Gain a deeper understanding of target markets and their business culture.

Assess your product market fit and build initial connections with local clients, investors and partners.

Validate and adjust your business model for your most promising target markets. Our unique network of international experts will provide first-hand market insights and will guide your startup towards key relationships that will help you evaluate future expansion.

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India is the world’s fifth-largest economy and a global powerhouse of industry and innovation. The country’s political stability, well-developed banking system, and mature financial system continue to be an attractive draw for foreign startups.

Apply until: July 25, 2024
Program Dates: September 23 – November 07, 2024
In-Country Dates: October 21 – 27, 2024

Max. 7 Participants


One of the largest and most affluent markets in Asia, Japan is synonymous with quality and innovation. Its mature system of laws, regulations, and policies have created a safe and friendly environment for global businesses to enter the Japanese market.

Apply until: August 30, 2024
Program Dates: November 4 – December 13, 2024
In-Country Dates: December 2 – December 6, 2024

Max. 8 Participants

South Korea

South Korea is an innovation powerhouse, ranking first in Bloomberg’s Global Innovation Index for 6 years. The country is highly renowned for its R&D and innovative industries.

Apply until: September 20, 2024
Program Dates: November 11, 2024 – December 20, 2024
In-Country Dates: December 9-13, 2024

Max. 6 Participants


China is the second-largest economy globally and has rapidly evolved from its reputation as the “world’s factory” to a consumption- and technology-driven economy.

Apply until: July 12, 2024
Program Dates:  August 26 – September 27, 2024

Max. 6 Participants


Singapore is the most important location to scale startups in the Asian Markets.

Apply until: June 3, 2024
Program Dates: July 22 – August 30, 2024

Max. 10 Participants

South America

South America is home to one of the world’s top-ten economies and a number of lucrative emerging markets.

Apply until: July 22, 2024
Program Dates: August – September, 2024 (Exact Dates TBD)

Max. 8 Participants


With supportive policies, robust infrastructure, and a commitment to fostering entrepreneurship, Germany beckons international startups to join its dynamic landscape and thrive in an environment where innovation meets opportunity.

Apply until: August 5, 2024
Program Dates: August 26 – October 4, 2024


The U.S. is the world’s largest economy, offering a vast array of business opportunities for startups from a wide variety of sectors.

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Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is the world’s fifth-largest economy and has enjoyed remarkable economic progress in recent years.

Apply until: June 3, 2024
Program Dates: July 22 – August 30, 2024

Max. 8 Participants

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