APPLY HERE FOR A CHANCE TO PITCH AT RETAIL DISRUPT!

 

If you’re an inspiring entrepreneur or an early stage startup, you need to get noticed. You also need to get funded. A startup competition is a great way to pitch for a chance to win attention from media and investors. We offer you a chance to pitch your startup in front of a panel of seasoned retail technology leaders, investors and hundreds of decision makers.

Apply today for the retail disrupt startup competition and get ready to get noticed!

TIMELINE

 

  • Application Deadline: October 20
  • Top-5 finalists will be announced by October 25.
  • Finals: October 29. The finalists will pitch live for 5 minutes at Retail Disrupt.

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY

 

  • Early stage startups working on Retail Technology and related areas.
  • Early stage companies, less than 2 years old with funding up to $2 million.
  • Offering innovative, technologically advanced and scalable products and services.
  • Showing initial signs of traction in terms of customers, revenue, etc.
  • Individuals cannot be members in more than one team of applicants.
  • Startups can be from any country in the world.

1st PLACE WINS

 

  • Booth at ShopTalk 2019.
  • Participation in The Merage Institute Leadership Program.
  • Booth at Retail Disrupt 2019.
  • Speaking session at Retail Disrupt 2019.
  • Meetings with investors.

2ND & 3RD PLACE WIN

 

  • Introductions to investors.
  • Speaking session at Retail Disrupt 2019.

JUDGES

 

  • Terry Song, Sr. Director – Strategic Investment @ JD.com
  • Kentaro Tanoue, Director, Global Digital R&D @ UNIQLO
  • John Mooney, Brand Creative Director @ ASOS.com

WINNING STARTUPS!