Where Big Meets small

Next Media Accelerator


Next Media Accelerator is a network driven accelerator for startups that aim at transforming the conventional approach to the media industry  (journalism, content, advertising) by embracing digital technology and with a scalable business model. They host batches of up to five teams over six months at their offices in Hamburg. Next Media Accelerator was founded by several independent partners in order to offer startups a place to succeed. The program is looking for companies that bring innovation to the media industry and look for international markets.


Start up incubator


Pollenizer is Australia’s first startup incubator. Since its foundation in Sydney in 2008, Pollenizer has turned hundreds of ideas into real businesses and now uses its Startup Science, to design incubation and acceleration programs for some of the largest companies in the world.


Publicis Worldwide

Drugstore Founders

ham, joh, lon, mum, sha, syd, zur

Publicis Worldwide is a global creative agency, with 89 years experience providing change leadership for its clients. With over 12,000 employees in 84 countries, Publicis Worldwide is part of Publicis Groupe, the 3rd largest communications network in the world. The Drugstore creates new competitive advantages and pushes large multinationals to the forefront of innovation. In this way, the Drugstore helps Publicis Worldwide’s clients harness the driving forces of change, and partners them in their own digital transformations. Publicis Worldwide founded the Drugstore in London in October 2014.



The ROI Agency


ZenithOptimedia is a leading global media services network, part of the Publicis Groupe, with over 7,500 people working in 262 offices across 74 countries. ZenithOptimedia delivers a unique approach to strategy development and implementation across the full spectrum of paid, owned and earned contact points – the Live ROI planning process. Publicis Worldwide Australia and ZenithOptimedia have partnered to bring the Drugstore to Australia and clients closer to the innovation, technology and entrepreneurial thinking of the startup world, in order to help them manage industry disruption and succeed through collaborative advantage.



Impact Hub Zurich

Co-working Space


Combining the best from an innovation lab, learning community and startup incubator, Impact Hub Zurich provides a collaborative space to prototype the future of business.

With around 500 members and 20 employees, projects can advance quickly and in unconventional ways, fostering entrepreneurial thinking and completely new, dynamic perspectives. In order to ensure Drugstore Zurich was also optimised for interdisciplinary working, Publicis sought collaboration with Impact Hub Zurich to bring together leading brand development and agile product development processes to get clients and partners fit for the economy of the future.