Edge Growth (“Edge”) is one of South Africa’s leading Enterprise and Supplier Development (“ESD”) specialist firms and SME fund managers. Edge provides unique, end-to-end ESD solutions to the market by designing and delivering tailored strategy, SME capital management and Business Development Support. Edge brings together the knowledge, experience, insight and skills required to provide access to growth support, access to growth capital , access to corporate supply chains, will the goal of supporting sustainable SMEs and creating positive socio-economic impact. Edge started operations in 2007 and has grown significantly to a ZAR 68m business employing 64 staff. Edge operates from premises in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Edge currently manages over ZAR 900m of capital across four funds: the Vumela Enterprise Development Fund, the ASISA Enterprise Development Fund, the Edge Action Fund, and the Volkswagen BEE Initiatives Trust that have invested into 47 SMEs on a combined basis.