Cart.com, Serve Robotics, Spacee and Flowcode have been nominated in the Global Startup of the Year category at the 2022 RTIH Innovation Awards.
The award recognizes the most innovative technology start-ups (based outside the UK) and the best companies for long-term success (management, funding, retailers we work with, etc.). increase.
Here is the 2022 nominee list:
Avataar shapes consumer online buying and browsing behavior by creating immersive and interactive 3D AR shopping experiences for retail and e-commerce partners.
Omair Tariq founded Cart.com in November 2020 to level the playing field in e-commerce for brands of all sizes looking to compete with the digital giants that dominate this trillion-dollar channel.
The company now has an e-commerce-as-a-service platform in the market that supports 6,000 brands and 29 million products, from adidas, Guess and Bare Minerals to pandemic-born brands like HalfDays and Rowing Blazers. Did.
Services include search and social feed management, omnichannel management, digital advertising, inventory management, online storefront and fulfillment.
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Coalescent Mobile Robotics is a Denmark-based startup that designs and develops mobile robots for the retail industry.
They assist floor staff and supermarkets by automating transportation processes in operations such as replenishment, order fulfillment and other needs. Robots carry full or empty trolleys from the internal warehouse to the production floor and vice versa.
ConverSight.ai built a conversational intelligent platform that uses natural language processing and machine learning to converge the distance between humans and machines.
Founded in 2019, Flowcode has gained notable traction during its short tenure, being used by 60% of the US Fortune 500 and worldwide by Marks & Spencer and others.
Consumers want the same personalized, engaging and secure shopping experience in-store and online, and Flowcode enables brands to do this, enabling face-to-face retail experiences and virtual presence, both online and in virtual worlds/Web3. Allows seamless integration between
This is thanks to a unique technology where a customized QR code acts as the entry point. Flowcode enables contactless connectivity with speed, security, and ease by integrating the latest QR technology, including geotagging capabilities, and data-driven design.
refive is an end-to-end customer operating system that enables retailers to know and engage their in-store customers through a variety of offline and online touchpoints.
Retailers such as Puma, Thomas Philipps, vomFass and Shoepassion are considering: Connect each in-store purchase (via QR-based digital receipt) and online checkout with individual customer profiles to collect personal, purchase, behavioral, and attitude data.
Create rich customer profiles and derive actionable insights into customer behavior through a powerful retail-specific analytics engine. Interact with customers before and after checkout with a variety of engagement and retention tools.
Serve Robotics is the leader in autonomous robotic delivery, backed by Uber, Nvidia, 7-Eleven and Delivery Hero.
The company has completed tens of thousands of contactless deliveries, including commercial deliveries to Uber Eats customers from hundreds of restaurants, and is working to add Walmart, Chili’s and other domestic partners to its platform. I’m in.
Shipium aims to give modern logistics operators the technology they need to make fast shipping the cornerstone of their business and a great shopping experience.
Realizing the promise of “buy now, receive X days” before online shoppers make a purchase, helps operators build the structure needed to enable fast shipping and definite delivery dates. Helpful.
Spacee provides computer vision and AI solutions that help companies derive new insights, improve efficiency and increase revenue.
Its interactive displays aid in engagement and education, while discreet shelving robots collect the near-real-time inventory data needed to reduce stockouts and improve supply chain efficiency.
Zipline is an all-in-one store operations platform for retail brands.
The company recently announced that it will be included as a sample vendor in both the 2022 Gartner Hype Cycle for Frontline Worker Technologies and the 2022 Gartner Hype Cycle™ for Digital Workplace Applications.
And the winner is…
A judging panel will determine the winners, who will be announced at a special event in central London on Tuesday 6th December.
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RTIH Editor Scott Thompson said:
“Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2022 event. A record number of submissions and many great examples of the retail space’s continued resilience and dynamism during very challenging times. received.”
“We look forward to having our judging panel determine the winners and announcing them at an event in central London in December.”
The jury for the 2022 RTIH Innovation Awards is:
Warren Richmond, CEO and Founder of Situ Live and Revium Group
Mike Cadden, Director of Technology and Business Transformation, Start-Rite Shoes
Compass Group Digital & Data Director Peter Waugh
Paula Bobett, Chief Digital Officer, Boots
Dan Saunders, Retail Ecommerce Manager, Stanley Black & Decker
The Customer First Group Founder Martin Newman
Toby Pickard, Global Insights Leader, IGD
Matt Taylor, EY, Technology Transformation Leader for Retail and Consumer Products
Amodini Chhabra, Investor, Compass Digital Ventures
Gary Newbury, Supply Chain Advisor and Delivery Executive
Sharon Peters, Head of Technology, Corporate Division, Marks & Spencer
Nadine Neatrour, Marketing Director, Selfridges
Wiz Selvay, CEO, WIZZ&CO
Simon Curtis, Chief Commercial Officer, PMC Retail
David Polinchock, Co-Founder/President, Unified Brand Experience Lab
Sponsored by PMC, 3D Cloud by Marxent, CADS, FreedomPay and Critzr, the RTIH Innovation Awards are now in their fourth year and celebrate global innovation in the rapidly changing omnichannel world.
More shortlists will be published in the coming days.