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BridgeCommunity is a commercialization program with the sole objective to help startups find the right customer inside the walls of large corporations and get a deal done.

From April-Oct 2017 select FinTech, Consumer Engagement, Logistics, Supply Chain, Marketing, Health & Wellness, and IoT startups will gain access to a heavy-hitting list of corporations motivated to run pilots and enter licensing agreements during the program.

This year’s corporate line-up includes Coca-Cola, COX Enterprises, InterContinental Hotels Group, The Weather Company, Porsche Financial Services, and Capgemini (more will be added soon).

The program is designed to engineer and accelerate startup and corporate relationships:
+ Startups receive world-class enterprise sales, marketing, and negotiations training to understand corporate innovation needs and hone offerings
+ Corporations are coached on minimizing roadblocks to streamline pilots and simplify contracts
+ Targeted introductions and relationshi...
BridgeCommunity is a commercialization program with the sole objective to help startups find the right customer inside the walls of large corporations and get a deal done.

From April-Oct 2017 select FinTech, Consumer Engagement, Logistics, Supply Chain, Marketing, Health & Wellness, and IoT startups will gain access to a heavy-hitting list of corporations motivated to run pilots and enter licensing agreements during the program.

This year’s corporate line-up includes Coca-Cola, COX Enterprises, InterContinental Hotels Group, The Weather Company, Porsche Financial Services, and Capgemini (more will be added soon).

The program is designed to engineer and accelerate startup and corporate relationships:
+ Startups receive world-class enterprise sales, marketing, and negotiations training to understand corporate innovation needs and hone offerings
+ Corporations are coached on minimizing roadblocks to streamline pilots and simplify contracts
+ Targeted introductions and relationship mediation

Early-stage, scale-stage, or growth-stage startups are invited to apply. Requires a commitment of 2 hours per week from one person on your team. No equity or IP taken or cash given to startups. Preference will be given to startups within a 2.5 hour direct flight from Atlanta.

During our first North American cohort in 2016, which included 10 startups and 5 corporations, 9 pilots and proof-of-concepts were created and participating startups collectively hired 32 new employees, experienced an average increase of 150% in month over month revenue, and raised $2.9M in VC funding. Read more about last year's results here: bridgecommunity.com/blog/2016-results/

Email Carie Davis if you have any questions or for help applying: carie@bridgecommunity.com
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