The most promising startups will have the opportunity to launch paid pilot projects; the opportunity to integrate their solutions into the Beeline product portfolio in case if successful pilots; investment support when entering new regions. Various options for commercial partnership will be also considered with particular projects.
GenerationS, corporate innovation development platform and Beeline, leading telecom company in Russia launched the call for cybertech solutions.
Startups offering solutions in the key directions below are welcome to participate in the call:
The application deadline is July 22nd. Startups with TRL level not less than 5-6 are welcome to apply here: https://www.f6s.com/beeline-call-for-cybertech-solutions
In total not less than 25 solutions in the personal security field to be selected for further piloting within the company. The most promising projects will receive the Beeline financial support while entering new regions as well as company’s expertise.
Ekaterina Petrova, managing director of the GenerationS corporate innovation development platform: “Today the world’ telecom market is especially active and open to innovative solutions, which gives rise to interesting, sometimes unique proposals from startups. For GenerationS, which has already an experience in the telecom sector, the joint project with Beeline will be another interesting milestone that will open up growth opportunities for many Russian and international projects. With a wide network of ecosystem partners around the world, we are confident that we will find the right technologies that meet the modern requirements and needs of the company. For Russian projects, this is an excellent opportunity to include such a major player and market leader as Beeline in their portfolio and to enter the Russian market for foreign projects”.
George Held, Chief Digital Officer at Beeline Russia: “The personal security of the client is a priority of Beeline's business, therefore everything related to the prevention of fraud, ensuring the protection of confidential data of our users, anti-phishing, etc., is an extremely important task for us. We are confident that working with GenerationS will help to find teams with fresh ideas and a desire to change the world that will help us succeed in our tough fight against fraud. And we, in turn, will help them with financing and Beeline's expertise.”
GenerationS is a platform for corporate innovations development; it is the largest corporate accelerator across Russia and CIS. Established in 2013. GenerationS implements comprehensive corporation development programs including in-house programs for intrapreneurship development, acceleration programs for scouting and external project acceleration, and international programs for staff training in innovations development and management methods based on international leading corporations.
The accelerator infrastructure today includes more than 18 000 startups from more than 60 countries and more than 1300 corporate and ecosystem partners. In 2017 GenerationS was recognized as one of the largest Russian accelerator according to the RBC magazine. In 2018 GenerationS becomes the best corporate accelerator in Europe according to the Corporate Startup Summit. GenerationS is also in the top- 5 best state-owned accelerators in the world according to the UBI Global. Winner of 2020 ITU Innovation Challenge in the category “Ecosystem best practice”. In 2020 GenerationS became a member of the INSME Association, the international network for small and medium-sized businesses under the auspices of the OECD. In December of 2020, GenerationS won the Russian Digital Leaders Award 2020 in the nomination “Project of the Year in the Public Sector” in the “Acceleration Programs” category. In 2021 GenerationS became a winner of Global Outlook Awards in the category “Outstanding Contribution to Innovation Ecosystem Development – Russia 2021” and in June was marked in the category “Best Practices in Ecosystem Acceleration - Russia 2021” of Cosmopolitan The Daily Business Awards 2021.