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German Accelerator

Accelerator · 22 Members · Palo Alto, CA, USA

About this Program

The German Accelerator supports German startups to enter the U.S. market. The three month program is supported by the German Government and therefore free.

Our Investment Focus

The German Accelerator is a free growth acceleration program that supports German startups from ICT related sectors to enter the U.S. market. It provides startups with hands-on mentoring and office space in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and New York City. German Accelerator identifies and selects the most promising German startups and assists them in their pursuit of becoming category leaders with lasting competitiveness and success in the global marketplace.


All provided services are free of charge for program participants. Upon acceptance into the program and no later than eight weeks prior to program start, each selected company will be asked to confirm their participation, program location and quarter of choice. To ensure a program participation under the conditions set forth therein, each selected company is required to pay a participation deposit of 1,000 € (within three business days of confirming program participation). The deposit will be refunded in full upon successful graduation at the end of the three-month program.

Preferred Industries

  • Business Products
  • Clean Technology
  • Computers and Peripherals
  • Consumer Products
  • Education
  • Electronics / Instrumentation
  • Financial Services
  • Gaming
  • Healthcare Services
  • Industrial/Energy
  • Internet / Web Services
  • IT Services
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Mobile
  • Nanotechnology
  • Networking and Equipment
  • Semiconductors
  • Software
  • Telecommunications