Business Voice @ IST
Wednesday 10 December
15:00 – 16:00
“Microcredit: financial support for new businesses”
Speaker: Marisa Antonopoulou, Microcredit Development Officer, AFI
- Are you thinking of starting your own business or further growing your existing business?
- Wouldn’t it be nice to receive free entrepreneurial advice?
- Are you in need of financial support for your new or existing business?
- What is microcredit?
AFI (Action Finance Initiative)
Action Finance Initiative – AFI, is a non-profit organisation founded in Greece by Action Aid Hellas and the French organisation ADIE International which put microcredit on the map in France 25 years ago.
Aiming at the successful establishment of businesses and their subsequent business development, AFI, with a network of experienced volunteers-members, supports existing or future entrepreneurs (in addition to granting them microcredit), with targeted training geared towards the needs of each entrepreneur, both before and after microloan funding. In the context of AFI’s support, free training is organised in areas such as business planning, market research, advertising and marketing, budgeting and cash flow savings practices, tax, legal advice etc.