July 28, 2023

Acceleration and Pre-acceleration Demo Days officially concluded B4i - Bocconi for innovation VII Batch.

On July 11th, B4i - Bocconi for innovation hosted the Acceleration Demo Day where B4i founders of the VII Batch presented their startups in SDA Bocconi.

During our VII Acceleration program, I have seen how much founders grew as persons and entrepreneurs, and Demo Days are always an excellent opportunity to present startups' results to all B4i stakeholders. Every Batch teaches me precious lessons and I believe that working in tight contact with bright and talented founders is a privilege said Oleksandr (Sasha) Komarevych, B4i Acceleration program manager.

The Demo Day was the end of an intense 4-month journey and an occasion for B4i community to acknowledge the achievements reached by our accelerated startupsCRQLAR , Guidoio , HdemieKOOL - Mystery Box , MICROX , NUBO New Urban Office and SLY. The VII Batch has been inspiring with founders operating in different sectors: Hospitality Software, Fashion, Education, Environmental Technology, Climate-tech and Marketplace, Community Platform.

Even our Pre-acceleration track officially came to an end during its External Demo DayBestie BiteSnap KitchenForeverland FoodMath LordDEXAI - Artificial EthicsharvestbroVIOLA WALK HOME were the selected startups to pitch in front of investors, industry experts and B4i team.

The Demo Day was held on July 3rd and moderated by B4i Pre-acceleration program managers: Monica Masucci, Head of Pre-Acceleration program, Aura Bertoni, B4i Head of Legal Clinics & Pre-Acceleration Specialist, and Jacopo Faini, Business Analyst & Startup Development.

Building a startup is a continuous challenge, and we have been proud of seeing B4i entrepreneurs successfully set the ground for their startups by developing their products or services, validating their market fit, and refine their business models.

The two Demo Days concluded with the words of Nico Valenti Gatto, B4i Operating Director, sharing his broad and long-term vision.

Every Batch is different and therefore every Demo Days are too. New founders with new companies but similar ambitions and growth potential. Seeing entrepreneurs improve is what drives us and seeing them make the most of the opportunities we give them, including networking with the investors and industry professionals we invite to the Demo Days, fuels our own ambition of becoming a renowned hub for innovation and entrepreneurship.