The trade and travel industries...

… need emerging tech, but breaking into these industries is hard. That’s why Dcode and Pangiam teamed up to accelerate tech companies that can help trade and travel leaders solve the most critical industry and global challenges today. Next up: counter UAS and airspace security.

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Connecting the right emerging tech companies with the trade and travel industries to work together effectively is easier said than done. Vetting new technology and ensuring a good match between high impact tech and high opportunity industry challenges is a critical part of reducing time and risk for both sides.

Enter: Trade & Travel.
We work with 
tech companies to:
  • 1. Understand emerging tech trends in the trade and travel industries
  • 2. Identify opportunities and use cases for tech
  • 3. Develop effective go-to-market strategies
  • 4. Build a coalition of proven go-to-market partners
  • 5. Drastically reduce time to revenue and mission impact

How We Do It

  • Challenge Areas +

    Trade & Travel works with our community of partners, leading voices, air carriers, and airports to identify the greatest challenges facing the industry. We then scout and select the very best emerging tech companies that can address those challenges fast, and we develop and transition those technologies into operation.

  • Product Strategy +

    Our experts support the development of your trade and travel use cases, messaging and pipeline strategy, contracting and pricing. We work with you to ensure your product meets the complex security, regulatory compliance, and operating requirements needed to succeed.

  • Expert Support +

    Tech participants receive weekly one-on-one advisory support from Dcode and Pangiam experts and leading mentors as well as access to webinars with industry, government, policing and regulatory experts to understand industry needs, identify opportunities, refine product, and engage effectively.

  • Premier Networking +

    You’ll meet one-on-one with over 50 key stakeholders and decision makers across the government and trade and travel industries, as well as potential channel partners, to jumpstart your engagement with the industry. Partners and Leading Voices will provide their input and explore joint offerings, investments, pilots, and parallel business opportunities.

  • Alumni Community +

    After completing the acceleration program, you’ll become a member of Trade & Travel’s alumni community, with exclusive access for two years to:

    • Invites to events with trade and travel industry leaders
    • Perks and discounts through industry partners
    • Access to the Dcode and Pangiam trade, travel, emerging tech, and government networks
    • A dedicated team to answer questions as you work to win trade and travel deals

Our Partners

Our global sponsor, SAIC, and Leading Voices:

Our Trade & Travel graduates:

Reach Out

Find out if your tech company is right for the Trade & Travel acceleration program.


  • ACI

    Tune in to hear from Airports Council International leaders about the most pressing challenges OAS poses to their operations and how opportunities they see for emerging tech to solve those challenges.
  • Airpol

    Join us for a live, virtual discussion with the head of Airpol and other senior European police officials to discuss their emerging tech needs ant operational requirements.

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