The gateway
for German companies
to Silicon Valley

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WHAT WE DO
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We offer German companies tailor-made access to Silicon Valley innovation and enable them to utilize these connections, learnings, opportunities, relationships, investments and more.

 
“The world of incremental change is coming to an end. Firms will have to reinvent their businesses in radical ways. Disruptive change will become the new standard.”

 
Prof. Dietmar Harhoff
Director, Max Planck Institute
for Innovation and Competition
Co-founder, German Innovators

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“The world of incremental change is coming to an end. Firms will have to reinvent their businesses in radical ways. Disruptive change will become the new standard.”

 
Prof. Dietmar Harhoff
Director, Max Planck Institute
for Innovation and Competition
Co-founder, German Innovators

 

OUR SERVICES

Silicon Valley
Learning Journey

Meet experts from SV and understand innovation, disruption and the SV culture.
Meet experts from SV and understand innovation, disruption and the SV culture.
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Innovation
Scouting

We are your eyes and ears for Startups, Technologies, Business models and more.
We are your eyes and ears for Startups, Technologies, Business models and more.
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Intrapreneurship in
Silicon Valley

Immerse a team or single person into the entrepreneurial mindset of SV.
Immerse a team or single person into the entrepreneurial mindset of SV.
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Cyber Security
Academy

Learn how to build up working Cyber Security.
Learn how to build up working Cyber Security.
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UC Berkeley
Executive Education

Executive education in partnership with the Haas School of Business.
Executive education in partnership with the Haas School of Business.
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Custom Learning
Journey

Immerse in the Silicon Valley innovation ecosystem for several days by participating in workshops, meeting hot startups and discussing with local executives, investors, entrepreneurs, and academia.

Scouting

Identify the latest trends, technologies, and business models, as well as emerging startups, partner- and investment opportunities.

Innovation
Programs

Send an individual or team to Silicon Valley for several months to understand the ecosystem, engage with the local community, build a product or leverage our expertise and network.

Innovation
Academy

An educational executive program focusing on a relevant innovation related topic, such as Digital Transformation, Industrial Internet of Things (Industry 4.0) or Cyber Security.

UC Berkley
Executive Education

An executive education program with the Berkley Haas School of Business. This learning experiences, equip global executives with the vision, culture, and capabilities to thrive in an ever-changing world.

Custom Learning Journey

  • Deutsche Bahn with Rüdiger Grube on Learning Journey with GSVI

    Deutsche Bahn with Rüdiger Grube on Learning Journey with GSVI

  • Innovation @Microsoft

    Innovation @Microsoft

  • @Haas School of Business

    @Haas School of Business

  • Networking and more @German Consulate

    Networking and more @German Consulate

  • Innovation @SAP

    Innovation @SAP

  • Learnings with German Innovators

    Learnings with German Innovators

  • Big final @HanaHaus...

    Big final @HanaHaus...

  • ...with Andreas von Bechtolsheim

    ...with Andreas von Bechtolsheim

OUR SERVICES

Custom Learning
Journey

Immerse in the Silicon Valley innovation ecosystem for several days by participating in workshops, meeting hot startups and discussing with local executives, investors, entrepreneurs, and academia.

Scouting

Identify the latest trends, technologies, and business models, as well as emerging startups, partner- and investment opportunities.

Innovation
Programs

Send an individual or team to Silicon Valley for several months to understand the ecosystem, engage with the local community, build a product or leverage our expertise and network.

Innovation
Academy

An educational executive program focusing on a relevant innovation related topic, such as Digital Transformation, Industrial Internet of Things (Industry 4.0) or Cyber Security.

UC Berkley
Executive Education

An executive education program with the Berkley Haas School of Business. This learning experiences, equip global executives with the vision, culture, and capabilities to thrive in an ever-changing world.

Custom Learning Journey

  • Deutsche Bahn with Rüdiger Grube on Learning Journey with GSVI

    Deutsche Bahn with Rüdiger Grube on Learning Journey with GSVI

  • Innovation @Microsoft

    Innovation @Microsoft

  • @Haas School of Business

    @Haas School of Business

  • Networking and more @German Consulate

    Networking and more @German Consulate

  • Innovation @SAP

    Innovation @SAP

  • Learnings with German Innovators

    Learnings with German Innovators

  • Big final @HanaHaus...

    Big final @HanaHaus...

  • ...with Andreas von Bechtolsheim

    ...with Andreas von Bechtolsheim

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Meet the Team

A successful project is not possible without the right team.
The German Innovators is a group of experienced serial entrepreneurs and highly skilled experts. Our team combines expertise and insights to the Silicon Valley and entrepreneurial mindset with the knowledge of the German culture, efficiency, and productivity.

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Oliver Hanisch

Co-founder &
Managing Partner

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Uwe Wagner

Managing Partner

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Marketing & Operations

Julia Reinhardt

Julia Reinhardt

Senior Consultant

Executive

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Senior Consultant

Geoff_Baum

Geoff Baum

Senior Consultant

Advisors

Prof. Dietmar Harhoff

Director, Max Planck Institute
for Innovation and Competition

Hans W. Hagemann

CEO at
Munich Leadership Group

Dirk Kanngiesser

CEO at
German Accelerator

Meet the Team

A successful project is not possible without the right team.
The German Innovators is a group of experienced serial entrepreneurs and highly skilled experts. Our team combines expertise and insights to the Silicon Valley and entrepreneurial mindset with the knowledge of the German culture, efficiency, and productivity.

oliver-hanisch-150x150@2x

Oliver Hanisch

Co-founder &
Managing Partner

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Uwe Wagner

Managing Partner

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Eike H. Cordes

Marketing & Operations

Julia Reinhardt

Julia Reinhardt

Senior Consultant

Executive

Place Holder

Senior Consultant

Geoff_Baum

Geoff Baum

Senior Consultant

Advisors

Prof. Dietmar Harhoff

Director, Max Planck Institute
for Innovation and Competition

Hans W. Hagemann

CEO at
Munich Leadership Group

Dirk Kanngiesser

CEO at
German Accelerator

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