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

March 2, 2020 in Fund, Foundries, Article, Inclusiveness

SAP.iO Hosts Investing x Women with Stanford Women’s Network of New York

On Thursday, February 27, Joanna Maryewska, Principal at SAP.iO Fund hosted an event with Stanford Women’s Network of New York launching an initiative “Investing x Women” at SAP.iO Foundry New…
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January 24, 2020 in Video, Article, Inclusiveness, Global

Hasso Plattner Founders’ Award Finalist: Driving Inclusive Entrepreneurship

In the race to deliver the next big app, one SAP initiative is making diversity a priority by passing the baton to underrepresented entrepreneurs.
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January 22, 2020 in Inclusiveness, Global

Unleashing the power of Europe’s women entrepreneurs: Six ideas to drive big change

Focusing on gender diversity and developing entrepreneurial talent are among the top 10 priority areas identified in Innovate Europe: Competing for Global Innovation Leadership, a report published by Digital Europe,…
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January 14, 2020 in Article, Inclusiveness, Paris

SAP partenaire de l’association Les Déterminés pour soutenir l’entrepreneuriat dans les quartiers populaires et milieux ruraux

SAP France annonce que son accélérateur SAP.iO Foundry Paris accompagne la 12ème promotion de l’association Les Déterminés dont la mission consiste à développer l’entrepreneuriat dans les quartiers populaires et les…
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