Application is closed!

Thank you a lot for your applications submitted via!

The results will be announced on 7th of February!


We are primarily seeking for startups in the late seed or growth stage that have already a first prototype. In order to participate in Startup adVANce the startups must:

  • be a legal entity (startups). Individuals are excluded.
  • not be older than 8 years as of 1 January 2017 (i.e. the startup was registered with the respective commercial register in 2009 or later);
  • be a duly registered legal entity (e.g. Inc., LLP, GmbH, etc.) under the laws of any country in the world (except embargoed countries);
  • be majority-owned (50%+) by its founders;
  • have, as of 1 January 2017, raised less than €100 million in external capital since it was registered with the respective commercial register; and
  • have a management and development team (at least 2 persons) working full-time for the applying Startup.

If you do not meet the required criteria you can still apply as potential cooperation partner at a later stage. More information coming soon.

For further information and reasons for exclusion please see Sect. 1.4. in the Terms and Conditions and FAQ. The application deadline is January 22, 2017 and the entry point for the application is the platform Good luck!

In case of any technical problems during the application process please contact the F6S Support Team which help out users nearly immediately.

Here you can download all relevant documents concerning Startup advance:

Thank you for your applications!