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The gateway for German companies
to Silicon Valley

 

WHAT WE DO
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We offer German companies tailor-made access to Silicon Valley innovation and enable them to utilize these connections, learnings, opportunities, relationships, investments and more.

 
“The world of incremental change is coming to an end. Firms will have to reinvent their businesses in radical ways. Disruptive change will become the new standard.”

 
Prof. Dietmar Harhoff
Director, Max Planck Institute
for Innovation and Competition
Co-founder, German Innovators

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OUR SERVICES

Custom Learning Journey

Immerse in the Silicon Valley innovation ecosystem for several days by participating in workshops, meeting hot startups and discussing with local executives, investors, entrepreneurs, and academia.

Scouting

Identify the latest trends, technologies, and business models, as well as emerging startups, partner- and investment opportunities.

Innovation Programs

Send an individual or team to Silicon Valley for several months to understand the ecosystem, engage with the local community, build a product or leverage our expertise and network.

Innovation Academy

An educational executive program focusing on a relevant innovation related topic, such as Digital Transformation, Industrial Internet of Things (Industry 4.0) or Cyber Security.

Custom Learning Journey

  • Microsoft Partner Delegation

    Microsoft Partner Delegation

  • Innovation @Microsoft

    Innovation @Microsoft

  • @Haas School of Business

    @Haas School of Business

  • Networking and more @German Consulate

    Networking and more @German Consulate

  • Innovation @SAP

    Innovation @SAP

  • Learnings with German Innovators

    Learnings with German Innovators

  • Big final @HanaHaus...

    Big final @HanaHaus...

  • ...with Andreas von Bechtolsheim

    ...with Andreas von Bechtolsheim

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    founder of somewebsite

Meet the Team

A successful project is not possible without the right team.
The German Innovators is a group of experienced serial entrepreneurs and highly skilled experts. Our team combines expertise and insights to the Silicon Valley and entrepreneurial mindset with the knowledge of the German culture, efficiency, and productivity.

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Oliver Hanisch

Co-founder &
Managing Partner

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Uwe Wagner

Managing Partner

Eike-Cordes

Eike H. Cordes

Marketing & Operations

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Hans W. Hagemann

Co-Founder

Julia-Reinhardt

Julia Reinhardt

Senior Consultant

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Geoff Baum

Senior Consultant

Advisors

Dietmar Harhoff

Co-founder & Advisor

Dirk Kanngiesser

Co-founder & Advisor

Our PARTNERS

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Our CUSTOMERS

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