Get in the Ring and Fujitsu are looking for startups with ideas to innovate digital business processes in the financial, public and retail sectors. Fujitsu holds a number of clients that are looking to integrate digital solutions that can improve the interaction with customers and current processes. 

 

Fujitsu is a leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 155,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. Fujitsu uses its experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with its customers. It is currently the world’s fifth-largest IT services provider measured by IT services revenue and largest IT services provider in Japan.

 

Since it was founded back in 1935, Fujitsu has been innovating information and communication technologies (ICT) the world over. A long line of landmark achievements and product milestones have made Fujitsu what it is today – a leading company in the ICT space. Fujitsu sees that there are a lot of new, young and inspiring startups that deliver outstanding solutions and technologies which are interesting for our customers as an extension of our current portfolio. Fujitsu wants to maintain the startup ecosystem by connecting startups to corporates and supporting their growth.

 

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THE CHALLENGE

We are looking for startups and scaleups with digital business solutions that want to collaborate with Fujitsu and its clients. Interesting technology directions include AI and automation solutions, analytic and insights tools, and digital customer interaction tools. We are looking for solutions in the following application areas:

Financial

Solutions related to fraud management, asset management, compliance as well as wallets or onboarding tools to interact with the end customer.

Retail

Solutions related to smart inventory and forecast management, personalized customer experience, connected and digital kiosks or fitting rooms as well as frictionless checkout and fraud detection.

Public

Solutions related to predictive maintenance for government buildings, fraud prevention in the social welfare system as well as easy tools such as chatbots to interact with the public.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

  • Pilot project with Fujitsu

  • Join the Fujitsu delegation to the Web Summit in Lisbon from November 4th-7th

  • Access to the PITCH at the WebSummit, live on-stage startup battle

  • Access to network

  • Expert coaching

ADDITIONAL CRITERIA

You should

  • Have a working prototype or further

  • Have a solution that supports corporates, be end-user focused and collaborative

  • See a natural fit to grow your business with Fujitsu

TIMELINE

SEPTEMBER 9TH

APPLICATION DEADLINE


The deadline for applications is September 9th at midnight (UTC+2)
LATEST SEPTEMBER 19TH

ANNOUNCEMENT SELECTED STARTUPS


The announcement of selected startups to join towards the Web Summit will be done latest September 19th
NOVEMBER 4TH - 7TH

WEB SUMMIT


Selected startups will receive a ticket to join the Fujitsu delegation towards the Web Summit in Lisbon from November 4th-7th. This includes a booth to showcase your startup towards the public.
NOVEMBER & DECEMBER

PILOT SELECTION PHASE


The selection process for the pilot will start after the Web Summit. After initial discussion and meetings at least one startup will be selected for a pilot, which will run early 2020.
Deadline passed

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