U.S. Market Access

Climate Tech Cohort

Follow In the Footsteps of Other Climate Tech Companies

The U.S. is the largest economy and the second-largest greenhouse gas emitter in the world. With a necessary shift in mindset and new proposals, the U.S. market offers the perfect opportunity to prioritize and tackle climate change. Hence, our upcoming U.S. Market Access program will again have an industry focus on climate tech. Startups from the climate tech sector can participate in the U.S. Market Access program to prepare for and successfully enter the U.S. market along with other climate tech companies.

In a Nutshell

U.S. Market Access Climate Tech Cohort: Startups from the climate tech sector can participate in the U.S. Market Access program to prepare for and successfully enter the U.S. market.

Valuable Knowledge Exchange as Part of an Industry-Focused Cohort: The cohort will be made up of top climate tech startups, giving you the opportunity to learn with and from your peers facing similar industry-specific challenges. Participants will get to participate in an industry-specific ecosystem event in Silicon Valley.

Gain Expert Insights on Climate Tech Topics To Address Your Specific Challenges: Benefit from German Accelerator’s 10+ years of knowledge and experience as well as industry deep dives with mentors and partners in the climate tech space.

The highly-customized U.S. Market Access program is 100% free of charge. Your company must be incorporated in Germany with one of the following legal forms: UG; AG; GmbH; GmbH & Co. KG. and be under the limit of the official EU De-minimis aid regulation.

What’s in It For Your Climate Tech Startup

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Accelerate Your Internationalization Journey

We help you navigate a new market and develop and execute a go-to-market strategy with the help of business experts to quickly reach your goals.

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Access to Our Global Network

Our global network of potential partners, customers, investors, and other program participants will expand your network and offer new opportunities for your business.
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Save Valuable Resources

International expansion comes with risks. We help you protect your business by avoiding costly mistakes, saving valuable resources, and succeeding quickly.

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Receive Unbiased Advice

Our Market Access programs are free of charge, we don’t take any fees or equity. Our goal is to help you succeed. No hidden agendas, no strings attached.

“The U.S. is a key market in mitigating the climate crisis and plays a vital role in Carbonfuture’s mission of providing carbon removal at gigatonne scale. With its excellent workshops and dedicated mentorship, the German Accelerator program puts us in a prime position to succeed. The extensive expertise of the large mentor network is unparalleled.”

 

Matt Wilson Plasek​, Head of U.S. Business​ at Carbonfuture​

“German Accelerator was instrumental in connecting us to the right organizations, individuals, and funders to better position OroraTech for success in the U.S.”

 

Björn Stoffers​, CCO & Co-Founder​ of OroraTech

“The U.S., in particular California, has been one of the world leaders in Clean Air Actions and legislation. With the current administration’s additional focus on environmental justice, we felt the timing was good to introduce our work to the U.S. market. The German Accelerator mentors have been the main door openers for us and a huge support in finding the right people.”

 

Karim Tarraf​, CEO & Co-Founder​ of HawaDawa

“The U.S. is already our third-biggest market and the number one in terms of value per customer. The workshops and especially the personal mentoring sessions at German Accelerator have been an incredible resource in developing our B2B offering and corresponding go-to-market strategy.”

 

Markus Gilles​, CEO & Co-Founder​ of Klima

What You
Will Work On

Validating your product-market fit and developing a solid go-to-market strategy

Understanding local customers’ needs and behaviors as well as your competitors

Apprehending the local business mentality, behavior, and cultural differences

Defining a financial strategy for your expansion

Optimizing your marketing and sales approach

Building your local business and team

Where We Currently Offer
A Climate Tech Cohort

Brief Summary of Market

The U.S. is the world’s largest economy, offering a vast array of business opportunities for startups from a wide variety of sectors. Whether you want to explore the East Coast, West Coast, or somewhere in between, our strong network across the U.S. is ready to support you in gaining a lasting foothold on the ground.

 

U.S. Market Access – Climate Tech Cohort:

Application Deadlines & Program Dates

Application Deadline: August 10, 2022
Program Start: October 18, 2022

Click here for more information on the Market Access program.

If you have any questions about the U.S Market Access Climate Tech Cohort, please feel free to contact our Company Scout Lena Esseln at esseln@german-entrepreneurship.de.

Join The Ranks of Other Climate Tech Companies That Participated in the U.S. Market Access Program

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