40.000 € MakeItMatter-Award 2022 To the program

>SMART> GREEN programs

Speaker auf der Bühne vor Publikum am Demo Day vom GROW-Programm des >SMART> GREEN ACCELERATOR

We accelerate Green Tech startups with our programs throughout different phases. Our special focuses are on the areas of green energy, green industry, green mobility and green building. Depending on the phase, we challenge your business model, provide financing and funding possibilities and support in building up collaborations with our innovation partners.

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The right program for every startup phase

Our different programs depend on your current phase.
Ein Team aus jungen Gründerinnen und Gründern unterhält sich im Rahmen des SEED-Programms im Kreativpark Lokhalle in Freiburg
SEED

Financing and business model are the most important factors for your startup’s success. With SEED, we train early-stage startups to become real startup professionals and stimulate impact.

Zwei Männer im Beratungsgespräch zur Startup-Finanzierung Pre-Seed im Kreativpark Lokhalle Freiburg
PRE-SEED FUNDING

With our PRE-SEED FUNDING (Start-up BW Pre-Seed), we pursue the goal of securing initial financing for innovative startups, developing a clear financing strategy for the next few years and laying the groundwork for follow-up financing at an early stage.

Zwei Männer und eine Frau im Matching-Gespräch zwischen Startup und Corporate Partner
GROW

Innovation through collaboration! With GROW we connect you with future-oriented corporate companies and you will take the next step together. Strategic collaborations or investments are the goal!

Drei Männer und eine Frau sprechen über eine mögliche Kooperation zwischen Startup und KMU
GrüNetz

Germany’s Southwest is home to a wealth of entrepreneurial experience that has grown over many years thanks to the many innovative and successful small and medium-sized enterprises. With GrüNetz, we mediate future-proof collaborations between green startups and established local SMEs.

Gewinner und Jury des MakeItMatter Awards im Rahmen der Startup Night 2019 vom >SMART> GREEN ACCELERATOR
MAKEITMATTER

The startup award for the energy transition: With our innovation partner, EWS, we are looking for the startup pioneers of the green energy industry. EWS donates 40.000€ and we award the MakeItMatter-prize to the winning teams at our >SMART> GREEN Startup Night.

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