Accenture & Tomorrow Street sign incubator deal
Written by Chris Lemmon
Tomorrow Street, Vodafone’s innovation centre, will collaborate with Accenture to help growth-stage technology firms fast-track product development and scale their businesses.
The two companies will provide support in the areas of the Internet of Things, security and artificial intelligence (AI). Participants will gain direct exposure to communications industry executives, enabling them to gain insights into the industry on a global scale.
“We have partnered with many growth-stage companies developed through our Accenture Ventures organisation, strategically investing in the most promising innovations in the market,” said Gene Reznik, senior director of Accenture’s Technology Ecosystem & Ventures practice. “We are confident that together with Tomorrow Street, we can create the right conditions for innovation to develop at the rapid pace the industry requires.”
Warrick Cramer, Tomorrow Street’s chief executive, added: “Accenture and Tomorrow Street both recognise the importance of innovation and the role startups have to play in driving it. Accenture’s innovation programs, deep technology and industry expertise, combined with the Tomorrow Street ecosystem, will be a huge advantage in helping to make the startups within the programme a success.”