Milan-based Assiteca Crowd, one of the first platforms equity crowdfunding authorized by Consob, launched “Assiteca Crowd Startup Showcase,” a contest offering startups and innovative SMEs the opportunity to finance itself on the platform also receiving assistance with accompanying free path. The crowd will help determine the winning company.
“The initiative was born with the aim of spreading the culture of equity crowdfunding offering simultaneously an important showcase the best innovative business projects in the field of our country,” said Tommaso D’Onofrio, CEO of Assiteca Crowd.
The winning company will have the opportunity to receive free consulting services, which typically cost tens of thousands of euro, to launch a campaign on the portal and obtain financing. Startup and innovative SMEs can join the contest no later than December 4, 2015. Thereafter, the Technical Committee will select the projects for online voting. The crowd will then select the winning company by voting between 5- 20 December 2015.
The details: three projects obtaining the greatest number of votes, together with the two startups selected by the Technical Committee of Assiteca Crowd, will be presented to a panel of successful entrepreneurs. The final meeting, held in January 2016 in Milan, will be web streamed. After the contest, the company selected will benefit from the expertise and connections of the platform. For more details, click here.
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