The time has finally arrived! We are incredibly excited to announce the official Final Pitch Day Competition. This Tuesday, February 19th, we will invite TEN innovative and inspiring entrepreneurs to present their projects to SCMC’s senior management.
Officially launched as of December 2018, SCMC Accelerator is a brought to the ecosystem through a collaboration between the Supply Chain Management Company of the Coca-Cola China System and nihub Innovation Center.
Over the past two months, we’ve received over 70 applications to SCMC Accelerator and have been incredibly impressed with the innovative and competitive ideas proposed to improve the digitalization, automation, and quality control of their supply chain.
At the end of the day, eight talented projects were chosen to participate in the upcoming pitch day competition, with a total of three lucky projects to be chosen to move forward into the program.
The competition will start with a quick introduction to SCMC Accelerator, the pitching competition, rules, etc. Then we’ll immediately get started with the first four presentations of the day before a quick lunch break at noon. Right after lunch, the remaining four projects will pitch their ideas and companies to the audience.
Finally, the judge’s panel comprising of SCMC senior management team will convene to discuss all the projects and make their final decision on the three projects that will be joining the first batch of SCMC Accelerator.
Once the projects are confirmed, the acceleration program will start in early March through the end of May, with weekly training, coaching sessions, ecosystem trips, and more.
All of this is in order to push the participating innovators in the proper direction towards developing a dynamic product to change the way we bottle in supply chain management.
Finally, in the final days of May, another roadshow / graduation ceremony will be held for the final three projects to present their finished products to the SCMC senior management.