EXIST Startup Germany – Answers, Pizza and Beer

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EXIST Startup Germany

Are you looking for a way to develop your startup idea in Berlin? Apply for EXIST Startup Germany!

EXIST Startup Germany is a unique opportunity for Israeli entrepreneurs with seed stage startups to relocate to Berlin for 12 months and receive funding worth up to 150,000 Euros per team (teams don't give anything in return, program is funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy).

Meet the EXIST-ambassadors to hear in detail about this great opportunity and ask your questions about the program and the application process.

Meet and network with other early-stage startups.

Have a beer and a slice of pizza.

When? December 7th, 19:00h

Where? German-Israeli Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Sharbat House, Level 9, 4 Kaufmann Street, Tel Aviv

Participation only upon registration.

Click here to register!


What is EXIST Start-Up Germany?

EXIST Start-Up Germany fosters the cooperation and exchange between German and Israeli entrepreneurs. Funded by the Federal Ministy of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), the program supports tech-entrepreneurs willing to apply for the EXIST Business Start-Up Grant. This grant supports teams in the development of their start-up idea while living in Berlin or Potsdam for the period of 1 year. The application is a three-step process:

1st step: Application for the Berlin Visit
You apply until May 31st via www.existstartupgermany.com to take part in the Berlin Visit. Up to 10 teams will be chosen for this intensive three day program to immerse you in the thriving start-up scene of the German capital. The event concludes with a Live Pitch Competition!

2nd step: Coaching phase
Chosen teams receive support from experts in preparing their applications for the EXIST Business Start-up Grant.

3rd step: Final application for the EXIST Start-up Business Grant
At the end of this process, teams will submit their final applications for the EXIST Business Start-up Grant. Successful applicants will receive financial support (up to 3,000 Euro per month per team member for one year to cover living costs as well as equipment and coaching materials valued up to 35,000 Euro), office space, mentoring, access to VC networks and other vital resources for their start-up! (Total funding worth up to 150,000 Euro.) EXIST takes no equity, teams keep 100% of their shares.

Who can apply?
Students, graduates and scientists from universities and research institutes who want to initiate their innovative business idea. The start-up projects should be technology or knowledge-based projects with significant unique features and good commercial prospects of success.

For more information please visit the website: