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

Is Asia your next step?

Let Next Step be your starting point to a whole new region of business opportunities. We will help you validate the suitability of your business in new potential target markets in Asia.

Join our virtual programs today to gain first-hand market insights, explore individual business opportunities within the local ecosystem, and directly connect with potential customers and partners.

Choose your target market to learn more

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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

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Meet one-on-one with potential customers or partners
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Learn from our industry mentors about scaling businesses in Asia
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Sharpen your value proposition for Asia with our mentors and receive feedback from a panel of esteemed investors
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Forge valuable connections during ecosystem networking events
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Learn how to set up your business and tailor your solutions via workshops with local experts

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

There’s no better way to learn how to expand into Asia than being here. Contact us to find out how.