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SIH as an Investment Partner of the Challenger Accelerator Programme
10.11.2022

SIH as an Investment Partner of the Challenger Accelerator Programme

Bratislava, November 10, 2022 - Once again, Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) is supporting the Challenger Accelerator programme as an Investment Partner this year. We see supporting innovation and the startup ecosystem in Slovakia as necessary and vital. The Accelerator programme allows participants to improve the business model of their projects, offers a unique opportunity to build relationships in the innovation ecosystem and, last but not least, innovative companies and entrepreneurs have the opportunity to receive exciting investments.
 

We are hiring. Join our team!
25.10.2022

We are hiring. Join our team!

Bratislava, 25. októbra 2022 - Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) má voľné pravcovné pozície. Do tímu interných audítorov a finančných kontrolórov hľadáme nových kolegov. Bližšie informácie o voľných pracovných pozíciách ako i o spoločnosti SIH nájdete nižšie.

VFF at ITAPA EXPO 2022
03.09.2022

VFF at ITAPA EXPO 2022

Bratislava, September 3, 2022 - ITAPA EXPO 2022 – it is not just the exhibits from the Slovak pavilion at EXPO Dubai 2020. The Festival of Innovations will prove to you that even with small steps we can work our way up to big things. We will be there too!

How can Slovakia become an innovation power? How to get rich from innovation? Perhaps a difficult question, but there is a simple answer.

 

 

Slovak Investment Holding, CB ESPRI and Social Innovators launch investment funds for social economy
01.06.2022

Slovak Investment Holding, CB ESPRI and Social Innovators launch investment funds for social economy

Bratislava, June 1, 2022 - Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) together with the fund trustees CB ESPRI and Social Innovators Impact Capital is launching two investment funds to support the social economy.

SIH will invest a total of € 20.9 million in both trustees' funds. The purpose of using the funds is to support activities or enterprises whose main objective is to achieve a positive social impact.

Public money investments mobilise private investors
10.05.2022

Public money investments mobilise private investors

Bratislava, May 10, 2022 - EURACTIV Slovakia presents an interview with Igor Kočiš, founder and CEO of GA Drilling, a Slovak company developing a unique technology for geothermal energy. Through Slovak Investment Holding (SIH), GA Drilling has also received investment from European money. SIH, as a state-owned joint stock company, manages European financial instruments in Slovakia based on repayable financial assistance.

Poll on pandemic guarantees: quick and convenient loans were worth the complex documentation
14.04.2022

Poll on pandemic guarantees: quick and convenient loans were worth the complex documentation

Bratislava, April 14, 2022 - SIH's Anti-Corona Guarantee Programme is retrospectively rated positively. Entrepreneurs have already received more than € 1 billion through the State Loan Guarantee Programme. The guarantees were organised by Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) and the loans were intermediated by banks.

In a survey prepared by EURACTIV.sk, respondents answered the following question:

In retrospect, how do you evaluate the SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee Programme?

 

The state has invested four million euros in innovative startups (INFOGRAPHIC)
08.03.2022

The state has invested four million euros in innovative startups (INFOGRAPHIC)

Bratislava, March 8, 2022 - During the pandemic, Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) has also used EU funds to provide loans to Slovak start-ups where it sees growth potential. It has launched the SIH Anti-Corona Capital Programme, investing almost four million euros in innovative companies in two rounds, the return on which is in the form of shares or stock.

SIH invests in Filmzie
10.02.2022

SIH invests in Filmzie

Bratislava, February 10,  2022 - Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) concluded an investment in Filmzie in late 2021 under the SIH Anti-Corona Capital Programme which brings development capital to innovative companies in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

What are the benefits of financial instruments and how is Slovakia using them? (INFOGRAPHIC)
20.01.2022

What are the benefits of financial instruments and how is Slovakia using them? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Bratislava, January 20, 2022 - In the current programming period, Slovakia is also drawing EU funds through financial instruments. More than one billion euro, which is roughly seven percent of the national euro fund allocation, has been earmarked for financial assistance, which must be returned to the state by the beneficiary.

To find out how the financial instruments work, who manages them, how they are used and where Slovakia is using them in the current programming period, see the prepared  INFOGRAPHIC.

Slovak Investment Holding will help the capital city to finance the restoration of the iconic Grӧssling Spa
29.11.2021

Slovak Investment Holding will help the capital city to finance the restoration of the iconic Grӧssling Spa

Bratislava, November 29, 2021 - After the city council, the Antimonopoly Office has approved the establishment of a commercial company for the Grӧssling Spa. By signing the contract today, a company of two partners was established, which will ensure the reconstruction and operation of the Grӧssling Spa and the Grӧssling Municipal Library. The city has acquired a partner who will partly help with the financing so that the city budget is not burdened.

SIH partner of the Challenger Accelerator programme
05.11.2021

SIH partner of the Challenger Accelerator programme

Bratislava, November 5, 2021 - Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) sees the necessity and importance of supporting innovation and the start-up ecosystem in Slovakia, and has therefore decided to support the Challenger Accelerator programme as a seed partner again this year.

 SIH invests in Pygmalios
27.07.2021

SIH invests in Pygmalios

Bratislava, July 27,  2021 – Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) concluded an investment in Pygmalios under the SIH Anti-Corona Capital Programme which brings development capital to innovative companies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

SIH invests in Ecocapsule
06.07.2021

SIH invests in Ecocapsule

Bratislava, July 6, 2021 - Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) has concluded an investment in Ecocapsule under the SIH Anti-Corona Capital Programme which provides development capital for innovative companies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

SIH invests in SENSONEO
15.06.2021

SIH invests in SENSONEO

Bratislava, June 15, 2021 - Slovak Investment Holding has concluded an investment in SENSONEO under the SIH Anti-Corona Capital Programme which provides development capital for innovative companies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The use of financial instruments is a success, but the connection with Euro funds hampers them
25.05.2021

The use of financial instruments is a success, but the connection with Euro funds hampers them

Bratislava, May 25, 2021 - The use of financial instruments co-financed by Euro funds is currently hampered mainly by the ossified Euro fund system. Nevertheless, it will be possible to receive an additional billion euros from the private sector from Euro funds invested through financial instruments in the economy, according to the head of the state investment fund Slovak Investment Holding, Ivan Lesay.

 

Marián Koreň | EURACTIV.SK