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