Micro-mezzanine fund

The aim of the micro-mezzanine fund was to increase the economic equity of business start-ups and small businesses through silent participations of up to € 50,000 and support these enterprises in the long-term financing of their businesses. This seeked to strengthen the performance and competitiveness of business start-ups and small enterprises and safeguard jobs.

Profile of the programme

Target group
  • Enterprises
  • Self-employed

Micro-enterprises (small and young businesses and business start-ups), businesses that train, businesses founded by unemployed persons, businesses run by women or people from a migrant background, commercially-oriented social enterprises and environmentally-oriented businesses

Implementation period

2016.01.01 - 2023.12.31

  • Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action
Funding priority

A: Promoting sustainable and quality employment and supporting labour mobility

Additional Information


Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Klimaschutz

Referat VIIC 3

Villemombler Strasse  76
53123 Bonn