In June 2013, OeEB provided technical assistance funds for capacity building measures in target companies of the SEAF Caucasus Growth Fund.

Project name SEAF Caucasus Growth Fund - Capacity building
Region Central Asia
Sector Industry
Service Business Advisory Services
Project partner(s) SEAF Caucasus Growth Fund

Parallel to its investment into the private-equity "SEAF Caucasus Growth Fund" OeEB fosters three entrepreneurial capabilities to promote sustainable growth of SMEs in the Southern Caucasus region.

Through technical assistance OeEB strengthens capacities and knowledge of SMEs: facilitating the access to regional and global export markets, developing management know-how and establishing local value chains. These measures ensure the creation and protection of jobs as well as the strengthening of the private sector.