The SwitchMed programme is facing the big challenge of fostering access to finance for very small sized start-ups and green SMEs like the Switchers. There is indeed a deep interest in the areas of green economy and green entrepreneurship, as these sectors have a relatively high growth potential in the MENA region, particularly in the countries where the Green Impact Investing Network (GIIN) is operating. Despite this, almost no financing instruments are available in the countries and this emphasizes the need for cooperation between financing institutions to boost access to finance for green entrepreneurs. more
Count down for our series of national “Green start–ups meet investors” events
Our entrepreneurs are getting ready to present their business ideas to potential investors.
Access to finance remains a top priority challenge to be addressed
SwitchMed Connect saw financing institutions and green entrepreneurs coming together at two sessions...
Discussing about innovation in ethical banking at the FEBEA conference 2016
SwitchMed Green Impact Investing Network was presented at the FEBEA conference 2016, in Croatia.
Are there new finance and investment models to achieve more inclusive growth?
We are participating today at the Panel Discussion titled ¨ Which new finance and investment models...
Coopmed, new impulse for social finance in the Mediterranean countries
On the 26th of February 2016, SwitchMed attended the launch of CoopMed in Marseille within the fram...