META Group is an international firm qualified in consulting on innovation topics and the creation of fast-growing companies. Main clients are organizations and foundations that focus on innovation and entrepreneurship; entrepreneurs who are building and developing their businesses, researchers who want to exploit their research activities and investors interested in high potential ventures. META Group has acquired know-how in innovation, entrepreneurship and finance at international level since 1993. Meta has been selected by European Commission to coordinate projects for the deployment on R&D&I, Entrepreneurship and Finance. It has accomplished more than 800 assignments, has assisted more than 40 regions and delivered more than 300 feasibility studies and pilot projects all over the world, including studies on startup capital vehicles for principle financial players and donors (FEI, BEI, IADB, World Bank).
 
 

GEN GLOBAL ITALY is the Italian virtual platform that wants to connect all the actors of the Italian entrepreneurial ecosystem. The aim is to create a network for supporting and sharing entrepreneurship. The platform has just been launched, is looking for interested partners to share the events and contents that encourage entrepreneurship. The platform is a free tool.

Website: www.genglobal.org/italy​



Italia Startup is the non-profit association that represents, supports and gives voice to the Italian innovation ecosystem. The association gathers public and private entities, that believe in country’s relaunch and in the creation of a new Italian entrepreneurial network. The association was founded in 2012 and bring together entrepreneurs, incubators, investors, startupper, industrialists, companies. Italia Startup encourages to set up business and promotes the culture of entrepreneurship.

Website: www.italiastartup.it




Tree is a company that deals Open Innovation. It is specialized in innovative business solutions for larger companies, SMEs, startups, and foundations. It provides services as acceleration business, business-oriented training, tutoring and mentoring for companies and startups, network creation which simplify Open innovation for companies, small and medium enterprises, national and international innovation ecosystem. Among its clients, Tree has the most successful players in the innovation area in Italy.

Website: www.tree.it



​For 3 years, it’s the first Italian headline on the Italian startup ecosystem. It has 1.3 million monthly and six vertical users on Fintech, Open Innovation, Technology, Education, Cyber Security and Food Tech.

Website: startupitalia.eu 



IBAN - Italian Business Angel Network, is a non-profit association, officially recognized and have a juridical personality, founded on 15th March 1999 after Project “DG Impresa” promoted by the European Commission. The Association coordinates and raises venture capital of small enterprises by informal investors (Business Angels). In national context it is a reference point for private investors, for national network (BAN) and Investors Clubs, while at European level it is headed by BAE, Business Angels Europe.

Website: www.iban.it




ItaliaCamp since 2009 creates connections and develops processes of social innovation through open innovation paths. ItaliaCamp promotes scientific research enhancement, the regeneration of urban spaces and the development of innovative impact finance models..

Website:
italiacamp.com

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012Factory, is the first center that stimulates innovative entrepreneurship. The Academy was founded by a group of entrepreneurs from the old and new economy in 2014, a 6-months program where people are educated in innovative entrepreneurship. It’s a support tool to reduce the risk of operators investing in startups and increase the probability of success in national and international markets.

Website: www.012factory.it