Febea news / archive

11/10/2016
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and APS Bank Limited (APS) have signed the first SME financing agreement in Malta under the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the heart of the Investment Plan for Europe. The agreement will allow APS to provide low-cost loans to innovative SMEs in...
08/07/2016
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and our member TISE have signed an agreement on provision of guarantees for social economy enterprises, as part of an EU program for employment and social innovation (EaSI). Thanks to this agreement, the companies-beneficiaries of loans of TISE may obtain a free...
08/07/2016
As in the previous annual meetings of FEBEA, also in 2016 the Federation’s General Assembly was organized along with an open day of  seminars, dedicated this year to SOCINNOVETHICS: Synergy of Ethical Financing with Social and Technological Innovation. On Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 June,...
20/05/2016
The EaSI Technical Assistance (EaSI TA) is launching a second Call for Expression of Interest with the goal of identifying and selecting up to 34 European microcredit providers that will benefit from EaSI Technical Assistance services. EaSI TA offers institutional assessment or rating and tailored...
16/05/2016
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the FEBEA member Cooperative Bank of Karditsa have signed the first guarantee agreement aimed at supporting micro-enterprises in Greece under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI). This new EaSI guarantee agreement with the Cooperative...
09/05/2016
One of the leading and largest Danish impact investors, VILLUM FOUNDATION  has invested 20 m DKK in the share capital of the FEBEA’s member MERKUR COOPERATIVE BANK. This a breakthrough for impact investment in Denmark and a big step forward in terms of enhancing MERKUR’s impact on society and...
21/04/2016
The objective of the call for proposals is to contribute to the development of a social finance market by enabling more social enterprises to take on repayable finance for developing and scaling up their innovative business model.   The support aims at:     Generating effective demand among social...
20/04/2016
in collaboration with the member Cooperative for Ethical Financing (ebanka)   SOCINNOVETHICS SYNERGY OF ETHICAL FINANCING WITH SOCIAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION The European society is constantly changing and evolving to respond to different solicitations, determined by international, national...
19/04/2016
  FEBEA and some of its members (Bank of Karditsa, Ebanka, Sklad05, Credal, FCRE, APS Bank) and SEFEA continue their work on the PROFIT project. PROFIT is a platform promoting the financial awareness and improving the financial capability of citizens and other financial market participants. If you...
19/04/2016
  It is a high priority for the Commission to ensure that the conditions are right for innovation in Europe. DG Research and Innovation, with the support of E&Y/Technopolis, is running a survey on the “Impact of Regulation on Innovation” in order to improve the regulatory framework for...

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