Italian Lifestyle Acceleration Program: the new call4startup opened

23 November 2023
Startup Development, Call, Italian Lifestyle, Innovation Center, Innovation, startup, Ecosystems

The new call4startup has opened for the third edition of the program dedicated to the search for innovative startups and SMEs that offer digital solutions in the tourism, fashion and food sectors and which takes place in Florence.

Created by Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center, Fondazione CR Firenze, Nana Bianca and Foundation for Research and Innovation of the University of Florence, the Italian Lifestyle Acceleration Program was launched in 2021 and has enjoyed ever-increasing success, creating interesting prospects for the the Florentine ecosystem, producing so far 2.2 million in capital raised and activating over 30 commercial relationships with companies in the Florentine area.

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The program focuses on supporting innovative digital companies and on opportunities for integration and synergistic work with companies with an open innovation perspective. A 12-week acceleration path that will begin at the end of March, will end in June and will see the selected startups grow, in Florence, through mentorship, training and networking in a high-level dedicated space and taking advantage of an initial grant of 20,000 euros.

Applications close on 31 January.