Our philosophy


We foster connections and support Italian entrepreneurs in building global companies 

Our Mission


We are experienced entrepreneurs that aim at helping Italian innovation to scale internationally and enabling Italy to become a major entrepreneurial hub in Europe.

We provide a platform that enables European and Italian entrepreneurs, corporations, and investment firms to exchange ideas, knowledge, talent and resources. 

Our aim is to create a fertile business environment for Italian startups to thrive globally.


How to join


Are you interested in taking your startup to the next level?

Accelerate Italy is currently accepting applications from technology-focused startups that have products and revenues for the Winter 2021 cohort.

The program will begin in November 2021.

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Accelerate Italy experts are US and Italy based seasoned startup entrepreneurs and industry leaders who share their time, experiences and deep knowledge to help our startups to form and grow.  Experts support the startups as mentors, speakers and judges.

Becoming a part of Accelerate Italy’s pool is a unique opportunity to advise early stage companies, contribute to the global innovation ecosystem, and network with other high-profile experts across industries in the US and Europe.

Always remember

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.

Steve Jobs 

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Join our wide network of sponsors and experts and become part of the change

Get Involved


Accelerate Italy is a platform that connects entrepreneurs, sponsors and experts. 

Entrepreneurs benefit from a great pool of mentors and experts supporting the growth of their businesses. 

Sponsors and partners gain access to a pool of highly talented people and unique investment opportunities. 


Apply as an entrepreneur, expert or volunteer or join us as a sponsor


Let us know if you have any questions. We will be very happy to help you

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