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Startup Capital, initial access to financing

A definitive boost for your technological startup

Startup Capital is a direct grant for emerging technological startups that require financing to set about the initial phases of the business, to develop their product or service and to validate the business model for accessing the market. 

If you are an startup with your own technology and need financing, Startup Capital will give you a boost!

The 2020 call will open in October.

What does it offer?

Startup Capital is a direct grant of up to €75,000 for recently-created technological startups.

The grant must be allocated to financing measures to implement the business plan, which range from the administration and management of the company’s operations to the development and marketing of its products and services.

Justifiable expenses include, personnel costs, investment in materials and sites, lease of space, the production of communication strategies, among others.

 

Who is it for?

This grant is aimed at startups that must be constituted at the time of publication of the grant rules in the DOGC and must have a maximum of 18 months of life at the moment of request.

Startup Capital helps startups that must be in their initial phase and require a boost to access initial rounds of private financing.

Conditions

  • The grant is a non-repayable public award and does not require a guarantee.
  • The startup cannot have received up to €250,000 in funding before the day of their application
  • Awards range a maximum of €74,000 per company and €1,000 in training by a Mentor acreditated by ACCIÓ.
  • The amount subsidised can account for up to 80%.
  • The minimal eligible cost will be €100,000
  • Should the company so request, an advance of 80% can be paid upon the award of the grant, without any need for guarantees.
  • Companies must have a digital certificate.
  • All the activities funded with Startup Capital must be carried out until 29th July 2022, with no possibility of extension

Application

The 2020 call will open in October.

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