Deep dive into Asia’s vibrant innovation ecosystems through our customized market immersion programs. We help you to understand the heterogeneous markets and business environments in the most diverse continent.

Is Asia your next step?

Our immersion program features a deep dive into Singapore’s ecosystem – your launchpad to Asia – and one other Asian innovation hub. Gain first-hand access to our network of established corporates, government representatives, VCs and potential customers.

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Upcoming Programs

Who should apply?

Our program is open to all Germany-registered startups* from any sector or industry. Further selection criteria may be applied for the respective program editions, please refer to Country Pages for more details.

*The program is also open to all German VCs and incubators.

What you can expect


Meet one-on-one with potential customers or partners

Learn from our industry mentors about scaling businesses in Asia

Sharpen your value proposition for Asia with our mentors and receive feedback from a panel of esteemed investors

Forge valuable connections during ecosystem networking events

Learn how to set up your business and tailor your solutions via workshops with local experts

Next Step Asia is powered by German Accelerator and supported by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi).

There’s no better way to learn how to expand into Asia than being here. Register Your Interest