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

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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