Are you an SME in the Netherlands and interested in investing in an upcoming market or a developing country? And do you need financing for this? You can apply for the Dutch Good Growth Fund (DGGF). This fund provides finance for Dutch and local companies in upcoming markets and developing countries.
DGGF offers several opportunities for Dutch SMEs:
- Investing in an upcoming market or developing country
- Importing goods from an upcoming market or developing country
- Exporting to an upcoming market or developing country
When do you qualify?
If you interested in investing, importing from or exporting to in a DGGF country and your own bank will not finance the full project you may apply. You will have to fulfil the conditions, among others:
- you are an SME registered and active in the Netherlands
- you comply with the international corporate responsiblity (ICSR) framework
- you must have a viable (business) plan
Interactive online tool
InvestInternational offers a checklist to help you find out if your financing needs can be met by the DGGF. You can also try the interactive online tool to check whether you are eligible for DGGF or other financing or export credit insurance. The tool has been created for entrepreneurs with plans to import, export, invest or expand abroad.
How to apply?
You start with filling out a Quick Scan for investing or importing, or a Quick Scan for exporting. Depending on which part you apply for, an expert from Atradius DSB or an adviser from Invest International will contact you. You can find more information on the website of the Dutch Good Growth Fund (DGGF).