European Investment Fund (EIB Group) and Axis launch new investment fund for financing innovative firms in Spain

Making financing accessible for small businesses so that they can start-up and scale-up

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  • Industry Focus
    Finnish companies, universities, and research organizations (mostly small to mid-sized Finnish companies)

The European Investment Fund (EIF), the EIB Group’s SME financing subsidiary, and Axis, ICO’s wholly-owned venture capital management company, have launched a new EUR 40 million business angels fund, EAF Spain II, for financing innovative start-ups.

EIF Talks - Hubert Cottogni on blending resources for small business financing

The EIF's head of European mandates, Hubert Cottogni, explains why it is important to blend resources across Europe to make the maximum positive impact on small business financing.

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