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LOGISTICS TECH ACCELERATOR

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kaleido tech accelerator APPLY TO COHORT 4

Corporate Collaborators

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

Aug 1 2017

Cohort 3 Applications Closed, Now Accepting Cohort 4 Applications

September 11 - September 22, 2017

Cohort 3 Program Kickoff + Virtual Curriculum

September 25 - November 30, 2017

Cohort 3 Private Pilot Kickoff + Product Validation Program

December 5, 2017

Cohort 3 Public Demo Day

Applications are now closed for Cohort 3 of the Logistics Tech Accelerator program. In September 2017, the program officially kicks off, beginning with a virtual curriculum for the startups, followed by a piloting and product validation phase working alongside the corporate partners. The program wraps up with a final Public Demo Day in December 2017. Applications are currently being accepted for Cohort 4, which will kick off in early 2018.

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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