Risk Funding

Access to Finance / Risk Funding:

Agro-Industries Unit
Objective:

Invests in agro-processing businesses focusing particularly on value addition, upgrading technologies and reducing importation of raw materials and final products.

Type of Funding:

Start-up and existing businesses

Debt / Equity
Quasi-equity
Trade finance
Guarantees
Bridging finance
Venture Capital
Target Clients / Sectors:

Projects that create jobs in the agro-processing sector.

Website: https://www.idc.co.za/sbu-overview/agro-industries.html

Chemicals & Allied Industries Unit
Objective:

Invests in business ventures and projects in a number of chemical industry sub-sectors. Also focusses on ceramic, stone and concrete products.

Type of Funding:

Start-up and existing businesses

Debt / Equity
Quasi-equity
Trade Finance
Guarantees
Bridging Finance
Venture Capital
Target Clients / Sectors:

Chemicals and allied industries

Website: https://www.idc.co.za/sbu-overview/chemical-products-and-pharmaceuticals.html

Risk Capital Facility Programme
Objective:

To provide risk finance to companies owned by historically disadvantaged people, improving the financial structure of undercapitalised companies.

Type of Funding:

Equity
Quasi-equity
Business Support Programme – Business Planning, Training and Mentorship.
Target Clients / Sectors:

SMEs in IDC mandated sectors.

Website: https://www.idc.co.za/home/idc-products/special-schemes/risk-capital-facility-programme.html

Forestry and Wood Products Unit
Objectives:

To finances projects and investments in the forestry, sawmilling, pulp, paper, furniture and wood industries, as well as those involved in biomass, renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Type of Funding:

Start-up and existing businesses

Debt / Equity
Quasi-equity
Trade Finance
Guarantees
Bridging Finance
Venture Capital
Target Clients / Sectors:

Forestry and Wood Product Industries

Website: https://www.idc.co.za/about-the-idc/15-finance-by-sector/forestry-and-wood-products/51-forestry-and-wood-products.html