Gallery 10 August 2016, Geneva Tech Tour seeks most promising emerging and growth Italian SMEs to present at the Italian Tech Tour 2016 This year’s edition is being led by co-Presidents George Coelho, Partner at Good Energies, and Giuseppe Zuco, Co-Founder of Octo Telematics who presented at the 2013 Italian Tech Tour and was recently honoured as one of the most innovative technology company in Europe at the Tech Tour Growth Forum 2016. The selection of companies will be done by two Selection Committees. Alvise Bonivento, Investment Manager at Atlante Ventures, will act as co-Vice President and head the Industry 4.0/Smart City Selection Committee. Sergio Zocchi will act as co-Vice President and head the Digital Tech/ICT Selection Committee. Past editions of the Italian Tech Tour have helped presenting companies raise over 224 million euros to date. All selected companies and participants of the 2016 edition will have the same chance to build vital connections with leading international industry experts, investors, and corporates. Previous presenting selected companies include: ADmantX, Advanced Accelerator Applications, Buongiorno SpA, EryDel, jobrapido, Octo Telematics, SR Labs Srl and Yoox. Eligibility Criteria The selection of companies is based on merit only, and applicants must be headquartered in Italy to be eligible to apply. Applicants will be assessed on the uniqueness of their technology, the strength of their business model, vision, capability to execute on the business plan, and the quality and track record of their management. The companies will be screened by anexpert Selection Committee comprised of senior business leaders in venture capital, technology and research. The Italian Tech Tour Company Selection Committee Members Alessio Beverina Partner, Panakès Partners Matteo Bonfanti Investment Manager, Quadrivio SGR Alvise Bonivento Investment Manager, Atlante Ventures Luigi Campitelli CEO, BIC Lazio Marco Cantamessa CEO, I3P, Incubatore Imprese Innovative Politecnico di Torino Paolo Cellini Professor Digital Economy, Panakès Stefano Ciccotti CEO, Rai Way SpA Andrea Contri Innovation Manager, Intesa Sanpaolo George Coelho Partner, Good Energies AG Giuseppe Donvito Partner, P101 Mauro Ferrari Vice President, Club degli Investitori Claudio Giuliano Managing Partner, Innogest Capital Giorgio Guidi Co-Founder & Managing Director, The Hive Business Accelerator Cesare Maifredi General Partner, 360° Capital Partners Aurelio Mezzotero Managing Director, Italian Angels for Growth Anders Nilsson Advisor, growITup Timothy O’Connell Partner & Accelorator Director, H-Farm Ventures Mauro Odorico Investment Director, VERTIS SGR Kyle Park Managing Director, Harvest Management Partners Pietro Strada Managing Director, Managing Director Luciano Tommasi Head of New Ventures, Enel Marco Trombetti CEO, Translated Davide Turco Head, Atlante Ventures Sergio Zocchi Managing Partner, United Ventures The Italian Tech Tour is proudly supported by Pictet, Orrick, Intesa Sanpaolo, Torino Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise Europe Network Italia and Union Camere Piemonte. All entries must be submitted online no later than September 15, 2016.