fi-compass news

August 2017
09.08.2017
Advance notice: 'FI Campus' flagship event from fi-compass
New learning opportunities about financial instruments using the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) are being planned by ... Read the full story
09.08.2017
Microcredit providers meet in Venice
Capacity building workshops for EU microcredit providers (MCPs) were organised in June by fi-compass using the European Commission ... Read the full story
09.08.2017
Agricultural Multi-Regional Guarantee Platform launched for Italian farmers
Italy is establishing an innovative 'Agricultural Multi-Regional Guarantee Platform (AMGP)' as a ground-breaking new financial instrument ... Read the full story
09.08.2017
Raising awareness about Europe's venture capital landscape
Venture capital can be defined as a subset of private equity that is co-invested with an entrepreneur to fund a business venture, normally ... Read the full story
09.08.2017
Investing in low carbon economies: Lessons from the London Green Fund
Our fi-compass publications library includes a case study from the London Green Fund (LGF). It explains how this financial ... Read the full story
09.08.2017
Rural development loans, guarantees and equity under the spotlight in Estonia
Estonia, currently holding the Presidency of the Council of the EU, hosted our sixth EAFRD fi-compass macro-regional conference on ... Read the full story
June 2017
01.06.2017
European Social Fund financial instruments supporting self-employment and entrepreneurship
Vienna saw the first thematic fi-compass workshop on European Social Fund (ESF) financial instruments supporting self-employment ... Read the full story
May 2017
30.05.2017
European Commission reporting template for financial instruments – online learning for managing authorities
All managing authorities using European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) are required by Article 46 of the Common Provisions ... Read the full story
16.05.2017
The EaSI Helpdesk on microfinance is live
The European Commission in the frame of its Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) Programme has launched a fully renovated Helpdesk, ... Read the full story
12.05.2017
Second Call for EaSI Technical Assistance to the European microcredit sector
The EaSI Technical Assistance (EaSI TA) is launching a second Call for Expression of Interest with the goal of identifying and selecting ... Read the full story
03.05.2017
Latest microfinance advisory news from EaSI TA
See the latest microfinance advisory news from EaSI TA, including success stories about the European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit ... Read the full story
April 2017
06.04.2017
Action planning for financial instrument life cycles: new fi-compass advisory video
A newly released fi-compass video explains how to successfully plan financial instruments that use the European Structural and ... Read the full story
06.04.2017
New ex-ante assessments featured on fi-compass website
Member States and regions continue to advance with the set-up and implementation of financial instruments co-funded by the European ... Read the full story
06.04.2017
Perspectives from France’s CAP 3RI investment platform
Member States and regions can make use of financial instruments within 'investment platforms' that combine the European Regional ... Read the full story
06.04.2017
Support from Interreg Europe for projects related to financial instruments
Interreg Europe funding is available for local, regional and national public authorities throughout Europe to develop and deliver better ... Read the full story
06.04.2017
Presidency points of view from Malta
Malta currently holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union and fi-compass spoke to Maltese stakeholders about their ... Read the full story
06.04.2017
EAFRD managing authorities and rural development policy benefits from fi-compass
Implementing financial instruments requires specific knowledge. With the support of fi-compass, managing authorities of ... Read the full story
06.04.2017
fi-compass seminar showcases financial instruments supporting urban and rural business investments
On 14 March a fi-compass seminar took place in Brussels focused on financial instruments under Thematic Objective 3 (TO3) ‘ ... Read the full story
06.04.2017
New advisory services for European Social Fund financial instruments
The fi-compass European Social Fund (ESF) work stream has recently published new language versions of the handbook on using ESF ... Read the full story
March 2017
22.03.2017
Slovenian financial instrument offers integrated package of business support sources
Slovenia's experiences with a financial instrument that offered investment support from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and ... Read the full story