The Guarantee Scheme is designed to support you

As an innovator on your journey to grow your business, you may face difficulties with obtaining the funds you need during the growth phases. The Guarantee Scheme, a federal government backed program sponsored by the Ministry of Finance, is about bridging that financing gap without diluting your equity.

What differentiates the Guarantee Scheme from other options in the market, is that it provides financial support through a government-backed guarantee, without taking equity, so that you can grow your business faster.

Together we can create the future

We design it with you

Our support without the expectation of equity in return

Opening the door to financing

We offer flexible and affordable financing terms to enable your growth

You imagined a better future

And work hard to achieve it, that’s why we put innovators at the heart of what we do

Our backing helps you
create it

A government-backed guarantee that helps you fund your business with confidence and reduces your risk

You imagined a better future

And work hard to achieve it, that’s why we put innovators at the heart of what we do

We design it with you

Our support without the expectation of equity in return

Our backing helps you
create it

A government-backed guarantee that helps you fund your business with confidence and reduces your risk

Opening the door to financing

We offer flexible and affordable financing terms to enable your growth
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Together we can unlock your true potential

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Jean-Michel Gauthier, Co-Founder

We’ve had a terrific experience with the MBRIF Guarantee Scheme. Launching the new Oliv platform has allowed us to double our growth rate, attracting and satisfying more employers than ever before, whilst now supporting hundreds of thousands of the region’s youth in launching their careers.

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Sky Kurtz, Founder & CEO

The Guarantee Scheme was and is a key enabler to our success. They were willing to roll up their sleeves, perform real due diligence, and to do the work necessary. MBRIF shares our vision for food security, water conservation and economic diversification and they were willing to take the risks necessary to turn that vision into a reality.

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Is this program right for you?

Our focus priority sectors

Does your innovation align to:

  • Tech
  • Education
  • Clean Energy
  • Water
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Space

UAE Presence

Are you based in the UAE or interested in building a presence in the UAE?

Post Ideation

Has your idea taken form and become a developed product or service?

Market Potential

Do you think your innovation has the potential to make a large impact?

Sustainability

Is your company’s business plan strong and sustainable?

Level of risk

Does your company carry a reasonable level of commercial risk?

Lack of Access to Funds

Have you been unable to access affordable funding or other alternatives?

How you join us

Stage One
You apply online

You register and submit an online application

Stage Two
We run an initial due diligence

We review your application, checking for completeness and for potential success. Additional substantiating documents and/or further information could be requested from you

Stage Three
Service Fee Online Payment (only if you pass the initial due diligence)

You pay the service fee online

Stage Four
We run a secondary due diligence

We run a detailed due diligence on your application, carefully analyzing innovation, commercial and industry measures. Additional substantiating documents and/or further information could be requested from you

Stage Five
An independent panel reviews your application

The Advisory & Decision Committee reviews your application and makes a final decision

Stage Six
We make a final decision on the guarantee

The final decision will be communicated to you in the form of a letter of intent, if approved. If you already have a lender, the process of signing the needed documents starts immediately

The application process, from the online application until the communication of the final decision, takes a maximum of 10 business weeks provided your application was complete, and all steps were done in a timely manner.
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Meet our members

We’ve supported 4 changemakers so far. Meet our daring innovators and see what they’ve done
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