The startup competition to enhance cultural heritage 16 · 17 · 18 JUNE 2022 / RIMINI EXPO CENTRE
The startup competition to enhance cultural heritage
16 · 17 · 18 JUNE 2022 / RIMINI EXPO CENTRE
From the collaboration between WMF - the biggest Festival on Innovation, and the Digital Library of the Italian Ministry of Culture - MiC was born Startup 4 Culture, the call that seeks innovative ideas and technological & digital projects, capable of enhancing the Italian historical and cultural heritage, innovating the cultural and creative sectors thanks to Digitalisation.
This call aims to identify and support innovative projects that combine the cultural sector with the digital one, in order to promote innovative startups and talents, to foster an increasing synergy between the cultural sector and the technological-digital one and between Public sector and private entrepreneurship.
The Call in now Closed.
During the application stage, each Startup is asked to indicate how to meet the following Challenges:
The finalist Startups will have the chance to present their innovative and cultural project to the audience of the biggest Festival on innovation and to be evaluated by the MiC Digital Library, as well as by the main players in the digital sector, investors, incubators and corporate businesses. Finalists will also have the opportunity to:
The best ones will be selected to take part in the finals by the WMF team and by the MiC Digital Library. These latest will compete in a pitch competition during the WMF - from June 16th to 18th at the Rimini Expo Center.
Each team will have 3 minutes to present the key elements of their idea. The jury will then have an additional 2 minutes to pose follow-up questions. At the end, the jurors will cast their votes to state the winner.
The elevator pitch is the heart of the Startup Competition. It is a short presentation that contains the key elements of a business idea, designed to attract possible investors or promote a business idea.
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The call is now Closed.
The call is dedicated to Italian and International startups and companies - composed of individuals or teams - with innovative, technological and digital projects or ideas, relating to the field of culture. Submitted projects are selected according to the following criteria: