Many founders have so far fallen through the raster of state aid programs against the Corona crisis. The German federal government therefore plans to support start-ups with a package of measures to be specified in more detail, amounting to 2 billion euros. Until then, it is worth checking whether some of the existing aid measures can be used in individual cases for start-ups. This article summarises the plans for the EUR 2 billion package of measures yet to be adopted. It also indicates under which programmes start-ups can obtain assistance in individual cases.