The Initiative has the purpose of launching a program of scouting and acceleration addressed to startups and SME’s (already established as companies) that offer technologic and business solutions.
The program is an open call for projects composed by a selection and coaching phase managed by Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center, followed by 12 weeks of acceleration managed by RS PRODUCTIONS and Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center.
All the Finalists will have access to the Bootcamp (May 24rd-25th): two full days of investor alignment and innovation development tools.
Winners will attend a Program that includes:
It is specified that the assignment of the aforementioned awards will be at the sole discretion of RS PRODUCTIONS, with the support of their partners.
We are looking for startups and scaleups within the following fields:
PHASE 1: SCOUTING & SELECTION (FEB-MAY 2022)
February 1st – Call Launch
April 30th – Call Deadline
May 16th – Communication of the selected Finalists
May 19th – Finalists confirm their participation to the Initiative and to the Bootcamp
May 24rd-25th – “The World Class” for technology Deployment, a Growth-Stage Entrepreneur Master Class (hereinafter: Bootcamp). Selected Innovators will benefit of two full days of investor alignment and innovation development tools delivered by the program designer, Bill Barber, California serial entrepreneur, business angel, corporate advisor, and architect of the Growth Acceleration programs at ISPIC.
May 31st – Deal Line-Up (“DLU”): Finalists formally pitch in front of a panel composed of RS PRODUCTIONS management and industry experts, who provide structured feedback and select the Winners that are allowed to continue forward in the Initiative.
PHASE 2: ACCELERATION (JUN – OCT 2022)
The Winners at the Deal Line-Up will take part to the Acceleration Program, starting on June the 6th and ending on October the 14th:
June 1st – June 30th – One-to-one sessions: advisory sessions tutored by selected coaches, to support the definitions of the business plan and the enhancing of the pitch presentation. One-to-One sessions could take place physically or virtually. Innovators’ advisory sessions with Bill Barber will be individually scheduled.
July 4th – July 29th – Business & Solutions Acceleration Track: professional advisory in sales & digital marketing activities.
September 5th – September 30th – Content & Media Acceleration Track: activities for individual startups aimed at studying a communication plan, creating contents.
September 26th – September 30th – Corporate Tour: business development activity to introduce major companies to the Winners and grow their network.
October 14th – Investor Day: Winners pitch their projects to a targeted audience of investors and stakeholders.
To apply, fill out the Application form at: www.startupinitiative.com no later than Apr 30th.
Please upload the requested documents:
For all the details, terms and conditions and the document "Rules of Contest" to sign, visit the site www.immediateaccelerator.com