Dallas-based retail technology accelerator REVTECH announced Tuesday the seven companies that will participate in its 2017 REVTECH Graduate Program.
REVTECH (Retail Technology Ventures) is a venture accelerator and seed fund that works with retail, restaurant, and hospitality technology startups around the world to accelerate their growth.
Each of the companies completed a top-tier accelerator program such as Alchemist, Plug and Play, XRC Labs, and REVTECH’s accelerator program.
The companies involved in this year’s program include international companies from Australia and Israel.
REVTECH PROGRAM INCLUDES OPPORTUNITY TO PITCH
REVTECH said its Graduate Program consists of a three-day market acceleration program and the opportunity to pitch at its “Tech Trends in Retail” event April 6 at the Addison Conference & Theatre Centre.
In addition to quick pitches by the companies, Tech Trends will feature a keynote presentation by Interiority CEO Jeff Donaldson, who is the former CIO at Grapevine-based GameStop.
REVTECH said this year’s theme is “AI, Automation, and Analytics — Vital Tools for Retailers in the Age of Amazon,” and that the participants have developed innovative solutions in areas including robotics, SaaS, and AI:
Here are the participating companies:
• Accel Robotics, San Diego – Creates extraordinary robots designed to enhance the human experience.
• Arcade, Melbourne and Dallas – An end-to-end SaaS solution for measuring and increasing retail employee engagement and retention.
• Banter, Palo Alto – Enables customers to contact businesses over direct messaging channels. Using both Artificial Intelligence (AI) and human agents, customers can make purchases and receive assistance in real time.
• Birdzi, Iselin (New Jersey) – A platform for personalized customer engagement that allows retailers and brands to deliver targeted, relevant, location-aware offers.
• Fract, San Francisco – Helps retailers accurately predict the likelihood that a prospective location will result in disaster or probable success.
• Kwik, Tel Aviv – An end-to-end IoT platform connecting retailers, brands and service providers to their customers.
• SupplyAI, San Francisco – The world’s first AI-powered platform that helps omni-channel retailers detect and prevent returns.
Tickets for Tech Trends are available here.
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