As part of its support for stakeholders involved with financial instruments using the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF), fi-compass has produced a case study on the 'JEREMIE Acceleration and Seed Instrument in Bulgaria'.
European Social Fund (ESF) experiences from Denmark are featured in a fi-compass case study about the Central Denmark Entrepreneurship Fund (Midtjysk Iværksætterfond - MIF). This financial instrument provided loans, equity, quasi equity, and business coaching for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) during their early development.
A fi-compass case study has been published recently showing how Slovakia managed the complex process of completing a combined ex-ante assessment for financial instruments within five Operational Programmes (OPs).
A European Social Fund (ESF) case study from fi-compass explains Italian experience with a financial instrument in Lombardy supporting social cooperatives and social inclusion for disadvantaged people. By combining public and private resources, the financial instrument provided microloans totalling € 31.4 million to 7 850 individuals. These in turn invested in the capital of 526 social cooperatives.
A fi-compass case study from Scotland explains the managing authority's experiences during an ex‑ante assessment for financial instruments under the 2014‑2020 European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Operational Programme (OP). The assessment helped to facilitate evidence-based decision‑making by the managing authority regarding possible design and set-up stages for ERDF financial instruments.
Creating new jobs and entrepreneurship through financial instruments in Poland is the focus of a fi-compass case study featuring the European Social Fund.
A new fi-compass case study from Estonia showcases Europe's first rural development financial instrument for the 2014-2020 programming period.
A new video from fi-compass has been produced to help Member States' managing authorities move forward with using the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) for revolving financial instruments.
A recently published case study from fi-compass highlights how financial instruments were used to support local entrepreneurship in the former Champagne‑Ardenne region of France.
See the interim findings from an agricultural study by fi-compass about the role that financial instruments supported by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development could play in reducing the impact of price volatility.