We are a spin-off of the University of Augsburg and were funded
by the “EXIST Transfer of Research” programme of the BMWK.
We would like to cordially thank our supporters!

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK)

The BMWK provides a variety of measures and tools to promote the quantity and success of start-ups in Germany – including start-up counseling, online platforms and funding programs such as “EXIST”.

[Source: BMWK]

Nowtonext Startup Accelerator

Nowtonext is an accelerator program for digital startups. It provides everything a startup needs for a perfect market launch: coaching, mentoring, expert advice, office areas, an exciting network, events, workshops and years of experience!

[Source: Nowtonext]

EXIST – University-Based Business Start-Ups

EXIST “aims at improving the entrepreneurial environment at universities and research institutes”.
One of its funding programs, “EXIST Transfer of Research”, “supports outstanding research oriented projects” – such as qbilon.

[Source: EXIST ToR]

INVEST – Venture Capital Grant

“INVEST” is a funding program of the German “Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control” (BAFA). It provides an additional incentive for private investors with a grant of up to 20% of the risk capital deployed.


European Social Fund (ESF)

The ESF is one of the EU’s “Structural and Investment Funds”. It’s a “main tool for promoting employment and social inclusion in Europe”. The ESF “is funding tens of thousands of local, regional and national employment-related projects throughout Europe” – including all EXIST programs.

[Source: ESF, European Commission].