GERMAN X is your anchor for global scalability of innovation!

We support German corporates and German startups in scaling globally in vibrant innovation ecosystems.

Our mission is to help corporates and startups gain foothold in vibrant ecosystems, by connecting them with foreign startups, investors, accelerators, universities, and community builders.

What else?

Based on four principles GERMAN X offers individual programs, and key assets to expand networks and to run innovation activities in other vibrant ecosystems.

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GERMAN X for Corporates

Creates an easy access into global innovation ecosystems for corporates to strengthen the global innovation point of view and to support the acceleration of innovation.

GERMAN X for Startups

Empowers startups proceeding in the internationalization stage to enter foreign markets through a tailor-made program with a network of mentors, market experts and investors.

GERMAN X Community

Fosters the exchange between German and foreign innovation ecosystems through acceleration of knowledge sharing and network building. A combination of a local community and an annual one-day event.

GERMAN X Platform

Pushes the boundaries of time zones and countries and combines easy networking with fast communication worldwide as an online platform.

Focusing on individual service, GERMAN X is considered the perfect complement to an existing startup accelerator. It represents German innovative strength in a unique setting.

Jana Nothhelfer

Project Manager

Developed by creative minds, GERMAN X offers corporates and startups an innovative comprehensive approach. Innovation is holistically conceived and addresses individual company needs.

Helena Sporer

Global Lead

GERMAN X bridges the gap between corporates and startups. Companies can deeply dive into the vibrant ecosystem of the target country and find the innovations they are looking for.

Sarah Hennig

Project Manager


We focus on dynamic industries!














Technologies of the future we believe in.


Cyber Security





Upcoming Events

Stay tuned for upcoming events.

Masterclass – Startup Cooperation

08.03.2023, Singapore

Masterclass – Innovation in Sales

15.03.2023, Singapore

Masterclass – Innovation Culture

13.03.2023, Singapore


Check out the latest news.

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Avoid cultural mistakes when scaling globally – here is what you need to watch out for

The diversity of different cultures is a challenge and a chance at the same time. Cultural differences have a strong impact on your business be it product design, advertising, communication, brand design or service.

Why Startups need to think global from the beginning on – here are the top 3 reasons why

Thinking globally does not just mean scaling abroad. For instance, it is also about finding know-how, resources and learn about competitors. Startups need to look beyond the national horizon from the beginning on.


Have a look at our diverse and growing network.

Ready to explore foreign markets?

Together we can master your challenges!

Helena Sporer

Global Lead

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Sathees Sabaratnam

Managing Director

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