The Small & Medium Business Development Center – MATI
MATI HAIFA is a non-profit organization, established in 1991 to assist and promote the development of small and medium businesses (SMEs) in Haifa and vicinity. MATI Haifa, headed by prominent leaders of the Haifa business community, is committed to creating jobs through encouraging growth and development of SMEs. MATI’s team of business professionals is dedicated to providing the best possible services to the Haifa area community of entrepreneurs and small businesses.
MATI Haifa provides assistance to entrepreneurs to set-up a new successful businesses, as well as help existing businesses expand and grow. MATI serves as a “one-stop-biz-shop” that offers various services, including:
– Business management seminars and workshops;
– On-going business coaching and mentoring
– Assistance in securing loans with below-market interest rate
MATI Haifa operates a unique Center for Jeweler Advancement, where experts provide assistance in product development, business development and national and international marketing. The Women in Business Forum assists business women develop their business and provides a platform for networking and business opportunities. Other centers include one for business over the internet and the Boston Haifa Life Sciences Initiative.
Mati Haifa is committed to social responsibility, and promotes various social welfare programs to enable low socio-economic sectors with special needs to better integrate into the society through economic development.
Following is a list of benefits for new immigrants and returning residents who are business owners, self employed or about to set up a business:
- A discounted registration fee on the course: “Setting-up and Running a Business”
- Business mentoring – up to 25 hours free of charge (prerequisite: approval by a committee);
- Loans at favorable terms.
For more information on MATI Haifa. click here:
Tel. 972-4-8531439, Fax. 972-4-8532877
35 HaMeginim St., P.O.B 33451, Haifa 31333 Israel
There are branches of MATI that operate across the country. Contact the Haifa branch for details of the MATI office nearest you.
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