SAP.iO Foundry Bangalore

Future of Shopping Program​

Spring 2022 Cohort

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Important Dates

APPLICATIONS DUE

April 2022

PROGRAM BEGINS

May 2022

PROGRAM ENDS

August 2022

About the Program

This virtual founder-friendly program will focus on supporting B2B technology startups with solutions in the following areas: Autonomous stores, Customer experience; eCommerce Management, Supplier Management, Social Commerce; Retail and Customer Insights.

Focus Areas

This founder-friendly program will focus on supporting B2B technology startups with solutions in the following areas:

Autonomous Stores

  • Transform retail shopping experience “automated checkouts.”
  • Frictionless shopping experience driving retailers to strive for a cashier-less store
  • New age scalable solutions without disrupting the store operations

Customer Experience

  • Enable customers seamless omnichannel experience combined with the benefits of the physical shopping experience: personalized service, virtual try-on, testing products, and the whole in-store retail experience.
  • Seamless management of digital and physical worlds to create a new phygital approach that breaks down traditional boundaries between channels.

eCommerce Management

  • Enhance eCommerce capability with personalization, data, product recommendations, price, and promotions

Supplier Management

  • Transform distributors and suppliers with real-time data covering supply chain, pricing, and inventory

Social Commerce

  • Develop more profound insights on consumer behavior, decisions enabling retailers and brands for dynamic retargeting
  • Create engaging content influencers to market products or brands
  • Cloud-based referral marketing solutions

Retail and Customer Insights

  • Real-world business activity into quantifiable data to drive better business decision-making
  • The insights can cover consumer behavior patterns, supply chain information, inventory updates, etc.

What We Look For

In addition to aligning to this program’s focus areas, your startup should:

1. Have a clear product-market fit for an enterprise software solution

2. Have secured VC funding

3. Have existing enterprise customers

4. Have resources in place to fully participate during the acceleration phase

5. Have sales and marketing resources to support your partnership with SAP

If you believe this program is for you, we encourage you to apply for acceleration.

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