What is it:

An International Meeting where Companies, Startups, Incubators, Mentors and Investors will share best practices, success stories and development models, creating new opportunities and joint ventures.


Companies, Profit and Not-profit Organizations, Incubators, Accelerators, Startups, Institutions, Universities, Investors, Policy Makers


– Best Practices and Success Stories around the world.
– Horizon 2020: networks creation and opportunities sharing
– Networking, Matching and Dating


  • Isidro Laso Ballesteros (Head of Startup Europe: European Commission)
  • David Tee (Head of Membership Services: EBN)
  • Marco Marinucci (Mind the Bridge CEO)
  • Alberto Onetti (Mind the Bridge Chairman)
  • Simon Schaefer (Founder, Factory Berlin)

  • Simon Schaefer (Founder & CEO at Factory )
  • Peter Kruger( CEO at eZecute & Managing Director at Startupbootcamp Rome)
  • Edoardo Imperiale (Campania Innovazione spa)
  • Annibale Elia (Head of Department of Political, Social and Communication Sciences, University of Salerno)
  • Fernando Napolitano (President, IB&II)



May 12, 2014
  • 08:30 - 09:00Registration & NetworkingEntrepreneurship 360° - Hotel Royal Continental, Napoli
  • 09:00 - 09:30Opening (@ Royal Continental)- Guido Trombetti (Vicepresident Regione Campania and Councilor for Research and Universities)
    - Enrico Panini (City of Naples: Councillor for Productive Activities)
    - Giuseppe Zollo (President of Campania Innovazione)
  • 09:30 - 11:00Trends and Best Practices in Fund Raising Investments, AcquisitionsAlberto Onetti, Marco Marinucci (Mind the Bridge Foundation)
  • 11:00 - 12:15Incubation models: Sharing- Campania.InHub: the Campania Regional Ecosystem to support the growth and sustainability of innovative entrepreneurship.
    Speaker: Edoardo Imperiale (CEO, Campania Innovazione spa)
    - The Factory (Berlin)
    Speaker: Simon Schaefer (Founder & CEO at Factory )
    - START COM Service Business Communication, Marketing and back-up measures, web analytics (voucher)
    Speaker: Annibale Elia (Head of Department of Political, Social and Communication Sciences, University of Salerno)
    - Startupbootcamp
    Speaker: Peter Kruger (CEO at eZecute & Managing Director at Startupbootcamp Rome)
    - Working Capital Accelerator
    Speaker: Anna Testa(Head of Working Capital Milan, Telecom Italia)
  • 12:15 - 12:30EBN Presentation David Tee (EBN head of membership services), presents the Europe Business Network: a network of around 150 quality-certified EU|BICs (business and innovation centres) and 100 other organisations that support the development and growth of innovative entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs.
  • 12:30 - 13:00Supporting startup creation - Smart and Start
    Lina D'Amato (Invitalia): Presenting Smart & Start the new initiative by Invitalia to support innovative startups in Mezzogiorno: results.
    - Fulbright BEST
    Fernando Napolitano (IB&II)
  • 13:00 - 14:30Lunch & networking @ Castel dell'OvoLunch kindly sponsored by INVITALIA
  • 15:15 - 15:30Opening - Vito Grassi (President of CESVITEC)
    - Paolo Pontoniere (for Unite the two Bays)
    - Marco Marinucci (CEO Mind the Bridge)
  • 15:30 - 17:30From Vesuvio to Silicon Valley and back @ Hotel Royal Continental
    - Job Creator Tour - Restart your Business
    CESVITEC Green Tech Contest More info...
  • 17:30 - 18:30EU Opportunities for Startups + Accelerators: Accelerator Assembly / Horizon 2020Speakers: Isidro Laso Ballesteros (Startup European Commission)
  • 18:30 - 19:00Networking and 1:1 meetings
  • 20:30 - 23:00Networking Dinner @ Hotel Royal ContinentalCome and join the Networking Dinner at "Innovation International Meeting", meet colleagues and specialists in your field from around the world in an enjoyable and relaxed Networking Dinner.

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