Global Enablers bring together global networks of startup communities. They extend our reach and amplify our impact. Together, we build interconnected ecosystems that empower entrepreneurs to build global companies from anywhere in the world.
Our local partners are critical to turning emerging startup communities into innovation hubs. We provide effective programs and leverage the best of Silicon Valley’s resources to help nurture entrepreneurs on the ground and equip them for long-term success.
Tekes is the most important publicly funded expert organization for financing research, development and innovation in Finland. They work with global partners to empower startups grow and scale globally.
LebNet is a network of Lebanese-American professionals working in the technology sector dedicated to empowering the most promising Lebanese startups to scale globally.
dtac Accelerate is ranked the best incubator program in Thailand with a strong training curriculum and world-class boot camp, which includes teaching and one-on-one mentoring from top experts from Silicon Valley.
Sonder Connect is a network of experienced business people who join forces to empower women entrepreneurs in India through mentorship and investment
Dongguan South China Design Innovation Institute is a leading innovation institute founded to foster growth and develop strategic emerging industries for long-term economic and social development in the Guangdong region.
ITU ARI Teknokent's main task is to create a culture of R&D, innovation, and entrepreneurship in Turkey in order to strengthen the national technological infrastructure.
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The generosity of our sponsors enables Blackbox to provide programming and resources to high-potential entrepreneurs from underdeveloped startup ecosystems. Their commitment to our shared vision helps ensure that talented founders, whether born in Cupertino or Cameroon, have an equal opportunity to become Blackboxers and realize their full potential.
WilmerHale is a leading, full-service international law firm with lawyers located throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. World class legal partners work with our startups to help them with all their business and intellectual property issues.
WilmerHale Launch is your source for answers to the questions that impact you every day. They provide the tools and information you need to build your knowledge and position your startup for success.
For more than 30 years, Silicon Valley Bank has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers around the world.
IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware, middleware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.
IBM Global Entrepreneur Program support founders to build, launch, and scale their startups into successful businesses using IBM Cloud such as BlueMix, Watson and Softlayer
Rackspace helps businesses tap the power of cloud computing without the challenge and expense of managing complex IT infrastructure and application platforms on their own.
Stripe is the best way to accept payments online and in mobile apps. We handle billions of dollars every year for forward-thinking businesses around the world.
A common belief held by Blackbox and Stripe Atlas is that developers around the world should have equal access to the tools and services that are available to those in Berlin and Boston. With Stripe Atlas, entrepreneurs can easily incorporate a U.S. company, set up a U.S. bank account, and start accepting payments with Stripe.