»Our mentors guided our company through different stages entering the U.S. market. From legal assistance to fundraising – they helped us to open our mind and understand the Silicon Valley mindset to successfully gain a foothold in the U.S.«

Oliver Hübler
COO, MeisterLabs

»I’ve made more decisions within those three months of the program than I’ve made in the last ten years.«

Tobias Knecht
CEO, Abusix

»Leveraging my experience as a founding entrepreneur and investor, it is continually rewarding to contribute to the growth of our startups over just three months.«

Daphne Kis

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Join our event and meet 40+ tech startups, 400+ invited guests and exciting peeps from the scene. Mingle with Germany’s most promising high-tech startups that are on their way to reaching global success and discuss the latest trends with our U.S. team.

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Our Mission

German Accelerator Tech supports high-potential German technology startups and emerging companies to successfully enter the U.S. market and scale their business globally. We provide access to outstanding mentors, office space in Silicon Valley and New York City, valuable connections and the knowledge and expertise required to scale quickly.

We have helped more than 100 German startups define winning business strategies. We work with companies from a broad range of industries, including but not limited to:

Silicon Valley

  • SaaS
  • Software Platforms
  • Hardware
  • Semiconductors
  • loT
  • Artificial Intelligence

New York

  • Advertising
  • Media
  • Financial Services
  • Clean Tech
  • E-Commerce
  • Fashion

Key Services and Elements

3–9 months

Initial phase: 3 months
Extension phase for selected participants: up to 6 months


Office space in San Francisco, Silicon Valley and New York.

Customized Mentoring and Advice

Mentoring and guidance from industry experts and accomplished entrepreneurs.


All services are 100% free.
No fees. No equity.

Access to our Network

Build relationships and immerse yourself into the world’s leading startup ecosystems.

Boot Camp and Workshops

Specialized workshops covering topics, such as product/market fit, go-to-market, and fundraising.

Support Services

Bank account, accommodation, driver’s license – we help you get settled.

Marketing & PR

Spread your word. Use our marketing channels and relationships to amplify your story.

Our Offices

With offices in Silicon Valley and New York City, startups have the opportunity to come to the U.S. and be exposed to the dynamic and competitive international environment and dive into the spirit of the world’s premier centers for innovation and startup success.

Upcoming Events

Celebrating Innovation + Tech Expo
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Berlin, Germany

Join our event and meet 40+ tech startups and 300+ invited guests in a casual atmosphere! Learn more about some of Germany’s most promising high-tech startups and discuss the latest tech trends with the team from our U.S. acceleration program.

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Captivate New York
December 12, 2017
The German House

The evening will focus on company pitches and feedback from expert panelists. Attendees are provided ample opportunities to expand their professional network through breakout discussions while engaging first-hand with Germany's thriving startup environment.

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Captivate Silicon Valley, 14th edition
December 14, 2017
Hanahaus, Palo Alto

Captivate features best-in-class German tech startups that have recently completed German Accelerator’s three-month acceleration and immersion program here in Silicon Valley and San Francisco. The evening will focus on company pitches and feature expert feedback from invited panelists.

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