Innovation International Meeting

10-13 May, 2014 @ Castel dell’Ovo, Naples – Italy

4 days, 4 initiatives, 1 top notch international event for companies, startups, incubators, mentors and investors.
Let’s meet in Naples to share best practices, success stories and development models, creating new opportunities and joint ventures.

“Go Global Now” will also host the first Matching Event of SEP – Startup Europe Partnership, the pan-European platform launched by European Commission and led by Mind the Bridge, to support the growth and sustainability of European startup on a global scale.

The most interesting ideas/business plans that will apply to the contest “From Vesuvio to Silicon Valley and back” will be awarded with a fellowship to attend a 3-weeks MtB Startup School or a 1-week MtB Executive Intrapreneurship Program in San Francisco.


May 10, 11

  • MtB Boot Camp (invitation only)
    Training the accelerators
    Cross pollinate with a Silicon Valley accelerator while working with international startups

May 12


May 13



Session 1: Cross Contamination, International Networking, Matching and Dating

Audience: Entrapreneurs, Startuppers, Mentors, Institutions, Incubators and Accelerators, Corporates

Invited speakers: Isidro Laso Ballestreros (Head of Startup Europe – European Commission), Stefano Firpo (Italian Government: MISE), Rick Belluzzo (ex Vice President Microsoft), Evan Nisselson (LDV Fund), Richard Boly (World Bank), Marco Marinucci (CEO Mind the Bridge Foundation), Alberto Onetti (Chairman Mind the Bridge/Startup Europe Partnership); more coming from: Startup Bootcamp (Berlin/Amsterdam), Seedcamp (London), The Factory (Berlino), BBVA, Orange, Telefonica, Enel Green Power, Allianz, Wayra, Hub:raum, and many others.

Entrepreneurship 360°

The International Meeting where Companies, Startups, Incubators, Mentors and Investors will share best practices and success stories.

Startup Europe Partnership

Isidro Laso Ballestreros (European Commission) and Alberto Onetti (MtB Foundation) will introduce the “Startup Europe Program”.


Session 2: The contests

Audience: Startuppers, Mentors, Institutions, Incubators and Accelerators, Companies

From Vesuvio to Silicon Valley and back 2014

The call for ideas will offer participants the opportunity for growth, networking with professionals, corporate executives from Silicon Valley and national/international venture capital investors. The most interesting ideas/business plans presented will be awarded with a fellowship to participate at the 3-week “MtB Startup School” or at the 1 week “MtB Executive Intrapreneurship Program” @ San Francisco.


Session 3: Training the Accelerators

Audience: Mentors, Incubators and Accelerators

MtB Boot Camp

Training the accelerators. Cross pollinate from a Silicon Valley accelerators. Share methodologies, programs, measures to look at, how to attract projects, how to scale. An intense program open to an handful of  international startups (semifinalists), previously selected by the MtB Mentors after evaluating hundreds of applications will contend for the MTS Seed Program.