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June 30, 2010

Investors in South Africa

Filed under: Venture Capital Angel Investors Private equity blog — admin @ 6:09 am

Many will agree that South Africa while it may have some structural and political problems is a haven for investment groups who can find numerous domains that are under constant growth and can bring a lot of money to those who are willing to invest there. Companies should line up to invest there, but unfortunately the situation is not quite so.

Agriculture, automotive, food and beverages, tourism, electronics, textiles are just a few of the many sectors where opportunity awaits for the intelligent investor. Many young people are taking things into their own hands and starting new innovative businesses to help the country establish a strong economy and assure a qualitative lifestyle for themselves.

Still, while there are so many opportunities the investors are still shy and think twice before investing in a country, which is hard to reach and has a bad political history and has been practically isolated until the 1990’s. Even local investment companies are rather hard to find.

Real progress was registered in what is believed to become the commerce and e-commerce hub of the southern hemisphere and a working infrastructure helps the country to revive the economic sector. Investors in South Africa are pushing money in the system and the country is actually a world leader in some areas like gold production and export, coal export or stainless steel.

While foreign investments are encouraged for the South African entrepreneurs, the best option is to find a local investment firm, which will be able to assist them in the process of developing the company. Investment offered by local firms will allow the money to return in the local economy and help it grow exponentially and attract more foreign capital.

Do you have a business in South Africa and you don’t know how to get the needed capital? Click here to find the investment firms that can help you raise useful capital before your competition and acquire a bigger market share.


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