Techstars Berlin only accepts companies into the Berlin Accelerator Programs that are incorporated in the following countries, where we have a legal process and ability to invest.
If the company is not incorporated in one of the countries below, the founders will need to commit that the company will re-incorporate into one of these acceptable countries (commonly referred to as a “flip” or “flipping”) prior to receiving investment from Techstars.
(in alphabetical order)
If you haven’t incorporated a company yet, please seek legal counsel and lawyers with lots of experience immediately. Not having incorporated will not impact the investment decision, but you can expect delays in getting cash.
We don’t require founders to incorporate in any specific jurisdiction, but as investors we do recommend founders take the necessary steps to ensure the company has the brightest possible future. When considering where to incorporate, here are some things to think about: