The SAP.iO Fund invests in early-stage start-ups in the Seed, Pre-Series A and Series A funding rounds that can leverage SAP APIs, data, technologies, or business content to drive significant value for SAP’s customers.

Our Focus

Building the Intelligent Enterprise through investments including: Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Blockchain, MR/VR, Robotics, additive manufacturing, deep learning, cyber security, and quantum computing.

Our Portfolio


Contextual NLP to enable rapid, error-free voice interactivity with systems of record.


SaaS platform for internal workforce load balancing, reallocation, and cost optimization.

To Be Announced

Delivering AI-powered Performance and Risk Intelligence solutions built on SAP HANA.

Contextual conversational ChatBots delivering the “new generation B2C e-commerce.


NLP and ML technology to consolidate medical records and clinical data.


Low cost, advanced machine vision systems to enable autonomous navigation for machines.

To Be Announced

AI-based ecommerce intelligence platform providing actionable insights to online marketplaces.


Using Machine Learning to “bring transparency to the supply chain.

Big ID

ML to address GDPR compliance requirements and provide broader PII protection, privacy, and governance.


Cyber-deception offering that attracts & interacts with attackers, enabling “zero false positives” with very low noise

To Be Announced

Intelligent data and communications platform for the road freight industry


Cloud platform to mine, simulate, and predict global trade logistics in real-time.

Decision Engines

Applying ML to understand business semantics that simplifies automation of business decisions.


Psychometric analysis + ML to improve applicant-role fit / hire quality, reduce recruiting cost and churn, and improve candidate experience

Our Team

Ram Jambunathan

Managing Director

Paul White

Portfolio Director

Shwetha Shetty

Strategic Advisor

Joan Coury

Chief of Staff

Emmanuel Cassimatis

Head, France/UK

Klaus Drews

Portfolio Director

Yaad Oren

Technical Advisor

Kareema Thomas

Executive Administrator

Oana Elisa Olteanu

Sr. Associate, SF

Deepak Krishnamurthy

Executive Sponsor SAP.iO & Chief Strategy Officer, SAP

Anke Otto-Jungkind

VP Comms & Marketing

If you are an entrepreneur working on an early stage company in the Enterprise SaaS space, we would like to get to know you!