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The founders of LUNCHIO

"We have set very concrete targets"

An interview with Deniz Caglayan, the COO of LUNCHIO, on their experiences with the first program of the METRO Accelerator, why it paid off to set targets in advance, and how things have been going.

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Fank Marrenbach

Your motto should be: „I want to leave a legacy“

As the managing director of Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa in Baden-Baden, Frank Marrenbach has hosted such notable guests as George Clooney and Bill Clinton. He told us why he loves virtual reality and how important it is to talk to the right stakeholders.

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Olaf Koch

CEO, METRO AG

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David Cohen

Managing Partner, Techstars

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Mathias Ockenfels

Mathias Ockenfels

Principal Point Nine Capital

Michael Levie

Michael Levie

Founding Partner/Operations, citizenM hotels

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Frank Matrin CEO, Base7Booking

Frank Martin

CEO, Base7Booking

Christine Demen Meier, PHD

Christine Demen Meier, PhD

SAVIVA F&B Chair holder & METRO Innovation Chair holder

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Maximilian Claussen

Principal Earlybird Venture Capital

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Martin Weber

General Partner, Holtzbrinck Ventures


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The METRO Accelerator powered by Techstars is a highly selective mentorship program for digital and technology startups across the entire value chain of hospitality and food tech. We will invest in ten companies who will gather in Berlin for 13 weeks to accelerate their business concepts with unprecedented access to resources from the METRO and Techstars network:

  • An offer of €120,000 worth of investment
  • Access to METROs experts and leadership
  • Mentorship from key METRO and Techstars executives and leaders, other hospitality and food tech industry leaders, venture capitalists and experienced entrepreneurs
  • A free dedicated working space in the heart of Berlin for the duration of the program
  • A Demo Day on 7 December 2016 at which each team will present its company and product to hundreds of investors
  • The chance to become a lifelong member of the METRO and Techstars alumni network

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2016 Timeline

12 Apr.
APPLICATIONS
OPEN

20 Jun.
APPLICATIONS
CLOSED

12 Sept.
PROGRAM
BEGINS

7 Dec.
DEMO
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The METRO Accelerator Team

Jens Lapinski, Managing Director, Techstars

Jens Lapinski

Managing Director,
Techstars

Alexander Zumdieck, Managing Director, METRO

Alexander Zumdieck

Managing Director,
METRO

Sylvia Dudek, Program Manager, METRO

Sylvia Dudek

Program Manager,
METRO

Franziska Lohl, Program Manager, Techstars

Franziska Lohl

Program Manager,
Techstars

Julia Raabe, Event Manager, METRO

Julia Raabe

Event Manager,
METRO



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