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Kapsch Group

Acceleration Days

Agenda

Kick-Off Bootcamp & Winner Selection

9 May
Top 15 Finalist Pitches Startups – Convince the audience that your solution is going to bring innovation at Kapsch TrafficCom forward!
9 May
Get to know the startups and their technologies 1:1 working time mentors & startups
9 May
Get to know the global business of Kapsch TrafficCom With Kapsch TrafficCom Austria, North America & Sweden
10 May
What is Kapsch TrafficCom all about? with Alf Netek, CMO of Kapsch TrafficCom & Kapsch TrafficCom Australia
10 May
Mentoring Sessions 1:1 working time mentors & startups With topic „Market Potential/Scalability for Kapsch TrafficCom“
10 May
Pitch Doctor to the rescue! Bring your pitch to perfection with support & input of the Pitch Doctor aka Christoph Sollich
10 May
„The Future of the automotive industry“ Keynote and Q&A with special guest Wilfried Steffen (former Senior Director of Business Innovation at Daimler AG)
11 May
IMS in Europe & the role Kapsch TrafficCom plays in its development with Klaus Kröll, Executive Vice President, Europe, Middle East & North Africa at Kapsch TrafficCom
11 May
Mentoring Sessions 1:1 working time mentors & startups With topic „fit into Kapsch TrafficCom“
11 May
„Winner Ceremony“ Final startup pitches presenting potential proof-of-concept projects & announcement of the 5 winner startups
12 May
Onboarding of 5 winner startups to Factory1 Next steps & destinations Where will our journey bring us and how will we get there?
12 May
CEO welcomes the 5 winner startups to Factory1 with Georg Kapsch, CEO of Kapsch TrafficCom

1st Acceleration Week

19 & 20 June
Attendance at ITS Europe Congress G2K more here: http://strasbourg2017.itsineurope.com/
Approximately 3000-4000 visitors
19 & 20 June
Connecting to Kapsch customers at ITS
19 & 20 June
Showcasing the Factory1 program and our startups
21 & 22 June
PoC progress evaluation Working on the PoC projects with experts and next steps assessment
21 & 22 June
Mentoring Sessions 1:1 working time mentors & startups Working intensely on PoC projects
21 & 22 June
Expert Workshops Learn more about standards & requirements in technical development, strategy for business development from Kapsch experts

2nd Acceleration Week

24 & 25 July
Get to know the Kapsch Group On-site visits of different components of the Kapsch Group
24 & 25 July
Mentoring Sessions 1:1 working time mentors & startups Focus on PoC execution
24 & 25 July
Expert Workshops Learn more about legal topics,IP protection, product management from Kapsch experts
26 & 27 July
Get to know the Kapsch Group On-site visits of different entities of the Kapsch Group
26 & 27 July
Mentoring Sessions 1:1 working time mentors & startups Focus on PoC execution
26 & 27 July
On-site visit of Kapsch TrafficCom customer Connect with Kapsch customers

3rd Acceleration Week

12 & 13 September
Get to know the Kapsch Group On-site visits of different entities of the Kapsch Group
12 & 13 September
Pitch preparation for sponsor pitches
12 & 13 September
Expert Workshops Learn more about how to prepare and manage M&A activities in the B2B environment from Kapsch experts
14 & 15 September
Expert Workshops Learn more about finance & company planning from Kapsch experts
14 & 15 September
Startups pitch their PoCs to Kapsch TrafficCom customers Gain customer exposure and connect to Kapsch TrafficCom cusomers
14 & 15 September
Sponsor Presenation Startups pitch their final PoC projects to the CEO of Kapsch TrafficCom and sponsor of Factory1, Georg Kapsch

ITS World Congress

29 October – 2 November
Official presentation of the PoC projects at the ITS World Congress in front of 8000 delegates and Kapsch TrafficCom customers
29 October – 2 November
Get to know leading industry experts from all over the world
29 October – 2 November
2 November: End of the Kapsch Factory1 Acceleration Program of 2017

All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by Factory1 - FAQ