X5 Retail Group and startup accelerator Orange Fab are launching a joint program of search and implementation of innovations in Russia.
The program for startups is free of pay, applications for participation are already accepted. Orange Fab in Russia is the first accelerator in the international Orange Fab network, focused on the joint innovations with corporations: Orange selects startups and forms topics of acceleration together with its corporate clients. X5 Retail Group has become the first company with which Orange Fab launched scouting startups in Russia.
The program is aimed at the preparation of joint with technological startups solutions, which can be implemented into the operating activity of X5 Retail Group. The selection of startups in the program will be held together with experts of Orange and X5 Retail Group. It’s possible to apply for participation until February 29, 2020. The stage of acceleration will begin on April 1, 2020 and will last three months. During this period participants, with the support of Orange and X5 specialists, will work on technical, commercial, legal and other issues of the proposed solutions to prepare for a possible pilot implementation.
To participate in the program, products and solutions of startups must belong to the priority areas for X5 Retail Group: logistics, store operations, customer interaction, e-commerce, etc.