Berlin, 13 October 2021


CSR-Engagement Platform WeShape among top applicants selected for Newchip’s online accelerator, offering a platform where companies can democratize their donation and thus increase the impact of their engagement, was accepted into Newchip’s renowned global startup accelerator program.

Designed to provide all the skills and tools founders need to rapidly fund, build and scale their companies, past accelerator cohorts averaged more than 17.5 times the average funding amount. The fully digital accelerator has helped over 1,000 founders from 35 countries raise over $300 million in funding without requiring equity from the founders.

“Newchip evaluates a vast number of companies from across the globe, selecting a small percentage to join our accelerator,” says Armando Vera Carvajal, Vice President of Product at Newchip. “This strict selection process makes us an ideal partner for investors looking for promising start-ups. Impact companies like can scale quickly with proper funding and guidance. We are excited for and believe they will do well at Newchip.”

“Being accepted into the Newchip Accelerator, we are excited to connect with investors throughout the globe and at the same time learn from business experts with a strong track-record of success”, says Tobias Freund, Gründer von “As an impact company this means we can already spread the word on how we can change the future of business-making and also ensure a lasting contribution to a more just future.”


WeShape is a CSR engagement platform for improving corporate giving, aiming to resolve the conflict between economic thinking and philanthropy. This is accomplished by making corporate giving a tangible experience for employees and allowing them to actively participate. By simplifying processes, improving visibility and strengthening employee loyalty, entrepreneurs can increase the impact of their donations.

About Newchip
Newchip is an online, global startup accelerator, led by a world-class team of entrepreneurs and investors. It was designed to provide founders with the tools needed to rapidly fund, build, and scale. Since its inception in 2019, the equity-free, remote accelerator has helped over 1,000 founders from 35+ countries raise over $300 million in funding. It has three distinct six-month accelerator programs based on company stage: Pre-Seed, Seed, and Series A. Its vast network of global investors, strategic partners, and mentors guide companies from team building and prototype development to securing high-profile VC investment, corporate partnerships, and everything in-between. To learn more visit

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