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May 23, 2019 in Foundries, Video, Munich

Applications are open for the SAP.iO Foundry Munich 2019 September cohort!

The SAP.iO Foundry Munich opened its doors on May 14th and offers a no-equity ask program that provides access to SAP APIs, SAP technologies, and opportunities to meet SAP’s customers. The…
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May 21, 2019 in Foundries, Article, Munich

Start-ups and the SAP CX Partner Ecosystem

SAP Customer Experience has closely collaborated with start-ups over the past year, which showed an enormous acceleration in innovation and gave selected SAP CX teams the agility and speed to…
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May 16, 2019 in Foundries, Video, Inclusiveness, New York

Can People with Autism Help Create Next-Generation AI?

Daivergent hires people with autism to train artificial intelligence - and helps them start independent careers. Learn more about Daivergent & Foundry New York. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxjF9FAz4Mg "Daivergent will be a way…
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May 6, 2019 in Foundries, Blog, San Francisco

It takes a village…

The Last 3 months have been incredibly exciting at SAP.iO San Francisco where we accelerated seven HCM startups building the Future of Work, in close collaboration with SAP SuccessFactors.... Read…
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April 25, 2019 in Video, New York

SAP.iO Foundry New York Winter 2019 Cohort Video

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April 23, 2019 in Foundries, Blog

A Startup Service Announcement (from the good folks at SAP.iO)

When we officially launched the SAP.iO Fund & Foundries in March of 2017, we were taking a bet that we could help “kick-start” an early-stage ecosystem comprised of great startups…
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April 9, 2019 in Foundries, Press Coverage, Singapore

SAP set to select startups for accelerator program in Singapore

Germany-based software firm SAP has started the selection process for the first batch of participants in its SAP.iO Foundry Singapore, an initiative aimed at helping early-stage Southeast Asian startups focused…
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April 3, 2019 in Paris, Press Coverage

Sap.iO Foundry Paris intègre 8 nouvelles start-up retail. Voici ce qu’elles font !

Pour la deuxième promotion de son accélérateur parisien, un comité d'experts composé de collaborateurs SAP et de clients retailers a sélectionné 8 start-up de la retail tech. Toutes centrées autour…
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May 16, 2019 in Foundries, Video, Inclusiveness, New York

Can People with Autism Help Create Next-Generation AI?

Daivergent hires people with autism to train artificial intelligence - and helps them start independent careers. Learn more about Daivergent & Foundry New York. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxjF9FAz4Mg "Daivergent will be a way…
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February 26, 2019 in Blog, Inclusiveness, New York

Energy Startup: Make The World A Better Place For Our Children’s Children

COI Energy from SAP.iO Foundry New York is on a mission to make enterprises more sustainable. By helping companies optimize energy utilization and reduce their carbon footprint, founder and CEO…
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February 24, 2019 in Article, Inclusiveness, Global

Maintaining Momentum: Strategies to Create a Global, Diverse Workforce

Reimagining a future that’s representative of all people will help make companies more prosperous. In addition to paying economic and social dividends in the long run, diversity creates an environment…
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January 29, 2019 in Inclusiveness, San Francisco

SAP.iO & Sheroes: Shuchi Rana in conversation with Sairee Chahal

Amazing evening with Shuchi Rana and Sairee Chahal, the Founder and CEO of Sheroes sharing her wisdom and talking about lessons learned as an entrepreneur. Her insights led to an incredible dialogue…
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January 24, 2019 in Blog, Berlin, Inclusiveness

Underrepresented: #womanintech Realties in Berlin Vol. 1

One of guiding principles of SAP.iO Fund and Foundry is its focus on Inclusive Entrepreneurship — which is about empowering women and minority entrepreneurs to build successful businesses around SAP. We’re proud…
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January 23, 2019 in Press, Inclusiveness, Global

Increased Diversity and Inclusion in Startups with SAP

SAP recognizes the crucial need for improvement in an industry where, in 2017, only 2.2 percent of venture capital went to women-only founded startups, according to data from PitchBook Data…
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January 22, 2019 in Blog, Inclusiveness

Here’s how to improve diversity in startups

Innovation has always been about generating good ideas by challenging the status quo with new viewpoints. That is why diversity is fundamental to the sustained success of any innovation ecosystem.…
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January 22, 2019 in Inclusiveness, Global, Press Coverage

5 Channel Partner Updates

SAP has unveiled SAP.iO No Boundaries, an initiative to fund and incubate startups led by women and minorities. The goal is to help at least 200 startups around the world…
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April 2, 2019 in Fund, Foundries, Blog, Global

SAP.iO: Two Years, Three Key Learnings

Once upon a time, the startup vs. big company story was like that of David and Goliath. The large company, comfortable in its market dominance, only to be upset by…
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March 7, 2019 in Fund, Press, Global

U First Capital will invest with DowDuPont division in IoT and AI

U First Capital is bringing together big companies, venture capitalists, startups, universities, to to explore investments in internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence startups. U First Capital’s advisory board has…
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March 4, 2019 in Fund, Foundries, Video, Global

SAP.iO Overview Video

Learn more about how SAP.iO is proving that a small input can have a big output. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkpKsfzPAeI
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January 21, 2019 in Fund, Foundries, Inclusiveness, Press Release

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

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…
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January 21, 2019 in Fund, Foundries, Press, Inclusiveness, Press Coverage

Inc. Magazine: Venture Fund from SAP Aims to Combat “Sexism, Racism, and Bro-ism”

On Sunday, January 20, software giant SAP became the latest company--and, it says, the only business software company--to target a share of its venture investments directly to women and underrepresented minorities. Its fund, called SAP.iO,…
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March 27, 2018 in Fund, Article

Andjaro raises 5M Euros

En bouclant un second tour de table auprès du fonds londonien Balderton Capital et de SAP.io, la start-up française Andjaro auparavant connue sous le nom de Ouiteam compte accélérer le…
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May 6, 2019 in Foundries, Blog, San Francisco

It takes a village…

The Last 3 months have been incredibly exciting at SAP.iO San Francisco where we accelerated seven HCM startups building the Future of Work, in close collaboration with SAP SuccessFactors.... Read…
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January 31, 2019 in Foundries, San Francisco, Press Release

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

 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…
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January 29, 2019 in Inclusiveness, San Francisco

SAP.iO & Sheroes: Shuchi Rana in conversation with Sairee Chahal

Amazing evening with Shuchi Rana and Sairee Chahal, the Founder and CEO of Sheroes sharing her wisdom and talking about lessons learned as an entrepreneur. Her insights led to an incredible dialogue…
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September 13, 2018 in Article, San Francisco

SAP SuccessFactors builds open co-creation community

SAP is bringing a new element of automation to Human Resources (HR) with a new open community designed to create purpose-built and easy-to-consume HR applications. Read More
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September 13, 2018 in San Francisco, Newsbyte

SAP Builds New HR Community with Simple Solutions to Big Problems

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that it is building an open community of purpose-built and easy-to-consume applications designed to tackle the most critical people issues facing human resources (HR)…
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August 27, 2018 in Blog, Inclusiveness, San Francisco

Top 4 tips from Latino Entrepreneurs

The Latino population is large and growing and their contributions to the US economy are remarkable. Over 350,000 businesses are owned by Latinos, creating nearly 3 million American jobs, and…
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June 20, 2018 in Blog, San Francisco

SAP.iO Foundry SF Demo Day Spring 2018 — Three Months of Building the Intelligent Enterprise

SAP.iO invests in and accelerates startup innovation that strategically expands the Intelligent Ecosystem around SAP’s applications, digital platform, and technology services / APIs. The SAP.iO Foundries are our global network…
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June 14, 2018 in Blog, San Francisco

Everyone’s a Developer

The announcements at the SAP Sapphire Now Conference were the reasons why API Fortress joined the SAP.iO Foundry in SF 3 months ago. SAP recognizes the value of respecting the…
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May 16, 2019 in Foundries, Video, Inclusiveness, New York

Can People with Autism Help Create Next-Generation AI?

Daivergent hires people with autism to train artificial intelligence - and helps them start independent careers. Learn more about Daivergent & Foundry New York. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxjF9FAz4Mg "Daivergent will be a way…
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April 25, 2019 in Video, New York

SAP.iO Foundry New York Winter 2019 Cohort Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnT8Ylri784
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February 26, 2019 in Blog, Inclusiveness, New York

Energy Startup: Make The World A Better Place For Our Children’s Children

COI Energy from SAP.iO Foundry New York is on a mission to make enterprises more sustainable. By helping companies optimize energy utilization and reduce their carbon footprint, founder and CEO…
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February 1, 2019 in Foundries, New York, Press Release

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

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…
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January 11, 2019 in Video, New York, Event

Foundry New York Winter 2019 Cohort Launch Video

Watch the livestream from the launch of our New York Foundry's Social Impact Cohort Launch Event. (more…)
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January 7, 2019 in Foundries, Blog, New York

Announcing the SAP.iO Foundry NY Winter 2019 Cohort of Enterprise Social Impact Tech Startups

Today, we are thrilled to welcome eight companies comprising our second class at SAP.iO Foundry NY. For this cohort, we wanted to take our vision of inclusive entrepreneurship a step…
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November 5, 2018 in Blog, New York

SAP.iO Foundry Lays Groundwork for Enterprise Sales

Was the SAP.iO Foundry worth it?  That’s the question I’m often asked now that our company, Ziggeo, has graduated from SAP.iO’s first NYC cohort. The short answer is: yes — at least, for…
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November 3, 2018 in New York, Event

Culture Shifting Weekend NYC

Culture Shifting Weekend NYC – offers institutional investors, social impact investors, corporate venturers, and the investment community-at-large direct face-to-face engagement with the burgeoning Black venture capitalist GP community. As our…
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Foundry Berlin

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January 24, 2019 in Blog, Berlin, Inclusiveness

Underrepresented: #womanintech Realties in Berlin Vol. 1

One of guiding principles of SAP.iO Fund and Foundry is its focus on Inclusive Entrepreneurship — which is about empowering women and minority entrepreneurs to build successful businesses around SAP. We’re proud…
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December 17, 2018 in Video, Berlin, Inclusiveness

Foundry Berlin: Women and Diverse-Led Tech Program Webinar #AMA

Replay of a live #AMA on SAP.iO Foundry Berlin's upcoming program and the general state of the tech ecosystem in Berlin with European Head of the SAP.iO Foundries, Alexa Gorman, and two…
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December 7, 2018 in Video, Berlin

SAP.iO Foundry Berlin 2018 Demo Day Video

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November 29, 2018 in Article, Berlin

Helping Enterprises Scale their Customer Service

Ultimate.ai helps enterprises scale their customer service in chat, email, and social. We help agents work faster and smarter, not harder, by providing them AI tools that augment their workflows.…
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November 23, 2018 in Blog, Berlin

What Is A Blockchain Challenge and How to Pull It Off?

We announced the winners of the first ever Aviation Blockchain Challenge in partnership with the Lufthansa Group, last month — wrapping up a six-week period of high intensity (akin to bitcoin trading circa 2017). We…
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October 22, 2018 in Blog, Berlin

How the SAP.iO Foundry powered by Techstars helped us get our first customer in just 13 weeks

I Can’t believe it’s been a year! The 2nd edition of SAP.iO Foundry powered by Techstars in Berlin is already half way through! Being part of the program last year…
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September 25, 2018 in Berlin, Press Release

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

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…
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September 25, 2018 in Article, Berlin

German software giant sap-bets-on-berlin-as-europes-next-artificial-intelligence-hub

German software maker SAP aims to make Berlin a global hub for AI and tech development Read More
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May 23, 2019 in Foundries, Video, Munich

Applications are open for the SAP.iO Foundry Munich 2019 September cohort!

The SAP.iO Foundry Munich opened its doors on May 14th and offers a no-equity ask program that provides access to SAP APIs, SAP technologies, and opportunities to meet SAP’s customers. The…
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May 21, 2019 in Foundries, Article, Munich

Start-ups and the SAP CX Partner Ecosystem

SAP Customer Experience has closely collaborated with start-ups over the past year, which showed an enormous acceleration in innovation and gave selected SAP CX teams the agility and speed to…
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April 3, 2019 in Paris, Press Coverage

Sap.iO Foundry Paris intègre 8 nouvelles start-up retail. Voici ce qu’elles font !

Pour la deuxième promotion de son accélérateur parisien, un comité d'experts composé de collaborateurs SAP et de clients retailers a sélectionné 8 start-up de la retail tech. Toutes centrées autour…
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December 7, 2018 in Video, Paris

SAP.iO Foundry Paris Cohort 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyYMnblTqCI 
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December 7, 2018 in Press, Article, Paris

SAP fördert Start-ups von Frauen

Im Kino Babylon findet am Mittwochabend eine besondere Vorführung statt. Zehn Start-ups stellen ihre Geschäftsidee und den Stand der Entwicklung vor. Weview beispielsweise will zum „Youtube für Produktbewertungen“ werden. Die Berliner bieten…
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October 24, 2018 in Blog, Paris

Introducing the Paris Six: Why An AI Foundry in ‘Paris Is A Good Idea’

When Bill McDermott, CEO and Member of the Executive Board of SAP SE, met with Emmanuel Macron, President of France, at the #ChooseFrance summit earlier this year — the meeting resulted in…
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October 18, 2018 in Article, Paris

SAP Inaugure SAP.iO Foundry Paris, son accélérateur de start-up parisien

Annoncé début 2018, SAP.iO Foundry Paris a ouvert ses portes ce 17 octobre 2018 dans le 9e arrondissement. Pour sa première promo, l’accélérateur parisien de SAP accueille 6 start-up. Elles…
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October 17, 2018 in Paris, Press Release

SAP kicks off SAP.iO Foundries Location in Paris

PARIS — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today launched its first location in Paris for SAP.iO Foundries. The Paris location is designed to help and support business-to-business (B2B) startups build innovative software and deliver high…
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October 16, 2018 in Article, Paris

SAP parie sur les start-up pour continuer à innover

Comment faire de ses concurrents potentiels, des alliés? L'Allemand SAP a trouvé la solution avec son fonds d'investissement et ses accélérateurs de start-up. Mardi soir, il a inauguré l'adresse parisienne de SAP.iO…
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October 16, 2018 in Article, Paris

L’accélérateur de startups SAP.iO Foundry ouvre ses portes à Paris

Près de cinquante startups françaises bénéficieront de l’accompagnement de SAP.iO Foundry à Paris. Ce réseau mondial d’accélérateur de startups aide les startups B2B à créer des solutions innovants et complémentaires en bénéficiant du…
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March 10, 2019 in Foundries, Press, Tel Aviv

SAP To Launch Tel Aviv Accelerator For Early-Stage, Deep Tech Startups

European multinational SAP SE is opening an accelerator program in Tel Aviv designed to support early-stage startups building innovative software, the software corporation said in a statement. The 12-week program,…
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August 26, 2018 in Blog, Tel Aviv

The beginning of a journey: SAP.iO Fund’s first year in the Israeli ecosystem

It’s been just over a year since the SAP.iO Fund (& Foundries) opened offices in Tel Aviv, a year where we put our efforts into making an impact as well…
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February 4, 2019 in Foundries, Press Release, Tokyo

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

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。 Read More
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