Apply for Financing

To apply for MDIF financing, first complete an inquiry form. We will then evaluate whether your organisation meets the basic eligibility criteria for becoming an applicant. If it does, we will start the application process and ask you for more details about your business and your project.

Applying for MDIF financing is a detailed process that usually takes several months. We will need to fully understand your business, and applicants need to understand the demands that we will make on them should they be successful, such as completing detailed monthly financial reports.

MDIF subsidizes all of its loans. We consider the commercial terms available to small and medium-sized businesses in an applicant’s country before setting our rates. Our current average loan interest is about 7.5%.

If you are interested in early-stage equity financing through Digital News Ventures, follow this link.

Malaysiakini.com, Malaysia

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Digitally driven force of change

Malaysiakini.com is Malaysia’s most important – and most read – political news website. Launched in 1999 by two dedicated journalists seeking to provide an alternative to the all-pervasive pro-establishment media, for many years it was the sole independent news source in the country.

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