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Astrid Freier

Head of Foundry Berlin

Upcoming Program Theme

Governance, Risk & Compliance

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Application & Program Dates

Application Period

July 10 – August 31, 2019

Program Duration

September 30 – Dec 12, 2019

B2B Finance Program Overview

SAP.iO Foundries offer a founder-friendly, no-equity program providing access to SAP APIs, SAP technologies, and opportunities for exposure to SAP customers.

The SAP.iO Berlin Foundry will be focused on B2B Finance. We are looking for innovative startups to join us for our 2019 winter cohort, beginning September 30th, 2019 in the heart of Berlin. We are looking for B2B enterprise startups in the Treasury, Cybersecurity and Governance, Risk, and Compliance space to join us. The goal is to find innovative solutions which add value to the SAP S/4HANA on-premise and SAP S/4HANA cloud offerings. Admitted teams will have access to workspace in Berlin and will benefit from engaging with SAP’s network of 404K+ customers across 27 industries.

During the cohort, teams will be immersed in a 11-weeks highly curated, in-residence (3 days/week) program working alongside world-class executives and mentors with a focus on the unique challenges of B2B companies: Go-to-Market, Enterprise Sales, Growth Marketing, Funding, Technology Scaling, Pricing, Product Management, and more.

SAP.iO Foundry Berlin Winter 2019 Cohort will launch Sept. 30th 2019.

Area of Focus

We are looking for startups that can extend the value of our SAP Governance, Risk and Compliance product portfolio in the areas of:

  • Access and Identity Management (role based as well as dynamic policy-based authorization and intelligent rule generation, supporting new work methods like agile organizations)
  • Fraud Detection and Controls Monitoring Across Business Operations
  • Global Trade Management
  • Risk Management and Corporate Governance
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Cybersecurity and Data Protection
  • Payments and Bank Communications
  • Cash and Liquidity Management
  • Treasury Analytics

Criteria

Business Area

  • Businesses focused on B2B enterprises. Specifically, software/SaaS B2B startups that will benefit from engaging with SAP’s network of 404K+ enterprise customers across 27 industries
  • Businesses applying emerging technologies to unlock enterprise data and drive outsized outcomes, including AR/VR, Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain

Seed to Series A

  • Possesses a product market fit, and funding with early traction (pilots or contracts with at least a few enterprise customers)

Inclusive Entrepreneurship

SAP.iO No Boundaries

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. We launched the first comprehensive inclusive entrepreneurship initiative for underrepresented entrepreneurs in the business software industry and are committed to funding or accelerating 200+ startups by 2023.

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Upcoming Program Theme

Chemicals Industry

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Application & Program Dates

Application Period

July 5 – November 8, 2019

Program Duration

January 27 2019 – April 2, 2020

Chemicals Industry Program Overview

The SAP.iO Foundries offer founder-friendly no-equity-asked programs providing access to SAP APIs, SAP technologies, and opportunities for exposure to SAP’s customers. The upcoming SAP.iO Foundry Berlin program will be focused on innovations in the chemical industry. We are looking for innovative startups to join us for our 2019 autumn fall cohort, beginning at the end of October 2019 in Berlin. 

Selected teams will take part in a 9-week program, which includes 2 weeks of onsite training and sessions in Walldorf and Ludwigshafen. The rest of the program will run virtually. During this time the teams will be immersed in a highly curated program working along-side world-class executives and mentors (SAP and BASF Executives, as well as our partner companies) with a focus on the unique challenges facing the chemicals industry.

Special Perk: Startups in the Chemicals Industry Program will have the potential to engage in pilot programs with BASF and other industry partners.

Area of Focus

We are looking for startups that are innovating in the areas of:

  • Research and Development:  Solutions that operate across the entire research and development process
  • Operational Excellence: Solutions that optimize existing processes along the whole value chain
  • Production: Solutions that analyze production process information in real-time and simulate their impact on product quality, cost and yield
  • Sales and Distribution: Everything from authentication of raw materials to fair labour practices to automated tank replenishment and fleet management.

Criteria

Business Area

  • Businesses focused on B2B enterprises. Specifically, software/SaaS B2B startups that will benefit from engaging with SAP’s network of 404K+ enterprise customers across 27 industries
  • Businesses applying emerging technologies to unlock enterprise data and drive outsized outcomes, including AR/VR, Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain

Seed to Series A

  • Possesses a product market fit, and funding with early traction (pilots or contracts with at least a few enterprise customers)

Inclusive Entrepreneurship

SAP.iO No Boundaries

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. We launched the first comprehensive inclusive entrepreneurship initiative for underrepresented entrepreneurs in the business software industry and are committed to funding or accelerating 200+ startups by 2023.

Learn more about No Boundaries

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