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November 8, 2019 in Foundries, Press, Portfolio News

The Funded: 6 Bay Area startups score over $100M

Cultivate Technology Inc., San Francisco, $8 million: Trinity Ventures led the Series A funding of this A.I.-driven leadership coaching platform that focuses on the enterprise market. It was joined by…
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November 6, 2019 in Press, Portfolio News

Cultivate Pockets $8 Million Series A

Cultivate raised $8 Million in series A funding. Read More....
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November 6, 2019 in Foundries, Press, Portfolio News

Cultivate Raises $8M to Bring Scalable AI-Driven Leadership Coaching to the Enterprise

Cultivate, a digital leadership coaching platform that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) to provide in-the-moment feedback and management coaching within the enterprise, today announced an $8 million Series A investment to…
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October 30, 2019 in Article

B2B Growth Opportunities in Southeast Asia

Asia’s startup ecosystem had been on the ascendance over the past few years. According to a study backed by Vertex Venture Holdings and Preqin, Asia could overtake North America as…
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October 29, 2019 in Singapore, Portfolio News

Making innovation real at Intelligent Enterprise Demo Day

Innovation is currently a hot topic on the agenda of all corporates. Nearly all of them want to ‘make innovation real’. That is, they desire to harness innovation as the…
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October 29, 2019 in Singapore, Interview

Sustainable Singapore: Sustainability at Geo Energy

Coal mining group Geo Energy says that sustainable practices form the core of their overall strategy and is an integral part of everything they do. Tung Kum Hon, CEO of Geo…
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October 26, 2019 in Foundries, Paris, Portfolio News

Launching the 3rd SAP.iO Foundry Paris Cohort on GreenTech and Sustainable Enterprise

One year after its opening, the SAP accelerator unveils the startups selected for its third GreenTech-oriented promotion After a first startup promotion focused on supply chain, and a second focused…
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October 24, 2019 in Article, Portfolio News

Using Technology to Close the Autism Job Gap

Adults on the autism spectrum often have difficulty finding employment. Entrepreneurs and advocates are working to fix that by pairing companies with a pool of candidates. Read More...
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October 21, 2019 in Article, Singapore

Asia set to eclipse US as world’s venture capital powerhouse

Southeast Asia also enjoys strong government backing for entrepreneurship, backed by a rising, affluent, middle class, said Scott Russell, president for Asia Pacific Japan at German software provider SAP, whose…
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October 17, 2019 in Foundries, Paris, Press Release, Portfolio News

Les huit start-up orientées greentech retenues par l’accélérateur SAP

SAP dévoile les start-up retenues pour son incubateur. La troisième promotion met le vert à l'honneur. Retour sur ces huit start-up orientée greentech. Lire la suite...
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October 14, 2019 in Article, Portfolio News

AI-based chatbot Niki to add seven more Indian languages

Artificial Intelligence start-up Niki is all set to diversify into seven other Indian languages after having tasted success in the Hindi language app-based internet commerce by creating a virtual agent…
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October 11, 2019 in Berlin, Portfolio News

Governance Risk and Compliance: 6 Startup Game-changers

With ongoing financial transformation, increased regulations and growing complexity, there is huge potential in working with early-stage start-ups that help bring financial process innovation to SAP S/4HANA® customers. For this…
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October 10, 2019 in Fund, Press Coverage, Portfolio News

SAP to Resell BigID data discovery and privacy products as solution extensions

BigID, a leader in data-centric personal data discovery and privacy, announced a global reseller agreement with SAP. Through this agreement, SAP can sell two BigID powered products under the names…
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October 7, 2019 in Fund, Portfolio News

SAP to Sell Startup’s AI Software for Privacy Compliance

Business-software maker SAP SE this month plans to start offering a partner company’s artificial-intelligence software to help customers comply with data-privacy regulations, including the sweeping California law that takes effect…
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September 24, 2019 in Fund, Foundries, Video, Interview

Accelerate Your Human Revolution with Startups from SAP.iO

Hear firsthand from startup leaders at Gnowbe, Paradox, and Plum, and listen to the managing director of SAP.iO, about their stories of innovation with SAP SuccessFactors solutions customers.
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September 17, 2019 in Fund, Press Coverage, Portfolio News

Talent Data Platform Plum Raises $4.2M to Prepare Organizations for the Future of Work

 Plum, a software-as-a-service company that provides enterprise organizations with the data they need to quantify the potential of their workforce, announced today that it has raised $4.2M in seed funding.…
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September 17, 2019 in Fund, Press Coverage, Portfolio News

BigID Launches Momentum Value Added Reseller Partner Program to Expand Reach Globally

BigID, the leader in data-centric personal data privacy and protection, today announced the BigID Momentum Value Added Reseller (VAR) Program. The program enables resellers to easily add BigID’s data discovery,…
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September 11, 2019 in Fund, Press, Article, Portfolio News

Predicting Job Success and Preparing Enterprises for the Future of Work

Everywhere I turn, I hear concerns about technology and workforce automation causing job losses. For employers, however, it seems that the real worry lies not in eliminating but retaining their…
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September 10, 2019 in Fund, Blog

Inside SaaS: 7 key dimensions that matter for a well oiled SaaS machine(& how to harness 21 areas and monitor +60 SaaS metrics)

The past few years have seen incredible innovation and execution take place and taken many companies to horizons never imagined before. Yet these SaaS businesses require a specific structure and…
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September 9, 2019 in Fund, Press Coverage, Portfolio News

BigID Raises $50 Million to help businesses comply with privacy regulations

BigID, an Israeli-American startup helping enterprises with data protection and privacy, announced the closure of a Series C funding round of $50 million led by Bessemer Venture Partners, with participation…
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September 5, 2019 in Fund, Foundries, Blog

Cracking the code: From startup to scale up in enterprise software

By Ram Jambunathan The startup journey is hard. An estimated 75% of venture-backed companies never return cash to investors; only 1% go on to become unicorns. Startup success requires brutally…
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September 5, 2019 in Fund, Foundries, Blog

Cracking the code: From startup to scale up in enterprise software

By Ram Jambunathan The startup journey is hard. An estimated 75% of venture-backed companies never return cash to investors; only 1% go on to become unicorns. Startup success requires brutally…
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September 5, 2019 in Fund, New York, Portfolio News

BigID Raises $50M in Series C Funding

BigID, a NYC- and Tel Aviv, Israel-based data-centric personal data privacy and protection platform, raised $50m in Series C funding. The round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, with participation…
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September 5, 2019 in Fund, Press, Portfolio News

BigID announces $50M Series C investment as privacy takes center stage

It turns out GDPR was just the tip of the privacy iceberg. With California’s privacy law coming on line January 1st and dozens more in various stages of development, it’s…
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November 8, 2019 in Foundries, Press, Portfolio News

The Funded: 6 Bay Area startups score over $100M

Cultivate Technology Inc., San Francisco, $8 million: Trinity Ventures led the Series A funding of this A.I.-driven leadership coaching platform that focuses on the enterprise market. It was joined by…
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November 6, 2019 in Foundries, Press, Portfolio News

Cultivate Raises $8M to Bring Scalable AI-Driven Leadership Coaching to the Enterprise

Cultivate, a digital leadership coaching platform that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) to provide in-the-moment feedback and management coaching within the enterprise, today announced an $8 million Series A investment to…
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October 26, 2019 in Foundries, Paris, Portfolio News

Launching the 3rd SAP.iO Foundry Paris Cohort on GreenTech and Sustainable Enterprise

One year after its opening, the SAP accelerator unveils the startups selected for its third GreenTech-oriented promotion After a first startup promotion focused on supply chain, and a second focused…
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October 17, 2019 in Foundries, Paris, Press Release, Portfolio News

Les huit start-up orientées greentech retenues par l’accélérateur SAP

SAP dévoile les start-up retenues pour son incubateur. La troisième promotion met le vert à l'honneur. Retour sur ces huit start-up orientée greentech. Lire la suite...
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October 7, 2019 in Foundries, Munich

SAP.iO Foundry Munich at Bits & Pretzels

Last week, the Bits & Pretzels conference in Munich provided SAP.iO startups the opportunity to share, learn, and engage in a unique, Oktoberfest-themed format. Nicknamed “Europe’s biggest Founders Festival”, it featured an…
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October 2, 2019 in Foundries, Berlin, Press Coverage

SAP.iO Kicks Off First B2B European Startup Accelerator Focused on Fintech and Governance, Risk and Compliance

The SAP.iO Foundry Berlin kicked off a dedicated financial technology (fintech) program with participants consisting of business-to-business startups focused on finance and governance, risk and compliance (GRC), SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) said today. With…
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October 1, 2019 in Foundries, Berlin, Portfolio News

SAP.iO Kicks Off First B2B European Startup Accelerator Focused on Fintech and Governance, Risk and Compliance

 The SAP.iO Foundry Berlin kicked off a dedicated financial technology (fintech) program with participants consisting of business-to-business startups focused on finance and governance, risk and compliance (GRC), SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) said…
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September 26, 2019 in Foundries, Video, Paris

Sébastien Gibier interviewé sur BFM Business sur les greentech

Presque la moitié des français ont déjà entendu parler des Greentech, mais sans savoir précisément ce dont il s'agit. Sébastien Gibier, directeur du Foundry Paris est interviewé sur BFM Business…
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September 26, 2019 in Foundries, Article, Berlin

SAP Politikbrief Startups Journel

The SAP Government Relations team publishes a quarterly info-journal (SAP Politikbrief) for German political and public administration representatives incl. important decision makers from German executive and legislative bodies, such as…
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September 24, 2019 in Fund, Foundries, Video, Interview

Accelerate Your Human Revolution with Startups from SAP.iO

Hear firsthand from startup leaders at Gnowbe, Paradox, and Plum, and listen to the managing director of SAP.iO, about their stories of innovation with SAP SuccessFactors solutions customers.
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September 23, 2019 in Foundries, Blog, Tel Aviv, Portfolio News

Expanding our commitment to startups: Launching our First SAP.iO Foundry Program in Tel Aviv

Blog Written by Inbar Yacoby With the immense potential in the entrepreneurial spirit of Europe and as part of SAP’s strategy, I’m very excited to share the news that SAP.iO…
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September 16, 2019 in Foundries, Press Release, Munich, Portfolio News

SAP Launches New Accelerator Program in Munich

SAP announced the first SAP.iO Foundry program in Munich with seven business-to-business technology startups creating innovative software that integrates with SAP’s marketing and commerce cloud solutions. SAP.iO Foundry Munich is…
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October 6, 2019 in Article, Inclusiveness

המרכז הבינתחומי הרצליה מציג: ייעוץ משפטי חינם לסטארטפיסטים

Hafez Zawiher, co-founder of UBCONNECT, an enterprise that manages contact information and digital business cards built on contact numbers, and was awarded the SAP.iO Award in conjunction with Rawabi Technology…
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October 3, 2019 in Inclusiveness, Press Release

SAP Showed up in Style at Austin Startup Week 2019

SAP stepped up its presence in Austin, Texas for Austin Startup Week (#ASW19), the largest innovation event in the city after SXSW. As title sponsor of the event, SAP reinforced…
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September 27, 2019 in Article, Inclusiveness

Mehr Startups von Frauen!

SAP.iO ist SAP‘s strategische Geschäftseinheit, die mit dem SAP.iO Fund und den SAP.iO Foundries innovative Start-ups im B2B Techsektor durch Investitionen und Accelerationsprogramme unterstützt. Mit SAP.iO No Boundaries haben wir…
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September 26, 2019 in Inclusiveness, No Boundaries Event

Women in Tech Summit at Austin Startup Week

Vanessa Liu, SAP.iO Foundries North America, gave the keynote address to kick off the Women in Tech Summit at Capital Factory for Austin Startup Week, one of the largest technology, innovation,…
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September 23, 2019 in Video, Inclusiveness

Women in Tech Keynote at Austin Startup Week

Vanessa Liu, VP of SAP.iO Foundries North America, gave a spirited keynote speech on how the entrepreneur and tech communities can continue promoting women. Watch now
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August 28, 2019 in Foundries, Article, Berlin, Inclusiveness

So will SAP die Vielfalt in der Gründerszene fördern

Düsseldorf Rania Reda hat bereits mehrere Start-ups gegründet, groß gemacht und verkauft. Derzeit baut sie mit Augmania eine Plattform auf, die die Erstellung von Inhalten für Augmented Reality deutlich erleichtern…
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August 22, 2019 in Article, Inclusiveness, Paris

Accélération de startups : Le Village by CA, Microsoft et SAP lancent un appel à candidatures dédié aux femmes entrepreneures

Le Village by CA Paris lance un appel à candidatures dédié aux femmes entrepreneures en partenariat avec Microsoft, SAP via son programme SAP.iO No Boundaries, et avec le soutien de…
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August 13, 2019 in Berlin, Inclusiveness

Startups by Women Get Spotlight in SAP.iO No Boundaries

Startups by women took merely 2.2 % of venture capital in 2017 according to data from PitchBook Data Inc., a financial data and software company headquartered in Seattle. It was also found…
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August 10, 2019 in Berlin, Inclusiveness

Inforadio Wirtschaftsdoku: Frauen gründen Unternehmen

Laut Umfragen können sich viele Frauen vorstellen, ein Unternehmen zu gründen. Wenn sie den Schritt in die Selbstständigkeit wagen, gründen Frauen anders als Männer. Und sie müssen sich mit spezifischen…
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August 7, 2019 in Foundries, Article, Berlin, Inclusiveness

Jung, weiß, männlich war gestern: Warum SAP bei der Startup-Förderung einen anderen Weg geht

Das Scheinwerferlicht fällt auf Rania Redas dunkelbraunes Haar, als sie die Bühne betritt, um vor knapp 400 Leuten ihr Augmented-Reality-Startup zu präsentieren. Ihr Herz rast. Auch nach 22 Jahren im…
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August 6, 2019 in Fund, Foundries, Video, Inclusiveness

How to get more women into tech startups?

In many nations including Germany there's a lack of women in tech startups. SAP executive board member Adaire Fox-Martin talks about her company's endeavors to support inclusive entrepreneurship. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZw8yIJkEZs&feature=youtu.be Read…
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August 1, 2019 in Article, Berlin, Inclusiveness, Portfolio News

SAP’s new incubator taps the potential of women and minority founders

For the past three months, Purushothaman and her co-founders at Hardskills — an online platform that helps companies train their workforce in behavioral skills—have been one of six startups in…
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November 8, 2019 in Foundries, Press, Portfolio News

The Funded: 6 Bay Area startups score over $100M

Cultivate Technology Inc., San Francisco, $8 million: Trinity Ventures led the Series A funding of this A.I.-driven leadership coaching platform that focuses on the enterprise market. It was joined by…
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November 6, 2019 in Press, Portfolio News

Cultivate Pockets $8 Million Series A

Cultivate raised $8 Million in series A funding. Read More....
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November 6, 2019 in Foundries, Press, Portfolio News

Cultivate Raises $8M to Bring Scalable AI-Driven Leadership Coaching to the Enterprise

Cultivate, a digital leadership coaching platform that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) to provide in-the-moment feedback and management coaching within the enterprise, today announced an $8 million Series A investment to…
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October 29, 2019 in Singapore, Portfolio News

Making innovation real at Intelligent Enterprise Demo Day

Innovation is currently a hot topic on the agenda of all corporates. Nearly all of them want to ‘make innovation real’. That is, they desire to harness innovation as the…
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October 26, 2019 in Foundries, Paris, Portfolio News

Launching the 3rd SAP.iO Foundry Paris Cohort on GreenTech and Sustainable Enterprise

One year after its opening, the SAP accelerator unveils the startups selected for its third GreenTech-oriented promotion After a first startup promotion focused on supply chain, and a second focused…
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October 24, 2019 in Article, Portfolio News

Using Technology to Close the Autism Job Gap

Adults on the autism spectrum often have difficulty finding employment. Entrepreneurs and advocates are working to fix that by pairing companies with a pool of candidates. Read More...
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October 17, 2019 in Foundries, Paris, Press Release, Portfolio News

Les huit start-up orientées greentech retenues par l’accélérateur SAP

SAP dévoile les start-up retenues pour son incubateur. La troisième promotion met le vert à l'honneur. Retour sur ces huit start-up orientée greentech. Lire la suite...
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October 14, 2019 in Article, Portfolio News

AI-based chatbot Niki to add seven more Indian languages

Artificial Intelligence start-up Niki is all set to diversify into seven other Indian languages after having tasted success in the Hindi language app-based internet commerce by creating a virtual agent…
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October 11, 2019 in Berlin, Portfolio News

Governance Risk and Compliance: 6 Startup Game-changers

With ongoing financial transformation, increased regulations and growing complexity, there is huge potential in working with early-stage start-ups that help bring financial process innovation to SAP S/4HANA® customers. For this…
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October 10, 2019 in Fund, Press Coverage, Portfolio News

SAP to Resell BigID data discovery and privacy products as solution extensions

BigID, a leader in data-centric personal data discovery and privacy, announced a global reseller agreement with SAP. Through this agreement, SAP can sell two BigID powered products under the names…
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October 10, 2019 in Article, Portfolio News

HEINEKEN announces winners of its HR-tech competition

The Dutch brewing company HEINEKEN concluded its first-ever HR tech-focused competition called HEINEKEN HR Brewhouse last Friday. The winner of the Recruitment category was SAP, a team consisting of platforms Eightfold.ai,…
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October 7, 2019 in Press Release, Singapore, Portfolio News

Smart credit fintech startup Flowcast nabs US$3M Series A funding from ING Ventures, BitRock Capital

The company noted that the proceeds of this round will be used to fund the acceleration of Flowcast’s go-to-market strategy, global market expansion especially in Singapore and the APAC region,…
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August 20, 2019 in Foundries, San Francisco, Portfolio News

Experience is everything.

Launching our next SAP.iO SF XM Cohort SAP is a company that has always been very customer centric and embraced a Listen — Learn — Act approach. In the same…
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July 18, 2019 in San Francisco, Portfolio News

Paradox Assistive Intelligence Platform Integrates with SAP® SuccessFactors® Recruiting to Deliver Innovation in Job Candidate Experience Across the Globe

Paradox’s AI Assistant, Olivia, Now Available on SAP App Center; Paradox Joins SAP® PartnerEdge® Program, and Announces Integration with SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Read More
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July 16, 2019 in Video, San Francisco, Portfolio News, Dynamic Content

Meet #SAPiOStartups

Learn about the founder experience in our accelerator program in our newest segment, #SAPiOStartups.
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July 10, 2019 in Foundries, Article, San Francisco, Portfolio News

AI-Based Career Mentoring for the Masses

Personalized career development is no longer a perk for the privileged few at the top. An intelligent mentoring app called Ellen matches mentors and mentees from all levels of the…
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June 26, 2019 in Foundries, Video, San Francisco

SAP.iO Foundry San Francisco Winter 2019 Cohort Demo Day Video

More than 130 attendees, including VCs, SAP customers and partners, and SAP senior executives attended Demo Day and heard pitches from the 7 HR SAP.iO startups.
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June 25, 2019 in Article, San Francisco, Portfolio News

AI-Based Career Mentoring For The Masses: When People Talk, Innovation Happens

Personalized career development is no longer a perk for the privileged few at the top. An intelligent mentoring app called Ellen is matching mentors and mentees from all levels of…
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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 Article, Inclusiveness, San Francisco

Five Years Strong: Silicon Valley Forum’s 2019 Women in Tech Festival Makes Waves in Silicon Valley and Beyond

Now in its fifth year, the Women in Tech Festival features two days of inspirational talks, panels, keynotes, and startup pitches, as well as networking opportunities. This year the Silicon…
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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 Article, San Francisco

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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September 6, 2019 in Foundries, New York, Portfolio News

SAP Launches Accelerator Program with 7 Health IT Startups

SAP unveiled this week its healthcare-focused accelerator program at SAP.iO Foundry New York with the selection of seven health IT startups.SAP.iO will provide the startups access to SAP technology and…
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September 5, 2019 in Fund, New York, Portfolio News

BigID Raises $50M in Series C Funding

BigID, a NYC- and Tel Aviv, Israel-based data-centric personal data privacy and protection platform, raised $50m in Series C funding. The round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, with participation…
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September 4, 2019 in Foundries, New York, Press Release

SAP.iO Launches Enterprise Health-Focused Startup Accelerator Program in New York

SAP kicked off its healthcare-focused accelerator program at SAP.iO Foundry New York. The SAP.iO program is designed to accelerate startups working within healthcare: hospital system providers, employee health and wellness…
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September 4, 2019 in Foundries, New York, Press Coverage, Portfolio News

SAP.iO Launches Enterprise Health-Focused Startup Accelerator Program in New York

The SAP.iO program is designed to accelerate startups working within healthcare: hospital system providers, employee health and wellness solutions, medical devices and health IT. SAP.iO will provide access to curated…
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June 18, 2019 in Video, Inclusiveness, New York

Food Waste + Hunger are #Solveable

Jasmine Crowe is a social entrepreneur and founder and CEO of Goodr Co., a sustainable food surplus management company that leverages technology to reduce food waste and feed the hungry…
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June 17, 2019 in Foundries, Blog, New York, Portfolio News

Mission driven employee engagement — CariClub is using tech to bridge the gap between talent and nonprofits

Moving to the US when he was just twelve years old, from Saint Lucia, he worked hard through school and college, landing a coveted job on Wall Street. But for…
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May 16, 2019 in Foundries, Video, Inclusiveness, New York, Portfolio News

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 14, 2019 in Article, Inclusiveness, New York

New York on Tech Announces Judges for the 2019 Innovators & Disruptors Awards

Sallie Jian, Program Manager, SAP.iO chosen as judge for the 2019 Innovators & Disruptors Awards. The Innovators and Disruptors Awards & Ceremony will celebrate the outstanding achievements of 20 leaders in…
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May 10, 2019 in Foundries, Article, New York, Portfolio News

StellarEmploy is Helping Customers Hire Great Employees with Confidence

In the United States, 40% of the labor force is employed in hourly wage jobs earning less than $20 an hour. Although these jobs are the foundation of our economy,…
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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 9, 2019 in New York, Portfolio News

How A Tampa Clean Energy Startup Bootstrapped Its Way To A $1M Contract

One of the first startups in the smart grid, Berrien has partnered with software giant SAP and Morgan Stanley.
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February 26, 2019 in Blog, Inclusiveness, New York, Portfolio News

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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October 11, 2019 in Berlin, Portfolio News

Governance Risk and Compliance: 6 Startup Game-changers

With ongoing financial transformation, increased regulations and growing complexity, there is huge potential in working with early-stage start-ups that help bring financial process innovation to SAP S/4HANA® customers. For this…
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October 2, 2019 in Foundries, Berlin, Press Coverage

SAP.iO Kicks Off First B2B European Startup Accelerator Focused on Fintech and Governance, Risk and Compliance

The SAP.iO Foundry Berlin kicked off a dedicated financial technology (fintech) program with participants consisting of business-to-business startups focused on finance and governance, risk and compliance (GRC), SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) said today. With…
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October 1, 2019 in Foundries, Berlin, Portfolio News

SAP.iO Kicks Off First B2B European Startup Accelerator Focused on Fintech and Governance, Risk and Compliance

 The SAP.iO Foundry Berlin kicked off a dedicated financial technology (fintech) program with participants consisting of business-to-business startups focused on finance and governance, risk and compliance (GRC), SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) said…
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September 26, 2019 in Foundries, Article, Berlin

SAP Politikbrief Startups Journel

The SAP Government Relations team publishes a quarterly info-journal (SAP Politikbrief) for German political and public administration representatives incl. important decision makers from German executive and legislative bodies, such as…
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August 28, 2019 in Foundries, Article, Berlin, Inclusiveness

So will SAP die Vielfalt in der Gründerszene fördern

Düsseldorf Rania Reda hat bereits mehrere Start-ups gegründet, groß gemacht und verkauft. Derzeit baut sie mit Augmania eine Plattform auf, die die Erstellung von Inhalten für Augmented Reality deutlich erleichtern…
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August 27, 2019 in Foundries, Berlin, Portfolio News

Augmania’s SAP.iO Journey in Berlin

Dear diar….Sorry got caught away here! In a way, though, this blogpost will be akin to a diary entry. It’s an open expression of our thoughts at Augmania throughout every…
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August 13, 2019 in Berlin, Inclusiveness

Startups by Women Get Spotlight in SAP.iO No Boundaries

Startups by women took merely 2.2 % of venture capital in 2017 according to data from PitchBook Data Inc., a financial data and software company headquartered in Seattle. It was also found…
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August 10, 2019 in Berlin, Inclusiveness

Inforadio Wirtschaftsdoku: Frauen gründen Unternehmen

Laut Umfragen können sich viele Frauen vorstellen, ein Unternehmen zu gründen. Wenn sie den Schritt in die Selbstständigkeit wagen, gründen Frauen anders als Männer. Und sie müssen sich mit spezifischen…
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August 7, 2019 in Foundries, Article, Berlin, Inclusiveness

Jung, weiß, männlich war gestern: Warum SAP bei der Startup-Förderung einen anderen Weg geht

Das Scheinwerferlicht fällt auf Rania Redas dunkelbraunes Haar, als sie die Bühne betritt, um vor knapp 400 Leuten ihr Augmented-Reality-Startup zu präsentieren. Ihr Herz rast. Auch nach 22 Jahren im…
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August 7, 2019 in Foundries, Berlin, Portfolio News

SAP.iO Foundry Berlin: Accelerator für innovative Startups

Stellen Sie sich doch unseren Lesern kurz vor Ich bin Astrid Freier und leite seit Mai dieses Jahres den Accelerator SAP.iO Foundry  in Berlin. Es ist für mich ein Traumjob,…
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August 1, 2019 in Article, Berlin, Inclusiveness, Portfolio News

SAP’s new incubator taps the potential of women and minority founders

For the past three months, Purushothaman and her co-founders at Hardskills — an online platform that helps companies train their workforce in behavioral skills—have been one of six startups in…
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July 23, 2019 in Article, Berlin, Inclusiveness

David and Goliath: Large firms working with tiny startups

Big multinationals are increasingly bringing startups in-house or supporting them. Now software giant SAP plans to help out 200 startups founded by women and members of underrepresented minorities worldwide by…
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October 7, 2019 in Foundries, Munich

SAP.iO Foundry Munich at Bits & Pretzels

Last week, the Bits & Pretzels conference in Munich provided SAP.iO startups the opportunity to share, learn, and engage in a unique, Oktoberfest-themed format. Nicknamed “Europe’s biggest Founders Festival”, it featured an…
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September 30, 2019 in Blog, Munich, Portfolio News

Forging the Future of Customer Experience: Introducing the first SAP.iO Foundry Munich Cohort

At SAP, collaboration is not only an invaluable tool for progress, but a key advantage that continuously benefits our customers, employees, partners, and communities at large. The latest example of…
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September 16, 2019 in Foundries, Press Release, Munich, Portfolio News

SAP Launches New Accelerator Program in Munich

SAP announced the first SAP.iO Foundry program in Munich with seven business-to-business technology startups creating innovative software that integrates with SAP’s marketing and commerce cloud solutions. SAP.iO Foundry Munich is…
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June 23, 2019 in Foundries, Munich

SAP-Foundry eröffnet Standort in München und sucht Startups für 1.

Der Softwarehersteller SAP eröffnete kürzlich in München einen neuen Standort seines Startup-Accelerators SAP-Foundry. Für das Accelerator-Programm werden bis 1. Juli B2B-Startups gesucht, die E-Commerce-Lösungen oder Anwendungen für Multichannel-Kundenbindung entwickeln.
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June 17, 2019 in Foundries, Blog, Munich

Open for Collaboration: SAP.iO Foundry Munich

The SAP.iO Foundry Munich officially launched on May 14th with a gathering of over 100 executives, entrepreneurs, collaborators, and colleagues. Philippe Souidi, Head the new Foundry, moderated the program, which…
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June 6, 2019 in Foundries, Press Release, Munich

Ein Innovationsnetzwerk für ein besseres Kundenerlebnis aufbauen

Die SAP sucht Start-ups, die E-Commerce-Lösungen oder Anwendungen für Multichannel-Kundenbindung entwickeln. Diese Lösungen werden dann über die SAP Cloud Platform Extension Factory an SAP-Customer-Experience-Lösungen angebunden. Mehr zum Accelerator-Programm. Moritz Zimmermann…
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May 28, 2019 in Foundries, Article, Munich

Diversifizierte Teams sind erfolgreicher als andere

Kurz-Interview. SAP startet ein neues Accelerator-Programm. Der Softwarekonzern will darin Startups fördern, die von Frauen und Angehörigen ethnischer Minderheiten geleitet werden.
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May 23, 2019 in Foundries, Video, Munich, Featured

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 10, 2019 in Foundries, Blog, 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 6, 2019 in Foundries, Blog, Munich

How to Nurture an Innovation Ecosystem for Customer Experience

For more than 20 years, Moritz Zimmermann has been an entrepreneur. He helped found Hybris (an omnichannel ecommerce company, acquired by SAP in 2013 for $1.4B USD) right out of…
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October 26, 2019 in Foundries, Paris, Portfolio News

Launching the 3rd SAP.iO Foundry Paris Cohort on GreenTech and Sustainable Enterprise

One year after its opening, the SAP accelerator unveils the startups selected for its third GreenTech-oriented promotion After a first startup promotion focused on supply chain, and a second focused…
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October 17, 2019 in Foundries, Paris, Press Release, Portfolio News

Les huit start-up orientées greentech retenues par l’accélérateur SAP

SAP dévoile les start-up retenues pour son incubateur. La troisième promotion met le vert à l'honneur. Retour sur ces huit start-up orientée greentech. Lire la suite...
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October 11, 2019 in Paris

Foundry Paris Lookbooks

GreenTech workshop events for customersDownload Spring 2019 Cohort LookbookDownload Fall 2018 SAP.iO Foundry Paris Cohort Lookbook Download
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October 9, 2019 in Article, Paris

Convention USF 2019 : quand l’IA bouleverse les modes de travail

L'association des Utilisateurs SAP Francophones (USF) organise sa Convention annuelle les 9 et 10 octobre 2019 à la Cité des Congrès de Nantes sur le thème « L'IA, nouveau vecteur…
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September 27, 2019 in Paris, Portfolio News

Trois startups qui améliorent l’expérience client, de A à Z

Depuis quelques années, le retail subit une transformation spectaculaire, accompagné par une poignée de startups entièrement dédiées à l’amélioration de l’expérience shopping. Maddyness vous présente trois d’entre-elles, tout droit sorties…
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September 26, 2019 in Foundries, Video, Paris

Sébastien Gibier interviewé sur BFM Business sur les greentech

Presque la moitié des français ont déjà entendu parler des Greentech, mais sans savoir précisément ce dont il s'agit. Sébastien Gibier, directeur du Foundry Paris est interviewé sur BFM Business…
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September 3, 2019 in Article, Paris, Portfolio News

Heuritech raises $4.4 million for AI that uncovers what’s hot in fashion and beauty

With social media and data transforming commerce, Paris-based Heuritech has raised $4.4 million to help clients in fashion and beauty stay abreast of rapidly changing tastes. Version:1.0 StartHTML:000000278 EndHTML:000176866 StartFragment:000176452…
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August 27, 2019 in Paris, Portfolio News

Quand les startups B2B de la distribution transforment l’expérience client

Si l’intelligence artificielle est aujourd’hui cuisinée à toutes les sauces, elle reste tout de même souvent rattachée au secteur de la Deep Tech. Néanmoins, l’IA s’étend aussi à des secteurs…
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August 27, 2019 in Paris, Press Coverage

Le Village by CA Paris recherche femmes entrepreneures avec Microsoft et SAP

L'accélérateur de start-ups Le Village by CA fondé par le Crédit Agricole lance un appel à candidatures dédié aux femmes entrepreneures en partenariat avec Microsoft, SAP et Capgemini. Au programme,…
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August 22, 2019 in Article, Inclusiveness, Paris

Accélération de startups : Le Village by CA, Microsoft et SAP lancent un appel à candidatures dédié aux femmes entrepreneures

Le Village by CA Paris lance un appel à candidatures dédié aux femmes entrepreneures en partenariat avec Microsoft, SAP via son programme SAP.iO No Boundaries, et avec le soutien de…
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July 18, 2019 in Press, Paris

SAP Next-Gen et Startup Guide continuent de soutenir les entrepreneurs de Paris

Pour le lancement de sa deuxième édition, le Startup Guide de Paris a été rejoint par l’équipe de SAP Next-Gen afin de mettre en avant les incubateurs de startups et…
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July 17, 2019 in Paris, Press Release, Portfolio News

La troisième promotion de SAP.iO Foundry Paris met à l’honneur des startups de la GreenTech

SAP.iO Foundry Paris, l’accélérateur de startups B2B Tech de SAP France annonce le lancement de sa troisième promotion le 8 octobre 2019. Après la supply chain et le retail, cette…
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September 23, 2019 in Foundries, Blog, Tel Aviv, Portfolio News

Expanding our commitment to startups: Launching our First SAP.iO Foundry Program in Tel Aviv

Blog Written by Inbar Yacoby With the immense potential in the entrepreneurial spirit of Europe and as part of SAP’s strategy, I’m very excited to share the news that SAP.iO…
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September 11, 2019 in Foundries, Tel Aviv, Press Release, Portfolio News

SAP.iO Announces Seven Innovative Israeli Startups for the First SAP.iO Foundry Program in Tel Aviv

SAP announced the names of the seven Israeli startups that will take part in the first accelerator program at SAP.iO Foundry Tel Aviv. The SAP.iO program is part of SAP’s…
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September 10, 2019 in Foundries, Press, Tel Aviv, Press Coverage, Portfolio News

German Multinational SAP Launches 1st Foundry Program in Tel Aviv with 7 Startups

We are excited to welcome these entrepreneurs to the SAP.iO family and help them accelerate their business with SAP,” said Alexa Gorman, head of SAP.iO Foundries EMEA (Europe, Mideast, and…
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September 10, 2019 in Foundries, Press, Tel Aviv, Press Coverage

סאפ השיקה בתל אביב אקסלרטור לסטארט-אפים

סאפ השיקה היום (ג') בתל אביב את האקסלרטור שלה, SAP.io Foundry, שמיועד לסטארט-אפים שמפתחים פתרונות לארגונים על בסיס של תוכנה כשירות (SaaS), ושהטכנולוגיה שלהם יכולה להתממשק עם הפתרונות של החברה…
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September 10, 2019 in Foundries, Press, Tel Aviv, Press Coverage

SAP’s Venture Arm Announces Startups Selected for Tel Aviv Foundry

SAP.iO, the early-stage venture arm of multinational enterprise software company SAP SE, unveiled on Tuesday the seven startups chosen to participate in the first cohort of its new Tel Aviv-based…
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September 10, 2019 in Foundries, Tel Aviv, Press Coverage

German giant SAP sets up accelerator program in Tel Aviv

German multinational software firm SAP SE is setting up an accelerator program in Israel, seeking new technologies in order to expand the portfolio of technologies and services it can provide…
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September 10, 2019 in Foundries, Press, Tel Aviv, Press Coverage

German Tech Giant SAP Launches Tel Aviv Start-up Accelerator

German software giant SAP further expanded its significant Israeli operations on Tuesday as the company launched the newest branch of its SAP.iO “Foundry” start-up accelerator in Tel Aviv. The SAP.iO…
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September 9, 2019 in Foundries, Press, Tel Aviv, Press Coverage

SAP.IO מכריזה על תוכנית FOUNDRY SAP.IO ראשונה בת”א

(SAP SE (NYSE: SAP הכריזה היום, על נבחרת בת שבע חברות סטארטאפ ישראליות הנכללות בסבב הראשון של SAP.iO Foundry TLV. התוכנית המהווה חלק מאסטרטגית החדשנות של SAP, נועדה לספק סיוע…
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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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September 3, 2019 in Tokyo, Portfolio News

“Estie pro” released to improve the efficiency of investment management operations of real estate professional investors with technology

Real estate tech startup Estie officially released a new service " Estie pro " on September 3 to support the investment and management operations of developers and real estate institutional…
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August 22, 2019 in Foundries, Tokyo, Singapore

Exclusive: Maggie Buggie, SVP and Global Head of Innovation Services and Solutions, SAP SE

This year, we’re celebrating the 30thanniversary of SAP in APJ and I’m so excited by what the future holds for our customers, as the pace of innovation continues. I’m so…
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August 14, 2019 in Foundries, Blog, Tokyo

Sky is the Limit: Spirit of Innovation in SAP Asia

Blog written by Christian Klein, COO & Executive Board Member of SAP Tomorrow’s SAP starts today. Having just returned from an amazing trip in Japan, South Korea and China, it’s…
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August 13, 2019 in Foundries, Press, Video, Tokyo, Singapore

‘No doubt’ that 5G will help start-ups, says SAP

Scott Russell of SAP says many start-ups in the company's accelerator programs in Asia are using artificial intelligence and machine learning. Watch Video
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August 5, 2019 in Foundries, Press Coverage, Tokyo, Portfolio News

SAP Kicks Off First SAP.iO Foundry in Asia

SAP announced the launch of the first SAP.iO Foundry in Asia: SAP.iO Foundry Tokyo. Over the next 12 weeks, SAP.iO Foundry Tokyo will accelerate five business-to-business (B2B) Japanese technology startups,…
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August 5, 2019 in Foundries, Press Coverage, Tokyo, Portfolio News

Software giant SAP launches the first SAP.iO Tokyo cohort to accelerate B2B Japanese tech startups

Back in January, we wrote about SAP when the German software giant and maker of enterprise software announced the launch of its SAP.iO No Boundaries initiative to fund and incubate…
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August 5, 2019 in Foundries, Press Release, Tokyo

SAP Kicks Off First SAP.iO Foundry in Asia

The first SAP.iO Foundry in Asia has launched: SAP.iO Foundry Tokyo. Over the next 12 weeks, SAP.iO Foundry Tokyo will accelerate five business-to-business (B2B) Japanese technology startups, providing them access…
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June 3, 2019 in Fund, Foundries, Press, Article, Tokyo

SAP to launch its first Asian startup incubator in Japan

SAP, one of the world's biggest enterprise software companies, is about to launch its first startup accelerator in Asia and has picked Japan for its first foothold in the region.…
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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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September 16, 2019 in Blog, Global, Featured, Portfolio News, Venture Studio, Funding Announcement

Got Talent: Recruiting platform Brilliant Hire raises €1M from SAP.iO

SAP.iO Venture Studio makes a €1 million follow-on seed investment in Brilliant Hire, a bias-free, skill-based pre-screening platform that helps digitize recruiting to provide faster and greater insights Brilliant Hire…
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June 20, 2019 in Foundries, Article, Global, Venture Studio

SAP.iO gives startups a leg up with resources and investment

SAP is removing obstacles that can get in the way of a startup going from idea to real business. The technology vendor is now providing resources for would-be entrepreneurs through…
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September 14, 2018 in Blog, Global, Venture Studio

Principled Leadership

Over the course of the last two years, our team has grown from eight people to more than one hundred twenty. It’s been a sight to behold. But growth also…
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August 16, 2018 in Blog, Global, Venture Studio

Your Customer Isn’t Always Right

From the largest of the Fortune 500 to the smallest startup, no business is one of infinite resources. You have a certain amount of cash, and then it’s gone. This…
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