Tag Archives: SME development

Register Today for Global SME Finance Forum 2019 and Catch MFC Members Discount

Date: October 7-9, 2019 Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands Topic: the convergence of the real and financial sectors in SME finance Join leaders from banks, fintech companies, development finance institutions, and regulators at the Global SME Finance Forum 2019 on October 7 in the Netherlands. The conference will examine the different ways in which the real sector has entered the SME finance ...

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Boost of €100 million for microfinance and social enterprises in Europe

The EU’s financing programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) will receive an additional €100 million for its Guarantee scheme from the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the core of the Investment Plan for Europe. The financial support comes on top of the original EaSI Guarantee instrument worth €96 million, for a combined overall investment of €196 million. In ...

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Public consultation on the review of the SME definition

New open public consultation launched by the European Commission on 6 February 2018. The consultation is about the definition of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SME). The results of the consultation will be an important input for the evaluation and possible revision of some aspects of the SME definition that applies across EU policy areas*.   Consultation period: 6 February 2018 ...

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