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IBB business development

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As part of our business development activities, we offer loan-based and investment-orientated forms of financing along with grant programmes. Our monetary services and comprehensive coaching are specifically designed to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), start-ups and founders in Berlin.

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Costumer groups

Our customer groups in business development are founders, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as well as larger companies. Universities and research organisations also belong to these customer groups. We also offer special products and programmes for companies in difficulty.


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Projects are understood to be any plans or activities that founders, companies or freelancers intend to perform on a commercial scale. These include start-ups, company expansions and takeovers or investments in property, plant and equipment (PPE). Commercial projects also include the planning, design and implementation of appearances at trade shows and expansion into foreign countries, be it as an investment location or as a sales market.

Our funding priorities

  • Investment & working capital
  • Purchase order financing
  • Technology, research & development
  • Investment financing
  • Internationalisation
  • Coaching
  • Venture capital

Venture capital for Berlin

IBB Ventures opens up its venture capital fund for young Berlin-based technology companies and companies with creative business ideas. The 'VC fund technology Berlin II' and 'VC fund creative industries Berlin II' are currently in the investment phase with a total of EUR 100m.

Venture capital
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Phases of a company

Starting up, growth, stabilisation are the different phases of a company’s lifecycle. We have tailored products and programmes for every phase of a company, for start-ups and SMEs.

An A to Z of our business development programmes

With a host of programmes and initiatives, we support founders, start-ups and existing companies in Berlin.

Please note: Applications are accepted in German only.

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