Intesa Sanpaolo Start-up Initiative - Global Social Venture Competition 2011

Milan, Italy - January 28, 2011

Global Social Venture Competition

Intesa Sanpaolo and Banca Prossima announce the first Start-Up Initiative event dedicated to projects and technologies with a high social impact.

The event was organized in cooperation with Alta Scuola Impresa e Società dell’Università Cattolica di Milano (ALTIS) and Associazione San Michele Valore Impresa, and it coincided with the 2011 Italian edition of the Global Social Venture Competition.

40 start-ups applied for this edition; 11 gained access to the training stage and reached the Investor Arena Meeting, where they pitched their business idea to over 90 attending investors, who collectively expressed 70 interest manifestations.