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Startup Crash Test Milan #18
Startup Crash Test is an event aimed at “stress testing” the market strategies, business models, distribution, roadmaps, etc. of technology startups. This event is designed to offer entrepreneurs a platform to tell about your project to other entrepreneurs, to receive feedback from an audience, to find partners, and to develop your network. In general, the requirements for startups: - to be created not more than 1.5 years ago; - MVP, prototype or first small sales; - some beginning investments could be own startup money; - a desire to pitch, answer questions and be open to collaboration. At the beginning one of the experts, leaders in the Startup ecosystem speak 10 minutes (+10 minutes of Q&A) about anything which could be helpful for startuppers. It could be advice on how to create a team, how to fundraise money or some motivational speech. This event is a good opportunity for startuppers to present, for the public to hear new startups (early stage), for investors - to check the market and if they like - to invest. Also pitching and Q&A in English are great things for startuppers and community. Price: 10 € as a contribution (payment at arrival). At the beginning of the official part, we start from a small aperitivo. To present your project at the event, please comment below or fill the form here (http://bit.ly/applysctmilan). To make the event better organized we prepared a short questionnaire (http://bit.ly/sctmilanquestionnaire) (1 min). ----------------------- The program: The first startup Cikìs which is going to pitch during Startup Crash Test Milan #18. "Cikis is the go-to marketplace for sustainability enthusiasts to discover the beauty of sustainable fashion in a finally reliable and transparent platform that carefully selects the best brands that have social and environmental sustainability and the core of their business while maintaining attention to style." Contacts: Serena Moro [masked] Cikìs is looking for: - your feedback on the pitch - partnerships with sustainable businesses - e-commerce experts - team members who would like to join the startup The second startup - Unit Genius, which will be presented by Kinda Bueno Eto'o Usiomonifo. "UnitGenius.io is a web-based platform, powered by Artificial Intelligence, that enables its users to Compare, Find and Buy Life Insurance Investment Policies that matches their Demands & Needs." More info: https://unitgenius.io/ [more details will be updated during the week]. We are preparing to have one speaker and two-three startups. We have special guests during our "Open Microphone" part, where community meets interesting people and groups, which could give added value to the startup community. ----------------------- During the event, we give 3 different books as a prize. •Running Lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan That Works, Ash Maurya •User eXperience design. Progettare esperienze di valore per utenti e aziende, Bottà, Debora •Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action, Sinek, Simon ----------------------- The welcome part includes aperitivo and the first introduction among members of the community. We are preparing to have one speaker and two-three startups. We have special guests during our "Open Microphone" part, where community meets interesting people and groups, which could give added value to the startup community. If you want to participate, please, write to us. Audience Please, be active and ask questions during the event. Perks Thanks to new collaborations, the professionals from StartUp Legal (http://www.startuplegal.it/) (legal & tax advisors) and DigitalHive (https://digitalhive.it/) (IT, UX/UI, SEO) will be available to answer all your questions regarding their areas of expertise for free during the event. Startup Crash Test Milan thanks ImpactHub Milano for collaboration and space.

Impact Hub Milano

Via Aosta 4 · Milan

€10.00

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    Startup Crash Test is an event aimed at “stress testing” the market strategies, business models, distribution, roadmaps, etc. of technology startups. This event is designed to offer entrepreneurs a platform to tell about your project to other entrepreneurs, to receive feedback from an audience, to find partners, and to develop your network. Three projects will take part in the event, which will include 5 minutes of presentation, followed by a 15-minute Q&A session.

    Story of Startup Crash Test Milan

    June 2016 - SCT Milan:
    The first event took place in co-working Talent Garden Milano Merano, when the projects CamOn ( Paolo Mussi), and MiGames (Davide Ardizzone) were presented as well as the expert of Startup Ecosystem Andrea Cocchi spoke about “Lean Experiments”.

    September 2016 SCT Milan #2:
    During the second event, there were the presentations of two startups: Taskhunters and Majordomo (prototype of IoT device for measuring and analyzing electric consumption at home) and a speech of startupper Tommaso Solesin about his own experience of the co-founder of the startup.

    October 2016 SCT Milan #3:
    Startups:
    Bloovery - "The 3rd millennium florist. Order flowers by using bot"
    Bergamo Quest - "New way of discovering interesting facts about the city - Bergamo."
    BotSociety - "How to sketch a bot conversation"

    Experts' talks and Q&A:

    Dario Freddi (the founder of Ispirata, a startup providing IoT/Embedded software and technology to manufacturing and enterprise companies) talked about the major challenges for b2b startups for reaching out to the market and their first customers, and how to deal with them.

    Gianluca Segato from Uniwhere (Italian startup right now in Berlin) talked about what early-stage startups need to know, investments, their story and different perception about startups in other ecosystems.

    November 2016 SCT Milan #4
    Expert’s talk:
    Paolo Lombardi “How to pitch to investors”

    Startups:
    - Vino A Porter: "Your digital sommelier"
    - Libbrit: "The second life of your books"
    - BreviMano ( http://www.brevimano.it/ ): "Job hunting platform for the artisan sector"

    There will also be time for networking, free drinks and snacks.

    Interested in presenting, sponsoring or volunteering? Email SCT Team at sctmilan@gmail.com

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