Target names freshman class for retail accelerator program

And then there were 10 — technology start-ups that is. And the lineup ranges from one that develops apps for supply chain inspectors to one that creates wearable technology that helps users prevent sexual assaults.  After receiving applications from more than 500 technology start-ups in 45 countries and 32 states, Target announced the 10 finalists for its first-ever tech accelerator. The retailer announced the new program, launched in partnership with Boulder, Colorado-based start-up accelerator Techstars, in October 2015. Here are the 10 companies that will relocate to Minneapolis and embed themselves at Target headquarters this summer: AddStructure Based in Chicago and New York, AddStructure’s technology can turn bits of random information into structured data using machine-learning and sentiment analysis. Blueprint Registry This Seattle-based registry startup lets users create customized, shoppable…


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