Do you have an innovative business idea or developed a minimum viable product already? Then our start-up programme Fit 4 Start might just be the right asset for you! The programme is based on the lean start-up methodology, and shall grant your business venture the full range of opportunities the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem has to offer.
Fit 4 Start – your access to early-stage funding and coaching
Call for applications for the Autumn 2018 edition is closed.
Use our pre signup form below to be notified when the next call for projects opens.
Fit 4 Start offers you
a 16-week start-up programme of coaching and weekly follow-up by lean start-up experts
free access to the co-working space of a business incubator
opportunities to benefit from the offer of other players that support start-ups in Luxembourg
a start-up business grant of up to €150,000*
At the end of the programme, a graduation ceremony is organised and serves as a big networking event, bringing together different actors from the ecosystem. You can meet potential partners and investors for start-ups.
* The business grant, offered by the Ministry of Economy, is divided into two tranches; first tranche payment of €50,000 from the start, the second tranche payment of €100,000 is offered to those start-ups that have both successfully graduated from Fit 4 Start, and managed to raise at least €50,000 of private equity.
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In addition, business networking constitutes an important value as well! You will be supported in finding suitable investors and other players from the start-up ecosystem.
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A day full of fresh ideas and innovative projects; inspiring start-ups in the fields of ICT and Health Technologies present themselves. The next Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day will take place on Thursday 4 October 2018 at Kinepolis Kirchberg and will allow the audience to discover 62 innovative start-ups.
Luxinnovation spoke with the founders of Houser, a start-up of the very first Fit 4 Start edition in 2015. Houser is a real-estate data analytics company whose mission is to become the trusted source of professional real-estate information.
Luxinnovation is currently inviting ICT and health tech start-ups to apply to the next edition of the acceleration programme Fit 4 Start that will support 15 promising start-ups with launching their businesses successfully in Luxembourg.
Digital Luxembourg produced a videos series about the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem. You will get to know the start-up community, the main incubators, accelerators and co-working spaces as well as the major players helping you to launch a successful start-up.
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