The SME EQUITY financing program is the first of its kind in QATAR. It aims to support economic diversification by providing growth capital to QATARI Entrepreneurs and Deploying Investments in innovative small enterprises and high-potential medium enterprises.
The investment criteria varies depending on the size of the enterprise and can be summarized as below:
A company that is eligible for investments either through convertible investments or direct equity, must have the following attributes:
In addition to the above, QDB also invests in venture capital funds internationally provided that the investments: