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SAPジャパン、スタートアップ向けアクセラレーションプログラム 「SAP.iO Foundry Tokyo」を開設

By | Foundries, Press Release, Tokyo

SAPジャパン株式会社(本社:東京都千代田区、代表取締役社長:福田 譲、以下 SAPジャパン)は、本日、スタートアップ向けのアクセラレーションプログラム「SAP.iO Foundry Tokyo(エスエーピーアイオー・ファウンドリー・トウキョウ)」を発表するとともに、支援対象となるスタートアップの募集を開始しました。今回は6~10社のスタートアップを選考し、2019年6月から12週間にわたるスタートアップ支援プログラムを展開予定です。

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Ending Hunger Through Technology: SAP.iO Foundries Startup Goodr Tackles Food Insecurity

By | Foundries, New York, Press Release
Photo via Kat Goduco Photography

If you’re in Atlanta this weekend for the big game, you may see vans with the distinctive Goodr branding driving around the city. From working with the busiest airport in the world, Hartfield Jackson, to now becoming the ‘Official Food Diversion Partner’ for the game and hosting #GoodrBowl, Goodr is on a mission to fight hunger with technology…

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SAP Kicks Off SAP.iO Foundry San Francisco for HR Tech Startups

By | Foundries, San Francisco, Press Release

 SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the launch of the SAP.iO Foundry San Francisco Winter 2019 Cohort. During the next three months, SAP will accelerate seven HR technology startups from across the globe as part of the program.

In collaboration with SAP SuccessFactors management, the announcement will be made at the Cohort Launch Day at the SAP.iO office in San Francisco…

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SAP.iO No Boundaries to Fund and Incubate Over 200 Startups Led by Women and Minorities

By | Fund, Foundries, Inclusiveness, Press Release

WALLDORF — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced SAP.iO No Boundaries, an initiative to offer venture capital and incubation to underrepresented entrepreneurs.

As the first company in the business software industry to do so, SAP pledges to commit up to 40 percent of the investable capital in the SAP.iO Fund and scale the SAP.iO Foundries program with focus on inclusive entrepreneurship. The goal is to help at least 200 startups around the world within the next five years.

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Lufthansa and SAP select the nine finalists for the world’s first Aviation Blockchain Challenge

By | Berlin, Press Release

Blockchain is a relatively new technology with enormous potential in various areas of aviation. Even though there is currently no market-ready blockchain application that permanently changes the value chain of airlines, the topic is gaining momentum and numerous players are increasingly testing new solutions in this area. This is also reflected in the enthusiastic response to the world’s first Aviation Blockchain Challenge, which the Lufthansa Innovation Hub and SAP.iO Foundry jointly announced in July. Over the six-week submission period, teams from 56 countries submitted a total of 312 blockchain ideas.

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Ideas wanted: Lufthansa and SAP launch the world’s first “Aviation Blockchain Challenge”

By | Berlin, Press Release

Ob Informationstechnologie, Automobilentwicklung oder zivile Luftfahrt – Blockchain treibt Entscheider zahlreicher Industrien um. Schließlich hat die Grundlagentechnologie das Potential, Prozesse und Wertschöpfungsketten fundamental zu verändern. Während beispielsweise der Finanzsektor bereits mit ersten Anwendungen aufwartet, stehen reise- und mobilitätsbezogene Spieler noch am Anfang in der Erschließung dezentraler Netzwerke. Lösungen, die die Wertschöpfungskette von Airlines nachhaltig beeinflussen, haben es bisweilen nicht zur Marktreife geschafft.  Vor diesem Hintergrund setzt die von Lufthansa Innovation Hub und SAP.iO Berlin Foundry ausgerufene „Aviation Blockchain Challenge“ an und zielt darauf, das Potential der Blockchain-Technologie im Aviation-Kontext auszuloten, wegweisenden Ideen in verschieden-en Anwendungsfeldern sichtbar zu machen sowie konkrete Pilotprojekte zu initiieren.

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