Target Accelerator Program - Batch 1

January 1 - May 31 12:00am-11:59pm
Bangalore, India

Target accelerator is looking for transformative ideas in retail industry

  • Mobile
  • Retail
Thank you for your interest in applying for the Target Accelerator Program. The Target Accelerator Program is a 16 week intensive, high touch, immersive and development-oriented program specially curated for up to five technology startups focused on transforming the global retail industry through innovative and disruptive business ideas across five key themes: search, personalization, data, social and mobile.

Companies selected for the Target Accelerator Program will receive the following benefits:
• Target and Retail onboarding: From Target leaders
• Mentorship: From Target leaders, top entrepreneurs, investors, academicians, pioneers from the retail industry, and global experts in technology and design
• Funding: Target will provide needed resources during the program; start-ups will have an opportunity to pitch Target, and other potential investors at the conclusion of the program.
• Infrastructure: Co-location space at Target India Bangalore office for 16 weeks for the founders and up to two employees or interns. IT infrastructure such as high speed internet, business hour IT support, cafeteria and transportation services will be provided.
• Industry Insights: From Target’s multichannel business
• CXO Team: Supporting this program is Kyron, who will provide CXO thought leadership for all selected companies in enterprise business areas including Finance, Legal, HR, Marketing and IT Services
• Customer validation / pilot: Target may select some companies for customer validation or pilot opportunities
• Demo Day: Presentation to angel investors and venture capitalists

This program is being conducted on-site at Target’s India Headquarters in Bangalore. Selected startups will have access to an incredible pool of mentors, tools, resources and 7x24 operations support. The program will culminate in a Target Demo Day where the startups will have a chance to pitch to Target leaders, angel investors and venture capitalists