EU Startup Services is a new venture from EYIF, the leading Foundation for Youth Innovation in Europe. EU Startup Services is a consulting services company specifically aimed at supporting and guiding startups and innovative SMEs in securing EU funding for their projects, in particular Horizon 2020 Programme. EU Startup Services offers rapid consulting, project evaluation and project writing for startups who want to apply for EU funding from Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Phase 1 and 2. Read about our products here.
- Compared to traditional investors from the private sector, EU Funding does not require Entrepreneurs to surrender any ownership of their idea or shares of their Startups or any form of equity
- Further, they do not need to offer any security or asset guarantees to access the funding, nor is there any interest charged on the funding granted
- Finally, should the idea not work out or the Startups fail, No part of the funding needs to be paid back
“Horizon 2020 SME Instrument funds many types of activities all the way from feasibility studies, risk assessments and market studies for ideas, to prototyping, testing, demonstration to market-entry, scaling-up and internationalisation. Many entrepreneurs struggling to find the right investors for their business model might not even realise that they are eligible for EU funding”, says Kumardev Chatterjee, Founder and President of the European Young Innovators Forum. Read more here.