Helping businesses to grow and scale
Local Enterprise and Association Development (LEAD) is a multi-agency organisation committed to supporting businesses of all sizes to grow and scale, and become leaders in their field. From developing market strategies to providing funding across all sectors for transformation and growth, we’re with Enterprises at all stages of their journey to grow and boost competitiveness.
Taking a co-ordinated approach and working collaboratively with the wider enterprise policy ecosystem across government, investors, research and educational institutions, industry associations and the private sector to develop South African industry and enterprise, and assist businesses in achieving their ambitions, our core collective objectives are to meet the needs of enterprises at all stages of growth and development, to boost the productivity and connect enterprises with opportunities, maximising their growth and job creation potential. Learn more
How We Help
a mix of grants, loans or bank guarantees appropriate to the size and stage of development of the business.
take your first step abroad, deepen your market presence, or expand your global footprint with the right tools and support.
a range of support and operational tools specific to the individual business based on the outcomes of the business GAP analysis.