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Up2B is your B2B & IndustryTech accelerator

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WHY UP2B

We help your B2B startup to grow at its best

Up2B is an accelerator program for B2B startups from the fields of IT, Industry 4.0, Digitalisation, Big Data and IoT. Within Up2B, you get the necessary know-how and contacts to successfully build and grow your business.

UP2B PROGRAMS

Reach your business goal in the shortest time

All our programs include workshops, input-sessions and individual coaching with Up2B mentors and experts. You’ll also meet potential customers and investors to help your startup succeed in a short time. All programs are divided into a bootcamp for all participants and an intensive masterclass for selected startups.

Up2B Exploration

Up2B Exploration

Define your problem-solution fit

4+4 inspiring weeks to unfold the full potential of your startup and to get access to our B2B ecosystem.

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Up2B Sales Booster

Up2B Sales Booster

Professionalize your
sales process

Our two day bootcamp + 2 day masterclass offers 1on1 mentoring and focus sessions with renowned sales experts.

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Up2B
Fundraising

Up2B
Fundraising

Reach investor-readiness and find an investor

Our intensive 3+5 days mentoring & coaching program for startups seeking B2B investors.

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Up2B Market Discovery

Up2B Market Discovery

Test your product market fit

Our one week program prepares you to take the next steps to successfully launch your startup in Baden-Württemberg.

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UP2B NETWORK

Join our broad network of startups, mentors, corporates, investors & community partners

YOUR BENEFITS

Everything you need for a sustainable growth

Get access to our B2B network of corporates, SMEs and hidden champions of Baden-Württemberg. Together with us, you’ll get ready for your first funding round and you’ll get to know VCs and business angels. Our experts, mentors and coaches will guide you to build up a prospering, sustainable and scalable startup. And even after the Up2B program is over, our team is here to support you individually as long as you need us.

B2B network

B2B network

Experts & mentors

Experts & mentors

Funding

Funding

Individual Support

Individual Support

Acceleration

Acceleration

Corporates

Corporates

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The Up2B Market Discovery program is a fantastic starting point for a B2B Start-up to research Germany as a market and learn what it takes to execute. The program provides a much-needed holistic understanding of Germany in terms of the culture, the relevant market segments, the legal requirements & taxation procedures, connections to influential corporate customer, developing scalable processes, and investments.

Kaushik K Badrinath 

Business Development Manager at CynLR, Bangalore, India

TESTIMONIALS

What the participants say about Up2B

FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS IN B2B

Find active support for female business

Because we really care about female entrepreneurs, all alumnae of the Up2B programs get an exclusive access to the network Female Entrepreneurs in B2B.

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What to expect from the network?

Join the safe space, where women can talk about entrepreneurship, share experiences, and support each other

Meet fellow female entrepreneurs and discuss interesting, startup-related topics in online sessions facilitated by the systemic coaches and founders of econoyou Vera Lyko & Janina Rüger-Aamot

Connect with other tech-oriented women via Slack to exchange, get advice or learn about useful hacks from the entrepreneurs’ everyday life

Interested to join Female Entrepreneurs in B2B or need more information? Get in touch!

THE TEAM

Meet the Up2B crew

Do you have any questions or inquiries about Up2B? Feel free to contact anybody from our team. We’re always happy to help you!

Viviane Müller

Viviane Müller

InnoWerft Walldorf

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Fiona Preisler

Fiona Preisler

NEXT MANNHEIM

+49 176 859 452 04

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Mathis Palm

Mathis Palm

Technologiepark Heidelberg

+49 176 459 572 55

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ORGANIZING INSTITUTIONS

Organized by the topmost institutions
of the Baden-Württemberg startup ecoystem

Up2B is a joint venture of the organisations innoWerft Technologie- und Gründerzentrum Walldorf Stiftung GmbH, mg:mannheimer gründungszentren gmbh and Technologiepark Heidelberg GmbH and is funded by Startup BW and Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Economics, Labour and Tourism.

InnoWerft
Startup BW
Technologiepark Heidelberg
Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Arbeit und Tourismus Baden Württemberg
NEXT MANNHEIM

175

startups accelerated

72%

still active

34 Mio €

raised capital

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