New Partnership with Awin

Awin & Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator Partnership

Awin and Axel Springer Plug and Play Partner to Accelerate Digital Marketing Startups

It’s official. We have teamed up with Awin to better select and accelerate early-stage ventures in the digital marketing space. Offering the unique opportunity to benefit from both, the global expertise of an industry leader in performance marketing and an award-winning accelerator, the program offers more than just money. It connects startups to mentors, clients and investors so they can launch their solutions using the expansive Awin and Axel Springer Plug and Play networks. The partnership therefore aims at accelerating the growth of innovative companies operating in the digital marketing space.

Axel Springer Plug and Play has invested in marketing business models from day one on. With Awin as a partner we will be able to provide these companies with even better shortcuts. Awin also belongs to Axel Springer’s group of companies. Therefore, this partnership is an example of how we create value for our startups by leveraging our shareholders networks. 

A Global Marketing Player

Awin brings together the zanox and Affiliate Window networks, which rebranded in march 2017 to become one global network. Both affiliate marketing networks have been growing advertiser and publisher revenues since their foundation in 2000. Awin, the new, unified network comprises 6,000 advertisers and more than 100,000 active publishers. Based in 15 locations around the world, Awin blends global reach with local expertise to deliver growth for all its partners.

Apply Now for Program12

Three times a year we run a 100 day acceleration program. During the program, the startups are provided with office space,  access to our global networks, coaching, mentoring and  €25,000 in funding. In return we ask for 5% equity. But the support doesn't end after the 100 days. Our team, partners, alumni network and everyone we know support the startups throughout their entrepreneurial journey. 

We are currently open for applications until March 26 and we are looking forward to receiving your application. For more information about the program go here, check out our blog article "four reasons to join an accelerator" or „Apply now for program 12“.


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