StartUp AsiaBerlin

The German-Asian startup platform StartUp AsiaBerlin is a project established by Berlin’s Ministry of Economic Affairs in collaboration with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and implemented by enpact e.V.


Berlin’s Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises sets the framework for entrepreneurial activities. Furthermore, it enhances the innovative strength and export power of Berlin based companies.

enpact e.V. is a Berlin-based non-profit organization strengthening the economic ties between startup ecosystems in the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and Asia through mentoring, co-working and research-based programs. With its project Startup Connect, enpact organizes delegation trips to connect young entrepreneurs and startup ecosystem builders worldwide and explore new markets and sustainable business opportunities.


The Indo-German Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization that serves as a significant catalyst for the promotion of trade and industrial relations between India and Germany. Since 60 years, it offers numerous services such as Business Partner Searches, Company Formations, Legal Advice, HR Recruitment, Marketing and Branding, Trade Fairs, Information and Knowledge-Exchange through various Publications, Delegations and Events, and Training.

HI Indonesia (HII) is a knowledge base for partners interested in the Indonesian startup market, its talents and the collaborative ecosystem with years of experience working with local startups, VCs, corporates, governmental and public institutions. Created under the roof of the German innovation consultancy HYVE – “PT HYVE Inovasi Indonesia” or “HI Indonesia” is now an ecosystem builder and incubator to foster international exchange. With its THAT’S.ID community, HII gives Indonesians a platform to collaborate and incubate their business, creative and social endeavours.

Z Nation Lab is an early stage startup accelerator which empowers entrepreneurs with capital, technical expertise, and network. We bring together high-quality mentors, subject matter experts, experienced professionals, investors and VCs under one roof to curate a community that offers an environment for innovation to thrive.

German Accelerator Southeast Asia is a five months growth acceleration program that supports German startups from technology-related sectors to enter the Southeast Asian markets and to develop them into internationally recognized and successful ventures. Our vision is to establish a permanent bridge between Germany and Southeast Asia that facilitates market success for global startups, provides inspiration, and drives demand, innovation, research and development in Germany.

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (MDEC) is the holistic government-owned agency launched in 1996 to pioneer the transformation of Malaysia’s digital economy. MDEC was entrusted to oversee the development of the MSC Malaysia initiative, the platform to nurture the growth of local tech companies whilst attracting foreign direct investments (FDIs) and domestic direct investments (DDIs) from global multinational companies.

National Innovation Agency of Thailand (NIA) was assigned by the Ministry of Science and Technology to spearhead the startup business development and promotion project, as part of a goal to make Thailand a hub for startups and innovation.

Impact Hub Manila is where change goes to work. Part innovation lab, part business incubator, and part community center, it offers its members a unique ecosystem of resources, inspiration, and collaboration opportunities to grow impact. Specifically in Manila, Impact Hub envisions an enabled entrepreneurial sector that is committed to creating sustainable enterprises, jobs and opportunities resulting in poverty alleviation in the Philippines.