Be Part of a Global Movement to Build Better Ecosystems
The DEEP Community is an exclusive gathering of ambitious entrepreneurs and activists who run startup programs and other ecosystem initiatives. Together we are committed to grow better ecosystems around the world.
EXPLORE NEW CONNECTIONS
Browse the best startups from other ecosystems, exchange portfolio or mingle with international peers on the DEEP Ecosystem conference.
LEAD IN YOUR LOCAL ECOSYSTEM
Map your own ecosystem, share intelligence with local stakeholders, generate visibility on the DEEP Ecosytem conference and develop a vision in an Ecosystem Hack.
AIM FOR GLOBAL IMPACT
Scale your ecosystem initiative to global reach with the help of the 6-week DEEP Startup Ecosystem Accelerator program (DEEPSEA).
Join the Community & Get Inspired
>400 ecosystem leaders from all over the world, a hands-on conference 2x per year, and the opportunity to run local ecosystem events with international speakers.
Promote your Startups Internationally
The Heatmap Startup List unites the portfolio of Europe's best startup incubators and accelerators. List your own startups to match them with investors and be the bridge to your ecosystem.
Track your Ecosystem Growth
Use the Heatmap methodologies and survey to track and benchmark your ecosystem against >100 international hubs of all sizes. Create your own publication and put your city or accelerator on the Heatmap with a own profile.
Develop a Vision With Your Community
Unite stakeholders behind a common vision for your community during an Ecosystem Hack and generate ideas to build cutting-edge innovation programs in your region.
Turn Ideas into Action
In the 6-week DEEP Startup Ecosystem Accelerator you get the support you need to turn your ideas into impactful initiatives with global partnerships and a solid fundraising strategy.
Institutionalize Your Ecosystem
Setup an Entrepreneurial Advisory Board to advise local decision-makers and empower them with quarterly data updates and a budget for new ecosystem initiatives.
All The Tools You Need To Build Your Ecosystem
With the Ecosystem Leadership Program we empower grassroot organizations who cannot pay licensing fees upfront to still get access to the DEEP Community and all our instruments. The trick is that we raise funds together.
Complement your product portfolio with international outreach and partnering instrumentsGet info
Empower your local ecosystem with regular data updates and visibility on the international stageGet info
What People Are Saying
Our members' success speaks volumes.
" I’m super happy to meet all of you and had a super inspiring time there. It’s comforting to see that many of us face similar questions and problems and yet having unique experience could make us stronger by collaborating with each other."
Ermo Tikk, Tartu
Ecosystem Strategist, sTARTUp Day
“I feel empowered by the tools I have learnt here, because they allow me to set up new goals and find a way to actually achieve them”
Lisa Spöck, Austria
"…I could not even remember anything with such a significant positive scale level. Your Startup Ecosystem Accelerator skyrocketed me right away to the needed level of mindset. The whole course helped me to gain a strategic view & already converted to proper insights & actions. Once again - thank you for your great job !"
Alexis Pospekhov, Latvia
Latvian startup ecosystem builder & EU tech ambassador
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