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Why It Is Worth It

This is the fourth edition of the ABSL Start-Up Challenge, which is the Poland’s biggest contest for innovators and start-ups, offering solutions for modern business services. Modern business services are the fastest developing sector in Poland, constantly looking for innovations. The companies representing this sector are global leaders employing more than 300 thousand people in Poland. During the previous three editions, almost 200 start-ups had the opportunity to present their products and services to both Polish and international corporations. The organizer of the contest is the Association of Business Service Leaders (ABSL), bringing together nearly 200 companies, including Accenture, Capgemini, Citibank, DSV, Google, HP, IBM, J.P. Morgan, Infosys, Procter & Gamble, Shell, and UBS.

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Our goal is to identify and select start-ups that are ready to establish commercial cooperation with ABSL Start-Up Challenge partners and ABSL members.

You will prepare your business offer in cooperation with market experts who have experience in the field of building proposals of start-up projects in the environment of the largest corporations.

What will you gain? Direct access to the leaders of the Polish market of modern services, the opportunity to present yourself at one of the most unique conferences in Poland - and above all a real chance to build the value of your company based on joint ventures.

Take Part in the ABSL Start-Up Challenge

This is the fourth edition of the ABSL Start-Up Challenge, which is the Poland’s biggest contest for innovators and start-ups, offering solutions for modern business services. Modern business services are the fastest developing sector in Poland, constantly looking for innovations. The companies representing this sector are global leaders employing more than 300 thousand people in Poland. During the previous three editions, almost 200 start-ups had the opportunity to present their products and services to both Polish and international corporations. The organizer of the contest is the Association of Business Service Leaders (ABSL), bringing together nearly 200 companies, including Accenture, Capgemini, Citibank, DSV, Google, HP, IBM, J.P. Morgan, Infosys, Procter & Gamble, Shell, and UBS.

Register

Why It Is Worth It

Our goal is to identify and select start-ups that are ready to establish commercial cooperation with ABSL Start-Up Challenge partners and ABSL members.

You will prepare your business offer in cooperation with market experts who have experience in the field of building proposals of start-up projects in the environment of the largest corporations.

What will you gain? Direct access to the leaders of the Polish market of modern services, the opportunity to present yourself at one of the most unique conferences in Poland - and above all a real chance to build the value of your company based on joint ventures.

Who Are We Looking For

We are looking for start-ups that have experience in working with big companies or offers for the big business. We want to find new solutions and products as well as provide their creators with access to the largest corporations operating in Poland. Together with the member companies, we have defined four areas of operation for new companies that can take part in the contest:

Fintech
  • solutions in the area of robot massive automation,
  • simplifying and managing the process of financial documents circulation,
  • automation of internal data exchange process and structuration of data from varied sources,
  • solutions increasing efficiency and precision of decisive processes basing on data.
HR TECH
  • robotic process automation tools for recruitment and talent management needs,
  • tools for recruiting defined groups of employees,
  • tools for talent management and knowledge management,
  • tools allowing for easier onboarding of new employees,
  • solutions improving employees’ engagement and well-being.
Sales & Marketing Tech
  • tools allowing for better reach and understanding of the client’s needs in the omnichannel formula,
  • tools for ongoing evaluation of value added by current and future partners in an online environment,
  • solutions for integration of online- and offline-gathered data, enabling the creation of complex market models,
  • tools supporting the increase of synergy between diverse marketing and sales activities,
  • solutions for providing sales teams with mock-ups/demo versions of products immediately after the design stage.
Smart Automation & Robotics
  • automated system for the absorption of varied and unstructured data acquired from outside the organisation,
  • tools for internal data distribution management, supporting data management, their standardisation and structuration, as well as ongoing quality control.

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FINALISTS 2017 / 2018

Find out more about Start-Up Challenge finalists

  • Cluify is a state-of-the-art online advertising platform, which makes it possible for businesses to reach particular clients. The success of the solution is guaranteed by an innovative targeting model. How does it work? It is all founded on smartphone location analysis - we survey where they are and how often they appear in given places. Based on that, purchase profiles of particular customer groups are created, and the ad reaches people, who truly want to buy certain products.

    Presentation | Website

  • CloudStorm specializes in developing the next generation of Robotic Process Automation. Corporate customers receive a complete package from process consulting to implementation and support of robots as-a-service. CloudStorm is backed by prestigious investors: the digital venture funds of Deutsche Telekom and OTP Bank as well as the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme.

    Presentation | Website

  • Body & Mind smart digital solution to promote healthy-lifestyle between employees through gamification.
    Train&Benefit provides a platform to manage employee benefits by providing health&prevention challenges. We support employees in a way to take care of their health with fitness and mindfulness tasks.

    Presentation #1 | Presentation #2 | Website

  • ChallengeRocket helps to recruit candidates for tech positions using online challenges & hackathons.

    “Winning the contest helped us to get noticed by the global brands like NVIDIA”

    Paweł Kwiatkowski, Co-Founder&CEO, ChallengeRocket.com
  • Scanye offers artifitial intelligence sollutions for the accounting

    “Thanks to ABSL Start-Up Challenge and the Public Choice prize, we started cooperation with the leading companies from BPO/SSC sector. I strongly recommend the contest to all the start-ups, which offer innovations for the outsourcing sector”

    Tadeusz Chruściel, CEO Scanye
  • Platform aimed to help making the best decisions (business and medical), merging BigData, artificial and human intelligence.

    “ABSL Start-Up Challenge was like a winning lottery ticket got as a prize for many years of hard work. Thanks to that we now may develop the C.metrics project, offering usage of artifitial intelligence in FMCG sector”

    Gregorz Kanka, CMO Cognitum
  • The employees’ task management application.

    “Once we took part in ABSL Start-Up Challenge we had only the prototype of our solution. Evaluation from representatives of business and advises from ABSL members allowed us to adjust our project to the market’s needs. Thanks to that more companies are interested in our product”

    Sebastian Starzyński, CEO
  • Emplocity revolutionizes labour market by introducing artificial intelligence in the recruitment process.

    “Thanks to the cooperation with ABSL, we received the substantive support and the opportunity to meet representatives of the biggest companies in Poland. It also allowed us to acquire business partners among the corporations interested in digital transformation”

    Krzysztof Sobczak, CEO Emplocity
  • Waywer is a communication platform that turns traditional HR, sales and marketing processes into fully digital, automated, personalized experiences for receipients. Our platforms allow corporations to interact with customers, partners and employees through video communication. Our tools are simple to implement on top of existing solutions and is already in use in over 50 corporations including Citi Bank, Bayer, Orange, Celgene, KRKA, Grupa Żywiec, Orange, Eniro, ITkontrakt, Medicover, Play.

    Presentation | Website

  • DRONN.com offers optimization of call center operations through automation of phone calls with voicebots. Our technology is capable of fully replacing human agents in repetitive call center processes. We make transformation process easy and scalable by offering DRONN voicebots in call centre outsourcing model. Benefits from outsourcing your call center processes to DRONN.com include: cost optimization, increase of effectiveness and increased data output from interactions with end-users.

    Presentation | Website

  • EVRYPLACE is an intuitive editor accessible through the browser, thanks to which you can combine 360° photos and 3D visualizations, turning them into virtual, interactive presentations. You can enrich the presentations with an additional information layer, adding widgets, 2D photos, or interactive elements. Use EVRYPLACE for creating visualizations and real estate offers, delivering 360° documentation or building interactive training presentations for virtual reality.

    Presentation | Website

  • ShelfWise is an instant, real-time shelf recognition software that enables companies to audit planograms execution – the way store’s products are displayed. Thanks to artificial intelligence, in only few seconds application enables companies to assess shelf share, out of stock, best shelf and the planogram compliance directly in the store during the sales rep’s visits. Analysis of the image recognition are available immediately when the sales representative is still in the store.

    Presentation | Website

  • Cluify is a state-of-the-art online advertising platform, which makes it possible for businesses to reach particular clients. The success of the solution is guaranteed by an innovative targeting model. How does it work? It is all founded on smartphone location analysis - we survey where they are and how often they appear in given places. Based on that, purchase profiles of particular customer groups are created, and the ad reaches people, who truly want to buy certain products.

    Presentation | Website

    CloudStorm specializes in developing the next generation of Robotic Process Automation. Corporate customers receive a complete package from process consulting to implementation and support of robots as-a-service. CloudStorm is backed by prestigious investors: the digital venture funds of Deutsche Telekom and OTP Bank as well as the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme.

    Presentation | Website

  • Body & Mind smart digital solution to promote healthy-lifestyle between employees through gamification.
    Train&Benefit provides a platform to manage employee benefits by providing health&prevention challenges. We support employees in a way to take care of their health with fitness and mindfulness tasks.

    Presentation #1 | Presentation #2 | Website

    ChallengeRocket helps to recruit candidates for tech positions using online challenges & hackathons.

    “Winning the contest helped us to get noticed by the global brands like NVIDIA”

    Paweł Kwiatkowski, Co-Founder&CEO, ChallengeRocket.com
  • Scanye offers artifitial intelligence sollutions for the accounting

    “Thanks to ABSL Start-Up Challenge and the Public Choice prize, we started cooperation with the leading companies from BPO/SSC sector. I strongly recommend the contest to all the start-ups, which offer innovations for the outsourcing sector”

    Tadeusz Chruściel, CEO Scanye

    Platform aimed to help making the best decisions (business and medical), merging BigData, artificial and human intelligence.

    “ABSL Start-Up Challenge was like a winning lottery ticket got as a prize for many years of hard work. Thanks to that we now may develop the C.metrics project, offering usage of artifitial intelligence in FMCG sector”

    Gregorz Kanka, CMO Cognitum
  • The employees’ task management application.

    “Once we took part in ABSL Start-Up Challenge we had only the prototype of our solution. Evaluation from representatives of business and advises from ABSL members allowed us to adjust our project to the market’s needs. Thanks to that more companies are interested in our product”

    Sebastian Starzyński, CEO

    Emplocity revolutionizes labour market by introducing artificial intelligence in the recruitment process.

    “Thanks to the cooperation with ABSL, we received the substantive support and the opportunity to meet representatives of the biggest companies in Poland. It also allowed us to acquire business partners among the corporations interested in digital transformation”

    Krzysztof Sobczak, CEO Emplocity
  • Waywer is a communication platform that turns traditional HR, sales and marketing processes into fully digital, automated, personalized experiences for receipients. Our platforms allow corporations to interact with customers, partners and employees through video communication. Our tools are simple to implement on top of existing solutions and is already in use in over 50 corporations including Citi Bank, Bayer, Orange, Celgene, KRKA, Grupa Żywiec, Orange, Eniro, ITkontrakt, Medicover, Play.

    Presentation | Website

    DRONN.com offers optimization of call center operations through automation of phone calls with voicebots. Our technology is capable of fully replacing human agents in repetitive call center processes. We make transformation process easy and scalable by offering DRONN voicebots in call centre outsourcing model. Benefits from outsourcing your call center processes to DRONN.com include: cost optimization, increase of effectiveness and increased data output from interactions with end-users.

    Presentation | Website

  • EVRYPLACE is an intuitive editor accessible through the browser, thanks to which you can combine 360° photos and 3D visualizations, turning them into virtual, interactive presentations. You can enrich the presentations with an additional information layer, adding widgets, 2D photos, or interactive elements. Use EVRYPLACE for creating visualizations and real estate offers, delivering 360° documentation or building interactive training presentations for virtual reality.

    Presentation | Website

    ShelfWise is an instant, real-time shelf recognition software that enables companies to audit planograms execution – the way store’s products are displayed. Thanks to artificial intelligence, in only few seconds application enables companies to assess shelf share, out of stock, best shelf and the planogram compliance directly in the store during the sales rep’s visits. Analysis of the image recognition are available immediately when the sales representative is still in the store.

    Presentation | Website

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