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

OUR COMMITMENT

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.

200+

startups funded or accelerated by 2023

Up to 40%

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

9

global Foundries with inclusive cohorts for female and diverse founders

OUR JOURNEY

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

December 7, 2020 in Inclusiveness, New York

Inspiring FinTech Females 2020: the Top 50 Women Transforming Financial Technology

NYC FinTech Women, an organization created to connect, empower and promote women to advance their careers in financial technology (FinTech), continues to celebrate and recognize women who are driving innovation,…
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November 19, 2020 in Foundries, Article, Inclusiveness, New York

The Eyes Have It: The Future Of Human-Machine Relations

Has this ever happened to you? Shopping for fresh vegetables at your local market when you notice that special someone across the aisle? And when your eyes lock, you know…
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October 23, 2020 in Article, Inclusiveness

Venture capital funding bias: Why VC business-as-usual must change

Business as usual. For some, this is a welcome relief. On the contrary, for many underrepresented founders, when VCs utter that phrase, it’s not always welcome news. Venture capital funding…
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October 19, 2020 in Fund, Foundries, Press, Inclusiveness

Henkel hosts ideation hackathon for female entrepreneurs

Henkel’s open innovation and collaboration platform, Henkel dx Ventures, will host its second Xathon, a female ideation hackathon. This year’s main partner is “Global Digital Women”. The hackathon aims to empower…
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