The first comprehensive inclusive entrepreneurship initiative for underrepresented entrepreneurs
in the business software industry.


SAP will commit up to 40 percent of the investable capital in the SAP.iO Fund and scale our SAP.iO Foundries with a focus on inclusive entrepreneurship.

The goal is to help at least 200 startups around the world within the next five years.


startups funded or accelerated by 2023

Up to 40%

of investible capital from the SAP.iO Fund dedicated to inclusive entrepreneurship


global Foundries with inclusive cohorts for female and diverse founders


Follow our journey as we further embed inclusion in SAP’s culture, in the cultures of customers and in the startups with which we engage.

Recent News

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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