SAP.iO Foundry Bangalore

Future of Automotive Program

Fall 2021 Cohort

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Important Dates


September 2021


October 2021


January 2022

About the Program

In October 2021, SAP.iO Foundry Bangalore is kicking off an equity-free program for startups with software solutions that are shaping the future of the automotive industry. This program provides technical and go-to-market support to help startups integrate with SAP solutions, accelerate their entry into a curated, inclusive ecosystem, and scale through mentorship, demand generation, and opportunities to increase visibility with SAP customers.

Focus Areas

This founder friendly program will focus on supporting B2B technology startups with solutions in the following areas:

  • Digital First Customer Experience

    • Transform customer experience through “guided journey microsites to commerce”
    • Digital showroom and “Click to Buy” journey for customers
  • Quality in Automotive

    • Maximize quality and operational efficiency with first part trial
    • Support automotive core tools covering Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP, Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Statistical Process Control (SPC), and Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
  • Field Insights & Network

    • Create insights into market failure with advanced warranty analytics
    • Leverage after-sales mechanics network to get closer to ecosystem

What We Look For

In addition to aligning to this program’s focus areas, your startup should:

1. Have a clear product-market fit for an enterprise software solution

2. Have secured VC funding

3. Have existing enterprise customers

4. Have resources in place to fully participate during the acceleration phase

5. Have sales and marketing resources to support your partnership with SAP

If you believe this program is for you, we encourage you to apply for acceleration.

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