KfW Bank Funding
In a review of its 2017 activities, the state-owned KfW development bank noted that its promotion activities focused strongly on innovation, startups and energy efficiency, which recorded considerable growth. For example, the percentage of its “green financing” projects grew from 31% in 2010 to 43% in 2017. What’s more, it says that some 52,000 start-up and SMEs benefited from KfW funding in 2017.
Entrance and lobby of the KfW building © KfW Group