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WATCH DEMO DAY ON-DEMAND
For 1 week, Dec 19th - 23rd, watch the recorded demo days for the Fall 2022 cohort programs and see their startups' profiles!

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Register for Global Investor Days to access all our '22 Fall startups at once (open Jan 23rd through 26th).

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Since 2017, FoundersBoost has helped to pre-accelerate 400+ pre-seed startups chosen from over 5,200 applicants globally. Our alumni have gone on to the world's top accelerator programs including YC, Techstars, and 500 Startups and they have raised $130M+ to date.

We are a global tech startup pre-accelerator aimed at working with great early stage entrepreneurs to prepare them for accelerator programs, seed investment, and revenue through a six week part-time program.

Growing Globally

Keep an eye out for new city program announcements. If you want to be considered to launch a new program in your ecosystem, contact us using the form at the bottom of the page.

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Boosting startup success with no fee charged and no equity taken!

Mentor Driven Program

Expert Speakers

from recognized domain experts to help you grow.

Pitch Coaching

to identify holes in the business and hone the startup's story.

One-on-One Mentorship

to help improve the startups impact.
Week 1: Induction & Customer Development
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Meet the team

Meet your directors, peers, and mentors. Get a deep dive into what’s going to happen over the program and what you need to do to make the most from the program.

Know Your Customer

Learn how to make the most of your time with customers and get to the bottom of what they need from your startup.

Week 2: Pitch And Presentation Skills
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Pitch Like a Pro

Get best practice tips on how to ensure your presentation and pitch skills communicate your company effectively and clearly, while also connecting with your audience.

Week 3: Market Sizing
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Size the Market

Understand how to break down markets to see how big your potential customer can be and start working on how to take the right steps in addressing this new business.

Week 4: Building Products that Matter
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Building Products People Love

Hear from industry expert speakers on the factors that go into making products that your users and customers will care about to make your startup a necessary item for their everyday way of doing things. Learn how to find Product-Market Fit.

Week 5: The Fundraising Process & Techniques
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Finetune Your Fundraise

Learn the best practices on preparing for investment and how to appropriately attack your fundraising process.

Week 6: Venture Funding and Accelerators
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Investment and Growth

Get insights into what role accelerators, angels, VC's, and other types of funding may play in the future of your startup; and how best to deal with them at the right time for your business.

Meet the Program Team

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Program Leaders

Simone

Demelas

Italy
Program Leaders

Alberto

Gangarossa

Italy
Program Leaders

Gregorio

Caporale

Program Leaders

Nicholas

Giribaldi

Italy
Program Leaders

Sara

Pusceddu

Italy
Program Leaders

Nicola

Pirina

Italy
Program Leaders

Roberto

Spano

Italy
Program Leaders

Carlo

Mancosu

Italy

Track Record

In 4 years, we've had the following impact on pre-seed founders.

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$140M

Funding Raised
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80%

Startups have an Underrepresented Founder
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21

Programs Globally
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2000+

Founders in our community

Meet the Fall 2022 Startups

ArtCentrica

https://www.artcentrica.com
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
The art learning revolution
Edtech, Creative Industries, E-Learning
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ArtCentrica

Our Website
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
The art learning revolution
Edtech, Creative Industries, E-Learning
Sales Motion:
B2B, B2G
Revenue Model:
Services/Fee for Service
Investment Stage:
Seed
Revenue Stage:
Post-Revenue
Product Stage:
Pre-Product

Founding Team

Marco Cappellini
Co-Founder, CEO
Paolo Romoli
Co-Founder, CTO, Human Resources
Paolo Massimo De Rocco
Co-Founder

FANTALGORITMO

https://www.fantalgoritmo.it/
Rome, Lazio, Italy
Fantalgoritmo gives to the Fantasy Football player a useful tool to achieve good results by providing them all the information with a software that helps to decide which players to buy at the right price and to put the best formation every time.
Gaming
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FANTALGORITMO

Our Website
Rome, Lazio, Italy
Fantalgoritmo gives to the Fantasy Football player a useful tool to achieve good results by providing them all the information with a software that helps to decide which players to buy at the right price and to put the best formation every time.
Gaming
Sales Motion:
B2C
Revenue Model:
Subscription
Investment Stage:
Seed
Revenue Stage:
Post-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Giovanni Curcio
Founder
Valentino Volpini
Community Management
Matteo Caschera
Marketing
Francesco Alessandrelli
Marketing, Partnerships

GenGle

https://gengle.it/
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
The Hub for single parents and they'r kids!
Event Planning, Big Data, Women, Social Networks, Smart Cities, Social Impact, Marketplaces
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GenGle

Our Website
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
The Hub for single parents and they'r kids!
Event Planning, Big Data, Women, Social Networks, Smart Cities, Social Impact, Marketplaces
Sales Motion:
B2C, B2B
Revenue Model:
Lead Generation
Investment Stage:
Seed
Revenue Stage:
Post-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Giuditta Pasotto
Founder, CEO

Miomeal

https://miomeal.it/
Rome, Lazio, Italy
Miomeal is a food tech startup that creates solutions for better and easier nutrition for employees and smart, health-conscious people
Food & Beverage, E-Commerce, Health & Wellness
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Miomeal

Our Website
Rome, Lazio, Italy
Miomeal is a food tech startup that creates solutions for better and easier nutrition for employees and smart, health-conscious people
Food & Beverage, E-Commerce, Health & Wellness
Sales Motion:
B2B, B2B2C, B2C
Revenue Model:
Commerce
Investment Stage:
Seed
Revenue Stage:
Post-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Marco Coscarella
Co-Founder, CEO

SaveBKN

https://savebiking.com/
Verona, Veneto, Italy
We engage through an app that rewards users for their sustainable mobility (not only biking), so that our brand partners, especially insurers, proposing advantages by knowing their mobility behavior (risk profile), convert them into clients.
Insurtech, Transportation & Mobility, Healthtech, Marketing, Mobile
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SaveBKN

Our Website
Verona, Veneto, Italy
We engage through an app that rewards users for their sustainable mobility (not only biking), so that our brand partners, especially insurers, proposing advantages by knowing their mobility behavior (risk profile), convert them into clients.
Insurtech, Transportation & Mobility, Healthtech, Marketing, Mobile
Sales Motion:
B2B2C
Revenue Model:
Lead Generation
Investment Stage:
Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Pietro Lucchini
Founder, CEO

Program Partners

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Investors in our Alumni Include

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Perks Partners Include

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Community

FoundersBoostX helps any early stage founder anywhere take the best next step in building their startup with weekly member workshops featuring VC's, industry experts, and founders.

We're growing our library of on-demand workshops and now have over 35 available to view and over 2000 members to meet.

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