Meet the 11 startups in the Startupbootcamp Commerce Program

Meet the 11 startups in the Startupbootcamp Commerce Program

31-Jan-2019

Amsterdam, 31 January 2019Startupbootcamp’s Commerce global startup and scale-up innovation program announces 11 international teams that will take part in its accelerator in Amsterdam starting on 27th of February 2019. This cohort features startups from the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Singapore, the USA, Turkey, Ukraine, Germany, and Italy.

 

The 11 selected teams were chosen out of 21 startups and scaleups that participated at Startupbootcamp Selection Days, a two-day event at PwC headquarters in Amsterdam on 29th and 30th of January. It was an exclusive opportunity for startups to broaden their network, become familiar with the local market and be coached by the industry experts, mentors and partners.

 

The top companies were selected out of 400+ applications during a 4-month international scouting period happening in major European commerce and retail hubs, and at key tech events, such as the Web Summit in Lisbon and Webrazzi conference in Istanbul. The 11 startups will now start a 3-month acceleration program in Amsterdam that will begin on the 27th of February and will end with the Demo Day showcase on the 28th of May 2019. The teams will directly benefit from the strategic support of industry experts, top executives, business mentors,  investors and corporate partners in the Startupbootcamp network, such as PwC, Rabobank, and America Today.

 

The selected 11 startups for Startupbootcamp Commerce program are:

Discoperi  (Ukraine) – Discoperi develops AI to solve main challenges in automotive, advertising, FMCG and insurance industries, by applying innovative recognition technology for image, voice and persons.

Eldurado (Germany) – Digitizing procurement processes for indirect goods with inorder – inorder maps all procurement processes simply, modularly and digitally.

Epiqur (Turkey) – Epiqur provides live streaming solutions with HQ audio by its integrated hardware and software.

FWDpay (Netherlands) –  Enabling others to transact via SMART Direct Debits.

High Profile Club (UK) –  A Tech PR platform that connects entrepreneurs with the media.

Paywith.glass (UK) – paywith.glass is a universal mobile payments platform meant to allow the world to utilise its money in any shape or form with any conceivable entry point or application.

Vimma (UK) – Vimma is an AI-enabled platform that allows marketers to use individual’s social media posts as high-performance social ads.

Ubique (Italy) – BIT DELIVERY – Anywhere, everywhere.

Waitrr (Singapore) – Waitrr is a mobile ordering and payments platform that creates a seamless dining experience for guests and increases profitability for restaurant partners.

We are Eves (Netherlands) – The first social beauty network. Less filters and more honesty, share real beauty secrets with friends.

Stripo (USA) –  Drag-n-Drop and HTML email template builder for individuals, teams and SaaS.

 

Ernst Hoestra, Managing Director of the Startupbootcamp Commerce program, commented: “The startup ecosystem in the Netherlands is thriving, and we are happy to be bringing the 11 most promising commerce and transaction companies to Amsterdam to have them working directly with our team, corporate partners, mentors, and investors. Selected startups are operating on the verge of Logistics Solutions, Security & Fraud, AI, Data & Behavioral Analytics, Ad & Marketing Solutions, Sales Tech and Retail Tech industries. They will now have the opportunity to test, iterate and scale their ventures both locally and globally.”

 

Ilja Linnemeijer, Chief Digital Officer at PwC Netherlands, one of the corporate partners of Startupbootcamp, and the host of the Selection Days event said: “As partners of Startupbootcamp we are really proud to have been able to co-host the selection days. Through our partnership with Startupbootcamp we stay current on what is going on at the forefront of new business models and technologies, find startups to cooperate or co-create with for the purpose of our clients’ important problems or ourselves, facilitate connections in the ecosystem and inspire our clients, relations and staff with the entrepreneurship and innovation these startups bring. Having the ability to bring all this directly into our office has been a great experience and we look forward to continuing the journey with the selected startups. This will also include further assisting the startups with our knowledge, expertise and networks.”

 

After graduating from the program in May, the startups will be supported by the Startupbootcamp Alumni Growth Program, which connects over 700 startups globally.

 

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Notes For Editors

For more information about this press release, contact:

Eva Bandelj eva.bandelj@startupbootcamp.org

 

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About Startupbootcamp Commerce

Launched in 2015 in Amsterdam, Startupbootcamp Commerce is a leading global startup and scaleup program focused on the innovation in the commerce industry. Supported by a strong network of corporates, as well as an extensive mentor, investor and alumni group from all over the world, Startupbootcamp Commerce is a part of the global award-winning Startupbootcamp, a network of industry-focused innovation programs. For more information visit here

 

About Startupbootcamp

Founded in 2010, Startupbootcamp is an award-winning global network of industry-focused acceleration programs. With 20+ programs in Europe, Asia, North & South America, MENA & Africa, the selected startups gain access to the most relevant corporates, mentors, partners, and investors in their industry. For more information visit: http://www.startupbootcamp.org

 

List of all 21 Companies Attending Startupbootcamp Commerce Selection Days

Discoperi  (Ukraine) – Discoperi develops AI to solve main challenges in automotive, advertising, FMCG and insurance industries, by applying innovative recognition technology for image, voice and persons.

EBBI Logistics Solutions (Turkey) – International transportation of fast-fashion products with a patent-pending garment on hangers systems.

Eldurado (Germany) – We digitize procurement processes for indirect goods with inorder – inorder maps all procurement processes simply, modularly and digitally.

Epiqur (Turkey) – Epiqur provides live streaming solutions with HQ audio by its integrated hardware and software.

FWDpay (Netherlands) –  Enabling others to transact via SMART Direct Debits.

Gearbooker (Netherlands) – The Airbnb for creators. Rent gear from other creatives around you and unlock your creative potential. We make it safe, simple and hassle-free.

Noor and Zafir (UK) – Your Muslim Lifestyle Destination – provides access to every premium and halal certified product and service on any device, at any time, anywhere in the world.

High Profile Club (UK) –  A Tech PR platform that connects entrepreneurs with the media.

Hooro (Italy) – Retail gets smarter.

Major Ace (Netherlands) – Major Ace is developing a global e-commerce site with subscription service to help modern-day golfers shop for premium designer golf gloves at competitive prices.

LekkerParkeren (Netherlands) – A unique and disruptive parking app with the possibility for street parkers to Save and Make Money.

Paywith.glass (UK) – paywith.glass is a universal mobile payments platform meant to allow the world to utilize its money in any shape or form with any conceivable entry point or application.

Travelmode (USA, Germany) – Travelmode connects you and your style with local shops around the world.

Uni-Life (Netherlands) – Uni-Life is the new event platform for universities, associations and students.

Vimma (UK) – Vimma is an AI-enabled platform that allows marketers to use individual’s social media posts as high-performance social ads.

Which Distributor (UK) – Which Distributor is a powerful online platform that uses AI to match Brands with Distributors across industries globally.

MobileSwype (Poland) – Swipe right for more sales and better customer feedback.

Ubique (Italy) – BIT DELIVERY – Anywhere, everywhere.

Waitrr (Singapore) – Waitrr is a mobile ordering and payments platform that creates a seamless dining experience for guests and increases profitability for restaurant partners.

We are Eves (Netherlands) – We are Eves is the first social beauty network. Less filters and more honesty, share real beauty secrets with friends.

Stripo (USA) –  Drag-n-Drop and HTML email template builder for individuals, teams and SaaS.