MOBICAP/Intesa Sanpaolo Start-Up Initiative - Digital & Mobile 2013

Milan, Italy - June 19-20, 2013

Digital, ICT & Electronics; Mobile & Mobility


In this year's edition of the Digital and Mobile Start-Up Initiative we are joining forces with the European Commission-backed MOBICAP consortium to bring you 20 of the hottest Italian and International tech startups, selected among over 200 business plans submitted from 21 countries.

The event will span two days, with a focus on different tecnology segments:

  • June 19 - h 9.00
    Digital & ICT Investor Arena Meeting
    Palazzo Besana, Piazza Belgioioso 1, Milano

  • June 20 - h 9.00
    Mobile & Mobility Investor Arena Meeting
    Palazzo Besana, Piazza Belgioioso 1, Milano

The Investor Arena Meeting  is aimed at international investors, companies and institutions with an interest in digital and mobile technologies. Our startups were selected and coached by industry experts and business angels to provide the audience with interesting investment and business development opportunities.

The arenas will take place in English, with a translation service to and from Italian.

If you want to attend, please write an email to


The Start-Up Initiative is the international acceleration platform developed by Italy’s leading Bank Intesa Sanpaolo. The program selects promising high-tech startups, coaches them and connects them with financial and corporate investors. Since its inception in 2009, it has developed a strong track record: 54 investment forums in 5 countries across 5 technologies, matching over 350 startups and growing companies with thousands of investors, corporations and players of the innovation ecosystem. Our alumni have raised over 30M€ in equity, awards and grants, and 5 of them reached an exit.

MOBICAP is a European Commission-backed consortium which aims to tackle the funding gap for early-stage Mobile/Mobility Service Industries (MMSI) by creating an online coaching community which will speed up the selection of investment ready SME’s and will train the chosen ones for the initial approach to investors and developing a tailored seed fund and identifying co-investment best practices, stimulating the participation of private and public capital.