Coca-Cola to open startup accelerators in nine cities including Berlin and Istanbul

Coca-Cola is planning to open accelerator programmes in nine cities including Berlin and Istanbul. I really love this idea. I hope we’ll see more interesting beverage start-ups…

The accelerators in Sydney and San Francisco have already launched. According to apresentation given by Coca-Cola VP of Innovation David Butler in Sydney in early August, the Mexico City programme should also already be active. The next cities lined up are Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Bangalore, Berlin, Singapore and Istanbul.

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Adomas Pranevicius is the co-founder and CEO of MyDrink Beverages, a premier supplier of functional ingredient solutions to beverage industry . Adomas specializes in beverage concept development, start-up beverage projects, business development and brand building. During his career he co-founded NapNock energy shot, Dragoon vitamin drink, HighVit functional vitamin drinks and Simply Umai beauty drink. He enjoys developing new beverage concepts and generating marketing ideas for them. Currently he is focusing on international expansion of MyDrink Beverages. Adomas is also writing a blog about latest beverage trends and innovations. His insights and ideas have been quoted in, Soft Drinks International, Beverage World and other media sources.