Reinforcing Med Microfinance Network System for Start-ups

Greece National Mesures – UNI.FUND

Name of responsible organization: UNI.FUND
Venture Website: 
Starting year 2019End year is one of the funds of EQUIFUND.  EQUIFUND is the Greek Fund of Funds created in 2013 ( targets pre-seed and seed investments in the broad technology sector, aiming to leverage the hidden potential that exists in the Greek universities, R&D and the technological space.   Founded on 2019, UNI.FUND has portfolio of 25 start-up investments

What kind of activity does this measure finance?

Creation of new businessesNO
Strengthening of existing businessesYES
Specific investments – specify type (i.e. innovation, research, environmental transition, hiring, internationalization, purchase of goods)Broad technology sector with focus on ICT, e-business, robotics, maritime, supply chain, IoT, energy informatics, fintech and insurance technology.
Training activitiesNO
Other (specify)NO

What type of financing is it?

Low-interest loan (indicate the repayment time and, if present, the requirement for collateral)Loans or Equity loans
Non-repayable grant (indicate the percentage of non-repayable fund)NO
Tax creditN/A
Other (specify)Loans From 30k to 1Mil. €, or Equity

How does the activation of the measure work?

One-stop means Web Visit to 
Call with closing dateNo

Financial entity of the measure (indicate the resources allocated)

Overall amountN/A
% facilitation for each recipientΝ/Α
Minimum amount that can be financedN/A
Maximum amount that can be financedΝ/Α
Origin of financial resources (European, State, Regional authority, Municipal authority, other) funds + EIF + Private investors

Type of funded social structure (indicate if belonging to a specific category is required in order, to access the measure)

FemaleOver 50Unemployed (specify any type)Disadvantaged groups (specify type)Youth (specify age range)Other (specify)
OPEN to every interested Team/Company with a proven idea/product & a Scientific team that needs a “go-to-market” strategy.

Does the measure provide for accompaniment and training or only financial support?

Financial support + accompaniment/trainingNO
Only Financial supportNO

Is the measure considered a good practice and as such replicable in other national and / or international contexts?

YESYes, it is a good practice

How many initiatives have been financed in the last 3 years and for what economic amount?

Number of initiatives: 25 since 2019Total economic amount: N/A
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