Mainstreaming alternative finance

The project “Mainstreaming alternative finance mechanisms for entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs” was launched in 2019.

Its context is capitalizing on current trends in alternative finance and impact investing. Especially crowdfunding and crowdinvesting, as well as cross-border impact investments for SMEs, start-ups and enterprises in CEE.

It aims to set the grounds to advance the ecosystem and enable environment in Serbia, by conducting the transfer of know-how and resources from the Visegrad countries: Slovakia, Poland, the Czech Republic, and Hungary.

It is focusing on the following:

  • best examples of practices in Visegrad countries,
  • research the Serbian context,
  • provision of more insights, data and incentives for SMEs, startups and enterprises to turn to alternative finance mechanisms as financing tool.