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Company successions

Joining an existing company: it is a challenge for business founders to find a successful owner-managed company that is looking for a successor. Find the right support.

Our mission: start-ups in NRW

North Rhine-Westphalia is set to become one of the leading start-up hotspots in Germany and Europe. To this end, we bundle together expertise and financing options in the state and offer answers to all questions relating to your start-up. All you have to do is start a business.

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    A year of support for your business start-up: advice, contacts and a grant of 1000 euros per month for a maximum of one year.

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    Master Craftswoman/Craftsman Start-up Bonus: Promotion of the trade

    The state of North Rhine-Westphalia wants to promote master craftsmen and women. As a grant, there is, for example, the Master Craftswoman/Craftsman Start-up Bonus (MGP), which promotes business start-ups or company takeovers and investments.

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    Business consulting program North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW)

    The NRW business consulting program offers specific advice and support for your start-up.

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    Wirtschafts-Service-Portal NRW

    Run commercial advertisements around the clock and from anywhere: carry out your administrative procedures completely digitally with the Wirtschafts-Service-Portal NRW.

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