Take the hop with Estrella Galicia
If you are a digital entrepreneur and you have a project that we can grow together, take the hop with Estrella Galicia: participate in TheHop Awards.
At Estrella Galicia we want to continue living a different story that will have new players.
These new players are the technological entrepreneurs that will take part in our ecosystem. Six start-ups coming from the entrepreneurship community, university ecosystems or acceleration centres that we select through TheHop Awards, and which will participate in a collaborative entrepreneurship programme. They will have resources from Estrella Galicia to launch their companies, while they help us to continue innovating.
In addition, the six winning projects will receive a prize of 10,000 euros each.
If you want to take the hop with Estrella Galicia, go ahead. Register your project!
This could be the first step we take together
Before registering in TheHop Awards, you have to know what you can get if you are selected. Because the award isn’t the end of the process, but rather the beginning of a programme that will allow you to take the hop as an entrepreneur:
Do you want to launch your project with us?
Don’t hesitate to participate if you have a project capable of contributing innovative digital solutions in the fields of Big Data, IOT, Robots, Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Applications or Bots. Your project may be selected if you believe that it adds value to one of these 6 areas, allowing you to grow with us:
Initiatives related to the purchase and assurance of the supply of materials, as well as outsourcing of third-party services and supplier management: activity of budget requests and management of purchase orders, activities aimed at monitoring a purchasing budget and the reduction of purchase costs, anticipation of purchase orders, management of purchase portals and auctions with suppliers, etc.
Manufacturing & Quality
Initiatives related to the production of beverages. Both in the industrial field (preventive maintenance tools, change systems for packaging format, traceability, energy efficiency and models of productive efficiency, intelligent labeling, …) and in the field of product quality (food safety, biotechnology and research, advanced quality management, etc.).
Initiatives related to storage and transport: transfer of final products and their availability to the customer, stock management activities, production planning, transport planning and route optimization, etc.
Initiatives related to the optimization of a company’s management processes: monitoring and productivity improvement systems, budget preparation and budgeting tools, project management tools, training and e-learning solutions, process optimization of personnel (evaluation, selection and hiring, etc.), streamlining of legal processes, tools and scorecards for tracking results, competitive intelligence solutions for macro trends and alerts, etc.
Initiatives related to the communication of the positioning of our brands, increasing our reach and enhancing the relationship of our customers with our brands. Initiatives that help to improve the knowledge of the market and our customers (market analytics, campaign tracking, consumer knowledge of beverages, etc.). Initiatives that help design and launch of campaigns, the conception of new products and the optimization of their launch, etc.
Initiatives related to the optimization of the commercial system of a company: demand forecasting, customer intelligence, commercial teams’ management, management of expenses and commercial investments, monitoring of results, etc. Also initiatives oriented to the commercial activation and generation of more sales in our clients through Trade Marketing, recommendations of consumption, systems that allow our distributors to optimize the management of their points of sale (bars, restaurants, hotels, …), tools for price monitoring prices in hypermarkets, supermarkets, etc.
Register your project and send us a video
With the description of your project, you have to send a 5 minute maximum video, which explains us how your start-up can fit in with our ecosystem. You have until August 31st!
Follow the progress of your candidacy
Between 1st and 15th September we will select the finalists. And with luck, your project will be among them.
If you win, you will know by the end of September.
We will celebrate a Demo day where the finalists will present their projects and will announce from La Coruña the 6 winners of TheHop Awards. If you are one of them, you’ll be very close to making your project a reality.
Take the hop!
If your idea is a winner, you will receive all the necessary support from Estrella Galicia to launch your own company over the course of 7 months.