ICE, the Agency for foreign promotion and internationalization of Italian companies, as part of the activities supporting the internationalization of startups and innovative SMEs, is organizing a collective participation to the Launch Festival of San Francisco, on 10 and 11 October. The Launch Scale is an event for startups and takes place in the Bespoke co-working facility, located in a strategic position in the center of San Francisco. Launch Scale Festival offers to the audience of founders the possibility of scaling thanks to the identification of new loans. In addition to sessions where products and services can be presented, the fair it is structured with a series of debates and pitching competitions.
For the ten selected companies, the "Italian startup pitch competition" will be organized, during which a training session will be held on the main stage of the festival in the presence of Jason Calacanis, famous entrepreneur, blogger and launcher, in which the startups will hold a presentation of their company. In addition, on October 12th, a networking event will be organized at the launch site of the launch itself, in which investors and sector operators will participate and will be advertised during the Launch festival.
In 2017 the event saw the participation of over 2 thousand and 500 founders and managers and could count on partners such as IBM, Cisco, Dell, Paypal / Braintree, Gigster, Greenhouse, SVB, InVision, Wsgr, Red Bull, Orange Fab, Bitmatica, Espeo, Localytics, Lever, Liquidspace. Over 40 qualified speakers took part in the program of debates.
Interested start-ups can register by 10th August.
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