Most entrepreneurs in the Moscow region praised the effectiveness of the Portal "Business Navigator", designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Such an opinion during the interactive voting was expressed by 94 percent of those present at the meeting of Moscow mayor Sergey Sobyanin and CEO of SME Corporation Alexander Braverman with representatives of the business community, the message of the Corporation.
According to Alexander Braverman, for the period Corporation's activities to SMEs of the Metropolitan region 275 provided guarantees and sureties in the amount of 5.4 billion rubles. Financial support has allowed 192 companies implementing projects in the field of agriculture, construction, manufacturing and services, to attract credit resources for a total amount of 7.5 billion rubles. The total volume of purchases from SMEs, registered in the territory of the region amounted to 673,6 billion rubles, the press service of the Corporation.
"Opening a "Business Navigator", the Corporation of SMEs have made an important step towards the formation of a unified information environment for the Moscow businessmen", — said at the meeting, Sergei Sobyanin. According to him, the next step should be integration with the "Business Navigator" the databases of other city portals. This will allow businesses not only to obtain the necessary information, but also to make the real business transactions- from participating in city auctions prior to investing funds in specific projects, said the mayor.
"Among the promising areas of cooperation include support for innovative enterprises and expand markets for small and medium-sized companies, as well as continuing to improve the access of SMEs to credit resources, creation of favorable conditions for further growth of business activity in the region, including through the promotion of entrepreneurship among the population and use handy tools business navigation", — said Alexander Braverman.
Moscow heads the top ten regions-leaders in terms of visits to the portal of "Business-Navigator SMEs" with a share of more than 30 percent. Main users — 91 per cent — are the owners of companies related to the segment of micro business in the field of wholesale and retail trade, construction, the development of computer software, the report says the Corporation.