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LOGISTICS TECH ACCELERATOR

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It's Time to Rethink Logistics

First of its kind logistics technology accelerator program enabling startups and leading corporations to come together to fuel cross-industry partnerships and set a new standard for logistics innovation.
 
Startups will have the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with our corporate partners in our dedicated pilot program.

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Unparalleled Benefits

  • Validate your product through pilot testing with collaborators
  • Gain brand and product exposure through our program
  • Expand your business knowledge with a tailored 4 week curriculum focusing on Fundraising, Marketing + Growth, Sales, and Product
  • Dedicated networking touchpoints
  • Zero equity requirements
  • Work from anywhere (virtual curriculum and online community)

Minimal Requirements

  • Must have seed funding or beyond
  • Product in market or ready to launch
  • Your product or service relates directly to our key tech themes (outlined below!)
  • Be willing to travel for program milestones (kick-off and Demo Day)

Emerging Tech Themes

We’ll focus on incorporating startups that align with the smart technology trends that will disrupt the logistics industry.  Below are some of the themes and subtrends that will be the focus for our program.
 

Smart Warehouse

  • Cloud Warehouse Solutions (llOT & Virtualization)
  • Facility Management (HVAC/Energy)
  • Inventory Management
  • UAV/Drone Technologies (Inventory Management, Tracking, Mapping, Surveillance)
  • Robotics

Smart Transport

  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • Smart Trucking Solutions
  • Telematics
  • Smart Cargo/Container (Geolocation, Tracking, Optimization)
  • Fulfillment and Route Optimization
  • Virtualization (Warehouse to Vehicle/Drivers)

Smart Trade

  • E-Freight (Marketplaces & Freight Forwarding Platforms)
  • Cryptocurrency Applications (Cross-Border Trade Initiatives and New Payment Solutions)
  • Blockchain Technology (Payments/Invoices, Contracts, Bill of Laden - from Sale, Shipment, and Delivery)

Be Part of the Disruption in Logistics Technology

Timeline

September 9 - November 16, 2016

Applications Now Closed

January 20 - February 17, 2017

Program Kickoff in Vigo, Spain + 4 Week Virtual Curriculum

February 22 - May 4, 2017

Private Pilot Kickoff + Product Validation Program

May 12, 2017

Public Demo Day

The Logistics Tech Accelerator program is closed for applications for cohort II. In January 2017, the program officially kicks off in Vigo, Spain, followed by a four week virtual curriculum program for the startups. The program wraps up with a final Public Demo Day in May 2017.

Select Program Mentors Include

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Ignacio Garcia Ros

Ingram Micro, Business Strategy & Business Development
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Xoán Martínez

Kaleido Logistics, Chief Executive Officer
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Boris Hüske

Lufthansa Cargo, VP of Digitization
 
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Josh Switkes

Peloton Technologies, CEO & Founder

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Stephen Scott

British Airways, Head of Global Innovation
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Matthew Hertz

Shyp, Director of Operations

About Kaleido Logistics

Kaleido promotes disruptive logistics solutions worldwide with their pioneering tech approach and continuous R&D in accelerated, close-to-market solutions. Their solutions help reduce costs, ensure cargo safety and support green delivery standards.

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