Guarantees / Participations / VC

BÜRGSCHAFTSBANK SACHSEN GMBH

The objective of the Bürgschaftsbank Sachsen GmbH (BBS) guarantor bank is to specifically support business start-ups in the Federal State on their way towards self-employment and to accompany business founders as well as young entrepreneurs on their way towards independence. By integrating a BBS guarantee, it is possible to support those projects which would otherwise not be implemented due to an insufficient equity base or a lack of securities.

   

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FEDERAL STATE GUARANTEE ("Landesbürgschaft")

With guarantees and warranties for bank loans and capital investments, the Federal State of Saxony supports the business community, freelance professions as well as agriculture and forestry. The Federal State accompanies promising projects especially when the usual securities and the requisite equity capital for third party financing are not available. Such a guarantee or warranty must be applied for at a financial institution (the principal bank).

   

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TECHNOLOGIEGRÜNDERFONDS SACHSEN [TECHNOLOGY START-UP FUND SAXONY]

The Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen [Technology Start-up Fund Saxony] invests in business start-ups and young enterprises from the high tech sector which have their headquarters or premises in Saxony. The fund provides capital for and expertise in setting up a business.

   

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PROGRAMM "GRÜNDUNG UND NACHFOLGE" [“START-UP AND SUCCESSION” PROGRAM] (MBG)

The program of the Mittelständische Beteiligungsgesellschaft Sachsen (MBG) investment corporation is geared towards business start-ups, young enterprises, company takeovers, and active investments (MBO / MBI). The co-financing includes those costs, investments, and initial merchandise stocks which arise within the scope of a business start-up and/or the consolidation of a business start-up (up to 3 years) and/or those costs which arise within the scope of a company takeover / an active investment.

   

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MIKROMEZZANIN-BETEILIGUNG [MICRO-MEZZANINE INVESTMENT] (MBG)

As a typical small-volume silent participation, micro-mezzanine financing provided by the Mittelständische Beteiligungsgesellschaft Sachsen (MBG) investment corporation contributes towards strengthening and reinforcing the equity capital base of a company. The program is designed for business start-ups / small and young enterprises.

  

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SBG - SÄCHSISCHE BETEILIGUNGSGESELLSCHAFT MBH

The various investment options of the SBG – Sächsische Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH investment corporation depend on the individual situation of the company to be financed. The SBG usually combines a typical silent participation with an open participation. Other forms of financing are possible, in particular, for spin-offs, company successions, bridge financing, and MBO / MBI.

   

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WACHSTUMSFONDS MITTELSTAND SACHSEN [SAXONY‘S GROWTH FUND FOR SMEs]

The Wachstumsfonds Mittelstand Sachsen (WMS) [Saxony’s Growth Fund for SMEs] supports rapidly growing small and medium-sized enterprises from virtually all branches which have their headquarters or premises in Saxony. Thus, the WMS accompanies and assists young enterprises during their post-founding phase; particularly during their expansion phase.

   

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HIGH-TECH GRÜNDERFONDS [HIGH TECH START-UP FUND]

The High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) [High Tech Start-up Fund] is Germany’s most vibrant and largest seed stage investor. The HTGF finances technology start-ups – from cleantech and robotics to the development of active agents; from chemistry to software. The fund not only provides financing solutions / financial advice, but also complete and comprehensive start-up coaching.

   

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ERP-BETEILIGUNGSPROGRAMM [ERP PARTICIPATION PROGRAM] (KFW)

The KfW’s ERP-Beteiligungsprogramm [ERP Participation Program] is a financing option for capital-seeking enterprises with easy access to equity capital because the KfW refinances the investing partner. The prerequisite for such refinancing is a guarantee to be given by a guarantor bank.

   

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INVEST – ZUSCHUSS FÜR WAGNISKAPITAL [INVEST – GRANT FOR VENTURE CAPITAL] (BAFA)

Supported by the “INVEST – Zuschuss für Wagniskapital” [INVEST – Grant for Venture Capital] program of the Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control (BAFA), private investors (natural persons) are to acquire shares in young, innovative enterprises. The shares must fully participate in the associated opportunities and risks. Private investors are reimbursed 20 percent of the subscription price of their participation through the grant if the participation is maintained for a minimum period of three years.

   

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SIB INNOVATIONS- UND BETEILIGUNGSGESELLSCHAFT MBH

The SIB Innovations- und Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH innovation and investment corporation is a competent partner for equity capital financing and corporate development. SIB was jointly founded by the Ostsächsische Sparkasse Dresden savings bank and the Technology Center Dresden. Since then, it has been the contact for small and medium sized enterprises in the business region Dresden in all forms and questions revolving around equity capital financing. With an investment volume of approx. 66 million euros, SIB accompanies almost 100 enterprises in their sustainable and successful development today.

   

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ADDITIONAL VC / CVC CORPORATIONS

Numerous other VC and CVC corporations are available in Saxony and Germany. We’d be happy to provide you with the right contacts for your individual start-up project.

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Falk Becher
Acquisition, Inward Investment
Phone: +49 (351) 2138-151 Fax: +49 (351) 2138-109

We support Saxony.

Alexander Stamos and Christoph Braun

Founders and managing directors, stamos und braun prothesenwerk gmbh

“For our start-up, the business venue Saxony was the right choice in all respects. With pre-seed consulting and start-up coaching, we were supported already when we took our first steps into self-employment.

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