VTEX Accelerator: Third-Party Apps

Accelerate your startup or partner solution within VTEX ecosystem

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Acceleration Program for Third-Party Apps

The VTEX Accelerator Program targets startups and partner solutions that have already developed a first version or at least an MVP. The main focus will be on natively integrating the solution within VTEX Digital Commerce ecosystem focusing of the app development, testing and boosting its growth.

Benefits

How your solution benefits from the VTEX Accelerator program.
Awards

Awards

Get technical support and pitch your idea to ecommerce experts. Then, after publishing your app on VTEX AppStore, get the chance to present it live and win prizes.

Exposure

Exposure

Your solution will be mentioned in press releases, on our website and social media pages. In addition, it will also be available to our customers as a plug-and-play app on our App Store.

Mentoring

Mentoring

By participating in the live event, your team will compete to win up to 6 meetings with VTEX Experts who will guide you through sales and business development matters.

What are we looking for?

Our mission is to develop a global digital commerce ecosystem, and we are looking for solutions built by challenge-oriented professionals who are bold enough to take risks, question the status quo, and try out new possibilities.

Professionals must have strong analytical skills, knowledge of technology, and be passionate about digital and global commerce.

Diversity and authenticity are also very important aspects, as we believe that everyone should have the freedom to be who they really are.

The first three editions were a success

Throughout its previous three editions, VTEX Accelerator has had fantastic results, with a combined pool of 830 applications from more than 50 countries.

CHECK OUT THE PREVIOUS EDITIONS

Frequently Asked Questions

How our program works.

Important dates and deadlines

Application period: will be ongoing starting on the 2nd of May 2022

Participant Selection: 23rd of ongoing month – the selected solutions will be notified by email.

Administrative call with the selected participants: 27th of the ongoing month – the selected companies will receive the guidelines for the final rounds.

Development Process Support: 1 year from the date of signing the Partnership Agreement

Live event: 26th of January 2023 – after publishing the app in the AppStore, you will be invited to participate in the live event where you can obtain more prizes.

About the selection process

The selection process will be divided into four main stages, described in the Terms and Conditions of the program. All the stages of the program will be in English.

How should I prepare if my idea gets selected for the program?

If your solution is selected for the VTEX Accelerator Program, you will be informed by email and administrative video call with our team will be scheduled. They will explain you the development process. Participating in the administrative call is mandatory to proceed to the next stage.

The development process can take up to 1 year, and during that time you will receive support from our Technical Team.

Do I have to attend all activities scheduled as part of the program?

Attendance of all program-related activities is mandatory.

What does VTEX expect from the candidates?

Our mission is to develop the digital commerce ecosystem around the world by building solutions for the community along with our partners. What we expect from the participants of the program is the same level of commitment toward the commerce landscape.

We want to partner with companies and people that are bold and challenge-driven, whose passion is to power the commerce transformation, just like we are. We also expect a high commitment associated with the development of the third-party app of your solution.

What happens after the app is published in the App Store?

Once your application is published in our App Store, you will be able to integrate with more than 2,500 active stores. This will bring you many growth opportunities regarding business and visibility.

Also, there will be an opportunity to participate in the live event in January 2023, where the best apps will be chosen and further awards obtained. Participation in the live event will be completely optional.

Is the program suitable for any type of industry or business?

The Accelerator program is looking for startups or partner solutions focused on digital commerce. To be a right fit with the program, your solution must be up to 60 months old, have at least one MVP and should be able to be integrated via a third-party app.

How are third-party apps developed?
What are the Terms and Conditions of the program?

You can check the program’s complete Terms and Conditions through this link.