SAP announces startup fund, HANA upgrade program Summary: At a press conference in San Francisco, Dr. Vishal Sikka, head of SAP's technology and innovation areas, discusses how the software maker plans to encourage innovation and help customers adopt new technology. April 10, 2012 -- 15:38 GMT (08:38 PDT) Loading... Please wait. Topics: CXO, Emerging Tech, SAP Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.