Ensuring all innovators are empowered to start-up with SAP

SAP.iO No Boundaries is the first comprehensive inclusive entrepreneurship initiative in the business software industry.

Our Mission

To help the world run better and improve peoples’ lives by empowering innovators from all backgrounds to start-up with SAP.

Our Commitment

We will accelerate 200+ startups with a female and/or underrepresented founder/CXO by 2023. We will also work to embed inclusion in SAP’s culture, in the cultures of our customers, and the startups we engage with.

Our Progress

Since 2019, 50% of the startups we’ve worked with have a female/underrepresented founder or CXO.

Recent News

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.

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February 23, 2022

GraphQL developer platform Hasura raises $100M Series C

Hasura, the company behind the popular open source Hasura GraphQL Engine that can turn virtually any database into a GraphQL API, today announced that it has raised a $100 million…
October 28, 2021

In a League of their Own: How Female Leaders Help Power SAP Store

The COVID-19 pandemic has not been friendly to women in the workforce, setting gender parity efforts back by a generation or more, according to the World Economic Forum. However, while the…
September 6, 2021

Henkel : Idea Hackathon supports 100 early-stage female founders

The Henkel Xathon, an ideation hackathon for female founders, is taking place for the third time. The aim is to promote female entrepreneurs and talents in the technology industry, strengthen…
March 24, 2021

Corporate investors hold the key to fostering inclusive entrepreneurship

Alarming headlines about women leaving the workforce during the pandemic abound. A quick Google on the topic will yield results including “How COVID-19 Sent Women’s Workforce Progress Backward”, “Women’s COVID-Fueled…

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