SAP.iO Fund & Foundries
celebrates two years!

Since 2017, the SAP.iO Fund & Foundries have driven early stage startup innovation to help our customers win and entrepreneurs become wildly successful

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We invested in and accelerated 125+ early-stage startups
to strategically expand the SAP ecosystem

109

rising stars of next-gen ecosystem accelerated

Portfolio

19

investments and 4 follow on investments through SAP.iO Fund

Fund

15

cohorts focused on delivering the intelligent enterprise

Foundries

We built a global network run by diverse leaders in 8 strategic startup hubs

We brought together the best mentors and coaches
across continents, disciplines and companies

750+

mentors engaged

11,900

connections in our immediate network

Connect

300+

SAP.iO site visits by customers and partners

We helped our customers find innovative solutions
that extend the value of their investments in SAP software

20+

industry’s needs addressed

100

customer pilots and recurring contracts

10

SAP App Center integrations

“This successful PoC really highlights the art of the possible in SAP S/4HANA and SAP Cloud Platform for our senior leadership team.”

CIO, Fortune 100 Company

We committed to drive inclusive entrepreneurship
through SAP.iO No Boundaries

26%

of Fund portfolio companies founded or led by underrepresented entrepreneurs at time of investment

200+

startups founded or led by underrepresented entrepreneurs to be invested in or accelerated by 2023

1st

comprehensive initiative in the business software industry

“SAP must be at the forefront to take businesses beyond bias. We are very proud of our investments in technologies and programs to drive inclusion.”

Bill McDermottCEO, SAP

We drove important conversations and
moved the needle for the SAP innovation brand

1.7M

impressions on Twitter

250+

articles

100+

major and local events

“SAP is the best company at working with startups.”

Startup Europe Partnership

Our team ensured that a
small input had a big output

75%

of our leadership is from an underrepresented minority

287

collective years of experience

17

different languages spoken

We helped entrepreneurs
become wildly successful

“SAP.iO has been an invaluable partner in amplifying Plum’s mission and value proposition to the right audiences.”

Caitlin MacGregor
Co-Founder & CEO Plum

“We are excited to go to market with SAP and see not only the value of our immediate collaborations but also a long-term relationship which we feel will be valuable for our company and the world”

Lonnie Rae Kurlander
Co-Founder & CEO Medal

“We got tremendous mentors, new leads, increased trust from customers and prospects, great marketing, and a network of friends that changed the company for good”

Alfonso Vazquez
Co-Founder & Head of Products Wise Athena