Thanks, Duc. Let’s get to it!
Marcos: Is the federal government actively supportive of German startups?
Duc: Yes it is, there are several programs as well as institutions to help and fund the startups.
Here are a few examples of them:
- Berliner Startup Stipendium (scholarship for founders)
- Exist (more advanced scholarship)
- KMU-innovative (Initiated by the federal government for education for technological research)
- German Accelerator (supporting German startups to expand globally)
Marcos: Are individual cities supportive?
Duc: Yes, nearly every big city supports founders and startups.
Marcos: If a given city is supportive, what programs or funding are provided to startups?
Duc: They provide help with investments, consulting, knowledge or seminars.
Go here to find examples of different services provided in Berlin.
For a better understanding of what’s going on with all German businesses read this article on our blog: The Case for German Translation