London, United Kingdom, January 26th 2022: OPTIMIZ joins Techstars. We are excited to announce our we are joining Techstars.
“It is a unique opportunity to have been chosen amongst the multitude of organisations vying for this strategic life-changing experience. We would be able to tap into Techstars’ network of previous cohorts and corporate partners to build an amazing company’’. States Kingsly Kwalar, CEO of OPTIMIZ who is already in Torino Italy.
The partnership would fine-tune existing processes, enhance and enrich our business and also provide newer services in the remote collection, analysis and sharing of objective evidence of the quality of cargo in transit with the use of a mobile phone. It will redefine market strategies while establishing best practices for fundraising. OPTIMIZ will also benefit from access to local insurance players and international organisations headquartered in Italy.
Techstars chooses over 500 early-stage companies annually to join a 3-month, mentorship-driven accelerators Program. This year, Techstars is running programs in 7 European cities and investing in more than 100 early-stage companies. For this cohort, 12 companies were chosen for the Torino Cities of the future amongst which is OPTIMIZ.
For the duration of the program, company founders have access to testing possibilities. Across autonomous mobility solutions, drones, 5G data, circular economy, aerospace, health, and robotic companies. States Martin Olczyk who is the Accelerator’s managing director. The program will run from the 24th of January 2022 at the OGR Torino, Italy and will culminate in Demo Day on Thursday, 21st April.
Techstars is an accelerator Company that accompanies startups on their entrepreneurial journey. Created in 2006, by entrepreneurs who understand the complexities of putting ideas into action and scaling them. Moreover, they mentor young organizations from the conception of ideas to the building up of successful businesses. It has 2,379 total companies, which have received $11.4b in total funding.
OPTIMIZ offers a multi-sided digital platform that helps fruit traders remotely collect, analyze and share objective evidence of the handling and quality of their cargo in transit.
You can learn more about Techstars here and OPTIMIZ here.
Sweri Linda Malo
London United Kingdom