Call

Immediate call is addressed to digital startups, future entrepreneurs and researchers that are ready to develop their innovative projects within the fields of media communications, entertainment and content gamification.

The best projects will have access to a unique international acceleration platform, through a rigorous process that ensures high quality of the investment proposals, clarity in the communication of business plans and innovative content for the benefit of potential industrial partners and equity investors.

The winners will be able to access

Communication Campaign

Customized advertising campaign and operational support

Professional Advisory & Support

Advisory sessions tutored by selected coaches

Acceleration program

A dedicated acceleration program with international-level mentors

Corporate Tour

A week of networking with major companies in Italy

Targets

We are looking for startups or innovative teams within the following industries and sectors

Media

Innovative contents, formats and/or technologies related to: Digital media, Advertising, Social media, New media, etc.

Entertainment

Innovative contents, formats and/or technologies related to: Video productions, Podcasts, Digital Entertainment, etc.

Gamification

Technologies and Methodologies for Contents Gamification

Timeline

Immediate BG

Call launch

February 1st

Start of the application process and submission of documents and requirements

Immediate BG

Call closure

April 30th

Deadline of the application process and start of the screening

Immediate BG

Selection phase

May 16th

Disclosure of the finalist projects and startups

Immediate BG

Boot Camp

May 24th-25th

Training with experts for the pitch preparation

Immediate BG

Deal Line-up

May 31st

Presentations of the finalist projects and selection of the winners

Immediate BG

1:1 sessions

June 1st – June 30th

Start of the acceleration path with advisory sessions tutored by selected coaches

Immediate BG

Business & Solutions Acceleration Track

July 4th - July 29th

Professional advisory in sales & digital marketing activities

Immediate BG

Content & Media Acceleration Track

September 5th - September 30th

Strategic and operational support on media and communication

Immediate BG

Investor Day

October 14th

Winners pitch their projects to a targeted audience of investors and stakeholders

How to apply

Applications are now open until April 30th 2022

Download the rules of the contest HERE.

Documents required are

Presentation

Pitch or company presentation, which includes team, commercial strategy, economics, financials and stylistic references

Demo

Demo of the project and/or short elevator pitch video (max 90 seconds)

Business plan

Business plan of the company / project

Managed by

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Media Partner

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Main Partners

Partners

Legal Advisor

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