Press Releases :: Success stories: Commission supports innovative SMEs
(30/06/2006) What is risk capital? Why is it important? What does the Commission do for risk capital? Did you know that Skype has been a early beneficiary of the Commission's ETF Start-up facility investment? Find answers to these questions and a list of success stories based on funding of the Commission’s financial instruments: Skype; WaveLight Laser Technologie; Fimasys; Orbita Max; Softimus... Photo reportage and video of press conference by Commissioner Günter Verheugen and Niklas Zennström, CEO and co-founder of Skype, Kazaa, Joltid and Altnet.