Closed - Crowdfund your business through Covid-19, with people who have your back!

back-a-business-banner-3.jpgPizza ovens are cold, nail varnish is hardening and gigs are cancelled.

The last few weeks have arguably been some of the toughest and most uncertain times for many small businesses. 

Start a crowdfunding campaign for your business and stand a chance to WIN R10 000 in additional funding from SimplyBiz® powered by Nedbank. 

Clients, family and friends are potential backers! Give them the opportunity to support your business with their HEARTS AND WALLETS today.

Create a campaign Now!

Why should I start a BackaBusiness Campaign?

You’ll receive a preferential rate of 5%, plus templates, guidance and training through Thundafund to position and create an effective campaign.

-Various digital media advertising on the BackaBusiness movement will elevate your campaign.  More eyes, means more potential backers.

Download The Crowdfunding Handbook

How Do I Get started?

1. List your essential expenses right now – how much money will you to need to overcome Covid-19?

2. Map your network of potential backers – your customers, friends, family etc.

3. Decide what future reward voucher you can offer for cash now.

4. Register on and Start a Project on Thundafund with the same email address 

5. Tell your story - why the crowd should support your business. We’ll help you!

6. Submit your project for Thundafund review and guidance.

7. Once your campaign is live – share it! Encourage your network to share it too.


Nedbank employees are personally supporting their own favourite local small businesses, as their way of living the brand by doing good for individuals, businesses and society to be the difference.

Will you take up the challenge too? 

Create a campaign

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  • This is a great initiative. Thank you @SimplyBiz_SA and @Nedbank_SA for always looking out for small businesses. 

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  • Thank you for helping small businesses am very grateful for your advices
    My campaign went online yesterday and am hoping for the best. 👏👏

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  • Thank you Nedbank ,Thunderfunf and simplybiz..hope for the best


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  • Meet our Winners!
    Congratulations to the final five winners of the BackaBusiness R10K prize:

    1. Pristine Spas Covid 19 Relief
    2. Highlanders FC Debt Clearance
    3. Harveston Stables
    4. Forest Edge needs you
    5. Bizzbean
    6. Sustainability of The Silk Workshop - Pty Ltd
    7. Fresh Earth Food Store
    8. Talent Unleashed Lockdown Support Fund
    9. Back a Pony
    10. Giraffe House Wildlife Awareness Centre

    A Special High Five to the Nedbank Employee Backed Winners…


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  • Thank you Simplybiz for this great platform

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