Startup Programme

what we offer

TechItalia:Lab is an equity free London based accelerator with a mentor-led programme supporting Italian-speaking startups get their project off the ground, accelerate their growth, and conquer English-speaking markets.

We know young startups developing internationally face numerous challenges but you are not alone and you will not be alone!

If you are an early stage startup with at least one Italian-speaking founder and you are looking to consolidate your brand and conquer Anglo-Saxon markets, please APPLY now.

The next intake will run from 2nd to the 27th March 2020 and accepted companies will get:

1-to-1 mentoring sessions

with more than 180 highly-selected London based mentors, advocates & experts experts specifically matched to the needs of the companies.

Masterclasses & Pitch practices

on topics of common interest (the London Tech Scene, Marketing & Product Development, Accounting & Legal, Customer Relations & Team Management, Fundraising, Business Planning & Pitching). We also run a series of pitch practice sessions for selected startups.

Demo day and events

during which entrepreneurs will have the chance to pitch in front of a panel of active investors (angels, syndicates, crowdfunding platforms, VCs), mentors, as well as corporate partners.

Introductions

to relevant contacts within the wide Techitalia community which comprises 3000+ members, in order to foster partnerships and business development opportunities.

Support from the team

Companies will be daily supported by a team of experienced staff. When the bootcamp ends startups will become a TechItalia Alumni and you will keep receiving support from the team, mentors and network. Companies can also benefit from deals the accelerator has in place with third-party service suppliers such as Amazon Web Services, Aruba, Hubspot, Dell, and many more.

Co-working space

Companies will be assigned a desk at eOffice Rathbone Place coworking space, located in Central London. Upon request, accommodation can be provided as well.

What we ask

We started Techitalia:Lab to support Italian founders growing their businesses in the United Kingdom.

Techitalia:Lab is an equity free programme, but in return we expect absolute commitment to the training and mentoring sessions.

The programme will be held in London and accepted companies will be required to relocated to London for the 4 weeks of the programme.

FEES

The cost for accepted companies, thanks to our great partners and sponsors who help subsidise the programme, is £2,000+VAT for the programme (inclusive of full time office), for one person. Every additional person pays £500+VAT (max 4 people).

In addition, there is a 6% success fee on the funds raised from investors introduced by TechItalia Lab.