Introduction of an electronic documentary system and its integration with ePortal.
In 2021, we signed an agreement with the EIF under the Pan-European Guarantee Fund, which enables the insurance of SEF credit lines and thus the transfer of risk.
Successful approval of two projects of international development in cooperation within UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization), namely: UNIDO-CUBA-SLOVENIA: “Establishment of a common innovation cluster with emphasis on the bio-pharmaceutical industry, medicine and nanotechnology 2020 – 2021” and UNIDO-SERBIA-SLOVENIA: “Promoting smart production by building an innovation system in Serbia”.
Start of establishing a digital documentary system – ePortal. As the Slovenian Enterprise Fund follows the guidelines for digital transformation. We has introduced digital business models in its operations and in this way optimized our processes, with efficient work methods for even greater productivity.
With the introduction of electronic submission of applications through ePortal, we enabled companies to submit the entire application for a public tender or call quickly, securely and easily.
The Slovenian Enterprise Fund received a Certificate of compliance with the Code of Good Conduct for microcredit providers, issued by the European Commission.
Signed second annex to the Counter-guarantee agreement with EIF under the EU Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and SMEs 2014-2020 (COSME 2014-2020) for prolong the availability period for two years and increase the volume.
Signed first annex to the Counter-guarantee agreement with EIF under the EU Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and SMEs 2014-2020 (COSME 2014-2020) for prolong the availability period for one year and increase the volume.
Implementation of alternative form of equity financing »Seed capital«
Implementation of substantive support (coaching, mentoring…) for some programs in cooperation with the Initiative Start:up Slovenia.
The conceptual proposal for the establishment of two new lines of equity finance – creating a seed capital fund to improve the availability of financing for emerging and young, growing enterprises in Slovenia and the creation of the Fund for the consolidation aor development enterprise restructuring, aimed at traditional enterprises
Acquisition of additional sources under PIFI by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (MVZT) and MGRT
Liquidation of the subsidiaries Prvi kapital d.o.o. and Prva, družba tveganega kapitala d.o.o
Adoption of the business plan of financial engineering instruments for small and medium-sized enterprises in the Republic of Slovenia (PIFI)
The signature of the Agreement with Ministry of Economic Development and Technology (MGRT) on financing and implementation of financial engineering instruments within the framework of the Operational Programme for Strengthening Regional Development Potentials for the years 2007-2013
The Public Funds Act enters into force, providing some substantive and organizational novelties
The Fund establishes the so-called Public venture capital company named Prva, družba tveganega kapitala d.o.o.
The conclusion of a contract for the counter-guarantee from EIF under the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme 2007-2013 (CIP 2007-2013) for a peroid of three years
Established contact with the European Investment Bank EIB
The Act Regulating Supportive Environment for Entrepreneurship provides the content and possibility of implementation of various forms of financial instruments and determines the procedures for the Fund’s operation
The Fund becomes a full member of the European Association of Guarantee Institutions (AECM)
The implementation of the pilot project of cooperation with regional guarantee schemes
The establishment of the company Prvi kapital d.o.o. for the management and commercial management of a public venture capital fund
The conclusion of a contract with the European Investment Fund (EIF) on cooperation by issuing of bank guarantees to secure investment loans to SMEs
The publication of the first public tender, which included funds from the European Regional Development Fund
Fur the purpose of development of small entrepreneurship the Public Fund for Small Business Development of Slovenia is transformed into the Public Fund of the Republic of Slovenia for Entrepreneurship with the abbreviated name Slovene Enterprise Fund (Act Regulating Supportive Environment for Entrepreneurship OJ RS, Nr. 40/2044 and Founding act of the Fund OJ RS, Nr. 112/2004)
Obtaining the certificate ISO 9001: 2000 for quality management system in the field of promotion of small and medium-sized enterprises for investments with help of financial products
Relocation of the Fund from Ljubljana to Maribor.
With the introduction of the Public Funds Act (Official Gazette of RS, No. 22/2000) the Fund is transformed into a public financial fund and given the name Public Fund for Small Business Development