Malta has a well-evolved financial sector which has contributed to its robust economy over the years. This modernized financial technology business sector, is a product of the country’s proficient labor force and cutting edge IT systems. There has been a tremendous growth of the financial business since its birth in 2010 evidenced by a remarkable growth of 67% in only six years! The first quarter of 2016, marked a staggering 5.3 billion dollars’ worth of the Maltese financial technology businesses.
As an entrepreneur, it can be very frustrating to have a brilliant business idea but fail to implement it because of limited funding. To cater for great entrepreneurs with revolutionary ideas, the Maltese government created an agency called Malta Enterprise. The fundamental objective of Malta enterprise is to provide assistance and funding to Maltese high potential start-up companies.
Ranking on the 84th position out of 190 economies in the world bank, Malta’s economy stands as one of the most attractive economies for foreign investment. To add on to its attractiveness is the fact that it is a member of the European Union and it is also famous for a highly skilled English speaking Labour force. Its powerful accessibility to the Mediterranean and North American markets is greatly contributed by its astounding geographical orientation.
It is possible for non – residents to open a bank account in Malta, even before arriving to the country. Maltese banks offer a wide range of services and they often use incentives to attract new customers, especially foreigners. Opening a bank account is a quick and easy process in Malta, especially if there is no history of adverse credit or debts.