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24/07/2017
Maserati Live Innovation - International startup event in Modena

Apply now to meet the Maserati technical and business development teams!


03/07/2017
2 New Calls for Startups! Industry 4.0 w/ Cisco and Energy & Utilities w/ IREN

Intesa Sanpaolo with CISCO and IREN are seeking new technology startups in the Industry 4.0 and Energy & Utilities fileds


01/07/2017
Fondazione Bracco Call for Startups “Start To Be Circular”

Selected startups can access grants, acceleration and media visibility


22/06/2017
TIM #WCAP Call for Startup

Join the TIM


06/04/2017
Call for Startups: innovation for Automotive and Transportation

New call for startups in automotive and transportation, Deadline May 10


24/02/2017
Call for FoodTech Startups - Application deadline in March

Final days to apply for Startups active in FoodTech


02/11/2016
Global Social Venture Competition 2017 – Italian Round

Premio internazionale per le idee imprenditoriali con alto valore sociale o ambientale


01/08/2016
Call for Fashion & Design Startups - NEW application deadline August 15, 2016

Final days to apply for Startups active in Fashion & Design


29/07/2016
Call for Digital & Mobile B2B Startups - NEW application deadline August 15, 2016

Final days to apply for Startups active in Digital & Mobile


14/07/2016
Fondazione Bracco Call for Startups

Fondazione Bracco Call for Startups, through which the selected startups could access to grants, acceleration and media visibility.


22/06/2016
StartCup Lazio 2016

Call for startups for the Business Plan competition StartCup Lazio 2016


19/04/2016
TIM #Wcap 2016

Call for startups of the TIM #Wcap program, through which the selected startups could access to grants, acceleration and media visibility.


03/03/2016
Startup Initiative Cleantech 2016

The Startup Initiative Cleantech 2016 took place on June 30, in Milan. According to the jury of investors and company experts, Voltaware ranked first among the finalist startups.


03/03/2016
Call for FoodTech Startups - Application deadline in March

Final days to apply for Startups active in Biotech and Healthcare


01/03/2016
Edison Pulse 2016

Call for startups of the Edison Pulse program, through which our partners from energy corporation Edison will provide grants, acceleration and media visibility for startups active in Internet of Things, Sharing Economy and Low Carbon City sectors.


27/01/2016
BioInItaly 2016: Application deadlines in February

Final days to apply for Startups active in Biotech and Healthcare


15/11/2015
Global Social Venture Competition 2016 – Italian Round

Premio internazionale per le idee imprenditoriali con alto valore sociale o ambientale


18/11/2014
Intesa Sanpaolo New Calls for Technology Startups

Fashion & Design, Red/Green/White Biotech, Healthcare & Medical Devices, Social Ventures


15/10/2014
360by360 Competition 2014: More time to apply!

Participants will compete for an investment of $ 360,000


06/10/2014
Smart to restart industry!

Energia, efficienza, internazionalizzazione, startup e finanza per la crescita. Workshop del gruppo Italeaf e di TerniEnergia


30/09/2014
Call for Smart Building & Construction Startups - Application Deadline: October 12, 2014

Call per Startup tecnologiche attive in ambito Building & Construction (Progettazione, Edilizia, Infrastrutture, Materiali, Energia e Sostenibilità, Sicurezza, Real Estate)


21/07/2014
Call for FoodTech Startups - deadline 24/08/2014

Call per startup tecnologiche attive in ambito Agriculture, Food & Beverage, Packaging


24/06/2014
360by360 Competition 2014 – launch of the 2nd edition

Supporting Innovation at 360 degrees


04/08/2013
360by360 Competition

Intesa Sanpaolo in partnership con 360 Capital Partners per finanziare l'innovazione


20/06/2013
Intesa Sanpaolo and Telefonica Wayra announce partnership

Intesa Sanpaolo Start Up Initiative and Wayra, Telefónica’s global startup accelerator, sign a partnership to exchange mentoring, acceleration services, business development and international expansion.


05/06/2013
The Start-Up Initiative lands in Israel

First step of the collaboration between Intesa Sanpaolo and the Matimop, Israeli Industry Center for R&D


03/06/2013
Startup Initiative Fashion & Design - Moda24 Cover Story

Moda24 from Il Sole 24 Ore covers the startups selected for our Investor Arena Meeting


11/04/2013
Call for Startups in ICT, Digital Media, Mobile & Mobility

Apply now for our digital acceleration program


27/03/2013
Bloom - U-Start's investor day

An additional opportunity to pitch to international investors


25/10/2012
Start-Up Initiative national hub for Cleantech Open

Start-Up Initiative in partnership with the largest cleantech accelerator based in California


06/07/2012
Big Dive

A four-week training program to boost the technical skills needed to dive into the BIG DATA universe.


18/06/2012
Restart, rispondere con l'innovazione

Napoli, 3 Luglio 2012


11/06/2012
Startup Fair Sole 24 Ore

The initiative organized by il Sole 24 Ore


29/05/2012
Fondazione ricerca e imprenditorialità is officially born

Seven big organizations from financial, industrial and academic worlds join together to foster the development of innovation


29/05/2012
Remocean rises up to one million euro from Atlante Ventures Mezzogiorno

The venture capital arm of Intesa Sanpaolo announced an investiment to the Naples based start up Remocean


04/05/2012
Caterina Falleni, wins Axelera contest for SIngularity University

With the project named Freeijis, the researcher wins the 30,000Usd grant to participate to the Singularity University Graduate studies program 2012


27/04/2012
Iban survey on business angel market in Italy

Italian business angel network published the new edition of it's annual survey on the business angel market in Italy


27/04/2012
Jobrapido acquired by Uk Daily mail

Italian company Jobrapido both by UK Daily mail and global trust group


27/04/2012
New board for IAG

Italian angles for growth nominated new steering board


27/04/2012
The chair bio degradable in water

Flos is the first to produce something with Bio-on's biodegradable plastic


27/04/2012
The new champions of European business angels

Italian Zernike Meta Venture is the early stage fund of the year


19/04/2012
In Memory of Gabriele Corbelli

One of the co-founders of WISE passed away on Apr 17


10/04/2012
A new fund for Earlybird

Earlybird closes its fourth fund at 100 million Us dollars


04/04/2012
Intesa Sanpaolo joins forces with the EU Mobicap project for the European ICT Challenge

The Mobicap project is backed by the European Union through the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme


30/03/2012
Intesa Sanpaolo Start-Up Initiative won the ABI prize

Start-Up Initiative the most innovative service according to ABI


24/03/2012
Agroils raises 900,000 euros seed investment

The biotech company developed a system to optimize the use of Jatropha plant


24/03/2012
New investment for Principia fund

6Sicuro allows users to compare prices and features of online insurance companies


24/03/2012
Axelera, the contest for Singularity University

The association of Italian Singularity University Alumni launched a contest to find the best revolutionary idea


24/03/2012
The culture of innovation

The Intesa Sanpaolo Startup experience will become an editorial project


22/03/2012
Fondazione Filarete launches "Healthy Startups" program

Our partners will host a series of monthly appointments for startups active in the health world


21/03/2012
Timbuktu selected for 500 Startups

The company selected for the prestigious US accelerator


20/03/2012
Intesa Sanpaolo continues its partnership with Skipso

Two start-ups participating to European Cleantech Challenge 2011 fly to Paris


08/03/2012
Bio-on biodegradable plastic goes to production on large scale

Bologna based company Bio-on signed an agreement with Techint Engineering to produce the first biodegradable plastic in water


05/03/2012
Crif acquires 25% of startup Mopapp

Mopapp Uk-Italian startup specialized on mobile apps analytics receives an investment from an Italian company


28/02/2012
Seed investment for Stereomood

Stereomood, one of the Italian innovation day startups, received a seed round from Innogest and Italian angels for growth


24/02/2012
Adriano De Maio is the new President of Area Science Park

Area Science Park, the scientific and technology park based in the city of Trieste has a new President in the person of Adriano De Maio that succeed to Corrado Clini recently named Minister for the environment


22/02/2012
Italian angels for growth and Area science park start a collaboration

The main Italian group of business angles, Iag and the scientific park based in Trieste announced a partnership in order to further foster the creation of innovative startups


14/02/2012
Macc Bam Conference

The Macc Bam Conference is the event dedicated to European and Mediterranean Business Angels and is taking place in Milan on February 15 and 16 2012


03/02/2012
Jobdisabili.it wins the Global Social Venture Competition Italy 2012

The three winning teams of the Italian edition were awarded scholarships for the Master in PMI e Competivitità (Master in SMEs and Competitiveness) from ALTIS Cattolica.


12/01/2012
Intesa Sanpaolo sends 6 start-ups to San Francisco for the Mind the Bridge Gym

An excellent international opportunity for Start-Up Initiative Alumni, culminating in the Italian Innovation Day Silicon Valley


11/11/2011
WISE and NanoSpun win Nanochallenge and Polymerchallenge 2011

The winners will receive an investment of €300K each


01/09/2011
Axxam raises money from a corporate investor

The company raised a total amount of 4.2 million euros


01/07/2011
Ohikia raises funding from IAG

The clean tech company raises money from the Italian Angels for Growth


13/06/2011
Introducing MySUI

The new reserved area of our site dedicated to the conversation between Start-Ups and Investors


01/06/2011
Thounds distributed by MSN Messenger platform

The musical based social network on MSN Messenger


01/05/2011
Sounday raises money from Italian and Japanese investors

The web Label of digital music raises 530'000 euros


27/04/2011
Intesa Sanpaolo launches International Open Innovation Tour

The tour will cover the three upcoming June editions of the Intesa Sanpaolo Start-Up Initiative, introduced by a conference on Open Innovation


01/04/2011
Fluidmesh merged with Avrio RMS

The US/Italian company merged with the Chicago-based company


20/03/2011
Italian Innovation Day: Why Italy Matters to the World

Two days to promote Italian excellence and innovation in San Francisco (March 31) and New York (May 5)


01/02/2011
Cryptolab receives a round of funding from BAN Campania

The ICT company receives 100’000 euros from the Business Angels of BAN Campania


28/01/2011
3 social start-ups win 2011 Italian Round of Global Social Venture Competition

Roby Wheelchair (1st place), Ecclesial Movies (2nd) and DolceInCarcere (3rd)


27/11/2010
Nanochallenge 2010 winners announced

Italian-Indian start-up Krystalia wins first prize of €300K


23/11/2010
London to host first leg of Start-Up Initiative International Roadshow

On November 30, a selection of 8 ICT start-ups will take the spotlight in London


28/10/2010
Intesa Sanpaolo Start-Up Initiative at SMAU 2010

We speed-dated over 30 start-ups in the event organized by Percorsi dell'Innovazione


27/10/2010
Start-up Initiative alumnus Agroils receives Confindustria Innovation award

The cleantech start-up is active in the development of biofuels


19/10/2010
Social web radio Spreaker secures seed funding from IAG & others

Spreaker, a Start-up Initiative alumnus, raised a funding round of € 300.000


06/07/2010
Atlante Ventures enters Tethis (Genextra Holding)

The investment funds the final development stages of a device to fight cancer with nanotechnology


18/03/2010
Atlante Ventures invests in Silicon Biosystems

The biomedical company developed a key diagnostical platform based on dielectrophoresis


15/03/2010
Enatek receives an investment from Regione Toscana

The clean-tech company receives an investment to enter the market


01/03/2010
Wi-Next acquired by Carpaneto Sati

The ICT Start-Up Initiative Alumni acquired by the Italian industrial group


15/10/2009
Intesa Sanpaolo introduces the Start-Up Initiative

On September 2009, the first edition of the event was organized in Milan


27/05/2009
Intesa Sanpaolo launches venture capital funds Atlante Ventures and Atlante Ventures Mezzogiorno

Atlante Ventures already made its first investment in biomedical company IGEA