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Lifestyle Acceleration Program: Kyiv Roadshow

18 September, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 19 September, 2017 @ 2:30 pm

LUISS ENLABS, the startup accelerator based in Rome, launches for the first time a vertical acceleration program dedicated to high-growth digital startups operating within all the segments of the lifestyle chain, from fashion to luxury, and from food to solutions to improve working conditions and to make our living more enjoyable. The Lifestyle Acceleration Program will be based in Milan, one of the leading Italian cities in the lifestyle field, and is open to Italian and International digital startups working in the lifestyle market.

We are looking for startups

The application for the Lifestyle Acceleration Program will be open till September 25th. You can click here and fill the form to apply. Everything can be done online, but sometimes a face-to-face works best. In order to meet us and present yourself, you can participate in one of the events of our Lifestyle Acceleration Program Roadshow. The next one will be in Kyiv on September 18th – 19th.

The program of the event

September 18th 7.00 pm - The Italian ecosystem, an overview by Augusto Coppola 7.30 pm - Lifestyle Acceleration Program presentation 8.00 pm - The Ukrainian ecosystem, an overview by a successful entrepreneur 9.00 pm – Networking   [Register here to attend the presentation]   September 19th 9.30 am - Pitch panel: Pitch your Startup! 2.30 pm – Closing Speakers: Augusto Coppola is in charge of the acceleration program of LUISS ENLABS. He co-founded 2 international startups: the first one returned a 63x to its investors, the second was sold with no tangible return for investors. He co-founded InnovAction Lab a non-profit association aiming to teach to Italian university students the basic elements to take into account to startup a company that might be attractive for investors. In less than 18 months 18 startups-participants have closed an investment deal in Italy. Augusto has served as a consultant to investment funds and as an advisor and board member of innovative startups. Olga Afanasyeva - Executive Director of Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association(UVCA), Ph.D. in Finance, Changemaker New Europe 100 rating (according to Financial Times, Google, Res Publica). Olga has 8 years’ experience in lecturing at Ukrainian banking Academy of the National Bank of Ukraine, University of Greenwich (London, UK), as well as at the Jean Monnet Program of Erasmus +. Has got an experience in corporate governance and international cooperation.
In 2015 has been working at the Warsaw Stock Exchange. She has a strong understanding of a real situation in Ukrainian Investment Ecosystem.
During the Pitch Session, you will have the chance to book a slot to introduce yourself and pitch your startup to Augusto Coppola and get his feedback. More details on how to participate will be given at the beginning of the event. We do suggest you to prepare your pitch (max 5 mins) and participate in the session in order to increase the chances to be selected for Lifestyle Acceleration Program!

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18 September, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
19 September, 2017 @ 2:30 pm




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