SAP.iO Foundry San Francisco

Sustainability in Energy & Natural Resources Program

Fall 2021 Cohort

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Important Dates


August 31, 2021


October 2021


January 2022

About the Program

In September 2021, SAP.iO Foundry San Francisco is kicking off an equity-free program for startups developing solutions that can help customers in the Energy and Natural Resources Industries  build sustainable businesses, improve experiences, and manage their environmental footprint and sustainability goals including compliance, regulation, tracking, & carbon-trading. This program provides technical and go-to-market support to help startups integrate with SAP solutions, accelerate their entry into a curated, inclusive ecosystem, and scale through mentorship, demand generation, and opportunities to increase visibility with SAP customers.

Focus Areas

This founder friendly program will focus on supporting B2B technology startups across the world with solutions in the following areas:

  • Energy Innovation

    Advance industry-specific sustainability goals for customers in the Utilities, Oil and Gas & Mining industries

  • Natural Resources Innovation

    Drive sustainable processes for customers in the mill products and chemicals industries including areas such as alternative materials, paper and packaging, plastics, agrochemicals, flavors & fragrances, building materials, textiles, and more

  • Environmental & Emission Management

    Track, monitor and understand environmental and emissions data to reduce CO2

  • Compliance, Regulation and Trading

    Streamline processes around compliance, regulations & carbon-trading

  • Carbon Tracking

    Manage and optimize carbon tracking initiatives

What We Look For

In addition to aligning to this program’s focus areas, your startup should:

1. Have a clear product-market fit for an enterprise software solution

2. Have secured VC funding

3. Have existing enterprise customers

4. Have resources in place to fully participate during the acceleration phase

5. Have sales and marketing resources to support your partnership with SAP

If you believe this program is for you, we encourage you to apply for acceleration.

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