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start up coaching

You have just made independenty and need assistance?

To you, as company founder and entrepreneurs (hereinafter called founders) to facilitate the financing of coaching measures and to increase the chances of success of start-ups, you can receive a grant for coaching measures. This promotion is based on the terms of the ESF and the policy of the Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy and is channeled through the KFW.In a consultation with our firm you will enjoy this subsidy. Following the key points of the grant will be shown. We naturally support the application process of the grant. Grant assistance for coaching measures from the European Social Fund (ESF)

Grant amount

The grant amount depends on the location of the permanent establishment. Entrepreneurs receive:

  • in the new Länder and in the "phasing-out" regions Brandenburg-Südwest, Lüneburg, Leipzig and Halle a grant amounting to 75% of the fee,
  • in the old federal states, including Berlin amounting to 50% of the fee. The maximum eligible daily fee is 800 Euro. A day's work must not include more than 8 hours per day. The total contractually agreed upon net advisory fee must not exceed the assessment basis of a maximum of 6,000 euros.

Who can apply?

  • Entrepreneurs with headquarters and operations in the Federal Republic of Germany.
  • In the area of ​​trade and industry (trade, crafts, industry, guest and visitor industry, commercial agents and brokers, other service industries, transport industry).
  • In the area of ​​the liberal professions, insofar as their predominant business purpose is not aligned with the pecuniary interest Unternehmensberatung.
  • The beginning of the self-employed (establishment, company takeover, participation active, each with management function, through business registration, commercial register, etc.) check must be carried out and is the time of application for no longer than 5 years back.

Exclude from the promotion are:

Rescue projects and companies in difficulty within the meaning of the Community guidelines on State aid for rescuing and restructuring firms in difficulty. In particular, there can be no promotion if under German law the conditions are met for the opening of insolvency proceedings.

What will be funded?

  • Funding Coaching measures on all economic, financial and organizational issues to improve competitiveness.
  • No funding is coaching measures
  • in Vorgründungsbereich.
  • the predominantly legal, insurance and tax issues for content have.
  • to draw up contracts, preparation of financial statements or performing accountancy work.
  • have the most expert opinions on the content.
  • have the design and creation of promotional materials (such. as stationery, logos, flyers) and web pages for content.
  • the acquisition and brokering involve and / or their purpose are aimed at the acquisition of goods and services, which are sold by the consultant / consulting firm itself.
  • which include the procurement and development of software and hardware or the introduction of EDVSchulungsmaßnahmen.
  • financed with other ESF (cumulation).
  • in certain sectors (agricultural primary production, fisheries and aquaculture) in accordance with EU state aid due to legal requirements "the leaflet to aid"

Is a combination with other aid possible?

For the measure sponsored by the Gründercoaching Germany you must apply for any other support from the ESF. Other ESF possibilities you can only avail when distinguish the contents of the individual support measures considerably. When applying for other public funds, the legal aid cumulation are complied with.


Your contact Person

Mathias Eisele

Mathias N. Eisele Dipl. – Kfm.
CPA Tax Consultant
Tel. 0221 – 47 44 634 0



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