In September 2018, the EFSE Entrepreneurship Academy under EU4Business teamed up with EcoVisio to send 16 aspiring young entrepreneurs to the “BusinessCool” in Moldova. Participants and trainers share their experience in this video. The BusinessCool aimed to introduce participants to simple and practical instruments that would encourage them to make the leap from project idea to successful business. 

Hard work has allowed Ukrainian businessmen Yaroslav Boychuk and Alexey Mikitko to build up Dyz-Art, a successful printing company. Now, new equipment bought with the help of a GUF investment loan made available through EU4Business, will allow them to reach a whole new level. They share their success story in this video, prepared by the U open EU project.

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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development's (EBRD) 2018-2023 strategy for Ukraine, which sets out the Bank’s priorities in the country. Over the next five years, the EBRD will pay special attention to projects that will integrate investment and policy engagement in areas such as privatisation, energy security and efficiency, the financial sector, trade and infrastructure.

Watch the first video of the V-blog series EU4Business SMEDA has launched to present the progress of EU-funded IMG and STEP grantees in Armenia. Meet Pixomatic - a cool photo-editing mobile application developed by Armenian startup Qube and learn how the IMG grant has helped them to improve their app and attract more customers!

The Eastern Partnership Technical Assistance Fund (EPTATF) started in December 2010 as a trust fund with multiple Donors, covering multiple sectors. It was designed to enhance the European Investment Bank's work in the Eastern Partnership Countries and provide better technical assistance.