Join us in Hannover at CeBIT 2017!

By Maria Luisa Silva, Director Market Enablement & GTM, EMEA – SAP Startup Focus and Gina Salluzzi, Market Enablement & GTM, EMEA – SAP Startup Focus

CeBIT Hannover is a 5-day event, held from the 20th March to the 24th March 2017 at the Hannover Congress Centrum in Hannover, Germany. CeBIT outlines the latest trends, by hosting thought-leaders and showcases of product innovations from around the globe. The trade fair’s main theme revolves around IT innovations that are transforming how businesses run, and provides spotlight on the most promising startups. Within that context SAP Startup Focus will be present at this year’s CeBIT once again to showcase five innovative startups relevant to the context of Live Business and Digital Transformation at Scale 11 in Hall 11, booth B57.


Joining the CeBIT from the Startup Focus team, there will be Manju Bansal Vice President and Global Head of the program, Luisa Silva, Senior Director of Market Enablement and Go-to-Market for EMEA, and Gary Parnell, Senior Director of Onboarding and Recruitment EMEA. During the CeBIT, the Program will be scouting for good startups in the Big Data, IoT, predictive and real-time analytics space – come to our booth to speak to us and find out the benefits of joining our program!

The five startups joining us this year are the following:

IPGallery, which offers a wide portfolio of lifesaving Resilient Smart City and Smart Safe Community services, and applications with Citybots for cities, governments and CSPs. Their solutions are IoT-based, leveraging new cloud and network topologies, and enabling to monetize all IP networks and data-centers. IPgallery delivers end-to-end solutions that are highly-available, scalable, efficient and allow growth of new business models.

Enersis suisse AG, a startup critical to the Big Data transformation in the energy sector. Enersis offers solutions that include reaching CO2 emission reduction targets and grids applications that combine all internal and external energy-relevant big data to provide more transparency to utilities companies.

MyOmega, relevant players in Internet of Things. They offer machine intelligence for distinct areas of focus. Their IoT-based solutions provide transport monitoring including the possibility to act on events that may cause damage to assets; logistics monitoring that enable automated ordering for an always up-to-date electronic inventory; as well as actionable agricultural insights to winemakers at the cultivation level.

Shamat, which offers the full picture on digital marketing activities. They provide tools that help evaluate, monitor and compare digital marketing activities, and help businesses stay one step ahead of thier competitors. Shamat covers Social media, webiste audit and SEO, and web reputation.

And joining us for one day on Monday 20th, Sablono with their state of the art web-platform and mobile application that were specifically designed to manage, document and oversee complex construction and delivery management processes. Project managers get access to real-time information about their detailed construction sequences resulting in tremendous time and cost savings.

Startup Focus has planned a busy engagement schedule for this years’ attending startups. Alongside the week-long democases on the booth, there will be presentations at Scale 11 Main Stage hosted by SAP Startup Focus team and SAP Startup Focus members.

Don’t miss out on the following:


11.30 – 12.00  Creating Ecosystems of Innovation: SAP Startup Focus Program – Join us!

Manju Bansal, Vice President, SAP Startup Focus Program, SAP

13.30 – 14.00 Shaping the landscape of smart cities with next-gen and personalized insights

Maria Luisa Silva, Senior Director, SAP Startup Focus Program, SAP

Patrick Bannert, Director of Business Development Enersis Suisse

Avihai Degani, CEO IP Gallery


13.00 – 13.30 Discover how SAP Startups are contributing to accelerate Digital Transformation in key markets

Maria Luisa Silva, Senior Director, SAP Startup Focus Program, SAP

Luca Manassero, Head of technology Shamat

Annkatrin MyOmega

On an additional exciting note, Startup Everywhere will launch The Startup Guide Berlin, 3rd edition of their series, this Friday 17th of March in Berlin and we are delighted that the team will also join us at the booth to promote and distribute these books with us at Scale 11 in Hannover.

Don’t miss out on a chance to see all these incredible startups and how they contribute to bringing innovation to the Enterprise! Come and see us at CeBIT – Hall 11 – Booth B57!

Want more? Check us out on SAP News (German version here) and Computerweek!