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.

Current Progress

Of the startups we accelerated or funded since January 2019 have an underrepresented founder

Recent News

June 20, 2019 in Article, Inclusiveness

Gentry Women in Tech Conference 2019

On June 20th, SAP.iO & SAP presented the Gentry Women in Tech Conference 2019, themed: INVESTING IN FUTURE LEADERS in Palo Alto. It brought together some of Silicon Valley’s leading VCs,…
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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 14, 2019 in Article, Inclusiveness, Global

Capital Database for Women Entrepreneurs

We all know the numbers by now: women CEOs get only about 2.3 percent of all venture capital. At Inc., we want to change that equation. There are now dozens…
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June 12, 2019 in Foundries, Blog, Inclusiveness

Why we’re partnering with The Riveter

At SAP.iO, we believe that a small input can have a big output. Every day, we help entrepreneurs grow their businesses and deliver solutions that help our 404k+ customers win…
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