Who Are We?Beer Garage Accelerator is a program by Beer Garage – Global tech innovation hub of AB InBev with the aim of driving innovation by building a robust network focused on solving real world complex business problems for the AB InBev ecosystem across Europe, LATAM, Africa & APAC.
Multi-million $Business Impact
4 YearsOf Brewing Innovation
Beer Garage TimelineA glance at upcoming events at Innovation Shots
WHAT DO WE OFFER?
Eligibility for Paid Engagement with milestone payments and paid Proof of Concepts (POCs) upto USD $50,000 (depending on scope of pilot).
Connect with key executives and corporate partners from our global markets and explore your potential to expand globally.
Opportunity for investment with exposure to our VC network/partners as well as opportunity within AB InBev’s ecosystem with Z-Tech and ZX Ventures.
Access to key resources, opportunities to upscale to an Enterprise Grade Product, deployment in a live environment with assistance in the co-creation of a product roadmap
Access to cloud credits from our partners; events & training workshops at Beer Garage. Opportunity to be recommended to one of our Innovation Garage partners and networking on the Beer Garage Platform.
Get access to support with Marketing and Branding via our outreach events and digital platforms.
OUR FOCUS AREAS
Create unique customer experiences and touch points to Improve consumer engagement and brand presence leveragingNFT/metaverse
Solutions to capitalize on our virtual idol Hajiang for increased consumer engagement and branding
Solutions to strength positioning of our brands associated with sports in the esports and gaming ecosystem.
Solutions that tap into social media and live events to connect, experience, and buy our products
Innovative solutions to know more about our consumers through the power of owned data (data acquisition)
Solutions to build a personalized connection with our consumers for targetedmarketing.
Digital solutions for our field sales team to drive better sales execution and performance.
Solutions that can enable additional functions into the packaging to derive more value from them e.g. Gain a better understanding of our product’sjourney
Collaborate with partners who provide innovative PET solutions that favours sustainability.
Innovative environment friendly packing solutions that conform with functional requirements for our beer and beyond beerproducts.
Innovative solutions that allow optimization of cost intensive assets in entire supply chain by sharing with other players in the industry. E.g. Shared Logistics, warehouses etc.
Digital Solution to quickly access the key details (place of origin, Route to Market partners etc.) of our products available in outlets during the field visits.
Innovative solutions to repurpose our Brewery Spent Grain, Yeast & Kieselguhr
Solutions to bring our beer bottles back to our facility
Eco-friendly alternatives for plastic labels and shrink wrap
Economical solar charging coolers for beer bottles & cans
A tech-enabled platform for direct-to-consumer delivery services.
Electric cargo and 2- Wheeler delivery vehicle with coolers
Solutions for nontraditional lenders to be vended in the SMB entity
Innovative tech-based alternatives for traditional POS mechanisms
Collaboration with upcoming metaverse platforms and partners who can plan and design digital spaces (2D|3D)
Collaboration in NFT space to increase brand awareness
Consumer Segmentation & Data Enrichment through first-Party data
Tailor-made credits solutions to enable Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) procure Assets ( Equipment, van / motorcycle) to grow their business
Solutions to enable Small and Medium Businesses to better manage their working capital
Solutions that enable Small and Medium Businesses to offer remittance solutions enabling them to generate additional revenue and offer this key service to the customers in their community
Innovative Solutions that offer tailor-made / customisable insurances for SMB’s and Ecosystem Suppliers
Innovative Reward and loyalty solutions for our Fintech SMB Customers
Marketplace Solutions offerings to find and hire different resources (e.g. In-Store Entertainment – Musicians , Artists) for the SMBs.
Solutions to identity insights from the payments, credit and other data sets captured by ABI Fintech Business and unearth new revenue streams/product offering opportunities
Innovative solutions to simplify, improve the consumer experience and make the entire digital payment process more cost-efficient for Small and Medium Businesses
Solutions that offer health and wellness services to Small and Medium Businesses and their family
Innovation tech solutions to simplify the collections of credit repayments from Small and Medium Businesses
Cost efficient Innovative Solutions for real –time fraud detection and reporting on large volume of data processed by Fintech business unit
Innovative solution to provide Video KYC and real-time authentication services that can be easily integrated with existing tech platforms of AB InBev.
OUR MENTORSOur mentors are enigmatic industry leaders guiding the next generation in this journey of innovation.
OUR PARTNERSTogether, we drive a challenging ecosystem that enables corporate growth while assisting in the attainment of innovative objectives.
SUCCESS STORIESHear from winners from our previous cohorts
AB InBev supported our vision for growth, giving us access to investment networks as well as access to various markets across their entire ecosystem. They share our passion for disruptive innovation and continue to help us explore opportunity for collaboration as we grow our business. If you’re an ambitious startuplooking to accelerate your growth, we strongly recommend that you apply for the program.
Beer Garage Accelerator Program has been a boon for Aerchain. They were very clear in their business objectives from Day 1 and it was clearly shown in their agile evaluation process. They have closely worked together with us & provided the mentorship required for global deployment.