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

Branded content

Publications on Rolling Stone Italy website and media partners visibility

Advertising

Customized advertising campaign

Acceleration program

Complete acceleration program within an international platform

Corporate Tour

2 weeks 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

April 1st

Start of the application process and submission of documents and requirements

Immediate BG

Call closure

May 30th

Deadline of the application process and start of the screening

Immediate BG

Selection phase

June 1st

Disclosure of the selected projects and startups

Immediate BG

Boot Camp

June 9th-10th

Training with experts for the pitch preparation

Immediate BG

1:1 sessions

June 11th – July 3rd

Coaching for the refining and the closing of the business plan and pitch

Immediate BG

Deal Line-up

July 13th

Session of presentations to investments experts and selection of the finalists

Immediate BG

Investor Arena Meeting

July 20th

Presentation of the finalists projects and selection of the winners

Immediate BG

Acceleration Track

September 6th - November 30th

How to apply

Applications closed on May 30th 2021. Be ready for the next edition!

Check 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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