WHAT WE DO...
Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC)
Registration of Companies, Co-operatives and Intellectual Property Rights (trademarks, patents, designs and copyright) and maintenance thereof
Department of Small Business Development (DSBD)
Support to small business and cooperatives. Advancing entrepreneurship amongst women, youth, and people with disabilities to contribute to job creation and economic growth.
Department of Trade and Industry (dti)
The dti and its subsidiary agencies is responsible for economic development by promoting and regulating international trade and consumer protection.
Small Enterprise Development Agency (seda)
Develop, support and promote small enterprises, ensuring their growth and sustainability in co–ordination and partnership with various role players, including global partners, who make international best practices available to local entrepreneurs.
Small Business Institute (SBi)
SBI advocates policy makers and big businesses to ‘think small first’. We lobby government to consider and support the sustainability of SMEs in legislation, regulation and procurement policies.
Small Enterprise Finance Agency (sefa)
sefa’s core function is to foster the establishment, development and growth of SMMEs and Co- operatives, and to contribute towards poverty alleviation, job creation and economic growth.