The GISEP is is a non-monetary platform initiated by the German Startups Association and supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) to strengthen and foster the German-Israeli economic relations in the field of startups.


The GISEP hosts a range of events on internationalization and provides information beyond the vibrant startup hotspots of Berlin and Tel Aviv on the entirety of the respective ecosystem. Furthermore, the GISEP develops a Go-To-Market Guide to support the soft landing of globalising startups.


Within the GISEP, the German Startups Association acts as a neutral intermediary channelling the information flow between the Israeli and the German startup ecosystems. The GISEP is implemented with the support of honorary GISEP ambassadors and mentors in both countries.

Upcoming Events

The GISEP hosts a range of workshops and networking events in Israel and Germany

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The GISEP establishes a network of honorary ambassadors based in Germany and Israel

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Go-To-Market Guide

The guide provides Israeli startups with transparent, English-speaking, and condensed information on the German startup ecosystem as well as the administrative steps of an expansion to Germany


The GISEP supports both German and Israeli startups in their efforts to understand and ultimately access each others ecosystem for mutual growth. Find out more by clicking on your country of interest.


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GISEP Coordinator


Natalie Gips
GISEP Project Lead
German Startups Association
[email protected]

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