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THE NEXT SOCIETY Innovators Academy in Milan


The first Innovators Academy held in the framework of THE NEXT SOCIETY initiative will take place in Milan, Italy, on Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th May 2018.

The Innovators Academy is a two-day workshop where start-ups being selected by THE NEXT SOCIETY during the Elevator Roadshows will have the opportunity to: work on their pitch and business plan with angel investors and VCs, improve their IP strategy, and connect with the other MENA entrepreneurs that were selected.

This activity will be organised by EBAN – the European business angels network and EBN, who gathers innovation hubs in Europe.

The Innovators Academy will give the opportunity to 7 start-ups (upon selection) to take part in the Power Dinners with investors. These Power Dinners will take place in November 2018, during the Lyon BigBooster event.

Place : Grand Viscoti Palace | Viale Isonzo, 14 – 20135 Milan (Italy)

Confirmed coaches :

Riccardo Aimerito, ERA Kapital
Raffaele Buompane, European Business & Innovation Centres Net

Programme : The draft programme of the event can be consulted here. Please note it is under progress and will be updated.