Since last July 15, seven Italian startup have been “training” at ERA – the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator in New York. They are into an intensive three months training, mentorship and networking program that is curated by the co-founder and managing partner of ERA, Murat Aktihanoglu.
The seven startups are part of the Global Startup Program that was created by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development and the Italian Trade Agency to support innovative Italian startups interested in entering the US market and, as such, foster new business opportunities and attract international investments in Italy.
The program in NYC will finish on October 4. On September 17, from 6 to 8 PM at the Italian Consulate in NYC – 690 Park Avenue – the seven startup will show & tell what they have accomplished so far. It will also be the occasion for a discussion about the tech community in New York, and the opportunities it offers to startups from abroad. These are the panelists: Iynna Halilou, ERA’s Global Program Manager; Jeffrey Libshutz, a managing partner at the private equity firm ArmaVir and vice chairman at the Italian Italian fixed wireless broadband provider Linkem; and Valentina Corbetta, a digital entrepreneur with strong Italian roots based in New York, founder of C.R.E.W Collective and co-founder of Family Collective and Hhype Collective.
Here you are the seven startups:
Avatr is a Personal Artificial Intelligence tool that combines different data streams from individuals and creates a single digital representation for each person, the Avatr profile. Patients can share their digital profile with doctors and health professionals, benefiting from highly personalized and enhanced medical services.
Caracol is a 3D Printing and Robotics Automation Systems company, able to work above the limits of traditional 3D printing using an extensive range of technologies and services, combining design and innovative materials to hardware and software for the industrial and the design sector.
Criptalia is an investment and crowdlending platform based on a peer-to-peer blockchain technology, serving companies and banks. This platform helps creating, exchanging and managing traditional financial assets such as debt, equity and commodities, and tokenizing them on a public blockchain.
Cydera is an innovative startup aiming to bring health services closer to the people, using new technologies and telecommunications. It operates in the healthcare industry, with the expertise of specialists, technicians in the medical and IT sectors, and collaborations with leading partners in the supply of hardware-software systems applied to healthcare.
Doralia.com is an e-commerce platform focussed on Made in Italy jewelry. Customers buy directly from goldsmiths (jewelery artisans) without intermediaries. Doralia works with a large number of Italian producers offering, both in the European and US markets, a comprehensive service and competitive prices for the most refined jewels in the world.
Plus Biomedicals is a biomedical startup offering an innovative new hair wash basin that, thanks to a multi-leaning arm, effectively addressing the needs of people with reduced mobility.
The main market for this product are healthcare companies, nursing homes, retirement homes, home care providers and end users.
Gardenstuff and Soluzioni Tirinnanziis study and develop environmental integration systems while creating a sustainable urban ecosystem. Via the Gardenstuff.it portal, an online sales platform for innovative gardening products, this start-up offers its own branded products featuring and inspired by IOT (Internet of Things).