This video features the Startup Challenge session from Total Retail Tech 2022 in Nashville. Startup presenters included Chris Silver, Co-Founder and CEO, BambuMeta; Ileana Del Risco, CEO, Modi; and Nicole Phillips, Co-Founder and CEO, Qatch. Judges included Vanathy Lakshmi, Vice President, Product and Experiences, JCPenney; Erica Fortune, Senior Vice President, E-Commerce, Big Lots; and Kaitlin Hutchinson, General Manager, Summer Water, Winc. The session was moderated by Sucharita Kodali, Vice President, Principal Analyst, Forrester.
This interactive, “Shark Tank”-style session will feature pitches from three founders of innovative retail technology startups competing to win the approval of the Total Retail Tech audience as well as a panel of esteemed judges — along with the chance to be featured in a Total Retail Talks episode! Each founder has 10 minutes to introduce their solution and explain how it solves key industry challenges, as well as answer questions from our judges and audience. Following a brief voting period, one startup will be named the winner.