Internationalisation to US

Accelerate Italy

United States

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Service description
Accelerate Italy is a highly experienced group of serial entrepreneurs with over 20 years of experience and more than four international cohorts. Our primary objective is to help Italian innovation scale internationally and enable Italy to become a major entrepreneurial hub in Europe. We provide a platform that facilitates the exchange of ideas, knowledge, talent, and resources among European and Italian entrepreneurs, corporations, and investment firms. Our ultimate goal is to create a conducive business environment that supports the growth of Italian startups on a global scale. Over the past five years, Accelerate Italy has trained over 6,000 entrepreneurs and accelerated around 50 companies in Boston, raising more than $250 million. Our team consists of seasoned startup entrepreneurs and industry leaders from the US and Italy who generously share their time, experiences, and deep knowledge to help our startups form and grow. Our experts support startups as mentors, speakers, and judges. Becoming part of Accelerate Italy's network offers a unique opportunity to advise early-stage companies, contribute to the global innovation ecosystem, and connect with other high-profile experts across various industries in the US and Europe. With our global network, we believe we are the ideal partner to help Italian companies successfully enter the US market by mitigating their risks.
Sector agnostic
Technology Readiness Level
TRL 5 – Technology validated in relevant environment
TRL 6 – Technology demonstrated in relevant environment
TRL 7 – System prototype demonstration in operational environment
TRL 8 – System complete and qualified
Financial requirements

Accelerate Italy does not charge any fees to the companies to be part of the program. However, the participating startups are required to sign a participation agreement in which they are asked to set up a company under American law and to sign a warrant with Accelerate Italy.