Build a lasting ecosystem in Asia with our help!

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Read about the program:  
Batch #1 Japan & Korea
Batch #2: Indonesia & Singapore

or follow our current programs on AsiaBerlin Linkedin
About Expansion Lab

Expansion lab is here to make building connections in Asia a breeze.

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Market knowledge

Our research and ecosystem mapping will provide you with all the necessary information to make great decisions.

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Powerful network

We know the key players in the industry including potential investors, mentors and other entrepreneurs.

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Professional guidance

Use our vast knowledge base of marketing, product development and legal compliance to your advantage.


Indonesia & Singapore

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Japan and Korea

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Who can apply

Apply, if you are:

Founder or SME


Research institution

Ecosystem builder

Based in Berlin

Will be based in Berlin in the near future

Operating in one of these sectors:
Mobility & logistics

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and reap the benefits!

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What are the benefits

Make sense of a new market and build a lasting business network within it.

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Expansion programme

Gain know-how on international expansion & find product-market-fit on the specific markets.

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Access to new markets

Overcome barriers to entry of the target markets by entering the local network and utilizing the resources and partnerships of the city of Berlin.

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Industry insights

Learn first hand from the industry players you meet during the program & experience the unique cultures of Japan and Korea.

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Gain exposure

Promote for your project on the foreign markets.


Reasons why people love us

betahaus again proved to be an outstanding partner and managed to create a one of a kind experience in Japan and Korea.

Mario Steinbuch

36Chambers Studio

Kelvin Health now better understands the Southeast Asian market and starts creating connections. All thanks to the Expansion Lab.

Chris Georgiev

Kelvin Health

Participating in Expansion Lab was a game-changer for us, saving us valuable time and delivering great value and new client connections upon our successful trips to Korea & Indonesia.

Dr. Alevtina Evgrafova


The ability to meet companies and technologies through the Expansion Lab that you may not otherwise encounter is extremely beneficial and creates new possibilities.

Takashi Nakajima

COO of basicmath

We're immensely grateful for the opportunity to collaborate as the implementation partner for Expansion Lab Batch 3 in India. Thanks to betahausX and AsiaBerlin our experience has been incredibly enriching, providing us with valuable insights that will significantly advance CSL's future endeavours.

Alisha Davis

Carve Startup Labs

Participating in the Expansion Lab to Singapore, Indonesia, and India has been an extraordinary journey for ODE. The insights and connections we've gained are invaluable as we strive to create a better world through innovation and collaboration in the respective countries.

Gordian Overschmidt

Who is behind this?

AsiaBerlin, powered by the Berlin Senate Department, forms the collective platform that brings together communities within the startup ecosystems across Asia and Berlin. We enable relationship-building among investors, startups, and bridge builders by organizing monthly AsiaBerlin events and delegation trips to Berlin and Asia throughout the year.

Visit the AsiaBerlin website

betahausX was founded in 2015 as part of the betahaus Berlin open coworking space. Over the years we created business ecosystems, organized events and pitching competitions, and enabled foreign startups to enter the market in Germany and Europe. Our track record states the followed: served 300 corporate clients, organized 800 ecosystem tours and engaged with more than 3000 international startups.

Visit the betahausX website