• The Startup Factory
    We help 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 + €50K facilities) in return for 9% 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

  • whoosnap-e-metro Whoosnap partnered up with Metro to launch a new platform - Great news from Whoosnap, startup based in our accelerator that connects photographers and video makers with brands and newspapers. Together with the free newspaper Metro, the startup has inaugurated a mutual cooperation to launch Whoosnap platform reserved for filmmakers and photo reporters. “Newspapers and broadcasters can buy a video or...
  • security challenge partner InTheCyber Security Challenge just started and InTheCyber has joined as technical partner! - The day has finally come! After two months of call and ten days of selection, today startups and talents selected for Security Challenge are attending the first workshop of the pre-acceleration phase. As you may know, the program is split into two phases: the pre-acceleration phase that will last 3...
  • re-bello-what-a-waste Re-Bello: live on Kickstarter to stop wasting - Re-Bello, startup in LVenture Group’s portfolio, that develops, manufactures and markets sustainable clothing made from highly innovative fabrics produced through the combination of natural fibres such as eucalyptus, organic cotton and bamboo, throws down the gauntlet. The startup is live on Kickstarter to create a limited edition of jackets made...
  • whatsapp-image-2016-09-21-at-17-29-53 Cisco for Security Challenge: in conversation with Enrico Mercadante - In July we launched Security Challenge, a unique startup program in cooperation with Cisco, LVenture Group, InfoCert and NTT DATA also open to incomplete teams and individuals who want to build cybersecurity companies. If you are still on the fence about applying, keep reading this post: we spoke with Enrico...
  • manet-mobile Manet just closed its first investment round! - Manet, one of the startups who participates in the current batch of our Acceleration Program, raised 350 thousand Euros in funding! This is the first time one of our startup closes an investment round before graduating from the program; this investment was made by LVenture Group and some members of...

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