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. It is supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).


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.

GIZ is a public-benefit federal enterprise and supports the German Government as well as many public and private sector clients in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment, energy and the environment, and peace and security. As a service provider with worldwide operations in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development, GIZ works together with its partners to develop effective solutions that offer people better prospects and sustainably improve their living conditions.

BMZ is a cabinet-level ministry of the Federal Republic of Germany. The Ministry works to encourage economic development within Germany and in other countries through international cooperation and partnerships. It cooperates with international organizations involved in development such as the United Nations or the International Monetary Fund.

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.


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.

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 endeavors.

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