“Unified is a trusted technology partner to our members. There have been dramatic changes in the use of consumer-level technologies in recent years and the CART platform gives our members the ability to quickly find and understand solutions that are recommended by Unified. The platform is a major benefit to our retailers.”
“CART is more than a channel partner - they are a bi-directional connector between technology companies and retail businesses (and brands). CART has already helped our small company break into multi-billion dollar retailers and brand communications.”
“CART has helped us identify important new innovative solutions that can provide deep insights into shopper behavior to help grow our business. The CART platform helps us understand and stay abreast of new capabilities coming into the industry. ”
CMO Lowes Foods
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WHERE THE RETAIL INDUSTRY AND INNOVATION MEET.
Startups compete to be a featured solution on CART, pre-qualify for potential $25,000 cash investment from CART partners and $25,000 in free CART services. Most importantly the forum provides exposure to potential customers, strategic investors and the media.
Finalists are presented with a chance to connect one-on-one with multi-billion dollar retailers and brand decision makers. This gives your startup the chance to pitch the idea and have substantiative conversation regarding feedback and interest going forward. The goal of each pitch is to have actionable next steps and drive to a pilot location.
CART collaborates with several trade publications making finalists accessible and recognizable within the retail industry.
CART has assembled a group of investors, decision makers and buyers across the retail industry representing more than 15,000 stores.
Thank you to our partners that are sharing in retail innovation!
All applications will be reviewed and the startup notified regardless of acceptance.
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Applications due by April 5, 2017.
Join over 300 of the latest retail tech startups from around the world along with trade groups, universities and venture groups.
Over 18,000 retail stores are represented by panelists during live virtual panel reviews assessing qualified startups.
Reach 23,000+ retail executives across the industry as winners are launched with supporting content and media partners.
Virtual Pitch Event