Country specific support organizations

EU-wideIn AustriaIn Belgium In Germany In SpainIn Italy

In Slovenia

In Latvia

EU-wide

Support by the EU

EU – Entrepreneurship and small and medium-sized enterprises  www. ec.europa.eu/sme

European Investment Funds – Microfinance products  www.eif.org

European Progress Microfinance Facility  www.ec.europa.eu/micro

Legal issues of starting or taking over a business in Europe  www.ec.europa.eu/business

Practical guide for doing business in Europe  www.europa.eu/youreurope

Networks & Exchange

EBN innovation network  www.ebn.be

iLINC is the European Network of Law Incubators – legal advice for start-ups  www.ilincnetwork.eu

Junior Chamber International  www.jci.cc

Meet other Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs participants on LinkedIn  www.linkedin.com

Hands-on hints

Enterprise Europe network – Internationalisation of your enterprise  www.een.ec.europa.eu

Planning a business – How to write a business plan  www.myownbusiness.org

Country-specific information

In Austria

Business start-up service of WKO – Austrian Federal Economic Chamber  www.gruenderservice.at

Network for young entrepreneurs in Austria Junior Chamber Austria  www.jungewirtschaft.at

Wirtschaftskammer Österreich, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber
Representing interests, providing service, imparting of knowledge  www.wko.at

In Belgium

Groupe Srib (Brussels’ regional society for investments)  www.srib.be

Network with other (young) entrepreneurs in the framework of the Junior Chamber International Belgium  www.lajeunechambre.be

PMV Business Financing  www.pmv.eu/en

In Germany

Information and support on setting up a business in Germany

Advisory for founding questions by Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK)  www.dihk.de

Business start-up portal by Federal Ministry of Economic Affiairs and Energy  www.gruenderplattform.de

Business start-up portal  www.fuer-gruender.de/

General Introduction into the process of starting an enterprise by Chamber of Commerce and Industry Frankfurt am Main  www.frankfurt-main.ihk.de

Foundation advice for free business  www.ifb-gruendung.de

Kompass Centre for Entrepreneurship in Frankfurt (Hessen)  www.kompassfrankfurt.de

Senior-Experten-Service (SES) – Solutions for technical problems in founding a business company abroad  www.ses-bonn.de

Support (consulting on legal aspects, potential sources of funding) by Bundesagentur für Arbeit  www.arbeitsagentur.de

Support for development of business plans by startup workshop  www.gruendungswerkstatt-deutschland.de

Tips, advisory service and addresses  www.existenzgruender.de

Toolbox (directory of resources) for start-ups
gruendungskatalog.de/

Networks
Bundesverband Deutscher Technologie- und Gründerzentren
Find innovation centres for technology oriented founder  www.adt-online.de

Network with other (young) entrepreneurs in the framework of Junior Chamber International Germany  www.wjd.de

Funding opportunities
EXIST – Programme by Federal Ministry of Economic Affiairs and Energy  www.exist.de

Förderland – Information about start-ups, young business companies, investors and general founder events  www.foerderland.de

Support (Funding, Financing and consulting) for start-ups by KfW (Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau)  www.kfw.de

Especially for Females
General Support for Females – Jumpp  www.jumpp.de

Portal for female founders by Fedeal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy  www.existenzgruenderinnen.de

Special advice for female new entrepreneurs  www.gruenderinnenzentrale.de

Weiberwirtschaft eG  www.weiberwirtschaft.de

In Italy

Network with other (young) entrepreneurs in the framework of the Junior Chamber International Italy  www.jciitaly.org

In Latvia

Investment and Development Agency of Latvia  www.liaa.gov.lv

In Slovenia

Invest Slovenia  www.investslovenia.org

Young Entrepreneur Institute  www.mladipodjetnik.si

In Spain

APTE – Scientific and Technological Spanish Parks Association  www.apte.org

EBN SPAIN BY ANCESSpanish network of business incubation centers
www.ances.com

ENISA – Funding opportunities for Spanish entrepreneurs  www.enisa.es

Foro ADR – Association of the Regional Development agencies in Spain   www.foroadr.es

Iniciador Foundation – Facilitating entrepreneurship  www.iniciador.com

Ministerio de industria, comercio y turismo – Information about start-ups  www.ipyme.org

YUZZ – Spanish Blog about Economy and Finance  www.yuzz.org.es

Last edited 08/19