We shape the future by empowering innovation
About German Entrepreneurship
As a valued partner to startups, corporations, universities and public organizations, German Entrepreneurship shapes the future by empowering innovation.
Targeted programs like German Accelerator, Scaler8, the EU-India Innocenter, Master Accelerator and Scale-up.NRW address European and international startups as they transition into the world’s most thriving economies.
Since 2008, the German Entrepreneurship team has guided more than 1,000 startups with its global network of experts – including German unicorns like Flixbus and Celonis.
Over 500 innovation projects, ranging from innovation coaching to corporate accelerators, were successfully completed on behalf of DAX-listed and medium-sized enterprises.
German Entrepreneurship has offices in Munich, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Singapore, Tokyo, Silicon Valley, Boston and New York, and operates with close partners located in India and South Korea.
Our Key Brands
German Entrepreneurship is specialized in building collaboration structures between governments, corporates, investors, startups, and universities in the global innovation ecosystems.
The brands highlighted below are part of our German Entrepreneurship universe.
Empowering German Startups to Scale Globally
German Accelerator takes high-potential German startups on a fast-paced learning journey to understand, discover, and access the world’s leading innovation hubs in the U.S., Asia, and South America. The program is financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action.
Scaling High Potential Startups and SMEs into International Markets
Scaler8 supports startups and SMEs from around the globe to explore, prepare and access new markets in Asia, Europe, North and South America with bespoke international expansion strategies and cross-border open innovation where corporates collaborate with startups and SMEs to develop innovative solutions jointly.
Leading European Startups and SMEs into the Indian Market
The EU-India Innocenter is a consortium of ecosystem builders, internationalization specialists and experts in the Indian market helping European startups to successfully enter India.
Master Accelerator is German Entrepreneurship’s program for early-stage startups and motivated founding teams. A master funds faster: We make you investor-ready!
Scale-up.NRW is a program for scaling and internationalization of top start-ups in NRW. Powered by digihub Düsseldorf/Rheinland and German Entrepreneurship.
Incubation, Scaling & Open Innovation Programs
With our Corporate Innovation Unit we help corporations build the future and stay ahead of the innovation curve. We find the right innovation strategy together.
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AI Competence Center
Artificial Intelligence as innovation-driving technology
The AI Competence Center’s mission is to enable the adoption, expansion, and internationalization of AI technologies and products developed in Germany.
European Network of Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence
The EU-funded HumanE-AI-Net project brings together leading European research centres, universities and industrial enterprises into a network of AI excellence centres.
Social Entrepreneurship Academy
Education for Social Change
The Social Entrepreneurship Academy trains people to reconcile entrepreneurial action with thinking for the good of society and to take on greater social responsibility. Education is the key to sustainable social change.
The Munich Innovation Ecosystem
Promoting Munich’s Innovation Ecosystem
As part of the Munich Innovation Ecosystem, the MUC SUMMIT strengthens the development of Munich’s innovation scene by networking all important stakeholders, interested parties and partners.
Exclusive Virtual Pitch Event For Startups & Investors
Cashwalk is a series of exclusive pitch events for startups and investors to make more prosperous connections. The events offer an exclusive environment for you to accelerate deal flow with high-quality, de-risked opportunities.
A Matchmaking Event for Founders in Germany
Pitching a business idea, finding future co-founders or getting inspired and joining someone else’s mission – everything is possible at Co-Founder Match.
What We Value
We develop tailor-made solutions and concepts for companies and organizations of all sizes.
OUTSIDE THE BOX
We open up new paths, methods, and unconventional approaches for you.
We practice what we preach and get you what you need to succeed.
We love what we do and are your committed partner for innovation, education, and acceleration.