Great links for help to start your own business in South Africa

South Africa needs entrepreneurs. But how do you go about starting a business? Here are some great links from the South African Government web on where to go and what to do.


The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) provides business development and support services for small enterprises.

Seda will give you all the information you need to start a business, including how to write a business plan, and once you have a business, to grow it.

The Department of Labour has useful tips for self-employment.


Funding for various types of businesses is available through the Industrial Development Corporation or the Department of Trade and Industry's Government Investment Incentives.

Registering a business

The South Africa Government Services website has information on registering a business in all official languages.