Autoglass £200,000 tech accelerator opens


Belron, part of the Autoglass brand, has announced the launch of a 12 week, £200k global tech accelerator programme. The programme is to be run in partnership with L Marks.

The programme is looking to fast track 5 start-ups that can creative innovative solutions to customer service, productivity and efficiency, and engagement with field employees. The successful 5 will be stationed at Autoglass’ Egham office, and receive in-house mentoring from Autoglass experts. Opportunities to trial products abroad have also been disclosed, and the programme will culminate with one successful start-up winning an additional £100k.

“Our team is looking forward to learning how entrepreneurs think and approach problem solving, which will challenge us to think and act differently”, says Nick Burton, head of digital and innovative  technology at Belron.

“By giving these start-ups unparalleled access to our brands around the world, along with education and investment support”, he enthused, “we can help them accelerate their businesses too”.

“We are excited to be working with Belron” says Stuart Marks, L Marks chairman, “to help them innovate their business and improve their already excellent customer service”.

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