IMPACT announces the winners of the second Open Call

Jul 31, 2015

Second IMPACT Open Call successfully completed: 23 additional startups have been selected to start in September the IMPACT Acceleration programme and will be receiving fundings for a total of 2,3 million Euros (100,000 Euros per Project articulated as 90,000 Euro in funding and 10,000 Euro in services to be implemented through a 6 month specialized mentoring and training programme).

These 23 applications come from a total of 819 candidates, translated into 434 applications received from 32 countries. Only 57 were selected to pitch in front of IMPACT Selection Committee at Milan Jury Day on July 14-15th

Each of the 23 selected participants for the 2nd Open Call IMPACT Acceleration programme receives an initial injection of up to 100,000 Euros, without equity consideration. Funding is disbursed in three installments linked to the attainment of pre-defined business milestones over the 6 month period. Additionally, IMPACT will offer an Extended Investments Phase to the most outstanding projects after the 6-month Acceleration Process, consisting in fast track access to a network of international private investor and also to the IMPACT Partners investment programmes, providing them with up to an additional 250,000 Euros, against 10% of equity with a pre-defined discount of 25% to market value.

IMPACT selected startups come from all Europe: 10 have been selected from Spain, 4 from Italy, 2 from Turkey, 2 from The Netherlands, and 1 from Germany, 1 from Macedonia, 1 from Croatia, 1 from Poland and 1 from The UK.

Discover the whole list of startups here.

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