Program to connect companies with Corporate Investors and possible partners or buyers in Silicon Valley.
Target audience: SMEs and scale ups
Program aimed at SMEs and large companies with the goal of connecting companies with Corporate Investors and possible partners or buyers in Silicon Valley.
The program includes several operational phases: from specific training-both in Emilia-Romagna and in Silicon Valley-pitching, investor events, and customized and group meetings between the selected companies and possible interested partners in Silicon Valley. At the end of the Business Match and for the following months, beneficiary companies are supported by ART-ER and the partner in Silicon Valley in follow-up activities.
Participants met with contacts from multinational companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Google, Honda, Johnson&Johnson, Salesforce, Hyundai, Tesla, and Airbus.
Results and numbers:
- 2 editions 2017 and 2019
- 15 enterprises
- 96 total meetings in the two editions
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