The “Venture Bridge Florida” partnership will offer opportunities to Italian start-ups and spin-offs in the USA
Miami, April 30th, 2019
Coaching, training, incubation, meetings with companies and potential investors, services that support new entrepreneurs during the developing process of the Made in Italy startups and spin-offs in the USA: This is the goal of the “Venture Bridge Florida” protocol between Miami Scientific Italian Community and Venture Hive, signed today in Miami, during the opening of eMerge Americas, the main event in the US and Latin America focused on new technologies.
“Innovation and research, digital transformation, university and business excellence and innovative start-ups are the key factors that qualify the Italian educational and productive tissue. Also, companies and academies will work in synergy to increase the competitiveness and productivity of Made in Italy” said Fabio De Furia, President of the Miami Scientific Italian Community, on the occasion of signing the agreement.
“Start-ups and spin-offs represent the vital tissue of our country and the actions implemented by the institutions play a crucial role for the development of the entire Italian productive ecosystem. Therefore, it is important that the new business initiatives find a favorable environment to gain market shares also internationally and, thanks to this platform, we help them by providing targeted paths to entry in the USA. Moreover, concludes De Furia, Miami and the whole Florida are an important commercial, technological, logistic and financial hub for the entire American continent and for that, the presence at eMerge Americas represents a great opportunity to meet the main players in the sector, promote new products and services to the markets and find partners for research projects “.
Venture Bridge Florida, a program in partnership with Enterprise Florida it is the principale economic development organization for the state of Florida, provides a 12-week journey into the US market based on a platform, Flitepath, with training, mentorship activities, incubation services and opportunities to meet up with entrepreneurs and investors for commercial and investment purposes.