October 17/18, 2017, Milan

Top scaleups showcase

Invitation Only event
Limited to 150 selected participants

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One of the most investor-oriented events
I know. François-Xavier Dedde (Omnes Capital) – ScaleIT 2016

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ScaleIT 2017

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15

International VC firms

30

Italian VC firms and institutional investors

75

One to one meetings between VCs and scaleups

140

Participants

/ Companies

After an accurate and strategically curated selection,
we presented some of the top scaleups in the digital and software space
from Italy and Southeast Europe
that pitched to raise 3-30 mil € to scale internationally.

Great market traction
1 mil+ € revenues
1 mil+ users
Strong growth
(10%+ m/m)

Internationally
scalable business
20%+ of revenues from international markets

Raising 3-30 mil €

Team already located
or willing to relocate partially abroad

2017 SELECTED COMPANIES

There is no other event that provides such a well-curated overview of promising scale-ups in Italy and other Southern European markets. Frank Seehaus (Acton Capital) – ScaleIT 2017

/ Speakers

ADAM KOSTYÁL

Nasdaq

ANDERS NILSSON

growITup

Andrea Traversone

Amadeus Capital Partners

Bakhrom Ibragimov

EBRD

Bertrand Van Overschelde

Salesforce

Carlo Gualandri

Soldo

Claus Verner

Amazon Web Services

EMIL ABIRASCID

Startupbusiness

LORENZO FRANCHINI

ScaleIT

MAURO PRETOLANI

Fondo Italiano d'Investimento

Massimo Morielli

Accenture

Pietro Strada

Silverpeak

Stefano Portu

ShopFully

Tony Zappalà

Highland Europe

Volker Buettner

Generali

/ Agenda

DAY 1 / Tuesday, October 17

Opening Dinner

20.30
Dinner for speakers, international investors & corporate partners

DAY 2 / Wednesday, October 18

8.45
Registration & light breakfast
9.30
Lorenzo Franchini – ScaleIT
Welcome speech from the organizer
& Riccardo Porro – Cariplo Factory
Welcome from the host
9.40
Volker Buettner – Assicurazioni Generali
Insurance Industry vs. InsurTech Start-ups - Competition or Cooperation
9.50
Adam Kostyal - Nasdaq
The Exchange as a partner for Growth
10.00
5 company pitches: Artemest, CharityStars, Codasip, Cogisen, Entando
10.50
Claus Verner – AWS
How to keep your Startup DNA as you scale
11.00
Coffee break
11.20
Bertrand Van Overschelde – Salesforce
The CEO Agenda: Growth, Innovation, Customer success, Employee retention and Shareholder value
11.30
5 company pitches: Hellohungry, Martha’s Cottage, Mosaicoon, ONO 3D, Soundreef
12.20
Pietro Strada – Silverpeak
The tech growth financing market in Europe and Italy
12.30
Stefano Portu – ShopFully
Driving millions of shoppers to their local stores

12.40
Fireside chat: Carlo Gualandri (Soldo) interviewed by Emil Abirascid
13.10
Lunch
14.10
Massimo Morielli – Accenture
Our View of Digital Trends 2018
14.20
Anders Nilson – growITup
Stories of Open Innovation in Italy
14.25
4 company pitches: StreetLib, Supermercato24, The Digital Box, WIB Machines
15.15
Panel: International VC investing in Italy & Southeast Europe – Tony Zappalà (Highland Europe), Andrea Traversone (Amadeus Capital), Bakhrom Ibragimov (EBRD), moderated by Mauro Pretolani (Fondo Italiano di Investimento)
15.45
Coffee break
16.00
One-to-one sessions between scaleups & international investors
19.00
End of daily program
Final Networking Event
20.00
Dinner with a view of Milan's skyline for all the participants

It was excellent – really well done. Quality of companies, presentations, audience – it was one of the best
I have attended recently. Andrea Traversone (Amadeus Capital) – ScaleIT 2017

/ Partners

Organized by

ScaleIT Capital, advisory firm specialized in supporting the scaling and internationalization of the best scaleups from Italy and Southeast Europe.

LORENZO FRANCHINI

Founding Partner

EMIL ABIRASCID

Senior Advisor

Pietro De Nardis

Senior Advisor

MAURO PRETOLANI

Senior Advisor

FERRUCCIO MARTINELLI

Analysis & Business Development

DANIELA NESPOLO

Event Organization

GABRIELE TUNDO

Business Development

Great event, excellently organized
and well selected, interesting growth companies.
Finally attractive investment opportunities are arising in Italy. Christian Nagel (Earlybird Venture Capital) – ScaleIT 2016

/ Sponsors

Main sponsor

Gold sponsors

Silver sponsors

Legal partner

Technical Partner

Scouting Partners

With the patronage of
the american consulate general in milan

I think ScaleIT is one of the best organized events I have been to lately. Quality of companies, networking and all logistics around were excellent. Carles Ferrer (Nauta Capital) – ScaleIT 2015

/ Alumni

Very focused and curated.
Impeccably organised. Asheque Shams (Eight Roads Ventures) – ScaleIT 2015

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