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November 11, 2020

Singapore, A Great Gateway To Asia For German Startups

Written by Lydia Koh

The Indo-Pacific region is the world’s growth engine, and it is a priority of German foreign policy. Singapore is at the heart of it, but why is this country such an attractive location for startups and businesses alike, and how can you access the market as a springboard into Asia?

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September 29, 2020

Opportunities for HealthTech Startups in Singapore & Germany

Written by Lauren Desrosiers

German Accelerator’s virtual fireside chat, co-organized by the Singapore Embassy in Berlin and SGInnovate, explored the landscape for startups thinking about expanding to the Singapore and German markets during COVID-19 and beyond. After kicking off with an overview of internationalization from Ambassador Laurence Bay, the panel provided insights from a wide range of experiences and cross-cultural knowledge. Moderated by Marc Filerman (our Life Sciences Program CEO), the panel comprising Dr. Jack Tan (TeleMedC) and German Accelerator participant Sirko Pelzl (apoQlar) provided the startup perspective, while Harjit Gill (APACMed) was able to speak from an industry perspective, and investor and German Accelerator mentor Shoko Suzuki (Harbourfront Ventures) rounded out the conversation. 

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July 29, 2020

Why South Korea Should Be on the Radar of German Startups

Written by Mabel Fu

Find Out the Reasons Behind South Korea’s Vibrant Tech Ecosystem and Our Top Tips to Scale in South Korea | South Korea is considered as a ‘Land of Innovation’, ranking second only to Germany in Bloomberg’s 2020 Innovation Index. It has the biggest government backing of startups per capita in the world providing US$4 billion to startups in the country since 2015. With strong support from the government, South Korea is cultivating startups to be the new engines of economic growth and has become an increasingly attractive destination for foreign startups.

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April 2, 2020

Subservience, Meekness, Invisibility – an Investor’s Take on Female Founders Working With the Cultural Stereotypes and on Raising Funds in Asia

Written by Lydia Koh

It’s 2020, and the “old boys’ club” in venture capital should be a thing of the past. Only that it isn’t, especially in Asia. Monthida McCoole, Investor and German Accelerator Mentor, shares her experience on what it’s like to be (at most times) the only woman in the room and raising funds in Asia.

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October 17, 2019

Understanding Asian Business Culture – Chapter 1

Written by German Accelerator

We’ve compiled some helpful tips to learn more about Asian (business) culture from a German perspective that will also benefit your communication skills at home. The tips are split into three academy articles.

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March 19, 2019

The Hundert – Nine German Accelerator Companies

Written by German Accelerator

The Hundert, a startup print magazine, rewarded the best 100 German startups. We are proud that nine of our alumni made the cut. Congrats to i2x, KINEXON, Mesaic, Mitte water, Opinary, Replex, Silexica, SMACC, and Stoyo!

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March 5, 2019

German Accelerator Success Story: Startup Guide

Written by German Accelerator

Startup Guide, the lonely planet for entrepreneurs, is a series of city-focused entrepreneurial guides on the local startup ecosystem. Each book is packed with useful information and tips, exciting founder stories and insightful interviews with local experts.

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