Farfetch updates Dream Assembly project as Burberry returns

Farfetch Dream Assembly Burberry
The 7 companies will be focused on shaping the future of fashion and retail
// Farfetch announces the 3rd cohort of start-ups for Dream Assembly
// Dream Assembly is a 7-week accelerator program that aims to support fashion & retail startups
// Burberry returns to the programme for the third time

Farfetch has announced today the third cohort of start-ups for its Dream Assembly program.

Dream Assembly is powered by Farfetch and is a seven-week accelerator program that offers fashion and retail startups a program of education, mentorship, networking opportunities, early-stage funding, and access to investors.

Farfetch said the seven new companies that will take part in the program are, BECOCO, Brandpoint Analytics, Change of Paradigm, Inline Digital, Mirow, Personify XP and Springkode.

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The companies will be focused on shaping the future of fashion and retail and were selected from targeted applications from around the world.

British luxury brand Burberry which has partnered with Farfetch on Dream Assembly since its launch in April 2018, returns for the third time.

“The mentorship and insight Burberry have given each of our cohorts has been invaluable, and we are looking forward to this next batch of companies,” Farfetch chief customer officer Stephanie Phair said.

“We have seen outstanding start-ups coming through the program, and it has been fantastic to be able to support the next generation of technology companies dedicated to shaping the future of e-commerce.”

Burberry senior vice president of digital commerce, Mark Morris said: “Open innovation and collaboration are the cornerstone of our approach to digital at Burberry and we are looking forward to working with this year’s cohort of start-ups on their ideas to help develop the next generation of industry disrupters.”

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