BrandPOS, present at 4YFN Congress 2015
As many of you know, during the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and March 5th the congress 4 Years From Now (4YFN) took place, organized by the Mobile World Capital Barcelona, coinciding with the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Creativity, innovation and new ideas were the protagonists, and BrandPOS was present. Let’s find it out!
¿What is 4YFN?
It is a link between entrepreneurs and investors. People with good ideas, and people wanting to invest in them. A great opportunity for entrepreneurs and start-ups to show what they can do. It has already established itself as the leading European event for investors and entrepreneurs mobile. 650 young companies gathered at the ‘Barcelona Fair’ in Montjuïc, with the aim of promoting the growth and consolidation of the entrepreneurial community.
“People with good ideas, and people wanting to invest in them”
¿What’s new in 2015?
The creation of the Innovation Market, a large area of exhibitors to present projects, to make new relationships and to seek for funding. Besides the Innovation market we took the opportunity to discover “Founders & Investors“, an activity to bring together these new companies with 150 investors around the world that provides creativity, innovation and development opportunities
Any groundbreaking proposal?
Remember for a moment all those flight tickets that you lost because eventually you could not travel. Now imagine that you would get some of the money back, no matter which airline you were flying with. Caravelo is the brand of the start up ChangeYourFlight a Spanish initiative that is dedicated to the partial reimbursement of airline tickets that are not being used as a form of monetization for airlines and users.
A platform that measures human kindness. Yes, that’s possible!. How can we do it? By some coins that symbolizing selfless action and that are linked to its platform. The idea is that each coin pays a service offered by another person in a selfless manner, so that promote chain favors. They are now present in 70 countries and have generated more than 130,000 favors.
The idea: Take a picture to a mathematical formula with your camera phone, and this app you will resolve in real time. It was one of the awards in the category of “Digital Media”. It is one of the rock-hstar developments of the visual recognition software ‘startup’ Microblink, located in Croatia and UK.
It is a British platform that seeks to reinvent our way of cooking. Similar to the experience of GPS while driving, discusses the best way to cook the dishes in your menu, it guides you, gives you advices in real time and recalculates the route in case of mistake.
If you want to know the 24 most groundbreaking proposals, check the link.
As one would expect, Stratesys presents its solutions for retail BrandPOS and F4R, in collaboration with ICEX (Spain Export and Investment – former Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade). BrandPOS, with its concept of POS terminal in Cloud, innovates in retail and makes a difference.
Stratesys has an Innovation Agency where gamification, strategy, innovation, communication, engagement … etc are its main aims. With this background and new projects in the digital world, we will certainly be present at this kind of events!
Featured Photo by 4YFN
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