Presentation on theme: "From idea to competitive enterprise. 2. Mission To strenghen enterprise and competitiveness in companies through risk financing and business development."— Presentation transcript:
2. Mission To strenghen enterprise and competitiveness in companies through risk financing and business development as well as contributing to a growing and more dynamic economy.
From idea to competitive enterprise 3. ALMI Företagspartner AB 19 regional companies 400 employees Parent company is state-owned Subsidiaries owned by county councils to 49%
From idea to competitive enterprise 4. The loan fund holds M 550 13 000 clients in portfolio Close cooperation with commercial banks Different financial solutions suitable for target groups ALMI Business Finance
From idea to competitive enterprise 5. ALMIs role in the financial market Risk Interest/ return Bank ALMI Shareholder
From idea to competitive enterprise 6. ALMI is financing companies in all lines of business. Most important to evaluate is business idea, potential in the market and management skills.
From idea to competitive enterprise 7. Business development ALMI offers professional advice and several different programmes designed to improve skills for increased competitiveness.
From idea to competitive enterprise 8. Network created by the initiative of the European Commission Covers 40 European countries, 600 organisations, 4000 staff 15 partners in Sweden Aims to offer a one-stop shop to meet all the needs of SMEs in Europe. The Enterprise Europe Network http://www.enterprise-europe-network.ec.europa.eu/index_en.htm
From idea to competitive enterprise 9. We offer companies: Enquiry Service Assist and advice companies with their questions regarding: Single Market, VAT, EU Policies and Directives, CE Marking and Standards, Public Procurement rules, EU funding and Legislation Help with setting up a business in Europe etc Seminars specific to SMEs Raising awareness of subjects particularly interesting for the SMEs Website and newsletter Feedback to the European Commission on business issues arising from EU policy or legislation
From idea to competitive enterprise 10. The Enterprise Europe Network Enterprise Europe Networks Technology and Commercial Database can help find suitable partners for: Commercial Agreements - agents, distributors or suppliers in Europe Technology Partnership - licensing, development, cooperation with partners in Europe
From idea to competitive enterprise 11. Match-making Sakab participated during the match-making event in Berlin 2007 for companies within waste management: - We are now discussing business worth several thousand Euros with a company from Lithuania and the co-operation agreement is signed. Partner search Danfo AB is looking for retailers in Europe for their products and is now discussing retailer agreements with companies in France and Poland. Incoming partner search Published in our newsletter and forwarded to regional companies that are interested. Back- up skylt och Dekor AB is today working with an Estonian manufacture of neon. New retailer New supplier New customer Success stories: