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Government Guarantee Schemes for SMEs and Startup Companies

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Government Guarantee Schemes for SMEs and Startup Companies

4 September 2019 10:00am - 11:30pm
MaGIC (Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre) View map
Admission FREE
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SMEs (including start up companies) play a vital role in Malaysia’s economic landscape. The ability to obtain and gain access to credit facilities from financial institutions in particular continue to be a great obstacle  for SMEs for the much needed cash flow and funding in order to grow and sustain their business. Government Guarantee Schemes have been established since 2009 to assist in bridging the funding gap between SMEs and the financial institutions, by providing an alternative solution for SMEs that face lack of/ insufficient collateral to support their funding applications to the banks.


Key Takeaways

  1. Overall benefits of utilising government guarantee schemes
  2. Types of government guarantee schemes and how they work
  3. Criteria and eligibility for the guarantee schemes
  4. List of participating Financial Institutions and how to apply for the schemes
  5. Frequently Asked Questions


Our Speaker

Masliza Zainal Abidin

Senior Manager, Market Collaboration and SME Support for Syarikat Jaminan Pembiayaan Perniagaan Berhad (SJPP)

Masliza is leading the market collaboration and activities for SJPP. She has 20 years of working experience in multinational companies and the government sector in roles such as strategic consulting, financial analysis and project management. Currently, Masliza and her team works closely with SJPP’s partnering financial institutions to bring awareness of the government guarantee schemes to the SME community.

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