Classifieds! How Axel Springer connects you in this world.

Our shareholder Axel Springer SE is one of the top 5 global players for online classifieds advertising models. With leading classifieds ad portals for jobs, real estate and general classifieds Axel Springer successfully transferred core revenue models from newspaper publishing to the 21st century. Some examples?

  • StepStone is a market leading online job board in Europe
  • SeLoger and are market leaders for online real estate classifieds in France and Belgium
  • is one of the leading real estate portals in Germany
  • Yad2, the largest Israeli portal for general classifieds, and LaCentrale, a leading car classifieds portal in France, are part of Axel Springer since 2014
  •, the leading regional portal in Germany with information for more the 11,000 cities and towns

Through our 100-day-program we connect you within the classifieds portfolio of Axel Springer effectively. Pitch your ideas to leading experts in the field or receive personal mentoring of leading CTOs and leverage their knowledge straight into your startup. We as an accelerator believe that networking is a core pillar for success. That's why we institutionalize network events within our program. Sustainable partnerships need to grow, we offer the first step as fundament. And if you believe your startup will disrupt the traditional industry, even better. We can connect you within our network and offer you state of the art expertise imparted through sparring sessions with selected experts and intensive mentoring.

We are currently open for applications until May 3rd and we are looking forward to your applications. In case you are interested in our program you can read all about us here, check out our blog article "four reasons to join an accelerator" or APPLY NOW until May 3rd.