We provide the tools to support high potential German technology and life sciences startups and emerging companies to successfully enter the U.S. market and scale their business internationally.
The German Accelerator Tech (GA Tech) has helped more than 75 German startups to define winning business strategies and scale internationally. We support German technology startups from a broad range of segments, including but not limited to:
- Internet of Things
- Software / SaaS
The German Accelerator Life Sciences (GALS) provides individualized advice and highly flexible services, tailored towards the specific needs and objectives of startups and emerging companies from the following five segments:
- Digital health
- Medical devices
- Platform technologies & services
“With German Accelerator’s support, we validated our U.S. market opportunity and quickly developed a successful strategy to enter the world’s most important market.”
– Karsten Bayer, COO datavirtuality
Our mentors are at the core of everything we do. Experts and advisors challenge you and prepare your company to successfully enter the U.S. market. Whether you need to optimize your business model, define a U.S. go-to-market-strategy, or
Is the German Accelerator right for my company?
We are looking for companies that have the potential to become global market leaders. Participating company size varies widely and does not impact acceptance. We support startups with as few as five team members and little revenue to more mature companies with more than 100 team members and eight digit revenues. Some key factors we look for include:
- Your product is relevant for the U.S. market.
- Your startup is adequately funded through your potential program participation including the associated travel, accommodation, and business expenses.
- Your team has the bandwidth to operate in two locations for the duration of the program.
How much do the services of the German Accelerator cost?
They are free. We take no equity and charge no fees.
German Accelerator sounds too good to be true. What’s the catch?
There’s no catch. We receive financial support from the German government (BMWi) and strategic partners to fund the German Accelerator.
How can I apply?
Click here to submit your application online.
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