Pushing the boundary through partnerships

Zliide was founded with the vision to revolutionize the fashion retail industry. With hardware as a core component of the product, the journey wasn’t an easy one. Fast forwarding some rough periods of starting up a new business, we are now looking at an exciting, bright future of becoming one of the leaders in reshaping the fashion industry for good!

When we learned about MasterCard and NFT Ventures’ Lighthouse program, we knew it was undoubtedly the opportunity we did not want to miss. The program created a great opportunity for startups to engage with big banks, partners and expert advisors who are committed to help push our boundaries. We established several valuable partnerships and numerous contacts at partner corporates throughout the program, which has generated tremendous values for startups like ours.

 

Though the program is a real hard work, we got to know the other inspiring startups with whom we could find ground for establishing potential collaborations. What surprised us was that we were able to meet not only the startups from our class, but also the startups from earlier batches of the Lighthouse program. The engagement across different classes makes the program so unique and empowering!  

 

The competition in the program was fierce which made being crowned the winner at Money2020 in Amsterdam even more magical. Now we are all set to cross the Atlantic and head to New York for the final round of pitching at the global Master Start Path program. We are beyond thrilled!

 

We will soon start the Nordic market entry and can’t wait to see where the future leads us. So sit tight and stay tuned as we push the fashion industry into the new generation!

 

By Morten Møgelmose

Founder and CEO of Zliide