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Start-Up Financing

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Emirates Development Bank (EDB) was established to contribute to the economic and social development of the UAE as a key partner to provide financial services to businesses owned by UAE Nationals.

In order to encourage entrepreneurship and nurture homegrown public and private sector leaders, Emirates Development Bank offers financing to Start-ups and low business vintage entities.

Key Features:

  • For entities owned and managed (51-100%) by UAE nationals
  • Funding for entities with business vintage from 6 Months to 3 Years
  • Loan Amounts ranging from AED 300,000 to AED 2 Mn

UAE registered businesses may avail the following solutions:

  • Start Up Asset Backed Financing
  • Start Up Business Expansion Loan and Project Financing

Start-Up Asset Backed Financing

Emirates Development Bank provides loans to startups and low business vintage companies to purchase assets to support business functionality.

The suite of solutions offered include:

  • Commercial Vehicle Loans
  • Construction Equipment Loans
  • Professional Equipment Loans
  • Medical Equipment loan

Key Features:

  • Funding of up to 70% of the assets
  • Loan amount up to AED 2 Mn
  • Flexible tenors up to 72 months

Assets will be mortgaged or pledged in favor of EDB. Movable Assets may be registered on the Emirates Movable Collateral Registry.

Start Up Business Expansion Loan and Project Financing

Emirates Development Bank offers financing to entities to expand their businesses or facilitate business needs.

Key Features:

  • Loan amounts up to AED 2 Mn
  • Flexible tenors up to 72 months
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*Terms & Conditions apply. Credit at sole discretion of the bank and on submission of acceptable documentation