Business Match

Target: SMEs and Scale ups 

A program addressed to SMEs and large-sized enterprises  with the aim of putting companies in contact with Corporate  Investors and potential partners or buyers in Silicon Valley.  The program has several operational steps: specific training  – both in Emilia-Romagna and in Silicon Valley – pitching,  investor events and customized and group meetings between  the selected companies and potential partners in Silicon  Valley. At the end of Business Match and in the months  following, the companies that took advantage of the program  are supported by ART-ER and the partner in Silicon Valley in  their follow-up activities. 

Participants met the managers of multinational companies  like Hewlett-Packard, Google, Honda, Johnson&Johnson,  Salesforce, Hyundai, Tesla and Airbus. 

Results and figures

  • 2 editions in 2017 and 2019 
  • 15 companies 
  • 96 meetings in the two editions