Startup Sesame is the largest alliance of Tech events in Europe. They believe entrepreneurs can change the world if they attend the right event, at the right time. Startup Sesame was created in June 2015 when six of the most coveted Tech events in Europe became founding partners of what is now the first event acceleration program for startups with a total of 16 events involved. They select the most promising companies and match them with conferences and mentors. Their community of event lovers help them expand their network and break national barriers through connections and collaboration.
Lazio Innova is the Financial Development Agency of the Lazio Region whose main mission is to design, implement and manage actions and financial instruments for the regional economic growth, the access to credit, the territorial development and the support of innovation.
Its areas of intervention are:
• Environment & energy
• Innovation, research and start-ups
• Social inclusion
LAZIO INNOVA supports and sustains both enterprises and the local public authorities providing:
• services for startups and business development
• venture capital
• internationalization services
• financial and guarantee schemes
• management and provision of regional, national and European funds
• info and guidance on European programs
• Valorisation of regional clusters and regional champions
• microcredit and instruments for social inclusion.
LAZIO INNOVA also manages the participation of Lazio Region at Expo 2015.
LAZIO INNOVA manages Startup Lazio!, the Lazio Region program targeted to the support and development of the regional startups and of the local innovation ecosystem.
Startup Lazio! will connect and harmonize in a big, inclusive network all relevant stakeholders of the regional innovation ecosystem.
The network will sustain and nurture the regional ecosystem by offering a wide range of added value services, including:
• Financial support
• Vertical coaching and mentoring
• Challenges in collaboration with Big Companies
• Webinar and meetup
• Exchange programmes (hosting program) among local and international accelerators
• Interviews and involvement with national and international opinion leaders “Startup Lazio Community “
• Creation of Startup Lazio! champions
• Organization of international events, in collaboration with the TWIST project.
In line with the Smart Specialisation strategy, LAZIO INNOVA is implementing the development of regional clusters.
More Specifically, LAZIO INNOVA:
• Supports the dialogue between policy makers, agencies and national institutions about innovation, industry and research of Lazio Region
• Promotes the collaboration between industry, research and finance
• Defines and promotes programs for innovation supply and demand matching
With the Framework Agreement with MISE (Ministry of Economic Development) and the Ministry of Education, Lazio Region has launched and implemented, with the support of Lazio Innova, three Regional Clusters :
• the Aerospace Technological District of Lazio (DTA)
• the Bioscience Technological District of Lazio (DTB)
• the """"technological district of Heritage and Culture of Lazio"""" (DTC)
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Seedstars (seedstars.com) is a global organisation based in Switzerland with activities in more than 50 countries around the world. Its mission is to impact people's lives in emerging markets through entrepreneurship and technology. The company's goal is to develop and foster startup ecosystems by connecting, building and investing in driven entrepreneurs. Seedstars connects the best entrepreneurs with investors, corporates and media, and helps them to scale to new markets. They build companies by bringing together resources, talents and growth techniques, and eventually, invest in the most promising entrepreneurs. Sharing the values of trust, efficiency and diversity, Seedstars aims to support the whole entrepreneurial ecosystem from entrepreneurs to investors passing through governments and corporates.
Pioneers Ventures is a pre-seed investor empowering outstanding startups with our global network of corporates, industry experts and entrepreneurs. Pioneers Ventures invests in early-stage startups – companies that will be able to scale and deliver disruptive innovation with relatively little resources by leveraging the power of technology.
Allied For Startups’ mission is to connect startups with policymakers from around the world. By building a global network of startups, entrepreneurs, VC's, and advocacy organizations, we will work together to create a worldwide consensus on policies that can positively impact startups and grow digital entrepreneurship and digital economy at large. In doing so, we will decrease the legal barriers hindering innovation and make sure there is a flat field for entrepreneurs to focus on building their dreams and making the world a better place.
We are an incubation ecosystem offering business development and talent management services. We match the most promising talent with innovative companies to work on solutions that serve the best long term interest of the community. We operate a 3-month long accelerator program for international startups focusing on the social good in the fields of sports and healthcare, working and learning, mobility and urban development. Since 2014 we have helped apx. 800 innovative enterprises. The European Commission recognised our endeavor with the European Enterprise Promotion Award in 2014, and in 2016 we obtained the award for the best Hungarian accelerator, as part of the Central European Startup Awards.
We are a NO PROFIT association founded in 2013. We promote networking and partnership activities for Italian companies and startups. With the REGENERATION FORMAT we promote the startup ecosystem (startups, investors, mentors) and we create opportunities to collaborate with incubators and accelerators in Italy and in New York. Our main activities: innovative startup scouting, startup acceleration, vertical events (previous events on fashion, food and tourism with big players Cucinelli, Rana and Alpitour) and services for associates.
"Pioneers establishes and facilitates direct, meaningful business relationships between startups, corporate executives, governments and investors to foster growth and innovation. It is the ultimate One-Stop-Hub for global tech innovators to access high-value, curated and qualified data of early-stage (seed and Series A) European startups. Founded in 2009 in Vienna, Pioneers creates various platforms to help redefine industries, develop future technologies and introduce cutting-edge solutions. Its services
include digital services, consultancy, ventures services, events and inspirational, tailor-made offline experiences."
StartersHub is a leading early-stage technology seed fund based in Istanbul. StartersHub offers startups everything they need to become a rapidly-growing global company, including funding, mentorship, networking, strategic partnership support and an inspiring workplace. StartersHub targets startups from Turkey, Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition to technology agnostic acceleration programs, StartersHub also runs industry-specific venture building programs with strategic partners.
Digital innovation continues to accelerate across Latin America, and 5G and IoT technology offers further opportunity for fast and effective methods of communication. While this technology promises to be transformational, implementing the technology brings challenges. As the region races towards the 4th Industrial Revolution, GSMA Mobile 360 Series – Latin America 2018 convenes over 800 senior tech leaders to address these challenges and continue the trend towards rapid and progressive innovation.
Mobile 360 – Latin America offers three insightful days packed with keynote presentations, panel discussions, startup pitches, GSMA Latin America Working Groups, sponsor-led workshops, an Innovation Showcase, the new #BetterFuture Stage, and valuable networking opportunities with leaders of innovation in Latin America.
Taking place in a new location, Buenos Aires, Mobile 360 – Latin America provides an opportunity for mobile operators, regulators, and key stakeholders to share their views on the disruption that telcos are delivering across the continent.
From startups to regulators, network operators to tech hardware manufacturers, healthcare to banks, the event brings together stakeholders from across the digital ecosystem as well as adjacent industries looking to celebrate the best of innovation in the region.
Join us in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 4-6 December 2018. Register to attend at www.mobile360series.com/latin-america.
Bind 4.0 is an acceleration program geared toward tech startups with solutions applied to Advanced Manufacturing, Smart Energy, Health Tech or Food Tech fields. It’s a public-private initiative that promotes the development of innovative Industry 4.0 projects with top-level organizations and that accelerates the startups through training, high-impact mentorship, and connections to the major industrial players in the Basque Country.
We are constantly looking for collaboration partners with whom we can work together in shaping the future. If you are a startup working on real-life problems in one of our strategic focus areas such as Bio-Sensing and Interfaces, Liquid Biopsy, Clean Meat, or AI enabled health solutions, we invite you to apply for the next Merck Accelerator intake.
With programs based in our headquarters in Germany and in China, in addition to our satellite programs around the world, startups can find the program that suits them best and explore exciting collaboration opportunities with Merck!
Starter is a space, knowledge and networking. It is a community. We alter the way of thinking by creating future winners - from preschoolers to businessmen. It is easier and quicker to develop with us rather than solo. Starter increases start-ups’ chances for success by motivating to think out of the box and to be creative from the beginning.
LATNORD is a international company aiming to connect Latin America and Northern Europe, by our activities focused on three areas: consulting, management and sports. Our headquarters are located in Espoo, Finland.
GenerationS – is a Russian federal accelerator for technology start-ups. It is held by RVC since 2013 with the support of Russian companies, development institutions, representatives of venture infrastructure, Russian and international corporations.
The Get in the Ring Foundation helps startup grow and make an impact on a global scale. We do this through connecting startups to corporates and governments to start pilot projects and through a global startup competition. Get in the Ring is active in 100 countries, with 130 events a year.