The startup journey is hard. Data shows that 70% of upstart tech companies fail, while only 1% of these startups will go on to gain unicorn status. Success in enterprise software often requires deep industry experience, strong networks, brutally-efficient execution, and a bit of luck. This panel brings together three successful SAP.iO Fund-backed enterprise startups for an open discussion on lessons learned, challenges of scaling, and why the right strategic investors or partners can be beneficial even at early-stages
Following the exciting Kickoff in April, the 8 Retail and Customer Experience startups have been working tirelessly with mentors, SAP technical experts and SAP customers to deliver the intelligent enterprise. On July 9th 2019 SAP.iO Foundry Paris hosted its Demo Day at the department store « Le Printemps » – here’s a sneak peek of the program’s highlights.
More than 130 attendees, including VCs, SAP customers and partners, and SAP senior executives attended Demo Day and heard pitches from the 7 HR SAP.iO startups.
Jasmine Crowe is a social entrepreneur and founder and CEO of Goodr Co., a sustainable food surplus management company that leverages technology to reduce food waste and feed the hungry by redirecting surplus food from convention centers, airports, and businesses to people who are food insecure.
The SAP.iO Foundry Munich opened its doors on May 14th and offers a no-equity ask program that provides access to SAP APIs, SAP technologies, and opportunities to meet SAP’s customers. The focus is on Customer Experience in close collaboration with SAP Business Units, SAP Commerce Cloud, SAP Marketing Cloud, SAP Sales Cloud, SAP Service Cloud, and SAP Consumer Data Cloud. We are looking for B2B SaaS startups to join us for our 2019 Autumn cohort, beginning mid-September. The startups can apply for the 3 month program until July 1st here: https://www.f6s.com/sap.iofoundrymunich
Stratégie client omnicanal, quelle concrétisation sur le terrain pour Intersport ? Expérience client: quelle maturité pour les entreprises ? Quelles sont les contraintes ? Comment améliorer les interactions avec les marques ? Le mobile a-t-il tout changé ? Quels sont les apports de l’évolution des outils de relation client de CRM en mode Cloud ? Quid du futur des magasins physiques ? – Avec: Matthieu Pellet, directeur du Digital chez Intersport. Vincent Torres, président et fondateur de Revers.io. Et François Massemin, directeur de l’expérience utilisateur chez SAP France. – Hors-Série L’innovation au cœur du retail, du dimanche 19 mai 2019, présenté par Frédéric Simottel, sur BFM Business.
“Daivergent will be a way for us to go and attract a talent pool that we don’t have right now. It’s more than social good, it’s business good.”Deepak Krishnamurthy, EVP & Chief Strategy Officer, SAP
Created in 2013, Energiency noted that industry accounts for 30% of global CO2 emissions, mainly due to the energy consumption of production sites. To better control this, the French startup has developed an artificial intelligence solution that allows plants to optimize their energy expenses.