October 2019, Milan

Top scaleups showcase

Invitation Only event
Limited to 200 selected participants

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The best event for Southern European scaleups. Frank Seehaus (Acton Capital Partners) – ScaleIT 2018

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ScaleIT 2018

/ 2018 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
(100%+ Y/Y)

Internationally
scalable business
20%+ of revenues from international markets

Raising 3-30 mil €

Team already located
or willing to relocate partially abroad

Scaleups Section

Earlier stage Fintech-Insurtech

Later stage stories

$200M+

Capital raised by alumni scaleups after ScaleIT in the last 3 years

177%

Average YoY growth of the 2018 selected scaleups

48%

Average % of international sales for the 2018 selected scaleups

32

international VC funds attending ScaleIT 2018

100+

one-to-one meetings between scaleups & international investors

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

/ 2018 Agenda

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DAY 1 / Wednesday, October 17

OPENING DINNER

20.30
Dinner for speakers, international investors & corporate partners

DAY 2 / Thursday, October 18

SHOWCASE DAY

8.30
Registration & light breakfast
9.15
Lorenzo Franchini – ScaleIT
ScaleIT Welcome speech from the organizer
9.30
Camille Leca – Euronext
How Technology is rewriting European capital markets
9.40
Ylan Steiner – Orrick
Business opportunities between Europe and US – some cases of recent “flips"
9.50
Scaleup Section 1
Codemotion, Direttoo, Fite, Greater Fool Media, Inplayer
10.40
Panel: Recruiting talents for scaleup companies – Paolo Gargiulo (Shopfully), Stan Laurent (Highland Europe), Federico Sargenti (Supermercato 24) - moderated by Ottavio Campigli (Badenoch & Clark)
10.55
Alessio Botta – McKinsey
Scaleups and the Rise of Digital Ecosystems
11.05
Coffee break
11.25
Claus Verner – AWS
How can Amazon help scale your business?
11.35
Scaleup Section 2
Intale, Kippy, Visionect, Wanderio, Xceed
12.25
Pietro Strada – Silverpeak
The tech growth financing market in Europe
12.35
Panel: Think Big – Luca Bocchio (Accel), Giuseppe Donvito (P101), Vinoth Jayakumar (Draper Esprit), Barbod Namini (Holtzbrinck Ventures) - moderated by Michele Novelli (ScaleIT)

13.00
Lunch
14.00
Giovanni Crispino – Salesforce
How to unlock innovation and growth through digital transformation
14.10
Later Stage Stories
Bending Spoons, Safety21
14.30
Claudio Erba – Docebo
How to maximize the ROI investing in a Mediterranean startup
14.40
Earlier Stage Fintech-Insurtech
Insoore, Insurengines, Oval Money
15.10
Panel: Scaling up tech companies beyond Europe - Ari Helgason (Index Ventures), Fabio Lancellotti (Aster Capital), Roland Manger (Earlybird VC), Lior Simon (Arbor Ventures) - Moderated by Scott Johnson (Blitzscaling Ventures)
15.35
Chris Yeh – Blitzscaling Ventures
Blitzscaling: “Why we wrote this book”  - Interviewed by Jeff Abbott (Global Scaling Academy)
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

/ Past Speakers

See Past Editions Speakers

Jeff Abbott

Global Scaling Academy

Matthieu Baret

Idinvest Partners

MARCOS BATTISTI

C5 Capital

LUCA BOCCHIO

Accel

Alessio Botta

McKinsey & Company

Ottavio Campigli

Badenoch & Clark

FABIO CANNAVALE

lastminute.com group

Giovanni Crispino

Salesforce

MAURO DEL RIO

Buongiorno S.p.A.

Giuseppe Donvito

P101

Claudio Erba

Docebo

Carles Ferrer

Nauta Capital

LORENZO FRANCHINI

ScaleIT

Paolo Gargiulo

Shopfully

Carlo Gualandri

Soldo

ARI HELGASON

Index Ventures

Bakhrom Ibragimov

EBRD

Vinoth Jayakumar

Draper Esprit

Scott Johnson

Blitzscaling Ventures

Fabio Lancellotti

Aster Capital

Stan Laurent

Highland Europe

Camille Leca

Euronext

VIN LINGATHOTI

Cisco Investments

VITO LOMELE

Jobrapido

ROLAND MANGER

Earlybird Venture Capital

Christian Nagel

Earlybird

Barbod Namini

Holtzbrinck Ventures

Michele Novelli

ScaleIT

Federico Sargenti

Supermercato24

FABIO SBIANCHI

OctoTelematics

FRANK SEEHAUS

Acton Capital

Lior Simon

Arbor Ventures

Ylan Steiner

Orrick

Pietro Strada

Silverpeak

STEN TAMKIVI

Skype & Teleport

Andrea Traversone

Amadeus Capital Partners

Claus Verner

Amazon Web Services

Chris Yeh

Blitzscaling Ventures

Tony Zappalà

Highland Europe

A very enjoyable and well-organised event.
Inspiring to see such a strong group of entrepreneurs here, looking forward to the next one! Ari Helgason (Index Ventures) – ScaleIT 2018

/ 2018 attending International VC funds

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

/ Marketing platform

ScaleIT is not just another networking event. It’s a marketing platform providing companies with the tools necessary to become investment-ready and exposure to an extensive network of international VC funds.

CURATION

Gap Analysis
Determine the most significant gaps to be addressed before meeting investors

Pitch Curation
Prepare effective marketing material & pitch with relevant information for investors

Mentor Experience
Learn directly from entrepreneurs who have already scaled successfully

PROMOTION

Marketing 1-to-1
vs 250+ funds & 400+ professionals of international VC funds in target from Europe, US, Israel and Asia

Relationships building
with international investors 365 days/year

8 newsletters/year
with average open rate 35/40%

/ 2018 Partners

Main partner

Gold partners

Silver partner

Scouting partners

IN COLLABORATION WITH

Official Data Partner

Technical Partner

Media partner

With the patronage of

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

/ Organizer

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

Michele Novelli

Senior Advisor

FERRUCCIO MARTINELLI

Analysis & Business Development

DANIELA NESPOLO

Event Organization

GABRIELE TUNDO

Business Development

Leonardo Vezzati

Analyst

/ Alumni

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

/ News

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