The program, which will take place at R/GA’s NY headquarters, accepts applications from growth-stage and early-stage startups that are leveraging new technologies such as AI and Machine Learning, messaging and conversational platforms, natural language processing, predictive analysis, chat bot services and platforms, voice recognition and activation, conversational commerce, face scanning/swapping, productivity automation, marketing automation, dynamic price automation, testing and targeting, content personalization and optimization, predictive customer service and cognitive content development, management and distribution.
Up to ten startups will be selected to participate in the program, which is designed to enable companies to explore and launch new business models that aim to reimagine the future of digital marketing and digital products. R/GA will provide each company selected with its business transformation, strategic marketing, branding, design, and technology-focused methodology and agency services as well as access to its network of industry partners, mentors, and investors.
Startups from around the world can submit their applications beginning on August 18, 2016 through October 24, 2016.
The program will start on January 10, 2017 and conclude in early April 2017 with a Demo Event, at which each company will have the opportunity to present to an invited audience of investors, industry leaders, and press.