Take the hop with Estrella Galicia
Learn more about TheHop, the Collaborative Entrepreneurship Program with which Estrella Galicia supports digital entrepreneurs to take the hop and become part of their ecosystem.
At Estrella Galicia we want to continue living a different story incorporating new players.
These new players are the digital entrepreneurs that become part of our ecosystem. Six start-ups coming from the entrepreneurship community, university ecosystems or acceleration centers selected through TheHop Awards, participate in our collaborative entrepreneurship program. They have resources from Estrella Galicia at hand to launch their companies, while they help us to continue innovating.
With a prize of 10,000 euros for each of the winning projects and all the necessary support to start them up, six startups will take the hop with us.
The first step before the big jump
The entrepreneurs selected for the TheHop program are part of a process in which they will carry out their projects through four pillars:
Our value chain
TheHop participants are startups capable of contributing innovative digital solutions (Big Data, IOT, Robots, Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Applications or Bots). Each one will grow with us adding value to one of these 6 areas of our value chain:
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.
We already have finalists for TheHop Awards!
THANK YOU ALL FOR THE MASSIVE PARTICIPATION!
After receiving all your projects, we have selected 18 finalists. Now, the most difficult thing remains: choosing the best among the best. Soon you will meet the 6 winning startups.
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The Thop participants will embark on an exciting journey of near 7 months.