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Canadian startup “Crema App“, a Techstars Startup Next Montreal alumni in Canada, was selected for the first batch of the 3-month intensive Shopify Partner Accelerator program.

Founded by Elyes Ben M’Rad, Crema App is the new digital reward program and payment solution for coffee shops. They are providing Starbucks Coffee Technology to small independent Coffee Shops. The app gives the ability to prepay coffee plans redeemable at the best coffee shops in town. Crema is available in Montreal, New York, Toronto, San Francisco, Berlin and Paris. By leveraging Crema transactional app and marketing solutions with Shopify Retail POS (point-of-sales) infrastructure, Crema App can offer a competitive all-in-one solution for the growing and vast network of independent coffee shops across North America.

Crema App launched a few months ago and managed to have an impressive attention from consumers. They were recently featured by CBC TV News in Canada:

The Shopify Partner Accelerator enables creative professionals from the ecommerce industry to come together, work on Shopify projects, and grow their technical and entrepreneurial skills faster than they would be able to anywhere else. Not only will successful applicants work in stunning WeWork co-working spaces, they’ll also receive exclusive mentorship, attend hands-on workshops, and meet with Shopify leadership, key members of our development team, and long-time Shopify Experts. This three-month intensive program has expanded to include four different locations across North America and Europe: New York City, USA; Montreal, Canada; London, England; and Austin, USA.

Crema App is a startup graduated from Techstars Startup Next Montreal cohort. Other startups from the Montreal program include Navut, Logrr, Gradeslam, Makerbloks, Nukern, Ask-Pam, Home Hunt and many more.

Sergio Escobar Sergio Escobar
Sergio A. Escobar runs Startup Next and Founder Institute in Montreal. Sergio launched tech startups in eCommerce and Mobile Payments, plus small & medium companies. Deeply involved in the international entrepreneurial scene through his involvement with Startup Chile, Startup Peru, World Bank startup programs in the Caribbean, and Founder Institute in Silicon Valley. Follow him in Twitter at @SergiusEscobar