Watch a recording of the conference jointly organised by ESA, the European Investment Bank and the European Investment Fund that took place online on the 11 February 2021.
It provides an overview of existing and upcoming financial instruments, be they institutional or private, European or national, covering a diverse range of financing needs for SMEs and midcaps (grants & equity, risk capital, venture debt, loans).
The session has four part:
- Part 1: Welcome and introductions
- Part 2: Grants and seed finance
- Part 3: Equity (VC funds, series A, B, C)
- Part 4: EIB venture debt/Quasi-equity; Loans to SMEs and midcaps; Q&As; Conclusions and way forward
You can find the recording in the "Resources" section at: https://learninghub.esa.int/content/financing-space-options-smes-and-midcaps-europe
The conference presentation is available at: https://learninghub.esa.int/content/presentation-financing-space-options-smes-and-midcaps-europe