Cariplo Factory is an innovation hub based in Milano, offering to high-potential start-ups training courses, entrepreneurial mentorship, open innovation projects, Venture Capital investment.
LVenture is a VC investing in digital start-ups, fastening their process of prototype development to the market: through its accelerator LUISS EnLabs, it offers two 5-months programs per year. LVenture also provides seed and micro-seed investments, open innovation projects with both start-ups and corporates. It is addressed to disruptive digital start-ups in design & fashion or health & beauty. At date, 70 start-ups with €120k average investment joined the group.
Accelerator of LVenture Group, it launches 2 calls per year for a 5 months acceleration program dedicated to disruptive start-ups, providing them with seed funds up to 160,000 € but also facilities, events and advisors for fundraising and networking.
New home of technological and digital innovation by IBM, gathering private companies, local associations, institutions, universities, research centers, designers, students, on topics as Artificial Intelligence, blockchain, cloud, IoT e security.
It is the new business acceleration program of IULM University, dedicated to students with innovative ideas. After attending the annual course in Lean Startup & Open Innovation, students can submit their high-potential business ideas to the Call for Ideas. Those selected will attend a training course on business, marketing and fundraising and will be supported through the whole process to prototype, with one-to-one sessions and pitch marathons.
Powered by the Municipality of Milano, it offers incubation services to start-ups with social innovative impact through public calls, helping them to develop projects with positive effects on the City and its community.
Impact Hub Milano is part of an international network with more than 100 offices around the world. Started mainly as a co-working spaces and community building provider, it has nowadays enriched its array of services, including incubation programs and impact investing for start-ups.
InnoVits offers different programs in order to support entrepreneurship and professional growth of startuppers. The acceleration program started in 2010 and it is based on the collaboration of a strong community of professionals active in various sectors, from industry to design. Projects applied to the Calls for Ideas launched by InnoVits are then evaluated by its community and start the acceleration program with the support of a dedicated mentor.
First incubator and accelerator in Italy focused on start-ups with high social, environmental or cultural impact. It offers tailor-made support within specific sectors, such as social welfare services, housing and living, 2.0 manufacturing, arts and culture, circular economy, agriculture and environment, sustainable finance, education and training.
PoliHub is the incubator of Politecnico di Milano and is one of the world top-5 university business incubators: 185 start-ups incubated in 2019 with €40 mln turnover and €20 mln funding. It selects innovative business ideas and projects and then offers an intense business empowerment program, supporting the whole process from the definition of the business model to the research of funds and the scaling-up.
Talent Garden is a combination of a coworking campus, industry-driven community and an educational institute that offers different kinds of courses for individuals, companies or SMEs, and provides them with innovation programs encouraging digital transformation.
Le Village is the innovation hub of Credit Agricole, that offers to selected start-ups not only co-working spaces but also support to the various challenges related for example to business model, fundraising, internationalization, through mentorships, events, networking and workshops.
Le Village hosts start-ups active in specific thematic fields, such as fashion, furniture and design, fintech, future mobility, pharma or sustainability.
First hub for design innovation, will be located at MIND – Milano Innovation District in 2020 and it is addressed to startups that want to grow and corporations that want to innovate. More than 20,000m2 with co-working, co-living, co-factory and co-retail spaces specifically designed to support fast prototyping and adoption of new digital technologies.
UniCredit Bank offers the acceleration program “Start Lab” to innovative start-ups selected among 4 sectors: innovative Made in Italy (which includes fashion and design, agrifood, nanotechnologies, robotics, tourism), digital, clean tech and life sciences.
The program is characterized by one-to-one evaluation meetings, mentoring, networking and training by the yearly Startup Academy; the winners will gain money prizes and banking support.
HiHack is the Open Innovation program of Hi-Interiors dedicated to the technological evolution of design. The 2020 edition scouts for and selects new solutions, products, technologies for the co-working spaces of the DesignTech Hub, which will be built at MIND Milano Innovation District, in the area that hosted Expo 2015.