If you are uncertain of what options there are or what would suit you best, we have described the most common and recognised opportunities below.
Some are just definitions and others point directly to funding products supported by EC.
Among the main sources of funding, there are:
- Bank Guarantees
- Loan against Listed Shares (Stock)
- Letter of Credit (LOI)
- Crowd Funding
- Foundation (Charity)
- Peer-to-peer Lending
- Research Funding
- Seed Money
Donations, subsidies and grants are described as soft funding or crowd funding, i.e. funding that has no direct requirement for return of investment.
Filing a Funding Request
If you want to apply for funding please go to Filing a Funding Request, complete the form and return it to us.