K.I.E.Z. Accelerator

You passed the initial incubation phase and are heading now towards production or market launch? Our Acceleration might help you to grow faster. The goal of the Accelerator is to support the growth of the startups so that they become more successful faster.

More about the application process

Our Program


Our Accelerator program takes six months. Twice a year a limited number of high-potential AI startups is chosen by a jury of renowned experts. The Accelerator offers a multitude of services to the startups. The offering is separated into two main categories from which the startups can select specific offerings: Growth Hacks and Growth Foundation. The end of program will be a demo day event, where venture capitalists and other partners can see the startup pitching.

Growth Foundation

Office Space

Academy

Jobportals

Access to fairs and events 

Community

Freelancers' base

Access to experts, e.g. ML

Library, incl. market research reports

Growth Foundation

Growth Hacks

01

Marketing and Public Relations

Build trust (ethics)
Market research
Social media
Press Industry

02

Sales

Build trust (ethics)
Pitch to customers
Market analysis
Access to markets
Sales strategy for Al products

03

Legal and Taxes

Get incorporated
Distribute Equity
Tax planning
Specific legal aspects of AI

04

Product Development

Design and prototype
Test your product
Market fit,
UX/UI
Build trust(ethics)

05

Team Management (HR)

Find talent
Hire employees
Retain your employees

06

Team Management (Soft Skills)

Leadership
Team goals
Conflict management
Work-life balance

07

Financing

Design your funding strategy
Pitching to Investors
Access to VCs
Access to Angel investors

08

Project management methodologies

Design Thinking
SCRUM
Sprints
Best methodologies for Al Projects

09

AI Development

Backend development for AI
Difference between AI and Software Development

10

Quality Assurance

What is QA and where is it applied
How to design QA process within an Al Startup

11

Data access and security

Secure your data
Operate within GDPR
Get the right data to train your Al

12

Business Strategy

Create the right strategy for your Al product
Price your Al product
Go international

01

Marketing and Public Relations

Build trust (ethics)
Market research
Social media
Press Industry

03

Legal and Taxes

Get incorporated
Distribute Equity
Tax planning
Specific legal aspects of AI

05

Team Management (HR)

Find talent
Hire employees
Retain your employees

07

Financing

Design your funding strategy
Pitching to Investors
Access to VCs
Access to Angel investors

09

AI Development

Backend development for AI
Difference between AI and Software Development

11

Data access and security

Secure your data
Operate within GDPR
Get the right data to train your Al

02

Sales

Build trust (ethics)
Pitch to customers
Market analysis
Access to markets
Sales strategy for Al products

04

Product Development

Design and prototype
Test your product
Market fit,
UX/UI
Build trust(ethics)

06

Team Management (Soft Skills)

Leadership
Team goals
Conflict management
Work-life balance

08

Project management methodologies

Design Thinking
SCRUM
Sprints
Best methodologies for Al Projects

10

Quality Assurance

What is QA and where is it applied
How to design QA process within an Al Startup

12

Business Strategy

Create the right strategy for your Al product
Price your Al product
Go international

Facts & Figures

415

Corporations founded since 2010

500000000

Research funds per year

62,600 jobs by startups

FROM BERLIN UNIVERSITIES IN 2019


Meet our current Fall Batch 2022


Cluster

Tapping the potential of journalism with an AI-powered direct publishing platform. Clickbait and poor research frustrate everyone who regularly reads the news. Most journalists would love to do better research but are held back by the working conditions in publishing houses. We revolutionize journalism by The time is right: 200% more Germans subscribe to digital news than 5 years before. And the potential is high: There are still 57m Germans consuming digital news without having a subscription yet. For more info, click here.


Exazmye

AI-based software platform for protein engineering in the expanding field of synthetic biology. Proteins are at the core of today's main challenges. Be it drug discovery, turning CO2 into valuable chemicals, hydrogen production/usage or producing animal-free alternative food – engineering better-performing proteins is an essential part of the solution. The current state of the art in protein engineering is manual, expensive and slow. This is why Exazyme builds a software platform that helps biochemists to engineer better proteins 16x faster.  For more information click here.


Goldmarie Finanzen

Sustainable & transparent   stock portfolios based on cutting-edge technology. Goldmarie Finanzen is a green fintech and creates individual, sustainable stock portfolios for private investors. The composition of the stock portfolios is based on modern mathematical methods and cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence. The stock portfolios can be customized with regard to risk management and sustainability aspects. This allows private investors to make an impact by using their money for a better world. For the realization and maintenance of the investment, a service fee of 1.5% p.a. of the invested amount is charged. For the required license, we cooperate with a white-label provider. For more information click here.


Logsight.ai

Automate bug fixing and elevate software development to the next level. Software developers spend up to 50% of their time finding and fixing bugs in their code, resulting in $312 billion in annual costs for companies. Automating the tasks to identify, localize, and fix a bug saves valuable developer time, enabling them to focus on writing innovative features. We spent 5 years researching AI models to identify and localize errors in complex and distributed software systems. Now, we utilize our know-how and technology to build logsight.ai. It is available as a SaaS product and is already integrated with the software development processes of our B2B customers. For more information click here.


Maila Health

The first intelligent maternity concierge. Maila Health GmbH develops software as a medical device, using artificial intelligence and machine learning to identify maternal and newborn health complications sooner. Based on a user’s assessed risks and health profile, Maila develops a personalized support plan and resources to guide the user through their specific pregnancy and postpartum. The team is passionate about applying the latest technologies and research to improve maternal and newborn health outcomes and experiences of care. For more information click here.


mio health

The first virtual clinic. Heart disease is the #1 cause of death. Although lifestyle changes can prevent 80% of cardiac deaths, aftercare is limited to an 8-minute check-up every 6 months. Think of Mio as a highly personalized coach that brings cardiac rehabilitation to the patient's home. For more information click here.


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