Our hospitality program gives startup participants access to 500+ restaurants and hotels, through which they can test their product and receive continuous feedback, while in program. Once proven successful, and qualified, our post-program support structure helps push their solutions to new customers at scale.


This program targets:

  • Startups who are digitising the hospitality industry
  • Startups who have restaurants or hotels as customers


Startups in our retail program benefit from METRO/ real.- and its partner network. In our program, we connect participants with mentors and decision makers from companies and brands like P&G. Some of our previous startups have piloted with P&G, Zalando, Cartier, and of course METRO/real.- among others.


This program targets:

  • Startups who are digitising the retail industry
  • Startups who have wholesale, retail or traders as a customer


The selected startups gain:

  • An offer of €120,000 worth of investment
  • Unparalleled access to METRO’s intellectual capital
  • Close purpose-driven mentorship from METRO and Techstars industry experts and experienced entrepreneurs
  • Free dedicated working space in Berlin during the program
  • Judiciously prepared high stakes Demo Day
  • The opportunity to become a lifelong member of the METRO and Techstars network

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Apply for our Hospitality Program before August 3rd 2018

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