The federal government and the state of Berlin offer start-ups and young, innovative companies the option to accept public equity capital. Important institutions include:
IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft is a venture capital company that invests in Berlin start-ups. The focus is on the creative industries, life sciences, industrial technologies, and ICT.
The most important task of the privately organised MBG is the long-term provision of equity capital for start-ups and small and medium-sized companies, mostly in the form of typically silent ownership interests.
HTGF is a public-private partnership and invests in high-tech startups in the fields of industrial tech, life sciences & chemistry and digital business models.
coparion works with private investors to invest in all technology sectors (except for those working in activities excluded by the European Investment Bank).