Sponsors

The Fashion Innovation Award has been created with the help of a variety of enthusiastic and inspiring partners and sponsors. With a special focus on developing digital disruption in the fashion and retail industry, we are proud and grateful for their strong support of our initiative.

Akamai - Leading Content Delivery Network provider
Akamai

Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere.

Asendia - Logistics & shipping provider
Asendia

We combine the experience and expertise of our founding companies, La Poste and Swiss Post. As a joint adventure, we bring together a wealth of international and local expertise and connections. Today we employ over 1,000 people in 15 county offices in Europe, Asia and the USA – a global network blended with a local presence. We like to work in partnership with you sharing our knowledge and experience.

BrandsDistribution - B2B fashion distribution platform
BrandsDistribution

We are world leaders in online B2B designer clothing and fashion accessories distribution. We’ve accumulated a great deal of experience in the fashion business since we launched in 2006, and also in developing innovative logistics solutions, making full use of the potential for online sales and digital transformation. Technology, fashion, outstanding distribution & logistics are our mission.

CRIF AG - Credit management solutions
CRIF AG

CRIF - your number 1 partner for business information - manages the largest risk database in the DACH-area containing comprehensive data about private individuals and companies. By the application of identification and solvency checks, optimized payment and address management as well as fraud prevention solutions CRIF supports companies in E-Commerce protecting effectively and extensively against all types of risk.

Critical Case - Hosting & cloud computing provider
Critical Case

Operating from 1999 as High Availability service provider, specialized in tailor-made fully managed solutions.

We provide high-customizable and flexible hosting, cloud computing, disaster recovery and business continuity solutions, management and consulting services. Our mission is to design and to realize tailor-made IT solutions for each client, in order to meet his requirements and improve the business productivity. 

DXC Technology -
DXC Technology

DXC Technology (DXC: NYSE) is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. Created by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC Technology serves nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients across 70 countries. The company’s technology independence, global talent and extensive partner network combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. DXC Technology is recognized among the best corporate citizens globally. For more information, visit dxc.technology.

eShopWorld - Global e-Commerce solutions
eShopWorld

At eShopWorld, our mission is to empower online retailers to succeed globally, by delivering a seamless and glocalized shopping experience that enhances their brand. By “shopping experience,” we mean the complete customer journey, from the first website visit through delivery, including customer service and returns.

Since 2010, our vision has been that online retailers could sell globally with the same ease and efficiency as locally, while their customers enjoy a personalized eCommerce experience regardless of their location or device. With mobile commerce exploding and consumers increasingly becoming omni-channel shoppers, your international shoppers will eventually want to browse and buy anytime, anywhere, from any device — smartphones, tablets, and gadgets that haven’t even been invented yet. We want to help you sell however your international customers want to buy.

Fashion Technology Accelerator - Accelerator for fashion and technology start-ups
Fashion Technology Accelerator

A bespoke accelerator, a trustworthy business partner. We are Fashion Technology Accelerator, the International hub that fosters digital and technology innovation in Fashion, Luxury and Retail industry. We are part of an international network with offices in Silicon Valley and Seoul. We help startups and young enterprises, operating at the intersection between the industries of fashion and technology, accelerate their businesses. We also help large corporations in retail, luxury and apparel in need of innovation and new technologies. Our particular and strong focus enables us to offer industry-specific services, valuable insights, opportunities with potential partners and customers.

This is what we call tailored advisory.

Keros - Software and systems solutions
Keros

Keros’ Founders and Partners have accumulated relevant experience in the e-commerce industry – having been customer and service provider themselves in previous experiences – and in the enterprise value added software market. The company has today a management team able to translate operational experience and skills into software solutions, assuring completeness and user-friendliness…

Kilpatrick - Executive search consultancy
Kilpatrick

Since 1997, Kilpatrick has been one of the leading firms in defining great leadership – focusing on both emerging and mature markets – in rapidly changing economic conditions emerging opportunities and challenging business goals. More than 70 consultants in 16 offices, serving 42 countries around the globe, we work closely with both public and private corporations and have a special focus on the many family-owned enterprises.

Microsoft AG - Software and technology company
Microsoft AG

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices 

and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

Nembrini Consulting SA - Business & ICT consultancy
Nembrini Consulting SA

Nembrini Consulting SA mainly deal with business consulting for private companies and public institutions, established in Switzerland and beyond. Thanks to the longstanding experience of our past activities we have an excellent network of contacts in all areas, allowing us to offer our customers a highly professional and fast service, with an excellent cost-performance ratio.

NetComm Suisse Association - Swiss e-Commerce & Innovation association
NetComm Suisse Association

The goals of NetComm Suisse are to support the interests of e-Commerce companies, contribute to the knowledge and diffusion of e-Commerce, including related services and technologies, and to bring down the barriers that limit the development of the sector.

Through activities as diverse as lobbying, legal & fiscal support, training and research, the organization aims to build a stronger e-Commerce environment in Switzerland and beyond to enable sustainable growth across the industry.
 NetComm Suisse enables Associates to build their own businesses and at the same time build a stronger community of e-Commerce operators for the future. Through networking events, training, institutional relations and research into the digital market, the organization enables greater consumer confidence in e-Commerce and greater success for operators in the industry. We also engage proactively with the media and international institutions, providing information, concrete data and a voice for the wider industry, seeking above all to help build a more engaged and successful future for the sector.

SkipsoLabs - Innovation platform provider
SkipsoLabs

Innovation and crowdsourcing solutions for private, public and social enterprises. SkipsoLabs offers customised online platform to involve stakeholders and clients in finding and enhancing new innovation projects.

The Untitled Ventures - Venture entity
The Untitled Ventures

Private venture company, which invests in technological companies at seed stage of development. The investments are made into organizations, which test hypothesis of ready products or solutions (e.g. via pilot projects with corporate clients or representing end users). The Untitled investment focus implies digital-technologies in offline-, online- and omni-retail, advertising and fashion in 2018. Special interest lays in artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision, Internet of things (IoT), etc.