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DPD Discovery Opportunity for Startups
by Startacus Admin
A Fantastic Opportunity for Startups
Do you have an idea or an innovation that could reshape the world of deliveries?
Could your idea benefit from the input of one of the World’s biggest parcel delivery services?
Then you should apply for DPD Discovery, a new opportunity for startups from across the globe to work with delivery market big-hitters DPD.
This opportunity is perfect for startups with an innovation that could support and improve DPD’s customer offering and operations. It will ‘deliver’ the chance to pitch your innovation / idea to the company’s senior team.
The best technological innovations to be pitched to the team will be integrated into DPD's product offering.
DPD pride themselves on being leaders within their industry and are always on the look-out for innovations that will amaze their customers.
The team are keen to hear from startups developing innovations in operations and customer engagement; anything from tracking, billing, routing and returns, customer management and communications, to big data insights. DPD Discovery is open to startups at all levels of development, from idea stage onward.
March 29th- Open for Applications. Startups can nominate themselves or can be invited to submit their info
May 10th- Application Deadline
May 16th- Judging Panel will select a shortlist of 3 startups
May 18th- The Final 3 Startups will be announced. Those startups who are successful will be given expert guidance from the teams at L Marks and DPD to make sure their presentations are as honed as possible
June 9th- The Pitch Day. Finalists will pitch to the board of DPD
The opportunity has been created in partnership with corporate innovation specialist & investment firm L Marks, who are working evermore closely with startups and corporates to create environments where valuable collaborations can be forged. So if DPD Discovery isn’t suitable for you, then you might like to keep an eye on the L Marks Twitter account for future opportunities.
The very best of luck to all! Fingers crossed we can get a member of the Startacus Community in there! A Fantastic Opportunity for Startups.
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