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We have 8 global foundries around the world offering equity-free programs. These innovation hubs accelerate 16 cohorts of startups every year.

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Foundry Locations

We expand our reach across the globe in locations with strong startup ecosystems, providing you more access to growth.

Foundry San Francisco
Foundry New York
Foundry Paris
Foundry Berlin
Foundry Munich
Foundry Tel Aviv
Foundry Singapore
Foundry Tokyo

Program Details

 

Our mission is to help early stage enterprise startups build with SAP via integrations or APIs and provide startups with the exposure they need to gain customers.

Zero equity
Focused workshops
SAP integrations/API assistance
1:1 mentor meetings
Executive and customer visits
Individual IT support
Business development sessions

Timeline

 

Our program gives you the opportunity to connect with your cohort and work alongside world-class executives and mentors.

Core Criteria

 

Use our core criteria as a guideline to see if our programs are a right fit for your startup.

1

PRODUCT

B2B Enterprise Software

Our goal is to help SAP’s customers become best run businesses, which is why our Foundries accelerate startups focused on developing software for B2B enterprises.

• Augmented Reality

• Virtual Reality

• Artificial Intelligence

• Machine Learning

• Blockchain

2

STAGE

Seed to Series A

We are looking for Seed to Series A startups that will thrive in our programs that are tailored to provide the ultimate experience in this period of growth.

• Possess a product market fit

• Have funding

• Enterprise customers

3

MINDSET

Commitment to Community

Founders are immersed in our in-residence program working with world-class executives, mentors, and customers. Be prepared to be on-site for most of the program.

• 2-3 days a week commitment

• Attend 70% of workshops

• Attend Demo Day

Our Initiative

We believe that making the world run better is everyone’s business

SAP.iO is dedicated to closing the gap in resources for businesses owned and led by women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, first-generation and others from underrepresented groups. Founders of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Learn More About Our Commitment

Current Programs & Open Applications

If the program of your choice isn’t accepting applications, we encourage you to sign-up for updates and we’ll let you know when the application for our next program opens.

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Customer Experience & Commerce

Foundry Munich

 

This program is for startups that:

  • Leverage emerging technologies including ML/AI, NLP, and Blockchain to radically impact the future of customer experience or commerce
  • Align with the SAP Customer Experience Solutions Portfolio
    • SAP Business Units, SAP Commerce Cloud, SAP Marketing Cloud,  SAP Sales Cloud, SAP Service Cloud, or SAP Consumer Data Cloud
Applications Due

November 2019

Program Begins

February 2020

Program Ends

May 2020

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Industry 4.0

Foundry Berlin

 

This program is for startups that can help SAP’s customers extend the value of their investment in:

  • SAP S/4HANA
  • Digital Supply Chain
Applications Due

January 2020

Program Begins

March 2020

Program Ends

June 2020

Apply on F6S

HR Tech: Future of Work

Foundry Paris

 

This program is for startups helping corporations:

  • increase the value of their workforce by developing, managing, engaging, and empowering their people
Applications Due

December 2019

Program Begins

March 2020

Program Ends

June 2020

Apply on F6S

Industry 4.0

Foundry Tokyo

 

This program is for startups that can help SAP’s customers extend the value of their investment in:

  • SAP S/4HANA
  • Digital Supply Chain
Applications Due

January 2020

Program Begins

March 2020

Program Ends

June 2020

Apply on F6S

Retail

Foundry New York

 

This program is for B2B Retail, Consumer Products, and Food & Beverage startups that:

  • Are innovating in the areas of Omnichannel Marketing, Customer Centric Merchandising, Procurement Excellence, Digital Supply Chain, or Omnichannel Customer Experience
  • Can help SAP’s customers extend the value of their investment in SAP Customer Experience or SAP S/4HANA
Applications Due

January 2020

Program Begins

March 2020

Program Ends

June 2020

Apply on F6S

Travel Tech

Foundry San Francisco

 

This program is for startups that:

  • Are disrupting travel tech in the areas of connected travel, expense, invoice, compliance, and risk

  • Can help SAP’s customers extend the value of their investment in SAP Concur
Applications Due

January 2020

Program Begins

March 2020

Program Ends

June 2020

Apply on F6S

Industry 4.0

Foundry Singapore

 

This program is for startups that can help SAP’s customers extend the value of their investment in:

  • SAP S/4HANA
  • Digital Supply Chain
Applications Due

February 2020

Program Begins

March 2020

Program Ends

June 2020

Apply on F6S

Consumer Products

Foundry Tel Aviv

 

This program is for startups that are innovating in the areas of:

  • Product Innovation: Expediting time to market and increasing product success rate
  • Manufacturing: Reducing costs and increasing agility
  • Supply Chain: Creating transparent and highly responsive supply networks
  • Marketing and Sales: Interacting with customers in a new and meaningful way
Applications Due

March 2020

Program Begins

May 2020

Program Ends

July 2020

Apply on F6S