GROWTH INITIATIVE FOR SMEs

 

 

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Euler Hermes supports in cooperation with Allianz Suisse's the Growth Initiative for SMEs - an initiative of the Swiss Economic Forum.
  

What is the Growth Initiative for SMEs?

This gives forward-looking SMEs the opportunity to have their strategy reviewed by independent, experienced experts, minimise risks and gain easier access to growth capital.

Video: The
Initiative in 170 seconds (please click on the right side in the bottom of the page)

​​What SMEs belong to the target group of the Growth Initiative?

• Growth strategy with concrete business plan
• Clear positioning and differentiation in the market
• Convincing management team
• Primary added value in Switzerland
• No need for reorganization or restructuring

 
Additionally, for young companies

• Positive cashflow/breakeven within 12 months
• Existing sales with multiple customers


How does the qualification for preserving the quality label "high-potential SMEs" proceed?

Acceptance: Entry of the key company data on the secure online application platform.

Analysis of Potential: Submission of detailed information on the company’s growth plan’s and business plan.

Expert Report:
Company visit, presentation and strategy review with interdisciplinary expert team.

High-Potential Label:
Award of the Swiss Economics Forum’s “High-Potential SME” label.

Growth Modules:
Access to growth modules in the areas of financing and risk management.


How does the qualification for preserving the quality label "high-potential SMEs" proceed?

• Entry of the key company data on the secure online application platform.
• Submission of detailed information on the company’s growth plan’s and business plan.
• Company visit, presentation and strategy review with interdisciplinary expert team.
• Award of the Swiss Economics Forum’s “High-Potential SME” label.
• Access to growth modules in the areas of financing and risk management.


How does the Growth modules look like?

Companies with the “High-Potential SME” label enjoy exclusive access to the Growth Initiative’s useful and advantageous modules. These provide concrete and ongoing support to the companies in implementing their growth plans.

The financing module

• Easier access to loan capital
• Easier access to equity
• Optimised liquidity management through factoring and / or advance payment guarantees

The risk management module

• Risk analysis and management
• Insurance and legal advice


Wo kann man sich registieren?

http://www.sef4kmu.ch/anmeldung/ 

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Weitere Informationen zur Initiative:

Wachstum für KMU
c/o Swiss Economic Forum
C.F.L. Lohnerstrasse 24
3645 Gwatt (Thun)

www.sef4kmu.ch
info@sef4kmu.ch
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