BudStart is an Accelerator program of Beer Garage with a focus on solving real world complex business problems for the AB InBev ecosystem across Global Fintech, APAC and Africa geography.
We're looking for game changers from all over the world who are willing to disrupt, put their talents to the test, and push the boundaries of innovation.
We helped transform Discover Dollar from a 3-month POC to a global business with presence in Africa, Europe, Asia and South America
Transformed SMB with our domain knowledge and technical guidance into a large enterprise with 6000+ suppliers in 10 countries and 1B+ yearly transactions
Our product marketing expertise + analytics capabilities helped in the establishment of this media budget planning platform into a global tool with 200+ users
Connect with key executives and corporate partners from our global markets and explore your potential to expand globally.
Eligibility for Paid Engagement with milestone payments and paid Proof of Concepts (POCs) up to $50,000.
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.
Opportunity for investment with exposure to our VC network/partners as well as opportunity within ABI’s ecosystem with Z-Tech and ZX Ventures.
Access to cloud credits from our partners; events & training workshops at Beer Garage. Opportunity to be recommended to one of our Innovation Consortium partners and networking on the Beer Garage Platform.
Mechanisms in which customer’s banking information is shared to applications or APIs to create an ecosystem that is conducive to generating business, solving needs, suggesting services and more
Solutions allowing customers to make purchases using 1 click with the payment information needed to complete the purchase having been entered by the user previously
Solutions innovating the traditional POS mechanisms, allowing more ease and comfort for both customers and SMBs.
Solutions for nontraditional lenders to invest in an SMB entity, who may be under-served by traditional lending institutions
Solutions which provide a service/product on a subscription cycle for the customers who pay on recurring cycle
Solutions providing the customers an added service along with the purchased service/product
Mechanisms which are categorised as any form of payment which isn’t cash, or a debit/credit card issued by a major bank.
Solutions where businesses integrate robust loyalty offerings into their mobile wallets
Solutions for the formalization of offline customers allowing them make purchases online and pay offline and other cash management solutions through payables, receivables and liquidity management.
Tech solutions to collect consumer data through our online and offline channels to understand them better and send personalized offers and promotions.
Cost-effective, easily customizable, AI and analytics driven end-to-end solutions for our sales team to drive better sales execution and performance.
Open platform to identify suppliers from the marketplace and get a complete comparative study on parameters (quality, TAT, cost, etc.) to help in decision making for Smart Procurement.
Simple, cost effective, easy to use, multilingual and QR code based digital menu solutions for our bar, pubs and restaurant partners to provide enhanced experience to our consumers and improve our brand/sales equity.
Solutions to give visibility into the causes of breakages during transit. Real time visibility for fleet till the unloading happens to minimize detention losses and the stock movement outside ABI warehouses to minimize demurrage losses.
Solutions offering capabilities for digitization of payments, transaction and settlements of discounts/claims/invoices across B2B2C.
Solutions to automate our supply chain and logistics process: Loading/Unloading of trucks, Bottle Inspection, Carton Assembling and Sealing, Equipment Controllers, Intra-Brewery Logistics.
Partner solutions offering supply of utilities on metered billing system (Utility as a Service model) for water, energy, warehouse space, equipments, etc.
Solutions for preventive maintenance of machines/equipments, 3D-printing of parts, realtime automatic conveyor synchronisation, process/safety compliance alert mechanisms for Brewery Operations.
Solutions allowing connect drivers (to sellers) with riders (to buyers) with the capability of mobile payment and dynamic pricing. Cost effective solutions on vehicle tracking.
Solutions which can efficiently and effectively track, and match finished products vs end users
Solution/product idea of creating a free WIFI network within the cooler using a device which can be used by store owner to place orders via B2B platform
Solutions on supply chain system with tech integrated. Track, collect and process the bottles & cans back to manufacturer. Sustainable solution on use of less plastics.
Infrastructure IOT solutions which can be used to track chiller temp, theft, shelf space etc. Analyze the footprint of the store and customer analytics.
Solutions to digital display communications and promotions in the POC’s
Solutions which can identify competitors' market analysis and areas of operations. Tools to measure markets using best frameworks and dashboards
AI driven solutions for 121 marketing promotions for specific POC’s using multi-channel social media data
Global Head of Fintech, Z-Tech
VP Technology and Analytics,
Budweiser Brewing Company APAC
Global Director Z-Tech(Fintech) & Innovation, AB InBev
Chief Technology Officer, Fintech,
Innovations Director APAC,
Director Planning & Logistics,
Global Director of Legal
& Corporate Affairs,
Global Head of Product,
Great experience with BudStart. They execute really fast. It’s difficult to have outcome focused approach, but Innovation Brewery has nailed it
BudStart 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.