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TECHBOOST – DEUTSCHE TELEKOM’S STARTUP PROGRAM

Is your startup working on an innovative, cloud-based business model and poised for successful growth? Then it’s time to get your business moving right to the top: with our TechBoost startup program! It allows us to lighten your workload in a number of ways, with high-performance technology, for one. Along with this, you’ll profit from the advantages of a partnership with Deutsche Telekom, one that opens doors to Germany’s business clients – and therefore to sustained success.

Find out now how you can benefit from TechBoost and submit an application for you and your startup to be included in our program!

THE IDEAL FLIGHT ALTITUDE FOR EVERY STARTUP

Regardless of whether you are just getting your startup off the ground or have already taken a few steps – it’s your choice: you’ll find the right support with TechBoost Seed and TechBoost Grow. Discover the right program for your business now!
You have an idea that will change everything Is your startup working on a promising idea? We’ll lighten your workload with powerful technology!
All signs are pointing to your growth Do you have an innovative product, and already have your first customers? We’ll give you support by providing secure IT infrastructure, as well as with marketing and sales measures.

TECHBOOST SEED OVERVIEW

Is your idea innovative, but revenues are not yet in sight? It’s time to change that! Use the advantages that TechBoost Seed gives you:

  • €15,000 credit for one year for the Open Telekom Cloud!
  • Discounts on mobile phone contracts and broadband access!
  • Free access to the Telekom M2M portal and free test cards for the new NarrowBand IoT.
  • () An option for marketing and sales support if your product shows the right potential!
Find out more here:

HOW YOU SAVE COSTS

Cloud services

Have you made us excited about your business idea? Then develop your business flexibly and securely on the Open Telekom Cloud (OTC) from the outset as a Telekom partner in the Deutsche Telekom TechBoost program. It will allow you to take advantage of the benefits of OpenStack and Germany’s strict data protection standards. As a selected startup company, you will also receive €15,000 credit for the first year. This credit is intended to free you up to focus on investing in your company.

Telecommunication

The startup promotion program provides you and your team with discounted mobile phone contracts and highly efficient broadband access for your office to help keep ongoing operating costs manageable.

Automated data exchange

If your startup develops M2M solutions, you’ll also benefit from discounted M2M products, free access to the Telekom M2M portal and free test cards for the new NarrowBand IoT, Telekom’s high-performance narrowband solution.
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Are you ready to take off with TechBoost? Then apply here now!

TECHBOOST GROW OVERVIEW

Has your product already reached market maturity, and do you already have your first customers? Benefit from TechBoost Grow:

  • €100,000 credit for one year for the Open Telekom Cloud!
  • Discounts on mobile phone contracts and broadband access!
  • Free access to the Telekom M2M portal and free test cards for the new NarrowBand IoT!
  • Support for sales and marketing, and even development of joint business models!
Find out more here:

HOW YOU SAVE COSTS

Cloud services

Do you have an inspiring business idea? You can develop your business flexibly and securely on the Open Telekom Cloud (OTC) from the outset as a Telekom partner in the TechBoost program. It will allow you to take advantage of the benefits of OpenStack and Germany’s strict data protection standards. As a selected startup company, you will also receive €100,000 credit for the first year. This credit protects your IT resources sustainably and allows you up to focus on your core business.

Telecommunication

The startup promotion program provides you and your team with discounted mobile phone contracts and highly efficient broadband access for your office to help keep ongoing operating costs manageable.

Automated data exchange

Is your startup developing M2M solutions? If so, then you’ll also benefit from discounted M2M products, free access to the Telekom M2M portal and free test cards for the new NarrowBand IoT, Telekom’s high-performance narrowband solution.
HOW YOU RAISE YOUR PROFILE
As soon as your startup is up and running with the Telekom infrastructure, TechBoost will ignite the next booster stage for your business with joint marketing and lead generation measures. You can find examples of this in posts on our blog.

Marketing

A lone voice often goes unheard so, as a startup entrepreneur, getting support with marketing helps bring you a step further. That’s why TechBoost invites you to benefit from the strength of the Deutsche Telekom brand, with access to virtually our entire spectrum of communication channels for PR, social media and content marketing.

Lead Generation

Telekom will also provide suitable TechBoost participants access to its network of medium-sized German customers and innovative technology partners to facilitate contacts with potential clients.
HOW TO GET ESTABLISHED IN THE MARKET
Is your product so appealing and developed that it can win over a global corporation? If so, it’s time for you to get down to business. We’ll start talking about a sales-based or even business-based collaboration which will benefit both partners on a commercial level.

Sales cooperation

Recognize and exploit market potential: Telekom has enormous clout as a sales entity, which you as a selected TechBoost participant can profit from, whether it involves over-the-counter or online sales, digital marketplaces or direct sales to business customers.

Joint business models

If you have made it this far with your startup, then, thanks to TechBoost, the doors to many corporate entities will be opened to you. As a successful startup entrepreneur with a solid product, Deutsche Telekom will prove to be a strong partner in joint development of your product, allowing it to reach market maturity and gain a foothold in the market.
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Are you ready to take off with TechBoost? Then apply here now!

SELECT YOUR PERFECT STARTING RAMP

Apply for your preferred program now. We will examine your request – the respective alternative option may also be suitable.
TECHBOOST SEED TECHBOOST GROW
Cloud services – OTC credit (12 months duration) €15.000 €100.000
Mobile phone, landline and internet discounts
M2M NarrowBand IoT
Marketing support
Sales cooperations
Joint business models
Startups are an essential component of successful digitalization. An important prerequisite for a digital future is access to the cloud, which serves a basis for innovation and disruption. With TechBoost, we’ve already paved the way into the cloud for many startups – and this joint success story continues! Hagen Rickmann
General Manager Business Customers Telekom Germany GmbH

OPEN TELEKOM CLOUD

The secure, scalable aaS solution on the basis of OpenStack in German computer centers
the perfect, scalable IT solution
Hosting in Germany, subject to stringent German data protection and privacy laws
OpenStack base for easy integration
Technical contacts dedicated to startups
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Startups with a cloud-based business model
with a promising business idea that is designed for growth
whose company is domiciled in Germany

These startups are already on board with TechBoost

NEWS & EVENTS

The most important news and dates
NEWS
News: Modern IoT solutions in the hotel and tourism industry

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The TechBoost Startup Betterspace is now working even more closely with Deutsche Telekom and, as a result, can now offer all Telekom hotspot customers in the hotel and tourism industry modern IoT solutions.

Events
Event: TechBoost on-site at the IoT Day 2018 - the industry forum

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The Iot Day 2018 addresses all those who are decision-makers or digital thinkers in a manufacturing company and want to identify the added value of digitization in their leadership roles in business, service, manufacturing, HR, IT, sales or Business Development.

NEWS
News: From beer to social media - what the cloud can do

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Yeast analyzes, social media analyzes and DNA from the cloud? The Open Telekom Cloud makes it possible! For some it is just a digital cloud, for others the technical basis for their own business.

Events
Event: TechBoost joins the boxing ring in Munich on October 20th

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On October 20th 2018, Dominik from the Techboost Team will sit in the expert jury of the Founders Fight Night in Munich.

The task of the expert jury: to ask though questions and challenge the business models presented. The event has already convinced in Cologne with a unique format. Instead of "foil battles", the startups hold short and crisp pitches in the boxing ring, while the audience votes for their favourite startup.

Team & Contact

Do you want to know more about TechBoost? You are welcome to contact us personally.
Maike Krewerth
Patrick Möller
Laura Karpa
Robert Kelemen