Mainstreaming alternative finance mechanisms for entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs
With this project, we aim to set the grounds to advance the ecosystem and enabling environment in Serbia, by conducting know-how transfer and resources transfer from the Visegrad countries: Slovakia, The Czech Republic and Hungary capitalizing on current trends in alternative finance and impact investing, especially crowdfunding and crowdinvesting for SMEs, startups and enterprises in CEE. As Serbia has not yet enabled needed regulatory framework for crowd investing, crowdlending or alternative investment funds, despite the growing need for new mechanisms of support among the target group, whis project we will focused on best examples of practices in Visegrad countries, research the Serbian context, as well provide more insights, data and incentives for SMEs, startups and enterprises to turn to alternative finance mechanisms as financing tool.
Mapping alternative finance mechanisms, opportunities and obstacles in Serbia, Research and analysis
Research on legal framework and enabling environment for alternative finance mechanisms, opportunities and obstacles, (crowdfunding and crowdinvesting) for SMEs, startups and enterprises in Serbia
4 day Crowdfunding Academy for top 15 SMEs and startups in Serbia, that will serve to improve and enable key target group in Serbia to raise funds through crowdfunding for their desired project or businesses.
Promotion of alternative finance tools among SMEs and startups
Raising awareness campaign targeting selected key groups and communicating messages from project and overall insights for the industry, that will enable better understanding of alternative financing tools, crowdfunding and crowd-investing for SMEs, startups, enterprises and provide recommendation for improving legal framework and enabling environment.