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KfW Award gründen 2018 | Deadline for applications August 1 | Berlin

KfW Bank Group awards young companies from all over Germany. The prize is 35.000 euros!
Start-ups of all sectors founded from 2013 on can take part. Applications can be submitted online until 1 August 2018.

A winner will be awarded from each federal state, out of these 16 regional winners the national winner will be determined. Furthermore, a special prize Social Entrepreneurship will be awarded. On the evening of the award, the auditorium selects the audience winner.
Each federal state winner receive € 1.000, the national winner an additional € 9.000. The special price is associated with a prize of 5.000 euros. The audience prize is grants another 5.000 euros. To promote their success story, all winners receive are offered the support of a PR agency.
The award ceremony will take place on October 11 at the deGUT opening night at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. All winners will be invited to stay in Berlin from October 11 to 13, 2018 – hotel stay and visit program included.

About the deGUT:
The deGUT is the largest trade fair for start-up and entrepreneurship in Germany. It will take place on October 12th and 13th  2018 in the ARENA Berlin. The deGUT is organized by the Investitionsbank Berlin (IBB) and the Investitionsbank des Landes Brandenburg (ILB). The deGUT is funded by the Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Business of the State of Berlin and the Ministry of Economics and Energy of the State of Brandenburg from funds of the Länder and the European Social Fund. deGUT Patron is the Federal Minister of Economics and Energy, Peter Altmaier.


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