The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Protection (BMWK) strengthens the funding programme INVEST young, innovative companies such as GelatoPack  that offers its investors this programme in the form of a convertible loan. Namely from an amount of 50,000 euros. INVEST consists of one non-refundable Employment subsidy of 15% and the exit subsidy, as lump-sum tax compensation, in the amount of 25% of the profit. The INVEST GRANT is reserved for natural persons and investment companies.

How the federal government is strengthening private investors (Business Angels) and demonstrably innovative companies such as GelatoPack. In addition, the Federal Ministry of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) has granted GelatoPack GmbH a Eligibility logo availableto draw attention to INVEST eligibility.

And last but not least, GelatoPack also grants investors an interest rate of 7% p.a.

The maximum eligible investment amount in GelatoPack GmbH per investor is EUR 200,000.

Convertible loans offer an uncomplicated way of financing start-ups with a great product idea. In addition, the investor receives the right (e.g. in the next financing round) to convert his convertible loan including interest into equity in GelatoPack GmbH. See: Example for the calculation of a wall-mounted armature.


Type of participation

Convertible loan with the right to convert into equity. Advantage of participation in profits and losses, as well as in hidden reserves and goodwill.


Minimum 3 years, maximum 10 years with federal subsidy

Minimum subscription to GelatoPack GmbH

50.000,- EUR

Employment subsidy

15% from the federal government as a non-repayable grant.

Exit grant

15% from the federal government as a non-repayable grant.


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