“The program is an absolute benefit for every startup. Due to the strict program and timelines, you are triggered to move your idea forward within a short time. The precise and professional feedback gives you ideas, you would have never came up with. The program is a real accelerator.”
Julien WenglorzCo-founder of tino UG
“We have been introduced into the German startup world, it took us to another level.”
Karandip SinghFounder Grapheme
“Great program for entering the startup stage. Didn´t regret a single day invested. And hell, I was busy.”
Berkun CulhaFounder Schedule Display
“Come as a rookie – work hard – leave as a founder.”
Matthias LutheCo-founder Friedhofsglück and winner of Up2B Breakthrough 2017
Who can apply?
International startups that want to enter the German market. Preferably from the field of IT, Industry 4.0, digital and high-tech with a B2B focus.
When is the application deadline?
The application deadline is July 17th, 2022.
If you are interested in the program, contact the program managers Anna Hüttl and Eliska Mastrakova. We will put your startup on the shortlist.
We have not founded the company yet. Can we also apply?
Yes, we consider startups no matter if they have founded a company already or not.
The Market Discovery program will help you found a company in Germany.
When do you decide if our team can participate in the Market Discovery program?
We will select the attending startups about 6 weeks before the program starts. We might contact you via Skype or Phone to hold an additional interview with you.
Do we have to pay for the participation or give shares of our company?
No, the program is free of charge or equity! The program is funded by Baden-Württembergs Startup BW campaign.
You only have to cover the costs for travel and accomodation.
What is the program language?
English. Since the participants as well as the experts and mentors in this program are international, all workshops, presentations and pitches will be held in English. Your application has to be in English, too.
We do have further questions. Who can we contact?
Please contact Anna Hüttl or Eliska Mastrakova. You can find their contact information below the FAQ.
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