Public Funding Measures—Comparing Denmark and Canada's Venture Capital and Credit Guarantee Schemes

September 24, 2015

Many small and medium-sized businesses often face difficulties in accessing funding. At the same time they are viewed as being important from a growth perspective. The aim of public funding measures is to solve this problem by assisting small and medium-sized enterprises through funding which may potentially create growth and jobs in the economy. This report covers two public funding measures: credit guarantee schemes and venture capital, comparing the experiences of Denmark and Canada with these policy instruments.