German Accelerator

The German Accelerator (GA) brings German tech startups for a unique 3-month mentoring-program to the centers of innovation in the US – the destinations are New York City, Silicon Valley’s Palo Alto and San Francisco, depending on the nature of the startup. EXIST is Partner of the programme.

For young tech companies it is crucial to acquire a leading position as fast as possible. Particularly an early presence in the US market plays a key part in this endeavor, which is why the German Ministry of Economics and Energy has decided to support selected German startups that are trying to connect to the world’s leading high-tech region.

The German Accelerator Tech (GA Tech) at the Silicon Valley and New York has helped more than 75 German startups to define winning business strategies and scale internationally. We support German technology startups from a broad range of segments, including but not limited to:

  • Cleantech
  • Hardware
  • Internet of Things
  • Mobile
  • Semiconductors
  • Software / SaaS

The German Accelerator Life Sciences (GALS) at Cambridge, MA, provides individualized advice and highly flexible services, tailored towards the specific needs and objectives of startups and emerging companies from the following five segments:

  • Therapeutics
  • Diagnostics
  • Digital health
  • Medical devices
  • Platform technologies & services

Further information
For eligibility, costs, program and application process please check the program's website.

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