BFS Managing Director, Kauna Ndilula (left) with Pedro Da Fonseca (right), a successful BFS incubation graduate who received funding within less than 12 months ever since starting to work with BFS to further develop his NamLux innovation.

Call for Applications

If you’ve got the business idea, we’ve got the way!

BFS is a Namibian Investment Management Firm founded in 2008 whose core business to date has been to provide financial solutions tailored to SMEs’ needs, effectively working towards the development of a financial ecosystem that is supportive of the growth of the SME sector. Its flagship product NamPro Fund provides trade finance facilities to SMEs that have secured procurement contracts from reputable off-takers. Other than granting credit, BFS provides advisory as well as SME mentoring and has recently added incubation services to its portfolio where it successfully incubated two young entrepreneurs, both of whom have successfully secured third-party funding within less than 12 months.

GreenTec Capital Partners empowers impactful start-ups and SMEs in Africa with a range of capacity building, investment readiness, and fund-raising assistance. They invest in African start-ups and SMEs that are ready to scale up and be sustainable as well as create positive impact in the communities in which they operate.

How can we help you?

Jointly, BFS and GreenTec are going to support high potential start-ups and SMEs scale by providing them with customized operational support, company formation and building, investment readiness and go-to-market strategies and execution.

What are we looking for?

BFS and GreenTec are looking for sustainable, value-adding, high potential, scalable, disruptive green-fields, start-ups and SMEs who need support in getting from early growth stage to market scaling by providing them with venture building services such as office space, operational assistance, company formation and building, investment readiness, go-to-market strategies and execution. Preferably we look for ventures with a strong focus on innovative solutions in the sectors of agriculture, digitalization and sustainable resources.

Ideal Profile of Ventures

• Proof-of-concept / prototype / first revenues
• Management team with sector experience
• Scalable business model

Entrepreneur Profile

We seek to empower visionary entrepreneurs who wish to grow their business and expand their positive impacts. Entrepreneurs should be committed full-time and have prior business or entrepreneurial experience. We seek entrepreneurs who are willing to work with us as value-adding partners and share management information regularly.

Positive Impact

BFS and GreenTec maintain a portfolio of impact-oriented investments and thus have a strong preference for companies explicitly impact-focused and contributing to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

The Application process

If you would like to hand deliver your Application, come visit us on the corner of Jan Jonker Road and Julius K. Nyerere Street, Ausspannplatz or send it by email to info@bfs.com.na on or before 15th October 2019. Further details can be found in the Application Form.
061 388 600

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