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Get involved with the innovation ecosystem

B4i looks for dynamic entrepreneurs, disruptive startups, forward-looking corporates, skilled and motivated professionals and curious individuals who we aim to support in their quest for valuable innovation. We offer resources and build opportunities to help entrepreneurs and businesses grow.

Grow your

If you have an innovative startup or idea that can solve real market problems, then we’re ready to invest the experience, knowledge, time and resources of the wider Bocconi community in you and your team.

Find out more about our Pre-Acceleration and Acceleration programs: twice a year you can submit your application to become part of the B4i startup community.

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a Mentor

Being a mentor is an engaging way of sharing your skills, supporting innovative startups and expanding your business network. At B4i we are always looking for experienced and willing professionals ready to get involved and contribute to the development of business innovation.

Find out what we offer and what it takes to join us.

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an Alumnus Angel

If you are a Bocconi Alumnus interested in scouting and investing in early stage companies on an individual basis, consider becoming an Alumnus Angel. Since most of our startups begin looking for funding as they complete the Acceleration program, we are opening a communication channel to provide selected information to angel investors within the Alumni community, facilitating opportunities with entrepreneurs.

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Innovate your

The Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship Center (ICE), jointly founded by B4i and SDA Bocconi, offers a tailored pathway to understand and tackle the major innovation challenges that corporates are facing. From there an Innovation Journey takes place whose goal is to boost the entrepreneurial energy of corporates through research, training and business support.

Dig deeper
and get inspired

The more we know, the greater the opportunities that open up to us. B4i Curated Content is our selection of news, insights and content worth reading from the world of innovation, venture capital and startups, handpicked and curated by our team. Enjoy the reading!


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