• Our 5 months intensive Acceleration Program is divided into 11 Sprints, working time frames of 2 weeks each.
• During the first day of a Sprint - Planning Day - every startup defines its Business Goal and all the related tasks.
• When the Sprint is over, results are shown to our analysts and discussed during Checkpoint.
• At the end of the Program, the best startups meet potential new investors at Demo Day.
Once we select your startup we seed it with up to 160K €.
According to your startup' sector, you will attend the Program either in our Roman Hub at Termini Station or in our Milan Venue in the heart of the innovation district.
• Being a digital startup and have at least a running prototype or a valid MVP (Minimum Viable Product);
• A team with a full set of skills, especially as the tech development, willing to move to Rome (or Milan) for the entire duration of the program and dedicate themselves full-time to the project;
• A competitive solution in a growing market sector;
• Good English expression and comprehension skills.
Here are those fields of application and technologies that we are more interested in, but if you have another kind of disruptive startup, we'll be happy to hear about it.
• Healthcare: diagnostic and pharmaceutical that make healthcare accessible
• Personal care: improving people's lives in terms of education and well-being
• Cybersecurity: solving the world's biggest cybersecurity challenges
• Corporate welfare: corporate welfare solutions and new technologies for new job opportunities
• FinTech: new investment models to save and earn money
• Retail: commercial spaces 2.0 - new ways virtual can turn into physical
• Enterprise software: new software to digitize and improve the business process
• Smart Manufacturing: industry 4.0 - smart solution for manufacturing and logistics
• Urban Tech: Shifting our cities to smart and improving the way we experience urban living
• AI: Artificial Intelligence to develop solutions that have a large impact on society
• Big Data: Solving the world’s biggest Big Data challenges with predictive and user behavior analytics
• AR/VR: exploiting Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality for new business
• IoT: web-enabled smart devices to operate more efficiently.
Funds up to €160K
Funds20 startupsper year
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