German Entrepreneurship Asia (GEA) is Enterprise Singapore’s Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) partner for Berlin/Munich, Germany.
GEA is an accelerator that fosters collaboration between governments, corporates, investors, and startups in Asia and Europe. They facilitate global market expansion for startups, with the aim of developing them into internationally recognised and successful ventures.
GEA organises German Accelerator within Asia, a programme funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi). They have an established global network of partners and mentors, knowledge of the German and Asian business landscape, and experience in scaling businesses abroad. As of August 2021, they have accelerated over 115 German startups to Southeast Asia, China, India, Japan, and South Korea.
GEA is partnering with Enterprise Singapore to run a GIA Acceleration Programme through Scaler8 that supports Singapore-based technology startups and SMEs in entering Germany through Berlin/Munich.
Scaler8 is an in-market, growth acceleration programme designed to assist Singapore-based technology startups and SMEs in their expansion to Europe. In particular, it provides companies with the framework and know-how to navigate the German market with confidence, with market exploration and access services tailored to the needs of each individual company.
Supported by an expert team and extensive network of partners and mentors, participants are guided through the entire expansion process, from rapid market validation to establishing a local presence. Scaler8 has worked with over 20 Singapore startups (from seed to Series A) across various industries that offer promising synergies with Germany, such as digital health, robotics, Industry 4.0, Fintech, e-commerce, and media technologies.
For more programme information, please visit scaler8.com/services.
Interested applicants should note that:
In addition to the programme fees, participants shall bear the ancillary costs related to their participation in the programme, such as subsistence, airfare and accommodation, stipend, visa and insurance fees.
Singapore-based technology startups and SMEs who have:
Interested applicants can register your interest at scaler8.com/contact-us/ and complete a brief questionnaire. You can also contact the key personnel below:
Please visit german-entrepreneurship.asia for more information.