Tailored Funding Solutions for Your Business Expansion

Business Growth Funding in South Africa

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Welcome to Caban Investments: Your Gateway to Business Growth Funding in South Africa!

At Caban, we work with ambitious entrepreneurs like you who are ready to take their businesses to new heights. Since 2013, we have been at the forefront of supporting and nurturing businesses through strategic growth funding solutions. Your journey towards unparalleled success begins here.

Discover the power of tailored funding options designed specifically for the unique landscape of South Africa. Our commitment is to empower businesses with the financial support they need to thrive and flourish. With a proven track record of aiding entrepreneurs through out international network, and support by the Caban Group‘s global; presence, we understand the intricate challenges and opportunities that the South African business ecosystem presents.

Explore our comprehensive suite of business growth funding in South Africa , meticulously crafted to meet the diverse needs of businesses across industries. From short-term boosts to long-term investments, Caban Investments stands as your trusted partner in fostering accelerated growth and financial resilience.

As you navigate through our offerings, rest assured that you are not just obtaining funds; you are gaining a strategic ally dedicated to your success. Our client testimonials and industry accolades attest to the impact we’ve made in transforming businesses into success stories.

Whether you’re a startup with big dreams or an established enterprise seeking the next level of expansion, Caban Investments is here to guide you through the process. Our commitment goes beyond providing funds; it’s about creating a pathway for sustainable growth and prosperity.

Thank you for considering us as your partner in realizing your business aspirations. Your journey towards unparalleled success in South Africa begins with the right funding – and that begins right here with us. Let’s embark on this transformative journey together.

Types of Business Growth Funding

Venture Capital Financing

Fuel innovation with strategic equity investments.

Government Grants & Subsidies

Tap into financial support for targeted initiatives.

Bank Loans and Credit Lines

Secure flexible funds for immediate growth needs.

Angel Investor Funding

Find visionary investors for early-stage enterprises.

Private Equity Investment

Partner for substantial capital injections and expertise.

Development Finance Institutions (DFIs)

Access tailored funding from specialized financial entities.

South African business growth funding

Eligibility Criteria for Business Growth Funding:

Securing business growth funding is an exciting step, and at Caban Investments, we aim to make the process transparent and accessible. To ensure a smooth application process, please review the eligibility criteria outlined below:

Business Registration

Your business must be officially registered in South Africa

Operational History

A minimum operational history of three years.

Financial Growth

Demonstrate financial stability and sound management practices.

Purpose of Business Funding

Clearly define the purpose of the funding and how it aligns with business growth.

Compliance with Regulations

Adherence to all legal and regulatory requirements.

Feasibility of Growth Plans

Present a well-structured business growth plan with achievable milestones.

Industry Alignment

Ensure your business aligns with industries supported by our funding programs.

How It Works

  1. Enquiry Form Submission:

    Start your journey by completing our user-friendly online enquiry form. Provide essential details about your business, funding needs, and contact information. Click “Submit” to initiate the process.

  2. Initial Contact and Criteria Evaluation:

    After receiving your enquiry, our expert team will carefully review the provided information. If your business aligns with our eligibility criteria, we will reach out to you for an initial discussion.

  3. Invitation for Online Conversation:

    Successful candidates will receive an invitation for a personalized online conversation. This discussion aims to delve deeper into your business objectives, growth plans, and funding requirements. It’s an opportunity for us to understand your unique needs.

  4. In-Depth Business Analysis:

    During the online conversation, we will conduct an in-depth analysis of your business. This may involve discussing your operational history, financial standing, and specific growth challenges. Our goal is to gain a comprehensive understanding of your business landscape.

  5. Tailored Funding Discussion:

    Based on the information gathered, we will present suitable business growth funding options tailored to your unique requirements. This discussion ensures that the proposed funding aligns seamlessly with your business goals and expansion plans.

  6. Mutual Agreement and Next Steps:

    If both parties are in agreement on the proposed funding solution, we proceed to the next steps. This may involve formalizing the terms, finalizing documentation, and outlining the path forward.

  7. Funding Implementation:

    Once all details are agreed upon, we initiate the funding process. This may include the disbursement of funds, setting up repayment structures (if applicable), and providing ongoing support to facilitate the successful implementation of your growth plans.

FAQ's About Business Growth Funding

A: Caban Investments considers a diverse range of businesses. Eligibility criteria include South African registration, operational history, financial stability, and adherence to legal requirements.

A: The approval timeline varies but typically takes [Specify Duration]. We strive to expedite the process while ensuring thorough evaluation of your application.

A: Collateral requirements depend on the funding type. Some programs may require collateral or guarantees, while others may not. Our team will guide you through the specifics.

A; We mostly deal with growth stage businesses. However, startups with innovative ideas. Your business plan and potential for growth are crucial considerations during the evaluation process.

A: While we encourage strategic use for growth, there may be some limitations. Funds are generally allocated to initiatives outlined in your growth plan, ensuring alignment with your business objectives.

A: Repayment structures vary based on the funding type. We offer flexible terms and work collaboratively to establish a repayment plan that aligns with your business cash flow.

A: You can check the status of your application by contacting us directly. Additionally, our dedicated support team is available to provide updates and address any inquiries.

Matthew Musgrove

Matthew Musgrove

Matthew is an entrepreneur and business Advisor with a passion for change management and social empowerment. With a background in business accounting and advisory, as well clinical research project management, he strives to find strategic and sustainable solutions to business problems.



Mark Van Hoff comes from background of technical & production planning, budgeting & scheduling of major live events. As the first production co-ordinator at M-NET for Outside Broadcasts, Mark has managed major local and international productions including Miss South Africa, Miss World, multiple music events and major sports events, including the PnP Cycling Tour.​Mark co-founded Van-Man Productions in 1994, Page to Picture in 2000 and Move Media Networks in 2007. All three companies have achieved domestic success and have been well-regarded in the South African production industry.



Oluwaseun Adewuyi who is the Group Chief Finance Officer (CFO) at Caban, is a Certified Chartered Accountant, with Fellowship status at both the ACCA as well as the Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, a UK Based industry body with a specific focus on the management of charities, not-for-profit organisations and NGOs.. Oluwaseun comes with strong business acumen and 20+ years of progressive experience in finance and operations management within well-reputed and high growth organisations Including Next Plc and Royal Mail. He has been heavily involved in impact investment across Sub-Saharan Africa and has been instrumental in the creation of a series of community schools in West Africa. Throughout his career, he oversaw a broad range of operations, including Business Strategy and Business Reorganisation, summarising the organisation’s financial status, and coordinating the preparation of tactical plans, financial forecasts, and budgets. Adept at developing and implementing effective internal control framework to maintain sound financial accountability.

tim scholtz


Tim Scholtz, who's is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Caban Investments, is experienced in implementing corporate governance guidelines, formulating risk management structures, process and cost optimization. Tim has a strong corporate background, having worked as COO at the South African Tourism board, was COO at the Nelson Mandela foundation and as a internal audit manager at Arthur Anderson earlier in his career.

Ben Botes


Ben Botes is Entrepreneur, VC, co-Founder, Author and Academic with a strong social conscience. Ben Involved with early stage and growth firms for the past 20 years and has been Co-founder of 9 separate businesses across Africa. Ben has directly and indirectly been involved in impact investment and the support of charities and non profits for the last 30 years. Ben is a regular speaker at the African Investment Conference in London and has been featured in Wall Street for Europe, The Guardian Small Business, BBC, the Mail and Guardian in the UK and BizCommunity, Channel 3 TV, Investors Weekly, The Cape Times, Radio 702 with John Robbie and Good Hope FM in South Africa

Dave Romero


Dave Romero is a venture capitalist and entrepreneur with a passion for making an impact. A qualified Professional Accountant, Dave has been a director in multiple financial institutions and was once the youngest Chairman on the JSE, in addition to being listed as one of Business Times’ Top 100 companies and the 40th fastest-growing company in South Africa. Dave is a core founder of the Caban Group, which aims to provide a comprehensive service offering to small businesses in return for equity. With a passion for nurturing entrepreneurs, Dave can often be found outside of the boardroom – offering advice, creating innovative funding solutions and building communities through sustainable practices.



Dr Ruben Richards is a truly inspirational South African leader. Through his peace-building seminars for criminal gangs, Dr Ruben has facilitated the longest ceasefire in the history of gang warfare on the Cape Flats. In addition to being Chairman & Founder of the non-profit Ruben Richards Foundation, Dr Ruben is an ordained cleric, company director, non-executive Chairman of Visual International Limited and was once the Deputy Director-General of the now-disbanded Scorpions.