Pitch your idea
26. April 2022
2:00 - 6:00 PM
WBZ – St. Gallen*
Institute of Retail Management –
Gottlieb Duttweiler Lehrstuhl
*If changes to the Corona regulations are published by the BAG before the event, or if it is not possible to hold the event on site, the event will be held in digital form.
The application period for the IRM.Retail Startup Showcase 2022 is running and ends on 20.03.2022.
ABOUT OUR EVENT
Networking and competition at the same time turn the IRM Retail Startup Showcase 2022 into a must!
The Startup Showcase offers a unique event for the retail and consumer goods industry, where retail researchers, managers and investors from the DACH region network with promising founders - selected by our top-class jury.
The program combines thematic inputs such as keynote speeches by top managers, exciting pitches by founders and interactive networking elements with Bürli & Bier. We open the competition for start-ups from three central areas [logistics & procurement; consumer goods & product innovations; shopping experience, customer inspiration & technology], which are relevant for both retail and the consumer goods industry. The 10 most convincing start-ups are allowed to impress the jury with their business model in a pitch on site.
Our top-class jury consists of experts from the retail sector, the FMCG industry and venture capitalists. They will evaluate the start-up pitches according to three investment criteria [financial value, organizational value and added value for the customer].
10 startups present their pitch deck for 10 minutes each, including Q&A
1st place: 3.000 CHF, 2nd place: 2.000 CHF, 3rd place: 1.000 CHF
Accreditation as Top Swiss Retail Startup © [Certificate by IRM]
Experts from the retail, FMCG and venture capital sectors form the exclusive jury
Chairman – SIGNA Group
COO – SPAR Handels AG