Emilia-Romagna in SV: Mindset Program
Fast-tracking Italian early-tech innovators.
Jun 19-30 '17 (12 days)
San Francisco, US
About Emilia-Romagna in SV: Minds...
Welcome to the Emilia-Romagna in Silicon Valley: Mindset Program – 5th edition in Silicon Valley. We are looking for 10 innovators from Emilia-Romagna to join this free program. Your only expenses will be airfare and meals during the visit.
Silicon Valley is home to the most unique innovation ecosystem in the world today driven by a distinctively entrepreneurial and collaborative culture that captivates the imagination of entrepreneurs & tech startups from across the globe.
The Emilia-Romagna in Silicon Valley: Mindset Program – 5th edition is designed to fast-track early-stage Italian tech innovators who are targeting Silicon Valley and San Francisco – the leading start-up ecosystem for high-tech innovation and development in the world.
Using ASTER & US MAC’s significant industry contacts in San Francisco, the objective of the program is to accelerate innovative tech founders from the Emilia-Romagna region with insight into the US market. The initiative, which aims to help Italian innovators with strategic knowledge and contacts, which will ultimately contribute to ability to think and act globally.
During the program you will attend lessons and workshops about – for example – raising capital in Silicon Valley, managing finances and metrics, developing the perfect 4 minute pitch, building business partnerships in the US. You will visit different key incubators, accelerators, corporate offices, universities and research labs in Silicon Valley. And last but not least you will have the chance to meet the investor community and learn from experienced VCs.
The Mindset Program will take place in San Francisco from June 19-30 2017 and is going to be free of charge for 10 innovators from Emilia-Romagna. Included in the program you will receive the accommodation in San Francisco (from June 18 to July 1) in an extremely vibrant startup environment.
Note that the flight to and from San Francisco is not provided: the participants will take care of the booking on their own. We strongly suggest to arrive in San Francisco at least a few days before or after (accommodation will not be provided for these extra days though): this will give you more time to schedule business meetings and to attend networking events on your own.
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