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METRO Techstars Accelerator for Retail

METRO Techstars Accelerator for Retail

The Techstars METRO Accelerator for Retail is recruiting for our 2018 program in Berlin! Applications close on 2nd Feb though, so if you’re an entrepreneur in the retail space, we hope you’ll check out the info below and get an application started!

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We’re looking for startups disrupting any part of the retail experience (anything across the value chain - from something like logistics or warehousing to customer analytics or AR applications in retail). For more info, please watch our program webinar.

A few highlights about the METRO Accelerator:

  • We handpick 10 startups for an intensive three-month program in mid-2018, built on a foundation of marked funding, commercial piloting and investment opportunities.
  • Within the program, startups gain close purpose-driven mentorship from industry leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs from different verticals of Retail, Tech and Wholesale trade.
  • Strategically integrated with unparalleled access to the intellectual capital of METRO, one of the world's most extensive wholesale food networks.

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