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Italy: 5 Startups that Graduated TechPeaks #2 with €50k Each

July 23, 2014 • DEALS

TechPeaks hosted last Friday its Demo Day, during which were announced the 5 business ideas that are offered the €50k grant and the possibility of extending their stay in Trento for 12 more months (in alphabetic order):
Diabetes Lab
Leevia
Matic
Pronto
Ski.pass.go

The jury of investors jury composed of two managers of the largest Business Angel networks in Italy, Luca Canepa (counselor for IBAN) and Marco Fabio Nannini (Managing Director of IAG), a local entrepreneur with more than 15 years experience in IT and biotech R&D, Ambrogio Monetti, a business manager of a public incubator, our partner PoliHub, Rasha Mozil, and Evan Nisselson, TechPeaks’ advisor and mentor as well as investor with LDV Capital.

Overall, TechPeaks’ second edition recorded the following numbers:

  • 47 people from 14 countries
  • 40+ among tutors and mentors who came over to Trento
  • 30+ ideas invalidated
  • 21 projects pitched on demo day
  • 38% were created in TechPeaks
  • 33% of Alpinists reinforced their team thanks to the program
  • 2 teams already raised money, 4 more won awards of some sort

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