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November 2019

Launch of Xcel, METRO's Xcellence program for hospitality tech and retail tech scaleups. Its biggest focus: scaling companies across Europe and exponentially.

May 2019

Our first later stage program, METRO Target Accelerator certified by Techstars kicked off to set a new standard for companies internationalising across continents, resulting in 7 pilots.

February 2019

Powered by Techstars turns into Certified by Techstars

November 2018

The fourth hospitality program kicked off respectively with companies from South Korea, UK, India, Croatia, Germany, and Israel

April 2018

he second retail program kicked off respectively with companies from India, Israel, UK, Spain and Germany

October 2017

The third hospitality program kicked off with companies from Switzerland, France, Portugal, Spain, UK, and Germany

May 2017

The METRO Retail Accelerator powered by Techstars was launched with companies from Portugal, Israel, Germany, Turkey,  UK, Poland, and Spain

December 2016

Our investment fund LeadX Capital Partners was established

September 2016

The second METRO Accelerator powered by Techstars took place with companies from Australia, Canada, UK, Spain, Germany, Bulgaria and Israel

September 2015

The Hospitality Tech program was launched together with Techstars, and 10 companies participating from France, Germany, USA, Estonia, and Austria.

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Alumni

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12%

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Company Locations

KITRO
Zurich, Switzerland
47.3723941
8.5423328
Trakbar
Zagreb, Croatia
45.8131770
15.9770480
Hrmony
Witten, Germany
51.4370171
7.3351240
Groupraise
Texas, USA
31.8160381
-99.5120986
Oriient
Tel Aviv, Israel
32.0621500
34.7920000
Easyway
Tel Aviv, Israel
32.0804900
34.7805275
ARpalus
Tel Aviv, Israel
32.4802900
34.9480200
Coffee Cloud
Tartu, Estonia
58.3708500
26.7147200
Epinium
Surrey, UK
51.2719880
-0.3416980
Tsenso
Stuttgart, Germany
48.7784485
9.1800132
Roborus
Seoul, South Korea
37.5649826
126.9392108
Afresh Technologies
San Francisco, USA
37.7790262
-122.4199061
Zenchef
Paris, France
48.8571000
2.3514640
UntieNots
Paris, France
48.8580498
2.3430760
Gofer
Paris, France
48.8566980
2.3514620
Barratio
Paris, France
48.8788366
2.3276706
Hyre
Ottawa, Canada
45.4211060
-75.6903080
Perksy
NYC, USA
40.7220400
-73.9998666
CB4 Analytics
NYC, USA
40.7584604
-73.9922216
Xeno
New Delhi, India
28.6142800
77.2022662
Heymojo
New Delhi, India
28.6141790
77.2022662
RetailQuant
Munich, Germany
48.2681548
11.6640244
Ordercube
Munich, Germany
48.0267700
12.2873200
IDEE
Munich, Germany
48.1180416
11.6002397
Sezzle
Minneapolis, USA
44.9772995
-93.2654692
Fresco
Milan, Italy
45.4668000
9.1905000
Waffle
London, UK
51.5077280
-0.1276540
Shopest
Manchester, UK
53.4757800
-2.2443351
Sentiment Search
London, UK
51.5075260
-0.1276520
Reputize
London, UK
51.5074250
-0.1276510
MIO Robots
London, UK
51.5073240
-0.1276500
Impala
London, UK
51.5328000
-0.1068100
Cheerfy
London, UK
51.5071220
-0.1276480
Apparier
London, UK
51.4916300
-0.2293100
Sensei
Lisbon, Portugal
38.7236600
-9.1510200
Sensefinity
Lisbon, Portugal
38.7716100
-9.3323900
Whole Surplus
Istanbul, Turkey
41.0096334
28.9651646
FragPaul
Cologne, Germany
50.9371700
6.9561600
Flowtify
Cologne, Germany
50.9383610
6.9602790
LISNR
Cincinnati, USA
39.1014537
-84.5124602
IamBot
Burlingame, California
37.5841026
-122.3660825
Somm’it
Bordeaux, France
44.8412250
-0.5800364
Smunch
Berlin, Germany
52.5047200
13.3667900
KptnCook
Berlin, Germany
52.4639600
13.4284000
JustSnap
Berlin, Germany
52.4868600
13.3194700
Hotelhero
Berlin, Germany
52.5368480
13.3927074
Protopixel
Barcelona, Spain
41.3828939
2.1774322
Pazo
Bangalore, India
12.9648781
77.6033821
Discover Dollar
Bangalore, India
12.9655700
77.6062500

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€225 million

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