www.meerkat.co.za Meerkat is a 90% black-owned, registered financial services provider founded by David O’Brien. Meerkat as a business has the vision to build a suite of cost effective financial solutions for low-income consumers in South Africa that would serve as part of a plan to help consumers get out of the debt trap and achieve their financial goals, through smart planning and co-operation. To this end, Meerkat currently offers a Debt Counselling service which addresses the prevalence of the debt burden among low-income individuals in South Africa and also offers a Credit Life insurance product, which looks to replace predatory and opaque credit life insurance products in the market.
Atisa Securities is a majority black-owned and managed South African stockbroking firm based in Johannesburg. The company serves a wide range of customers, from government employee pension funds to public and private asset managers. Through African Alliance’s investment into and partnership with Atisa, the stockbroker is also able to provide clients with value added research and equities trading opportunities across the African continent. Atisa prides itself in flawless trade execution, robust systems and a world class team of traders ready to satisfy clients’ stockbroking needs.
www.bopamoruo.co.za Bopa Moruo is a South African mid-market private equity firm focused on generating long-term capital appreciation by investing in profitable and growing businesses led by strong management teams. Bopa Moruo has an experienced team with a demonstrated track record of raising capital, managing capital, deploying capital and managing investments within a disciplined investment strategy and robust investment process.
A family-owned and managed business, Cape Peninsula Panelbeaters has grown from humble beginnings as Cape Panelbeaters Parow in 2005 to an extensive structural repair panel shop with highly skilled employees. CPP offers Panel Beating, Spray Painting, Chassis Straightening, Dent Removal, Rust Removal, Minor and Major Accident Repair. CPP is approved by several major motor manufacturers and accredited by most insurance companies
Eagle Towers SA offers turnkey solutions pertaining to telecommunication infrastructure, tailored for specific client needs and demands with in-depth understanding of the Telecommunication industry, trends, and technology coupled by their partnership with client needs means that they only achieve greatness and success when they do. Eagle Towers has been installing and maintaining telecommunication tower for over 16 years.
J&D is a panel-beating and spray painting company who strives to deliver excellent service to every client, making quality a way of life. With a wide range of service offerings J&D Coachworks provides a 24 month guarantee on all work and aims to contribute to the creation of relationships with customers. J&D base these relationships on trust, integrity, mutual respect reliability, honesty, loyalty and their commitment to excellence.
Judante specialises in providing corporate and residential construction solutions to customers throughout the Western Cape. Having evolved out of a family business operating in the building and maintenance space, Judante have used their skills and modern edge in order to run a solid company built on reputation, service delivery and innovation. Using their experience and innovative ideas they are poised to change the industry by providing innovative solutions to the customers.
NOAH Capital Markets is an independently owned financial service group that provides a unique emerging market equity stock broking service to the institutional investment community. Services offered include tailored execution and differentiated research. Their experienced team of investment professionals provides unique services to both South African and International institutional clients with whom they look to develop sustainable and mutually beneficial, long term relationships.
Waste Want is a growing waste management and recycling company set to create significant impact. Their enterprise demonstrates a compelling social story with a strong focus on job creation and empowerment, employing homeless youth and working with local schools to encourage recycling. A majority black woman owned enterprise, Waste Want is passionate about growing their business to create broader social and environmental impact and is enabling communities to help preserve our environment for future generations.
RecoMed is a leading black-owned and home grown technology venture in the online healthcare booking space. Founded in late 2013, RecoMed has grown from strength to strength to become Africa’s leading online healthcare booking scale up. Although they are not the first entrant into the online healthcare bookings industry in South Africa, RecoMed have quickly gained traction predominantly through their unique ability to offer real time healthcare professional bookings via a cutting edge, adaptable technology platform with seamless integration into the dominant local practice management software systems.
Quartile Capital is a Foremost Financial Services and Investments Company with extensive collective experience in Advisory Services, Capital and Investments in excess of seventy five years.
They are a 100% black owned, managed and controlled company and are a Level Two (AAA) contributor in terms of the BB-BEE Codes awarded by Empowerdex.
Sanlam’s Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) Programme was initiated in July 2013 to support the strategic growth and development of small and medium enterprises linked to Sanlam’s supply chain and distribution networks. The programme targets the creation of shared value for Sanlam, the Industry and South Africa by providing best practice Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) support, demonstrating Sanlam’s commitment to uplifting South Africa by promoting sustainable development and job creation.
The Blue Skies programme forms part of Liberty’s Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) Programme. Its intention is to develop entrepreneurs and contribute to the growth of small businesses in South Africa. A strong current focus is to integrate black and woman-owned small enterprises into Liberty’s procurement value chain.
Inseta’s Broker Development Programme aims to support the growth and development of SME brokerages in order to grow the pool and quality of scarce and critical skills within the Insurance sector, thereby enhancing industry sustainability and supporting South African’s transformation with a specific focus on Enterprise Development and the creation of benchmark Research into the most effective approach to scalable Broker Development.
The IFA programme was formed to enhance the sustainability of the industry by developing the strategic distribution channels for both IFA Support and IFA Internship. Focusing on business development support to select empowered IFA’s in order to equip their businesses with practical practice management toolkits, skills and knowledge to build the industry distribution capability also providing high potential, early career empowered individuals with the opportunity to participate in an internship with a selected top performing IFA in a structured programme with a powerful combination of theoretical knowledge and practical work experience.
The Stockbroker Programme is an industry initiative initiated by the ASISA ED Fund in partnership with Coronation, Investec, Liberty, Old Mutual, Prudential and Sanlam. The aim is to provide business development support to 5 selected black Stockbrokers in order to create a sustainable business, development of employees and provide superior service delivery on the trade executions. The program entails one on one sessions with industry specialists as well as tailored workshops based on leading business development practices. This process will ensure continuous feedback between the Stockbrokers and the Sponsors.
MMI , in partnership with the ASISA ED fund, has launched two Broker development programmes, the Masibambane Broker development initiative and the Masithuthuke Broker development initiative. Aimed at growing the quality of black brokers in South Africa’s insurance industry, these programmes identified 8 brokers each, with all selected Brokers receiving business development support. MMI supports these two broker initiatives through the MMI Holdings and Metropolitan retail distribution channels of its business.