The GEP offers both financial & non-financial support to SMMEs and Co-operatives across Gauteng

About the Opportunity:

The Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (GEP) promotes, fosters and develops small enterprises in Gauteng thereby implementing the policy of the Gauteng Provincial Government for small enterprise development.

GEP offers financial and non-financial support to qualifying SMMEs and Co-operatives across all sectors in Gauteng. We provide customized business solutions that assist entrepreneurs to run their businesses efficiently, which also includes facilitating CIPC registration, providing business advice and commissioning business development support interventions.

Assistance with the development of a business plan, project preparation, due diligence (handholding). We also provide post investment and aftercare services to the supported SMMEs.

Types of Support:

1. Financial Support

Our financial support offerings include:

Start-up Finance

Contract Finance

Growth Finance

Franchise Finance


2. Non-Financial Support

GEP offers the following non-financial support services:

  • Development of Marketing tools,

  • Financial management systems

  • Quality management systems

  • Training

  • Mentorship

  • Business incubation and business advice.


  • SA citizenship

  • Business must be located in Gauteng

  • The entrepreneur must be the owner and operator of the business

  • The business should have black majority ownership of at least 51%

All applications must be submitted with the following documents:

  • Business plan with five-year projections or management accounts

  • Previous three-years financial statement and current management accounts (for existing businesses)

  • Purchase/Sales/Lease/ Franchise/ Licensing/ Agency or any other agreements

  • Any other information supporting your proposal

  • Company Registration Document

  • Purchase Order/Contract / Subcontract

  • Residential Address – Water and rates to be submitted

  • Marriage certificate and divorce decree, if applicable

  • Identity document

  • Details of members, if applicable

  • Additional info may be requested depending on the type of deal

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Contact Details:

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Tel: : 087 057 2000


124 Main Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg

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