Certif-ID is excited to be selected in the seventh Southeast Asia class of German Accelerator 2020-1. We are featured under German Accelerator Southeast Asia’s newly-introduced area – HR Tech.
German Accelerator Southeast Asia supports high-potential German startups in successfully entering and expanding in the Southeast Asian markets. It offers intensive and focused support on the following areas:
- Regional overview and cultural awareness
- Market and competition knowledge
- Asian customer needs and behaviours
- Establishing product/market fit
- Building a go-to-market strategy
- Growing and expanding the customer base
We believe participating in the German Accelerator Southeast Asia 2020-1 will provide us with the insight to scale up, enter new markets and establish strategic partnerships.
Certif-ID is a dedicated skills community and blockchain-powered global networking platform. It connects educational institutes, students and recruiters. The platform enables institutes to offer digital certificates based on blockchain technology to graduates. These digital certificates are verifiable and secure in nature. Thereby, setting new benchmarks of trust, efficiency and transparency.
Why the German Accerlerator Program and the South East Asia Region?
Southeast Asia is among the fastest-growing internet regions globally. By 2025, the region’s internet economy will exceed USD 240 billion, according to The Business Times. The regional population in the Southeast Asian region is over 650 million, making this region critical to the international labour market.
German Accelerator program empowers German start-ups in executing their business expansion plans and scaling up globally. Participants gain access to the right people, support and resources. The program positions start-ups to be market leaders via trade shows and events.
German Accelerator’s Southeast Asia program focuses on establishing a business’ presence in the ASEAN region. The country is an easy, friendly and safe business entry point to the entire region. Singapore’s vibrant start-up ecosystem is possible due to its efficient, transparent, and supportive government. Additionally, the country boasts of an international and diverse talent pool.
Through the German Accelerator program, Certif-ID looks forward to better navigate in the new business environment, building important business networks across the region. We’re expecting the program to streamline our business processes and support us in attaining business viability.
Certif-ID aims to bridge the gap between skills, knowledge and employability. It also supports the international mobility of individuals. It further targets to fulfil the need to help people gain employable skills and get them access to relevant jobs worldwide.
Founded in 2018, Tim Miller is the Managing Director and co-founder of Certif-ID. He said, “being a part of the German Accelerator Southeast Asia Class 2020-1 is a great step ahead for Certif-ID. We are looking forward to establishing and sustaining important business connections in the Southeast Asian region and discovering new opportunities.”