Power2Innovate, the project dedicated
to young entrepreneurs in Southern Italy
The European House – Ambrosetti announced the three Power2Innovate winners, in a competition followed by a select group of investors and corporate managers.
These are just some examples of the innovation projects that took part in the Power2Innovate Pitch Competition, held Monday, December 14 at the Palazzo del Ghiaccio in Milan as part of the first StartupItalia! Open Summit.
The European House – Ambrosetti announced the three Power2Innovate winners, in a competition followed by a select group of investors and corporate managers, with opening remarks by Riccardo Luna, Valerio De Molli and Dan Wagner, founder of the new-generation e-commerce platform, Venda.com and today president and CEO of Powa Technologies, the one billion dollar unicorn of mobile sales founded as a start-up in 2007.
The best projects in the three sectors included in the call for ideas—ICT, Energy and Agrifood— each received a cash prize of 10,000 euros and membership in ‘Leader del Futuro’, the The European House – Ambrosetti talent development program.
Power2Innovate is the first Call for Ideas dedicated to young entrepreneurs residing in South Italy: an important opportunity for the revival of South Italy, to unleash the entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to take risks.
To return to growth, to do business and to create jobs.
The nine finalists were:
Although not among the finalists, three other noteworthy projects were presented: NaoHg, involving hybrid fossil fuel combustion engines; Corgum, to promote carob production in the Mediterranean; and Lumaca Sassi, an innovative method for the raising of … snails!