Start-up financing: the route to a successful start-up

Hardly anyone starting their own business can cover all the costs of it themselves. There are many different routes to a successful start-up and the necessary start-up capital.

To find the right way for you to start up your business, it may help to take a look at the financial options available. This website provides an initial overview of these options.

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    Grants

    Funding that does not have to be repaid is a secure financial basis. The following options show what options are available for business founders in North Rhine-Westphalia.

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    Loans

    A fantastic business idea sometimes needs financial assistance to get off the ground. That’s where starter loans can help.

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    Venture capital

    Venture capital investments in North Rhine-Westphalia are growing. This makes financing options for start-ups more diverse.

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    Guarantees

    No start-up financing should fail due to a lack of collateral. Guarantees from the North Rhine-Westphalia guarantee bank or the state can support this.

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    Databases

    Which funding programme is the right one? There is a variety of programmes available. Databases provide an overview.

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