SMEs > Financing

When a company launches an innovative project or wants to move from the prototype stage to manufacturing the product, there is always the question of financing.  Finding the necessary funds to carry out these projects is often a significant challenge for SMEs.

Through its extensive network of financial partners, Innovaud explains to you the various financing options available and guides you through them.

Department of Economic Development and Trade (SPECO)

The Department of Economic Development and Trade (SPECO) of Vaud can provide direct financial support.  These SPECO grants are intended to support the creation, implementation and development of innovative companies in the canton of Vaud.


The ‘platinn’ network offers a service of accredited coaches who are expert in seeking out project funding.  These coaches develop a strategic vision of the supported company and a comprehensive understanding of its particular needs.

Finance professionals

Innovaud maintains close relationships with networks of business angels, venture capitalists, corporate venture capital groups, banks and guarantee institutions.  It can put you in touch with all these various players.