Sodexo launches start-up applications for its Global Accelerator program
Selected startups will be primed to scale their business and work with Sodexo for the long term while contributing to its innovation process.
Sodexo opens applications for its 2024 Global Accelerator program in partnership with L Marks, an initiative aimed at boosting the collaboration between Sodexo and startups, a key force for Sodexo to have a finger on the pulse of the latest trends and disruptions in the service industry.
For startups, working with Sodexo is an opportunity to ‘accelerate’ their development by benefiting from experienced business mentors, decades of industry knowledge and a global client footprint. Selected startups will be primed to scale their business and work with Sodexo for the long term while contributing to its innovation process.
For this global edition, Sodexo is asking for applications in five key areas of focus:
Data Analytics: to improve the use of data across its client accounts and allow Sodexo to
make sure their clients’ teams are communicating as effectively as possible, making data-
Sustainability: to focus on how to measure and assess carbon impact across activities and
initiatives and create solutions that can help reduce carbon emissions across Sodexo’s
Consumer Experience: to explore solutions to increase the ease and accessibility of clients’
sites, improve the flexibility of their workforce and optimize resource utilization to deliver the
best possible consumer experience. They wish to understand how they can capture the voice
of their consumers seamlessly to ensure they are driving continuous improvement.
Operational Efficiency: to provide practical solutions that can streamline workflows, optimize
resources, digitize and modernize processes.
Wildcard to add value to Sodexo’s business and that of its clients.
Application link: https://bridge.lmarks.com/
Applications will close on February 25th 2024, at 23:59, and those who will be successful will go live in May, facilitated by corporate innovation specialist, L Marks.
Daniel Saunders, CEO of L Marks, said: “We are delighted at L Marks to continue our long- standing partnership with Sodexo and launch the Global Accelerator. Sodexo has proven commitment to innovation, with dozens of successful implementations to date. Within this new program, we are excited to uncover the most innovative solutions that will deliver value for Sodexo and its clients across the globe.”