Seda takes action against fraudsters
The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda), a unit within the Small Business Development Ministry tasked with supporting small and medium size businesses, has referred to the law enforcement authorities
CEO OF Seda Resigns
Ms Hlonela Lupuwana, has tendered her resignation as the Chief Executive Officer of the Small Enterprise Development Agency, Seda, on 22 October 2013 after 5 years of service.
Seda launches 1st of Four Testing Laboratories
The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) is an agency of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti). It has been established in 2004 through the Small Business Amendment Act, Act 29 of 2004. Seda is mandated to implement national government’s
Growing the incubation footprint
Incubation has been prioritised at policy level through the National Development Plan which states
that Business incubators should be set up, including private-sector partnerships, with rewards for
Seda records another successful year
The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) released its Annual Report for the 2011/2012 financial year today, 28 September 2012, at its Annual Stakeholder Forum hosted at the Royal Elephant Hotel and Conference Centre, Pretoria.
Seda recognised at International Small Business Congress
The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) has been appointed a permanent member of the International Small Business Congress (ISBC) Steering Committee at the Congress event that concluded yesterday at the Sandton Convention Centre.
Seda calls for mentors to help SMMEs
The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) is calling on retired business people, retired and currently employed professors as well as currently active experienced business people to help in the mentoring and coaching of identified high potential
Seda wins Top Women Empowerment Award
The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) has been awarded the prestigious “Top Gender Empowered Company: Public Service” at the Top Women Awards 2012. Top Women Awards go to organisations that demonstrate the most success in empowering women
Employment opportunities, skills for unemployed youth
Two hundred (200) unemployed youths will get an opportunity to work as trainers of micro enterprises in the national Basic Entrepreneurial Skills Development (BESD) Programme - a joint initiative of the Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda)
564 School desks refurbished for Mandela Day
The national skills development and business incubation centre, Furntech, is heeding the call to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday on Wednesday 18 July by handing over a total of 564 refurbished or new school desks
R300 million paid to SMMEs through Seda's Hotline
The Small Enterprise Development Agency’s (Seda) Public Sector SMME Payment Assistance Hotline has facilitated R300 million worth of late payments on behalf of SMMEs for services rendered to public sector institutions...
Seda gets SMMEs ready for opportunities in Africa
It has been said that intra-African trade is the key to unlocking Africa’s growth potential. In line with this assertion, the Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) is rolling out workshops across the country...
Seda Registers Notable Success for 2010/2011
The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) released its Annual Report for the 2010/2011 financial year today, 29 September 2011, at its Annual Stakeholder Forum hosted at the Midrand Conference Centre.
Incubation Day 2011
It is very difficult for small enterprises to survive past the first year or two of their establishment. Many small enterprises find the competitive and cut-throat world of business difficult to navigate when they lack resources
Seda prioritises growth sectors for job creation
In a bid to contribute to the country’s job creation drive, the Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) has reprioritised its focus and has identified three sectors in which it will help small enterprises grow and make an impact.
City Press apologises for incorrect report
The City Press carried an incorrect report on seda and, in particular, the CEO. Following Seda's objection to the coverage they have published the correction and an apology
Seda annual report 2010
The report highlights the successes and achievements of the past year including the implementation of Seda’s strategic plan and significant progress in delivering on its mandate to develop and support small enterprises in South Africa
More than 330 women entrepreneurs from the Nkangala district attended the Small Enterprise Development Agency’s (Seda) Women in Business seminar, held at the Witbank Civic Centre on 9 February 2010.
Eastern Cape outreach campaign
The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) launched a province-wide community outreach campaign at Sterkspruit on 22 February 2010.
Entrepreneurs day 2009
The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) will host its second annual Entrepreneurs Day in provinces around the country during November and December...
Stakeholder forum september 2009
The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) today launched its first Annual Stakeholder Forum at which the 2008/09 Annual Report was presented. The report highlights Seda’s achievements over the past year...
Global incubation day
8 December 2008 - Seda joins International Stakeholders in celebrating Global Incubation Day
2 December 2008 - Seda plays leading role in third successful Tri-Nations Summit
Belgian Entrepreneurs Day
The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda)...will host the first Entrepreneurs Day based on a successful Belgian model in Gauteng, Limpopo and the Western Cape...