The accelerator’s vision is to establish a permanent bridge between Germany and the U.S. that facilitates transatlantic start-ups, provides inspiration, and drives demand, innovation, research, and development in Germany. This accelerator is supported by the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.

Deadline: Next batch – 15th of June 2018

Target Audience: German start-ups willing to enter the U.S. market with the following characteristics:

  • Past program participants have ranged from 5-10 employees to more than 100 employees.
  • Companies with a strong founding team, proprietary intellectual property, and developed product(s) that are already in the market or will be very shortly.
  • Revenue is not required but considered a big plus in the selection process.
  • Sufficient team bench strength to support ongoing German operations during the period that the founders/executives are participating in the German Accelerator Tech program in the U.S.
  • Sufficient cash flow to support expansion into the U.S. market and ongoing German operations.
  • Main company entity must be a German company: GmbH, AG et al.

Location: Silicon Valley or New York (depending on industry)

Benefits for Start-ups:

  1. Office space in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and New York (3 months, can be prolonged)
  2. Specialized workshops covering topics, such as product/market fit, go-to-market, and fundraising.
  3. Mentoring and guidance from industry experts and accomplished entrepreneurs.
  4. Marketing and PR: you can use accelerator’s marketing channels to amplify your story.

Cost of Participation: All services are 100% free. No fees. No equity.

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