leverist.de promotes collaboration with actors in the private sector. The web-based platform for business opportunities in emerging markets is one of the services for private sector cooperation of the Agency for Business & Economic Development (AWE). AWE operates as part of the business and development network Partners in Transformation.

Partners in Transformation is supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to actively promote and strengthen cooperation with actors in the private sector: companies, trade unions, chambers of commerce, associations and other interest groups. Partners in Transformation emphasizes the partnership between the private sector and development cooperation, with the shared goal of achieving a social and environmental transformation in BMZ’s partner countries.

168 Opportunities
2647 Companies
122 Countries

Companies and development cooperation jointly achieve lasting impact

How your company benefits

  • Gain access to emerging economies
  • Find new partners for sustainably developing your business
  • Potential to test your innovative and sustainable solutions in new markets

How development cooperation offers support

  • Local presence and profound knowledge on sustainable business development
  • Strong networks in business, politics, and civil organisations
  • Depending on the project: in-kind or financial support

Your advantages on leverist.de

Access new markets

With leverist.de you can enter emerging markets and find business partners around the globe to expand and develop your business model.

Discover business opportunities

Discover funding programs

leverist.de offers you an overview of funding opportunities that might be interesting for your project.

Apply for funding

Make profit sustainably

With your business commitment, you help to fight poverty, improve living conditions, and promote sustainable development.

More on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The perfect match in just a few steps.
This is how it works:

Find a business opportunity

Search for suitable business opportunities for your company using the filter function.


Register at leverist.de using e-mail, LinkedIn or Google.

Contact us

It's a match! You have found a suitable business opportunity? Get in touch with our local experts and learn more about the project.

Start the cooperation

The contact person of the development cooperation project will review your request. If your match is validated, the cooperation may begin.

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Ana Selina Haberbosch

CEO & Co-founder of seedtrace

As a company committed to sustainability, leverist.de offers us the ideal link to German development cooperation. On leverist.de, we can easily find like-minded partners to jointly develop viable solutions to global problems.

Industries and countries

leverist.de offers you a large portfolio of business opportunities in many markets.

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leverist.de has launched a special call supporting companies in Ukraine and Moldova, as well as civil society organisations in Germany. Find out more on the special pages.