VTEX Accelerator: Third-Party Apps

Accelerate your startup or partner solution within VTEX ecosystem

Be part of the digital commerce revolution. Submit your solution until November 14th and count on VTEX's support to develop your application.

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Acceleration Program for Third-Party Apps

The VTEX Accelerator Program targets startups and partner solutions up to 60 months old, which have already developed a first version or at least an MVP. The main focus will be on developing an application, testing and boosting the growth of the solution.

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Registrations are open until November 14th. On November 22, the finalists will be announced. The final rounds will take place between December 7th and 16th. The mentoring program starts on February 1st, and ends on June 1st.

Benefits

How your solution benefits from the VTEX Accelerator program.
Awards

Awards

Get up to 10,000 USD in equity-free grants to accelerate your growth and have the chance to pitch your idea to ecommerce experts.

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

Your team will have up to 8 meetings with VTEX experts that will support you during the development of your application, or 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. Diversity and authenticity are also very important aspects, as we believe that everyone should have the freedom to be who they really are.

The startups and partner solutions must be up to 60 months old and have at least an MVP. Professionals must have strong analytical skills, knowledge of technology, and be passionate about digital and global commerce.

The first and second edition were a success!

Throughout its previous two editions, VTEX Accelerator has had fantastic results, with a combined pool of 538 applications from more than 44 countries.

CHECK OUT THE PREVIOUS EDITIONS

Frequently Asked Questions

How our program works.

Important dates and deadlines*

Application closing date: November 14th

Selection of finalists: November 22nd – The participants whose solutions have been selected to join the final rounds will be notified by email.

Administrative call with the finalists: November 22nd and 24th – The selected companies will receive the guidelines for the final rounds.

Final rounds: Between December 7th and 16th.

Announcement of selected solutions: December 17th

Mentoring sessions: Start on February 1st

*In case of any date changes due to major reasons, the enrolled companies will be informed through the email used for applying.”

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 for the final round?

If your solution is selected for the final round, you will have an administrative video call with our team. They will help you prepare for the final event. Participating in the administrative call is mandatory to proceed to the next stage.

The questions you will be asked during the final round are similar to the the following:

Who makes up your team?
What is the market opportunity for your solution?
What is the timing for the solution’s go-live or in which development stage is it currently at?
How do you plan to make money with this solution?

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 program ends?

Once your application is published on our App Store, you will be able to integrate with more than 2500 active stores. This will bring you many growth opportunities regarding business and visibility.

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.

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