Accessing finance for your business Breakfast Briefing

This briefing will highlight and showcase the offerings available for Kildare businesses that may require finance.   An ideal opportunity for members to learn more about the array of funding mechanisms that can assist your business and make sure it grows.


Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland              John Madigan                    Head of Products

A new, strategic SME funding company, the SBCI’s goal is to ensure access to flexible funding for Irish SMEs by facilitating the provision of flexible products with longer maturity and capital repayment flexibility, subject to credit approval, lower cost funding to financial institutions which is passed on to SMEs, market access for new entrants to the SME lending market, creating real competition.

Credit Review Office                                                 Catherine Collins              Deputy Credit Reviewer

Credit Review Office provides an independent review process for SMEs, sole traders and farm enterprises that have had requests for credit refused or had existing credit facilities reduced or withdrawn.

Microfinance Ireland                                                Michael Johnson              Chief Executive Officer

MFI was established to deliver the Government’s Microenterprise Loan Fund. Unsecured loans from €2,000 up to €25,000, Term from 3 to 5 years. MFI target start-up or growing microenterprises across all industry sectors.  MFI work with businesses with less than 10 employees and a turnover of less than €2m

SME online tool                                                        Pamela Malone                 Dept of Finance

There are over 80 different Government supports for Irish start-ups and small businesses.  The SME online tool helps Irish businesses navigate the range of Government supports to see which might suit you best.

Chair      Allan Shine                         CEO North Kildare Chamber


Venue:  Palmerstown House Estate

Date 1st October

Time; Coffee/Refreshments 8am  Briefing 8.30am – 10am

Member only event

Bookings through info@northkildarechamber or 045 894074