Program

We pilot and scale sustainable solutions

Econnections is an annual 5-month program that brings together corporates, startups, scaleups and knowledge partners to generate sustainable impact. Partners collaborate and explore sustainable alternatives by launching pilot projects while scaleups gain access to industry experts and stress-test their sustainable propositions at scale. Knowledge partners ensure we tackle the most urgent challenges and share best practices with the world.

How we generate impact

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The pilot initiator investigates the possibilities for new, long-term collaborations between corporates and scaleups 

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The growth accelerator offers expert support to help scaleups grow and scale their sustainable solutions faster

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Our knowledge sharing initiatives ensure partners join efforts in their sustainable journeys and share best practices

January 2022
Start applications
Registrations are open for all startups and scaleups with a sustainable solution in e-commerce.
February 2022
Evaluating applicants
We'll invite the 20 most promising applications to the selection day. Six companies will be selected for the program.
March 2022
Launch of the program
Kick-off of the program with all partners and companies participating in Econnections.

Are you working on a sustainable solution for ecommerce?

We leverage the Econnections network to design and launch a pilot together. During monthly expert sessions and 2 weeks of hands-on support, you will work on your most urgent business challenges in Sales, Technology & Security, Finance, Tax & Legal, and Talent & Organization.

We offer professional support for the most urgent business challenges of scaleups and investigate possibilities for new, long-term collaborations with corporates.

Why join Econnections as a scaleup

We are looking for startups and scaleups with an innovative technology, digital product or service

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Pilot launch

If your company is selected, we guarantee that you will get to work with corporate partner(s) to test your solution by launching at least 1 pilot project

Custom expert sessions

Based on intake input on five focus topics, you will get a minimum of 5x3 hours of custom expert sessions for your team, with the possibility to schedule follow-ups if required

Expert deep dive

On a topic of your choice, you will get professional advisory services from field experts on a full-time basis for two weeks

Mentoring program

Your company will be matched with a mentor from a corporate partner, whom you'll meet on a weekly basis for custom advice ensuring you make the best out of the program

Peer networking

Through networking events you will engage with like-minded companies, learn from peers and expand your network