The K.I.E.Z. Accelerator has been designed to support science-based AI startups from the Berlin universities.
Thus, applying teams should be associated with at least one of the universities named below, e.g., as former students or employees or as former participants of one of the university related incubation programs.
Our accelerator focusses on ambitious AI startups that have completed their pre-seed phase. The company must already be incorporated and in the process towards market launch, production, and sales set-up.
We choose promising startups with AI-based business solutions that solve relevant problems. AI technologies must be of significance for the core product and the addressed markets should have enough potential for a sustainable business success. The founders must combine a necessary skill set for the next steps of the startup. You don't meet the criteria yet? Then maybe our incubator program is for you. Get in touch with us.
Submission of applications for the Spring Batch 2022 will be open from January 10, 2022 until 2pm on February 07, 2022. Applications after this date will not be considered.
The ten most promising applicants will be invited to present their business idea to a top-class jury. The jury consists of experts from the fields of AI, business development and financing. The event will be conducted online. Following the pitch event, the jury will select six startups to participate in Spring Batch 2022.
The participants of Spring Batch 2022 will be announced on our website.
If you have any questions regarding your application, you can ask them directly to us via the email address below. Since we want to make the application process as transparent as possible, we will publish all questions and answers on this webpage which will be updated on a regular basis. In addition, we offer two Q&A sessions where you can discuss your questions directly with members of the K.I.E.Z. team.