The most talented engineers delivering the best software

About Us

We accelerate the set-up of agile tech hubs

The goal is to attract the best tech talents in the Portuguese market and create a setting where they can grow into high-performance teams, hold ourselves and all teams to the highest engineering standards, ensure high-quality delivery, provide technical guidance and joint design reviews and be responsible for the wellbeing of all Tech Hub joiners, support whenever necessary.



What we do

We empower and accelerate companies’ journey to become the digital leader in their field. Xelerate acts as company builder to establish customised agile high-performing Tech Hubs. Partnering with us means making your digital transformation a success through building best in class in-house software engineering competencies and digital products. 

Driven by the power and opportunities of best-in-class agile culture and working model, we attract the most talented engineers to deliver high quality software products through highly performant teams

How we do it


Whether you’re curious about our way of work, understand how we could improve your business, or even press, we’re here to answer any questions.

Who's making this happen

Our team is distributed between Germany and Portugal. We’ve built an amazing team of people, all passionate with software and tech.

Klaus Straub

30+ years of automotive and digital transformation experience, 20+ years of CIO experience (Daimler, Siemens, Audi, BMW)

Gero Kruger

25+ years of consultancy and M&A experience (Daimler, PA Consulting, Atlas Venture, CPP group, EL-Net consulting)

Martin Zierheim

15+ years of automotive and digital transformation tech leadership experience, head of BMW IT strategy, 4+ years COO experience

Pedro Rocha

CTO, Tech Startup Founder, Software architect with 15+ years experience focused on Data, Cloud and System Integration

You can find us at



+351 936170990


Av. Antunes Guimarães 505, 4450-718 Leça da Palmeira 6th floor

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