29 loans totalling
CHF 8.4 Mio.
The SSF is a facility for development loans established by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO. SSF offers loans for start-up business projects of Switzerland domiciled entrepreneurs/enterprises in emerging economies (economies under development or in transition). The management of the SSF is delegated to FINANCEcontact in Zurich.
Investments in emerging economies involve business risks beyond those generally encountered in Western countries. This is particularly true for young enterprises. With its loans SSF aims to share the financial burden of such ventures with the investors.
A little earlier than expected, but still gratifying, the coffee plants at Mount Sunzu Coffee Farm are blooming for the first time. Congratulations to the team!
If there was a prize for perseverance, SSF client Eser Karatas would stand at the top of the podium. Over years he worked hard to build a state of the art brewery in Cameroon. It shall finally start operations this fall, read more...