthy and thriving businesses.
An equally important aspect of our mission is to identify and develop suitable and untapped domestic and international market opportunities for our SME clients.
How we do it?
We partner with large public and private sector corporate organisations to empower our SME clients and link them to expanded procurement opportunities.
We also partner with financial institutions to provide access to finance for our SME clients in need of business loans to grow and expand their enterprises.
Meet the Team
Dr. Salifou Siddo
For more information call us at +27 (0) 11 787 5201
Contact us today with your query and one of our agents will be in contact with you shortly.