WMF Startup Competition Final

The Biggest international Startup Competition in Italy

17 JUNE 2022 / RIMINI EXPO CENTRE

The Final of the WMF2022 Startup Competition - the biggest International Startup Competition in Italy - was held on the WMF Mainstage, at the Rimini Expo Centre, on Friday June 17th, 2022.

Within the World Startup Fest - the leading international event for startup and investors sector - the Startup Competition Final has finally returned! Now, in its 10th edition, the Final has involved Italian and International Startups who had the opportunity to present their projects to the wide audience of investors, market players, accelerators, incubators and the many players of the Italian and international innovation ecosystem, joining the 3-days Festival.

In past editions, more than 200 investors and Jury members, an archive of over 3.300 application from entrepreneurial projects, awarded prizes worth about 2 million euros: the WMF Startup Competition is a WMF signature event that has contributed, over the years, to fostering and enhancing successful projects worldwide, such as: TOMMI, Friendz, PatchAI, FitPrime, FlowPay and LightScience.

On June 17th, the 6 selected finalists competed on the Festival Mainstage, in front of a worldwide audience. The competition saw the representatives of the 6 finalist startups alternating on stage through 3-minutes elevator pitch: a key presentation of their projects to convince the official jury and the public and win the + 800,000 euros of prizes, other than to gain the victory of the Competition.

 

Find out who are the 2022 winners!

Conduction


Cosmano Lombardo

Cosmano Lombardo

Founder e CEO Search On - WMF Chairman


Diletta Leotta

Diletta Leotta

TV presenter



THE WINNERS


The Jury Award goes to Golee

Golee wins the jury award: a prize of 175.000 in services and the opportunity to acced as a finalist to the Disraptor summit in Prague. Also, Golee will have the opportunity to present itself  with a dedicated booth in the expo area of the Disraptor event. Golee is the One Stop Platform for sports clubs - a platform that aims to completely digitize and automate the activities of sports clubs.
In practice, we give access to a tailor-made management software for ASDs (with integrated financial and administrative area), applications for coaches and athletes on the field to monitor sporting events (such as training, matches and player growth), and finally social tools to manage websites and e-commerce


The Audience Award goes to AerariumChain

AerariumChain wins the audience award: a prize value of 20.000€ from Search On ,and the possibility to exhibit in the Expo area of the Disraptors summit of Prague with a booth. 

AerariumChain  is a revolutionary cloud service that supports museums and institutions in cultural heritage conservation and fundraising.
It makes accessible and scalable the artworks monitoring through high definition and certified 3D scans; brings out their digital footprints; identifies any discrepancies between two scans through AI algorithms. It promotes a more ethical and democratic fundraising through NFTMicro, a tool designed in full respect of existing rights.

Official Jury


Michele Lia
Michele Lia

Portofolio Manager - B-heroes

Gabriele Ronchini
Gabriele Ronchini

Founder & Managing Director - Digital Magics

Alessandro Santorelli
Alessandro Santorelli

Project Manager - H Farm

Andrea Orlando
Andrea Orlando

Managing Partner - Startup Wise Guys Italy

<p>Negar Mokarram</p>

Negar Mokarram

Business Analyst & Startup Scouting - I3P

<p>Jonathan Clarke</p>

Jonathan Clarke

Startup Program Leader - OVHcloud

Daniele Alberti
Daniele Alberti

Serial entrepreneur - StarBoost 

Anna Amati
Anna Amati

Co-founder & General Partner - EUREKA! Venture

Roberto Giuliani
Roberto Giuliani

Incubator Manager​​​​​ - LazioInnova

Alberto Carrai
Alberto Carrai

Chief International Business Development - Able Tech

Massimo Ciaglia
Massimo Ciaglia

CEO - Grownnectia

Donata Folesani
Donata Folesani

Responsabile dell’Unità Finanza per l'innovazione - ART-ER

Alberto Giusti
Alberto Giusti

Entrepreneur & Strategy Consultant - Guanxi 

Giorgio Guidi
Giorgio Guidi

Founder & Ceo - The Hive CoWorking & Incubator

Alessio Cioni
Alessio Cioni

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

Enrico Poli
Enrico Poli

Director - Zanichelli Venture

Lorenzo Ferrara
Lorenzo Ferrara

President & Coordinator - Business Angels Network "BAN Firenze"

Giusy Stanziola
Giusy Stanziola

Vice President - Unicredit Start Lab | Founders* Club

Anna Testa
Anna Testa

Product Sales Specialist Digitalization Italy - CISCO

Adib Mouchanan
Adib Mouchanan

Responsabile Partner - HubSpot in Italia

<p>Andrea Dal Piaz</p>

Andrea Dal Piaz

Dock3 - The Startup Lab

<p>Massimiliano Montefusco</p>

Massimiliano Montefusco

General Manager - RDS

Danila Zammitti
Danila Zammitti

Open innovation program manager - Cariplo Factory

Emanuele Caronia
Emanuele Caronia

Serial Entrepreneur & Investor - Exelab

Davide Turco 
Davide Turco 

Managing Director - Indaco Venture Partners SGR

Francesco De Grazia
Francesco De Grazia

Service Manager - FoolFarm

Sebastian Caputo
Sebastian Caputo

Project manager and CEO - 012Factory

Alessandro Asaro
Alessandro Asaro

Head of Communication and Digital Marketing - PoliHub

Eric Larsen
Eric Larsen

Senior Deal Flow Manager - LVENTURE

Francesco Di Blasio
Francesco Di Blasio

Deal Flow Manager - BIZPLACE

Silvia Cozzi
Silvia Cozzi

Program Manager - G-FactorFondazione Golinelli

Jacopo Paoletti
Jacopo Paoletti

Co-Founder & General Manager - CreationDose

Laura Loprieno
Laura Loprieno

CEO - Dynamo

Lorenzo D'Amelio
Lorenzo D'Amelio

Founder - D-Group

Loris Lanzellotti
Loris Lanzellotti

CEO - Enrtrepreniston

Matteo Frattini
Matteo Frattini

Senior Analyst - Indaco Venture Partners

Vittorio Cavani
Vittorio Cavani

Partner and Board Member - NextUp

Luca Ruggeri
Luca Ruggeri

Consigliere e responsabile dell'Open Innovation Club - Associazione Roma Startup

Sabrina Ricci
Sabrina Ricci

AI Ecosystem Manager Φ-lab - ESA

Denis Vittorio Truccone
Denis Vittorio Truccone

Innovation Manager - UnipolSai

Enrico Zanotti
Enrico Zanotti

Direttore del Comitato Tecnico Scientifico - San Marino Innovation

Lorenzo Zatini
Lorenzo Zatini

Ecosystem Marketing Manager - Qonto

Giovanni Strocchi
Giovanni Strocchi

Senior screening committee member - IAG

Michele Giordani
Michele Giordani

Managing Partner & Founder - Gellify

Leonardo Saroni
Leonardo Saroni

Operational Partner - Prana Ventures

Silvia Costantino
Silvia Costantino

Program Analyst & Operations - B4I Bocconi for Innovation

Giovanni De Caro
Giovanni De Caro

Strategic and financial advisor - Volano Group

Massimo Canducci
Massimo Canducci

Chief Innovation Officer - Engineering

Enzo Rimedio
Enzo Rimedio

Digital PR Manager - Digital Coach

Andrea Parmeggiani
Andrea Parmeggiani

Direttore - Fondazione Rei , Tech Up Accelerator

Davide Filiaggi
Davide Filiaggi

Operations Manager Hubble Acceleration Program - Nana Bianca

Vittoria San Pietro
Vittoria San Pietro

Responsabile Innovazione Startup Mug - Emill Banca Credito Cooperativo

Andrea Solimene
Andrea Solimene

CEO & CoFounder - Seedble

Alberico Tremigliozzi
Alberico Tremigliozzi

Founder & CEO - Re2N

Rinaldo Canzi
Rinaldo Canzi

Investment Manager - Fondazione Social Venture GDA

Maria Laura Di Carlo
Maria Laura Di Carlo

Innovation and Start up Advisor - Le Village

Fabio Carrera
Fabio Carrera

 CEO - SerenDPT - H3

Emanuele Zingale
Emanuele Zingale

Head of TIM open innovation program 

Lambros Kaoudis
Lambros Kaoudis

Business finance consultant - INTERFINANCE 
 

Francesca Picasso
Francesca Picasso

Project Manager of Football Data Analyst course - Wylab

Giorgio Ciron
Giorgio Ciron

Direttore - Innovup

Paolo Ottaviani
Paolo Ottaviani

Innovation Broker - Almacube

Luigi Bergamasco
Luigi Bergamasco

Chief Tecnology Officer - Oplon

Federico Davini
Federico Davini

Partner e investment board - A11 Venture

Matteo Leonardi
Matteo Leonardi

Senior investment analyst - IAG

Peter Kruger
Peter Kruger

Presidente - AgriFood Italia

Selvaggia Fagioli
Selvaggia Fagioli

Business Angel - A4W

Silvia Lanfrancotti
Silvia Lanfrancotti

Business Angel - A4W

Luca Sellari Franceschini
Luca Sellari Franceschini

Onboarding Manager - Crowdfundme

Francesco Paolo Russo
Francesco Paolo Russo

General Manager - ANGI

Federico Smanio
Federico Smanio

CEO - Wylab | Program Director - WeSportUp

Jacopo Drudi
Jacopo Drudi

Investment Manager - United Ventures

Pasquale Brancaccio
Pasquale Brancaccio

General Manager - Incubatore Campano

Piero Ingrosso
Piero Ingrosso

VP - AlmaVicoo | Head of Innovation and Communication - Legacoop Bologna

Michele Castorina
Michele Castorina

ESA

Camila Tellez
Camila Tellez

Operations Manager - Motor Valley Accelerator

WMF Startup Competition Partners and Investors

A4W
ANGI
Roma Startup
Bocconi for Innovation
boostheroes
Creationdose
Crowdfundme
Engineering
Entrepreniston
Guanxi
Lazio Innova
IAG
Indaco Venture
HubSpot
Le Village
LVenture Group
Nana Bianca
NextUp
Oplon
PoliHub
Prana Ventures
Qonto
RDS 100% Grandi Successi
Seedble
Re2n
United Ventures
Volano
A11 Venture
AgriFoodTech Italia
Emil Banca MUG
Gellify
Wylab
ESA - European Space Agency
Digital Coach
Motor Valley Accelerator
Dock3
Amazon AWS
Vittoria Hub
UniCredit Start Lab
OVH Cloud
Startup Wise Guys 
Milano Investment Partners
Infinity
NTTdata
Peekabo Vision
Fondazione Social Venture Giordano Dell'Amore
Carrefour
Zanichelli Venture
dPixel
Digital Magics
Cariplo Factory
LUISS ENLABS
TIM #Wcap
H-Farm
Codemotion
Meta
IBAN
I3P
Fondazione Golinelli
The Hive
Engenereeing
StarBoost
Smartangle
ART-ER
San Marino Innovation
Grownnectia
Gruppo Sapio
Almacube
Nuvolab
Two Hundred
Back to Work
Plug and Play
Eterna Capital
AB Innovation Consulting
United Ventures
Zhepiro Investments
RDS NEXT
SiamoSoci - Mamacrowd
Firenze Business Angels Network
Exelab
Astra Incubator
Growth Capital
ComoNexT
Geosmart Campus
SeedUp
Bp Cube
G2 Startups
OpenSeed
Startup Gym
Fondazione REI
Dynamo
Confindustria Emilia
Archeide Lux
012Factory
FoolFarm
BIZPLACE
D-Group
Tech Up Acceletaror
Serendpt
UnipolSai
Incubatore Campano

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