WMF Startup Competition Final

the Biggest Startup Competition in Italy

16 JULY 2021 / RIMINI & ONLINE

6 finalists out now

The Final of the WMF Startup Competition - the biggest Startup Competition in Italy - was back on the WMF Mainstage, in Rimini & Online, on Friday July 16th, 2021.

After its double edition in 2020, the WMF Event dedicated to the Startup World and to innovative entrepreneurship, which in his 10th editions has attracted several leading players, investors, accelerators, corporates and incubators of the National and International innovative ecosystem, has returned with both an online and on site edition in Rimini, Italy.

More than 200 investors and jury members, an archive of over 3.300 innovative entrepreneurial projects applied, awarded prizes of about 2 million euros - WMF Startup Competition, the biggest Startup Competition in Italy - is WMF signature event that has contributed, over the years, in fostering and enhancing successful projects worldwide, such as: TOMMI, Friendz, PatchAI, FitPrime and, in the past edition of November 2020, FlowPay and LightScience.
The past 16th of July 6 selected Finalists have competed on the WMF Mainstage in an increasingly international Startup Competition, where National and International Startups will compete in front of the Rimini and online audience from all over the world, connected through the interactive platform ibrida.io and through WMF official channels. Startups representatives have challengeed each other with 3-minutes elevator pitches in order to win the audience and the experienced jury’s vote as well as prizes with a total value of +500,000 euro.

Check out the Winners and the Finalists that have competed in the 9th edition of WMF Startup Competition!

Conduction:


Cosmano Lombardo

Cosmano Lombardo

Search On CEO and Founder  - WMF Chairman


Diletta Leotta

Diletta Leotta

TV Presenter



THE WINNERS


The Jury Award goes to Recornea

Recornea wins the UniCredit Start Lab prize, UniCredit's project addressed to young entrepreneurs and innovative startups. The prize consists in the granted participation for Recornea in the Startup Academy, the assignment of a mentor selected among UniCredit's professional partners and the access to a coaching program. The prize also includes the allocation of a UniCredit Relationship Manager dedicated to the winner and the participation in business meetings with corporate clients of the bank and potential investors.


The Audience Award goes to MyLeg

MyLeg wins the prize awarded by the audience - a 10,000€ prize in consultancy in digital marketing offered by Search On Media Group.

The final six

Discover the 6 Startups - selected from over 500 applications - that will compete on WMF Mainstage




DeepMammo is a MedTech startup, staffed with global experts and technical visionaries. The Startup focuses on Artificial Intelligence applied to radiology workflows and digital imaging. Supports radiologists in early detection of Breast Cancer applying Image Recognition and Deep Neural Networks to detect cancer in mammograms. The Startup proposes DeepMammo, the Artificial Intelligence empowering radiologists in early detection of breast cancer.


Hexagro is an all-italian Startup that develops vertical agriculture technologies with the purpose of reconnecting man with Nature. Hexagro vision consists in guaranteeing to everybody, from everywhere, access to healthy food throughout an interactive and unique urban farming experience. Hexagro technology and know-how are used to promote vertical agriculture social projects within agricultural communities in Colombia.


People who have suffered leg amputation frequently use prosthesis that do not guarantee sensorial feedback. Consequently, they suffer from limited mobility and high risk of falling. The Swiss Startup MyLeg, through a non-invasive wearable technology added to the prosthesis, improves amputated people's mobility, boosting their confidence and quality of life.


Recornea is a medical technology company developing therapeutic implantable devices for treating eye diseases. The presented product is GROSSO, an implant for treating keratoconus, a disease causing cornea bulging.


ToothPic is an innovative Startup - spinoff of the Politecnico di Torino University - operating in the cybersecurity sector. The startup developed and patented a solution, unique in the world, that uses smartphone photo sensors manufacturing imperfections - unique and unclonable - to transform the device into a trusting key for online authentication.


VoiceMed - Startup from Luxembourg - defines itself as the next generation medical grade testing that combines voice recording with Artificial Intelligence, making healthcare accessible from a smartphone. VoiceMed One is a medical device software that analyses human voice to conduct rapid COVID19 tests: convenient, effective & scalable.

Official Jury


Giacomo Venezia
Giacomo Venezia

Business Developer - Almacube Bologna

Nico Valenti Gatto
Nico Valenti Gatto

Operating Director B4i Bocconi for innovation

Michele Lia
Michele Lia

Business Analyst - Boost Heroes

Gabriele Ronchini
Gabriele Ronchini

Founder & Managing Director, Digital Magics

Giulio Montoli
Giulio Montoli

Head of the Acceleration Program - LVenture 

Alessandro Santorelli
Alessandro Santorelli

Project Manager - H Farm

Davide Barra
Davide Barra

Program Director - Hubble Accelerator Program - Nana Bianca

Andrea Orlando
Andrea Orlando

Managing Partner Startup Wise Guys Italy

Giovanni Khoury
Giovanni Khoury

Managing Director Startup Wise Guys Saas Milan

Negar Mokarram
Negar Mokarram

Business Analyst & Startup Scouting I3P

Giovanni Strocchi
Giovanni Strocchi

Angel Investor - IAG

Jonathan Clarke
Jonathan Clarke

Startup Program Leader OVHcloud

Andrea Parmeggiani
Andrea Parmeggiani

General Manager Fondazione Rei

Marco Lotito
Marco Lotito

Accelerator Leader - TIM #Wcap

<em>Enrico Deluchi</em>
Enrico Deluchi

General Manager di PoliHub

Daniele Alberti
Daniele Alberti

Serial entrepreneur - StarBoost

Anna Amati
Anna Amati

Vice President - META Group

Roberto Giuliani
Roberto Giuliani

Incubator Manager ​​​​​​- LazioInnova

Alessandro Basile
Alessandro Basile

Legal Advisor

Paola Santilli
Paola Santilli

Relationship Manager - Crowdfundme

Vanessa D'Ambrosio
Vanessa D'Ambrosio

Coordinatrice dell'Ufficio di Presidenza - San Marino Innovation

Massimo Canducci
Massimo Canducci

Chief Innovation Officer - Engineering

Alberto Carrai
Alberto Carrai

Chief International Business Development - Able Tech

Matteo Confalonieri
Matteo Confalonieri

Senior Associate - Milano Investment Partner

Marco Dall'Olio
Marco Dall'Olio

Digital Marketing Manager - Mediaset

<p>Federico Rastelli</p>

Federico Rastelli

Investment Analyst - Siamosoci & Mamacrowd

Gianluca Trentin
Gianluca Trentin

Account & Community Manager - Plug And Play
 

Massimo Ciaglia
Massimo Ciaglia

CEO - Grownnectia

Gianluca Ciminata
Gianluca Ciminata

Founder & CEO - Digital on things Company

Massimo Avvisati
Massimo Avvisati

Head of EdTech R&D - Codemotion

Giovanni De Caro
Giovanni De Caro

Chief Executive Officer Volano

Mariarita Costanza
Mariarita Costanza

CEO Everywhere TEW

Alberto Giusti
Alberto Giusti

Entrepreneur & Strategy Consultant - Guanxi

Giulia Giovannini
Giulia Giovannini

Investment Manager - United Ventures

Giorgio Guidi
Giorgio Guidi

Founder & Ceo - The Hive 

Donata Folesani
Donata Folesani

Head of Access to Finance and Intellectual Property Unit in the Research and Innovation Division - Ar-ter 

Andrea Censoni
Andrea Censoni

Associate & deal flow manager - Dpixel

Adriano la Vopa
Adriano la Vopa

Founder - Smartangle

Giancarlo Orsini
Giancarlo Orsini

Chief International Business Development - Able Tech

Enrico Poli
Enrico Poli

Director - Zanichelli Venture

Giorgio Scarpelli
Giorgio Scarpelli

Chief Technology Officer & Innovation - NTT DATA Italia

Alessandro Giovinazzo
Alessandro Giovinazzo

Project Manager - Cariplo Factory

Mattia Mrvosevic
Mattia Mrvosevic

Founding Partner & Co-Chief Investment Officer - Eterna Capital

Danilo Vulpio
Danilo Vulpio

Healthcare Innovation Manager - Gruppo Sapio

Matteo Mingardi
Matteo Mingardi

Group Corporate Innovation Manager - Pelliconi

Anna Testa
Anna Testa

Innovation & Digital Transformation Sales Specialist - Cisco

Giovanni Tufani
Giovanni Tufani

Co-Founder & CFO - Seedble

Edoardo Reggiani
Edoardo Reggiani

Head of Business Development & Innovation - BacktoWork

Alberto Giusti
Alberto Giusti

Entrepreneur & Strategy Consultant - Guanxi

Lorenzo Ferrara
Lorenzo Ferrara

Presidente BusinessAngels.Network


 

Giusy Stanziola
Giusy Stanziola

Vice President - WEU Start Lab & Development Programs 

Massimiliano Montefusco
Massimiliano Montefusco

General Manager RDS

Andrea dal Piaz
Andrea dal Piaz

Manager Dock3 - The Startup Lab

Adib Mouchanan
Adib Mouchanan

Responsabile Partner HubSpot in Italia

Mariano Spalletti
Mariano Spalletti

 Country Manager Italy Qonto

Pietro Pogliani
Pietro Pogliani

Investment Manager 200 Crowd

Emanuele Caronia
Emanuele Caronia

Serial Entrepreneur & Investor Exelab

Federico Leonardi
Federico Leonardi

Business Developer Backtowork

Alessandro Giovinazzo
Alessandro Giovinazzo

Founder - Egloo

Alessio Cioni
Alessio Cioni

Vice CEO PBZ - Intesa Sanpaolo group & Vice president of Italian Croatian chamber of commerce

Frane Šesnić
Frane Šesnić

Director of ZICER - Zagreb innovation center

Mario Vražić
Mario Vražić

Ph.D.- Vice Dean - University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing

Vincenzo Elifani
Vincenzo Elifani

Investor Lego Ventures and Co-Founder Astra Incubator

Lorenzo Triboli
Lorenzo Triboli

Vice President & CFO Cross Border Growth Capital

Guido Fabbri
Guido Fabbri

Co-founder & Chief Marketing Officer del Geosmartcampus

Vincenzo Ottiero
Vincenzo Ottiero

Head of Srategy and Innovation di Seedup

Damir Brčić
Damir Brčić

Head of IT and Common affairs department at Split-Dalmatia County and Head of ICT County project

Davide Turco 
Davide Turco 

Managing Director Indaco Venture Partners SGR

Federico De Bin
Federico De Bin

Business Analyst -Two Hundred

Salvatore Viola
Salvatore Viola

Business Developer - Dynamo Lab

Filippo Forni 
Filippo Forni 

Head of Innovation - Confindustria Emilia Area Centro

Marco Meoni 
Marco Meoni 

Senior Analyst Cross Border Growth Capital

Lucio Insinga
Lucio Insinga

Advisor e Membro del Comitato d'Investimento di IBAN

Anna De Stefano
Anna De Stefano

Legal Design Expert e Membro del Comitato d'Investimento di IBAN

Francesco De Grazia
Francesco De Grazia

Service Manager - FoolFarm

Sebastian Caputo
Sebastian Caputo

Project manager e Ceo di 012Factory

Massimiliano Gilardi
Massimiliano Gilardi

Massimiliano Gilardi, Co-Founder e Director G2 Startups

Giacomo Della Valentina
Giacomo Della Valentina

Head of Sales - PoliHub

Alessandro Asaro
Alessandro Asaro

Head of Communication and Digital Marketing - PoliHub

Alessandro Bruscagin
Alessandro Bruscagin

CEO e Direttore - Archeide Lux

Giacomo Bizzarri
Giacomo Bizzarri

Area Startup - The Hive

WMF Startup Competition Partners and Investors

HubSpot
Amazon AWS
Dock3
Qonto
Vittoria Hub
UniCredit Start Lab
OVH Cloud
Startup Wise Guys 
Milano Investment Partners
Infinity
NTTdata
Peekabo Vision
Fondazione Social Venture Giordano Dell'Amore
Carrefour
Prana Ventures
Zanichelli Venture
dPixel
Digital Magics
Cariplo Factory
SELLALAB
LVenture Group
LUISS ENLABS
TIM #Wcap
Nana Bianca
Pelliconi
boostheroes
H-Farm
Codemotion
ANGI
Meta
IBAN
I3P
IAG
Seedble
ARXivar
Fondazione Golinelli
The Hive
Engenereeing
Macnil Gruppo Zucchetti
Angel Partner Group
StarBoost
Guanxi
DOT - Digital On Things
Smartangle
ART-ER
San Marino Innovation
Grownnectia
Gruppo Sapio
Almacube
Nuvolab
Back to Work
Plug and Play
Crowdfundme
Eterna Capital
AB Innovation Consulting
Indaco Venture
United Ventures
Zhepiro Investments
RDS NEXT
SiamoSoci - Mamacrowd
Firenze Business Angels Network
Exelab
Lazio Innova
Astra Incubator
Bp Cube
Growth Capital
Fondazione REI
Bocconi for Innovation
StartupGym
OpenSeed
PoliHub
G2 Startups
Geosmart Campus
ComoNexT
Two Hundred
Dynamo
Confindustria Emilia
Archeide Lux
012Factory

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