About Us

Based on its vision, the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development takes upon itself to prepare a generation of Emirati entrepreneurs and to instill and deepen the culture of investment among young Emiratis.


The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development was established in 2007 as an independent agency of the Government of Abu Dhabi with the aim of fostering the culture of entrepreneurship and Emiratis’ enterprises and promoting and developing small and medium enterprises (SMEs).


The Fund’s vision is in line with the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 aimed at creating a diversified economy and achieving a sustainable growth through local SMEs. To this effect, the Fund contributes to the social and economic development of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as well as the other emirates by enabling these enterprises to access services and financing and hence create an appropriate business environment for their growth.


SME Knowledge Website provides a valuable source of all types of cognitive content for the SME sector and represents a sophisticated platform to enable entrepreneurs to start their businesses easily according to the latest methodologies used in entrepreneurship. This is done through learning about specialized and up-to-date topics, a select group of training courses and motivational videos and a set of tools and resources that all startups should benefit from to achieve the best results, not to mention ideas for new business enterprises and the incentive portal for small and medium companies.


The content provided through this website is updated regularly to keep pace with the latest developments in the world of entrepreneurship and serve the purpose of building a knowledge-based economy by encouraging entrepreneurs to innovate, research and develop and motivating sectors with high value added to keep developing for the UAE to attract more Investments.

Your small business is growing, the market has a need for the product or service you're selling, and you're bringing in employees to expand your business.


A Prosperous and Innovative Entrepreneurial Ecosystem


To raise Entrepreneurs and SMEs efficiency by building capabilities, unlocking financing and service options, integration with different stakeholders and advocating the entrepreneurial culture

H.E. Mohammed Ali Al Shorafa

Message From Chairman

The micro small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) are widely recognized as essential components and key drivers in the move towards achieving economic growth, including the activation of the services sector. These MSMEs also play the significant role of serving as strategic pillars in the efforts to create a knowledge-based economy In line the vision of the country's wise leadership, the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED) remains steadfast in its keenness towards ensuring the development and sustainability of these projects through the provision of financing, support and assuring the growth of these projects, which in turn will enable their owners to achieve success for their investments. We are keen to support these MSMEs who are following the directives of the UAE government towards the transformation to a sustainable economy particularly the ones that provide key value to the services sector as well as technological solutions that facilitate our services and enhance the competitiveness of our national economy across regional and global levels.

Her Excellency Mouza Obaid Al Nasri

Message From CEO

Since its establishment, Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED) has played a vital role in establishing innovative, entrepreneurial systems and developing successful businesses. The fund’s effectiveness stems from its dedication to encouraging the growth of MSMEs by delivering effective entrepreneurship capabilities, providing knowledge, business skills, networking opportunities and financial support. With the support of our visionary leadership, the Fund has contributed to the economic vision and strategic plans for Abu Dhabi, promoting economic diversification, driving performance in the private sector and supporting the national economy.