How to get your organisation to be investment ready

There are a few things to think about to help you judge whether your organisation is investment ready. The first thing is work out which type of investment is best for your organisation: Grants Crowdfunding Equity Debt – social finance Debt – mainstream finance. If your organisation is a new start-up, then a grant or […]

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Innovative lending for social impact

Social Enterprise Finance Australia (SEFA) is a social enterprise that lends to other social enterprises. Our focus is social impact. We work with organisations that have a social mission at their core and are passionate about making a difference. SEFA supports both “for profit” and “not for profit” organisations who use the power of business […]

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Building the Team

Three new staff have joined SEFA since May bringing new financial, and communications and marketing expertise onto the team. Phung Spyrou, Relationship Manager Phung joined SEFA in July 2013 and manages our client relationships. She has over 10 years experience in banking, during which time she was involved in structuring financial solutions for her clients. She […]

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Connecting with Community

It has been a busy time for SEFA in the past few months as staff have taken part in a range of events in the social impact community. In October, Ben, David and Mark took part in The Social Market Place, held at the Australian Technology Park in Redfern NSW. Developed and hosted by the […]

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Warren Mundine Shares Economic Vision

The Prime Minister’s chief Indigenous advisor, Warren Mundine, shared his economic vision for the future at a SEFA event in Sydney, in late November.  The former ALP President now chairs the Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council. The Council will meet with Prime Minister Abbott and senior ministers three times a year to inform the policy implementation […]

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