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  • Retail Innovators Wanted!

  • Startups in RetailTech!

Last Day for Applications

June 10, 2019


What is MediaMarkt Startup Challenge?

We want to change the world of Retail! Being a global leader in the sector, we admit that this change can be achieved together with startups through cultural transformation and digitalization.

MediaMarkt Startup Challenge brings together entrepreneurs, who are shaping technologies of the future today, and the retail world. We are driven by the aim to enrich customer experience; we endeavor to boost the most innovative solutions and
ideas in the retail sector.

Areas of Interest What we are looking for?

Innovative ideas and practices that will make a difference in the future retail experience.

Perakende Satış Teknolojileri

Retail Sales Technologies

Solutions to transform the decision-making process of the customer online and in physical stores, bringing more exciting technological experience.

After-Sales Technologies

Solutions to enhance customer experience and increase customer satisfaction after sales in MediaMarkt stores.

Corporate Digitalization Process

Solutions to improve the efficiency of sales teams and staff and streamline all kind of business processes.


Perakende Satış Teknolojileri

Chance to participate in the Retailtech Hub program in Munich

An innovation platform for startups with clear focus on a piloting-fast-track with corporate partners

The opportunity to be included in the entrepreneur network of Plug and Play, one of Silicon Valley’s most active investors.

The opportunity to present at Retail Technologies Conference in Istanbul, October 1.

Your business model in MediaMarkt stores in Turkey

Your business model in Tekzen stores in Turkey

Chance to pitch for Chain Stores Association Members

The opportunity to present at Retail Technologies Conference in Istanbul, October 1.

Chance to pilot in MediaMarkt stores in Turkey

Chance to pilot in Tekzen stores in Turkey

The opportunity to present at Retail Technologies Conference in Istanbul, October 1.

Great Day June 25th!
MediaMarkt Startup Challenge Day


09:00 - 10:00
Opening Remarks

10:00 - 12:00
Startup Presentations and Q&A Session

12:00 - 13:30
Lunch and Networking

13:40 - 14:00
Keynote: Innovate or Die. The Future of Retail.

14:00 - 15:00
Award Ceremony & Closing Remarks


MediaMarkt Turkey & MediaMarkt Greece

MediaMarkt, an affiliate of MediaMarktSaturn Retail Group with a 50-year history, more than 65,000 employees and more than 1000 stores in 14 countries as well as an average of 2.2 billion visitors a year, is the number 1 electronic retailer of Europe. Presenting the world brands with the German specialization and quality service approach, MediaMarkt Turkey has a total of 72 stores + 1 e-shop in Turkey since 2007. MediaMarkt Greece has a total of 12 stores + 1 e-shop and is operating in Greece since 2005.

For more information, please visit us at: MediaMarkt Turkey (, MediaMarkt Greece (

Retailtech Hub

The Retailtech Hub is an accelerator platform founded by the MediaMarktSaturn Retail Group in cooperation with the Plug and Play Tech Center from Silicon Valley. The main aim is to offer participating startups the chance to carry out a pilot project with one of the partner companies, which include in addition to MediaMarkt and Saturn also the Schwarz Group (Lidl and Kaufland) and Aachener Grundvermögen.

For more information, please visit us at:


With 100% domestic capital and offering services in the retail sector for 24 years without any break, Tekzen is the most widespreadHome Development Retailer. Tekzen continues its activities today in 59 provinces with 138 stores. Tekzen offers its customers a spacious and comfortable shopping atmosphere with a total sales area of +245 thousand m2 in Turkey. It maintains its feature of being the first domestic brand in the sector that has extended its operations to abroad with the stores opened in Romania and Cyprus. It is also the only member of EDRA (European DIY Retail Association) and GHIN (Global Home Improvement Network), which are among the most prestigious global organizations of the sector, from Turkey. Having launched its online in 2006, Tekzen currently ships the full range of 250 thousand products to every part of Turkey through the fastest and most reliable ways. is visited by 6 million users in monthly average. Closely monitoring new trends in digital marketing, Tekzen strives to deliver maximum customer satisfaction through every channel, including its mobile web site, applications compatible with Android and IOS and its after-sales support services.

For more information, please visit us at:

Hackquarters | Startup Accelerator

Hackquarters is a startup accelerator launchpad and a corporate innovation partner. Hackquarters is a right place for you, if you want to make a change and build a next great thing on the internet. If you believe that you can rock the world, join Hackquarters family.

For further information: