The SMEi (Small Medium Sized Enterprises Initiative) in Malta, strives to help local SMEs start and grow their business. Previously, the SME Initiative Fund stood at €15 million, however, after being topped up with €7 million, the initiative fund now stands at €22million. After being leveraged, this ends up being approximately €90 million dedicated for investment of SMEs.
Malta is a commercial hotspot that provides access to the European, North African and the Middle East markets. With the creation of the Venture Capital Malta scheme, foreign investors can now enjoy access to private equity funds for their investments in Malta.
In today’s inter-connected world, starting your own business is easier than ever! Not only do you have the ability to market to a larger audience than ever, for a smaller price than ever, but you can also access insider knowledge, mentoring and network with other entrepreneurs easier than ever.
Malta’s location in the centre of the Mediterranean has long made it of strategic interest to foreign powers, and this has been reflected in its long history. While the geopolitical situation in the region may have changed somewhat, the country still draws attention from the outside world.
Malta Enterprise is the economic growth agency that is responsible for the development and support of Malta’s enterprise both locally and internationally. To help facilitate the development and growth of businesses in Malta, the agency provides a range of funding and support that assists in facilitating the enterprise throughout its stages of growth.
Malta is renowned as a global centre of excellence for commerce. This reputation is thanks in part to the significant business incentives in Malta, afforded by its inherently pro-business policies. It is no surprise, then, that so many successful companies establish themselves in Malta.