Liz Bacelar joins Together Group as Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer
LONDON – Together Group, the founder-led Powerhouse for Digital Innovation, eCommerce & Growth today announced its acquisition of New York-based Innovation Consultancy The Current Global. Established in 2017 by Liz Bacelar, a pioneer in the fashion-tech space, founder of Decoded Fashion and host of the Innovators podcast, The Current Global has quickly evolved into an acknowledged authority for global tech-sourcing and tech-driven innovation in the fashion, beauty, luxury-lifestyle space and beyond, with clients including Gucci, H&M, Tiffany, Farfetch, Cartier, Mulberry, Shiseido, Coach, Brookfield, Capital One, Google and NRF.
Operating as Together Group Innovation, The Current Global will take on the lead of the group’s tech-sourcing and digital-innovation services.
“The Current Global has managed to disrupt the traditional design & build business model of the larger technical solution providers in the market.”, says Dr. Christian Kurtzke, Together Group CEO. “They dramatically accelerate both the ideation and the time-to-market for tech-driven innovations, leveraging their network of 2,000+ tech start-ups in over 30 countries to substantially speed up the design & build process.”
“Together Group’s strategy is to unite the world’s best founder-led consultancies, digital agencies and activation specialists, combining the creative spirit of the founder-led firms with the strengths of a global group,” said Liz Bacelar. “By growing this ecosystem with our curated network of technology innovators from around the globe, we are building an agile new powerhouse for exciting new consumer experiences, ecommerce and retail innovation.”
The Current Global news site, the Current Daily (www.thecurrentdaily.com), and its flagship Innovation Mansion series (innovationmansion.com), which regularly attracts top CEOs and industry leaders in tech, fashion and beauty will be continued under the Together Group brand.
ABOUT TOGETHER GROUP:
Together Group is the founder-led Powerhouse for Digital Innovation, eCommerce & Growth.
Bringing together best-of-breed founder-led (digital) consultancies, technical solutions providers and innovators from around the world, we create, innovate and grow both established and new challenger brands. www.Together.Group