Douglas is the leading European specialist retailer in the growing selective beauty market. Douglas has a strong market position with more than 1,700 stores (including franchised outfits) in prime locations across 19 European countries. In the past financial year 2014/2015 (October 1, 2014 until September 30, 2015), Douglas and its subsidiaries generated revenues of about EUR 2.6 billion. Douglas is Europe‘s largest specialist for quality cosmetics with a continually updated offering more than 45,000 products in its German online shop as well as related services across the perfumes, personal care, decorative cosmetics and other accessories. From brick and mortar to online and mobile – the integrated multi-channel offering across the perfumeries, the online shop and the mobile application ensure pleasant shopping and service experiences for their clients. Their about 20,000 highly qualified and dedicated Douglas employees are their greatest asset. They expertly and enthusiastically assist their clients in finding the right products and services and make certain that their requirements are met. This outstanding contribution helps turning each purchase into an exceptional shopping experience.
The E.ON Group is one of Europe's largest operators of energy networks and energy infrastructure and a provider of innovative customer solutions for 50 million customers. Thus, we are decisively driving forward the energy transition in Europe and are committed to sustainability, climate protectio ... see more
N26 offers mobile banking solutions to customers in the European Union through its subsidiary. It provides international money transfer, investment, overdraft, and cash withdrawal and deposits at stores. N26 provides mobile banking services for customers. Its mobile banking services offer online banking that includes making and handling of current accounts, fixed accounts, and other banking services, letting customers manage and control their banking details via a smartphone application easily. Maximilian Tayenthal and Valentin Stalf founded Papayer in February 2013, which later became N26, with its headquarters in Berlin in Germany.
Zalando is a European online fashion platform- offering a broad assortment of fashion for men, women and children. It carries over 1.500 brands and over 150.000 product choices for over 17 million customers in 15 countries. By constantly optimising its processes and platform offerings, using its e-commerce expertise and lots of can-do spirit, Zalando have become Europe's leading online fashion retailer in only a few years. Its goal is to create the world’s best online fashion experience. The cores of its business are what the company focuses on, always striving to be cutting-edge in fashion, technology, marketing, and logistics. Zalando SE in Berlin is the group’s centrepiece which focuses on the development of its core product: the online shopping experience. Zalando SE operates the international business and takes care of their business development. Zalando SE comprises functions like the management, marketing, administration, and technology.
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Technology and Operations Services, and Accenture Song—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners, and communities.
Forto was founded in Berlin in 2016 under the name FreightHub by Erik Muttersbach and Michael Wax. The company develops groundbreaking, scalable, digital logistics technology and services that go beyond transportation from point A to point B. The easy to use and intuitive platform allows their customers to optimize and, therefore, own their entire global supply chain processes. With over 2,000 customers and 9 global offices, Forto currently employs 200+ people. They are passionate about global trade, and aim to increase global prosperity while driving sustainability. Forto is a brand of FreightHub GmbH.
The Bosch Group is a supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 390,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2016). According to preliminary figures, the company generated sales of 73.1 billion euros in 2016. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected industry. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to create solutions for a connected life and to improve quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 450 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network cover nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 120 locations across the globe, Bosch employs 59,000 associates in research and development.
SAP IoT Start up Accelerator is a global co-innovation program for B2B startups innovating in the world of the Internet of Things. The Accelerator helps startups grow and scale their businesses alongside SAP, our partners, and our customers, with all parties benefitting from each other as well as from SAP's knowledge of the ecosystem. IoT offers a wide range of opportunities with smart, connected, and embedded intelligence and products that will create a huge potential for new businesses.
GetYourGuide operates an online platform for booking tours, attractions, and activities worldwide. It offers tourist services online via the Internet and mobile applications. The platform sells tours and excursions, activities including cooking classes and tickets to many tourist attractions. GetYourGuide runs a thriving and viral business curating, selling tickets for running walks and other exploration experiences for people touring different parts of the world. The business model for GetYourGuide stipulates that it does not offer its own tours or activities, but rather, acts as a mediator between customers and providers. The service is free for customers, but the provider of the tour has to pay GetYourGuide a percentage of its revenue. GetYourGuide, an online customer review system, enables potential customers to assess the quality of tour providers. Additionally, the platform removes providers who consistently get bad reviews from its inventory. Jochen Mattes, Johannes Reck, Martin Sieber, Pascal Mathis, Tao Tao, and Tobias Rein founded GetYourGuide on June 1, 2009. It has its headquarters in Berlin in Germany with additional offices in North America and Europe.
Scalable Capital is a digital investment service founded in 2014, with offices in Munich and London. It uses proprietary software to offer portfolios which are dynamically optimised with a primary focus on risk management. State-of-the-art technology enables the company to offer a first class investment service, previously only available to large institutional investors, to individuals at a fraction of the cost. The company is funded by major VCs including Holtzbrinck Ventures, Monk’s Hill Ventures, German Startup Group and other prominent angel investors.
Tipico is the market provider of sports betting in Germany, with a strong position across other European markets as well. The company operates an innovative, digital multichannel offering with leading online and mobile portals, as well as more than 1,000 betting shops. As a premium brand, Tipico is able to offer a large range of bets while continuing to uphold the highest standards in customer service and consumer protection. Tipico currently has more than 5,000 employees and operates in five countries.
Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. We are driven by the excitement of building technologies, inventing products, and providing services that change lives. We embrace new ways of doing things, make decisions quickly, and are not afraid to fail. We have the scope and capabilities of a large company, and the spirit and heart of a small one. Together, Amazonians research and develop new technologies from Amazon Web Services to Alexa on behalf of our customers: shoppers, sellers, content creators, and developers around the world. Our mission is to be Earth's most customer-centric company. Our actions, goals, projects, programs, and inventions begin and end with the customer top of mind.