• The Startup Factory
    We support startups grow into successful enterprises

What We Do



We are a startup accelerator based in Rome, Italy, and certified by the Italian Government. We are operated by LVenture Group, a publicly listed venture capital company that provides our startups with funding and network. Twice a year, we select a new batch of early-stage startups for our acceleration program.


Micro-seed funding (€30K cash + €30K facilities) in return for 10% equity.


Two weeks sprints, demo days, business checks and 9 startup management seminars.


50+ international executives along with partners, sponsors and network of investors.


Latest Updates

  • Storytelling Startup Europe & TWIST Event: The Power of Storytelling in 2016 -   The second “Startup Europe & TWIST” event of the year here in Rome will be focused on the incredible power that storytelling can give to the marketing strategy of your startup. Telling stories is a powerful tool. Through stories we can learn, we can grow, we can better understand...
  • baasbox Facebook Shut Down Parse: an Opinion from the Founders of BaasBox - Firstly appeared on seeweb.it   The news arrived just a few days ago: Facebook shut down Parse after acquiring it for $85 billion in 2013.   We took the chance to ask a comment to Federico Pacilli and Claudio Tesoriero, founders of BaasBox, the Italian competitor of Parse. In fact,...
  • 2013_06_20-11_10_30 9 What’s It like to Work for One of Our Startups As an Intern - Working for a startup is quite different from choosing a traditional corporate job. You need to be comfortable with change. Very comfortable. You have to be ready to do lot of different tasks. Sometimes very different from your sector or your job description. Hours are a fluid concept and every...
  • tutored startup dell'anno 12 of Our Startups Among the Top 100 in Italy - This week, StartupItalia, one of the most influential blogs about startups in Italy, released its annual ranking of the Top100 Italian startups of the year. We are proud to announce that 12 out of 100 startups are part of our ecosystem! 8 of them have participated in our Acceleration Program...
  • “Doing new things is easy. What is hard is doing them well. This is what we learned at LUISS ENLABS. #keeppushing”

    Roberto Macina - Qurami, CEO

  • “They say a kick in the ass is the best way to learn something. True! During the acceleration program you get 5 months of it and… it works!”

    Monica Archibugi - Le Cicogne, CEO


via Giovanni Giolitti 34, 00185 Roma


+39 06 4547 3124



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