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The fastest way to start-up with SAP

Get dedicated support as you partner with the world’s largest enterprise application provider, integrate your solution, and drive demand with SAP’s global network of customers, partners, and employees.

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Ready to roll up your sleeves and drive impact in a few months?

Leverage our go-to-market & technical support to build a successful and enduring partnership with SAP

During your time in our program, you can:

Expand Knowledge

Discuss best practices, ask questions, and get advice from leading experts through workshops, talks, and visits

Make Connections

Leverage our connections to access decision makers in the global venture capital community

Validate Solutions

Participate in exclusive account meetings, customer events, and webinars

Build Demand

Help create a well-defined sales strategy to reach customers

Increase Visibility

Drive awareness for your startup with enterprise customers through joint marketing activities

Work with our technical team to successfully navigate your integration:

Strategize Approach

Validate your integration scenario with sales, product management and pre-sales specialists

Launch Partnership

Apply for SAP PartnerEdge Build status

Secure Demo & Development Licenses

Easily secure demo & development licenses

Transfer Knowledge

Attend technical workshops on best practices for integration

Get Support & Go-Live

Get personalized help with development, certification and more

As a member of the SAP.iO Startup community, you get access to benefits such as:

Collaborative Workspaces

Free space to spread out and focus on building in our collaborative spaces around the world (Note: all spaces are closed due to COVID-19)

Discounts & Promotions

Special discounts to get you up and running quickly.

Talent Network

Access to top talent network for recruitment

Alumni Community

Be part of a community of hundreds of founders & stay connected to our team

Additional Programs

Be first in line to be considered for additional opportunities to scale in the future

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Big Output.

We’ve helped hundreds of startups launch relationships with SAP. Are you next?

Local Teams, Global Access

Our regional teams have built connections to help you drive growth in existing markets or expand into new markets. While our accelerators are open to startups from around the world, each accelerator is tailored to their local markets and you will primarily work with regional sales teams and customers.

San Francisco

This west coast city is the epicenter of global innovation and technology and is home to some of the most esteemed tech brands. Established in 2017, our San Francisco accelerator is located in the heart SOMA.

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New York

New York is the capital of the global economy and a major commercial and cultural center in the US. Established in 2017, our New York accelerator is located in Hudson Yards.

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Latin America

Latin America is the fastest growing region for private market investment and the perfect location to unlock innovation. Established in 2022, our Latin America accelerator is located in São Leopoldo, Brazil.

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The German capital offers a vibrant ecosystem for startups, academia, talents, and all businesses carrying innovation in its DNA. Our flagship accelerator is located in the heart of Mitte.

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The capital of Bavaria is one of Europe’s leading technology clusters with its unique ecosystem of global players, startups, research, and talents. Our accelerator is located in the heart of the Nymphenburg neighborhood.

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Paris is becoming the biggest startup hub in Europe with a vibrant ecosystem filled with world class talents, investors and companies. Our accelerator is located in Levallois-Perret with a 360 degree view of Paris.

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Tel Aviv

As a global center for entrepreneurship and innovation, Tel Aviv is home to more tech startups per capita than any other city in the world! Our accelerator is located in the heart of the Sarona neighborhood.

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As a global tech innovation hub, Tokyo is reinventing itself for a new wave of entrepreneurs. Our accelerator is located in SAP’s Experience Center in Ōtemachi.

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Southeast Asia’s very own “Silicon Valley” is a powerhouse for tech due to its innovation culture and business-friendly environment benefiting entrepreneurs. Our accelerator is located in Pasir Panjang together with SAP’s Asia Pacific & Japan Headquarters.

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The startup hub of India is known for its dynamic ecosystem and large number of highly qualified engineers and entrepreneurs. Bangalore is starting to make a name for itself and is rising to become the next global startup paradise.

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As an economic, financial, and trade hub in China, Shanghai has become one of the hottest startup centers. Our accelerator is located in SAP Labs in the Zhangjiang High-Tech Park in the Pudong New District.

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What We Look For

To be considered for this program, your company should:

1. Have a validated enterprise-ready software solution

2. Have raised Series A-C funding

3. Have existing enterprise customers

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

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

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Diversity yields better innovation. Through SAP.iO No Boundaries, we ensure that startups with a female and/or underrepresented founder/CXO are empowered to start-up with SAP.  

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