Financial support can be crucial in the first months of company founding. That’s why the recently founded HPI Seed Fund offers uncomplicated and fast financing for startups from HPI. Since fall of 2015, founder teams with a link to HPI and an IT-based business idea have been able to apply for seed investment funding of up to €50,000. The seed funds can be used by startups for the development of their technology and their product as well as for further validation of the business model. The goal is, together with the support and the network of the investment team, to successfully master the next steps in the company’s development.