Jump-start Your Startup

If you are developing an innovative technology solution for one of the many challenges facing the freight and logistics industry, our new Waves InnovationLab provides a unique opportunity for you to:

  • • Showcase your innovative solution through a dedicated Waves InnovationLab platform
  • • Test-drive your pitch with select accelerators, industry leaders and sector-focused VCs
  • • Network with senior-level industry executives, industry analysts, developers and entrepreneurs from across the industry spectrum, as well as key media
  • • Win a spot to demonstrate your innovation on stage in front of 1000+ decision-makers, prospective customers and investors at Transparency19 (to be held in May 2019 in Atlanta, GA).*

MarketWaves18 focuses on the freight and logistics market and the economic outlook going into 2019 and beyond. As the industry becomes increasingly digitized, MarketWaves18 showcases companies and services that use quantitative data and innovative technology and services to more efficiently manage the freight markets.

The Waves InnovationLab may help you simplify the complex journey to commercialization and fundraising:

  • • Connect with potential customers and collaborators across the freight/logistics market• Receive insight/feedback on your product/service
  • • Win a spot on a bigger Demo Day platform to reach a broader audience*

There will be a dedicated area at MarketWaves18 for the Waves InnovationLab, and each participating company will receive customized signage. In addition, your company will be listed on all Waves InnovationLab print materials.

Please bring the necessary equipment to demo your solution (i.e. laptop, extra monitor or rental). We will provide electrical hook-up, WiFi and a demo counter.

To learn more, contact David Bradford at

* Attendees will vote for their top freight tech startup from all Waves InnovationLab participants. The startup with the most votes will earn a spot at Transparency19 Demo Day (a $10,000 value).