Future Arena

Future Arena is the new talk and networking format dedicated to the world of innovation that expands and completes the rich program of the Festival del Futuro, the event that was held at the Verona Fair from 18-20 November 2021 by comparing renowned experts international on the major issues that characterize the planet.

Future Arena hosted, in each of the three days of the Festival, from 6 to 8.30 pm, a series of initiatives in which to get to know the world of innovation and startups closely and make it meet with that of small and medium-sized enterprises. From dialogues with entrepreneurs and innovation funders to pitch sessions and networking moments.

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Startup spritz

Future Arena is the new talk and networking format dedicated to the world of innovation that expands and completes the rich program of the Festival del Futuro, the event to be held at the Verona Fair from 18-20 November 2021 by comparing internationally renowned experts. on the major issues that characterize the planet.

Startup Spritz: the opportunity for all startups in the area to meet investors and companies and present themselves to the public of Future Arena and Festival del Futuro.

An hour of pitch and networking with a final spritz.

Schedule

Thursday 18th November
Moderator: Silvia Pagliuca, journalist

  • 13:00
    Live Demo, Innovation versus Covid-19

    • Fybra
    • Isinnova
    • Wi4b with Leo
  • 18:00
    Innovation Stories

    • Enrico Pandian, founder of StartupGym and serial entrepreneur
  • 6:15 pm
    When innovation becomes a network

    • Michele Bauli, president of the Speedhub foundation
    • Denis Faccioli, president of the Tech4Life regional innovative network
    • Franco Fummi, ICE Lab of the University of Verona
    • Massimo Pasquali, coordinator of Banco BPM companies

19:00
From universities to the entrepreneurs of the future. Presentation of the Enactus project

Marta Bertolai, Country Leader Enactus Italy

Francesca Chiesa, Program Manager Enactus Italia

 

  • 7.15 pm
    Startup spritz
    Live pitch of startups in collaboration with the SpeedHub Foundation and networking
    with entrepreneurs and investors
    • EthicsGo - Giuseppe Patat
    • Follow Track - by Ciro Amodio
    • Kalaway
    • The Orange - Simone Bertin
    • My Trainer - Rosario Laface
    • Re-Learn - Antonio Covato

Friday 19th November
Moderator: Alessandro Di Stefano, journalist

  • 13:00
    Live Demo Sustainability

    • Convergences
    • EzLab
    • Finapp
    • Nando
    • Go to
    • XFarm
  • 18:00
    Innovation Stories

    • Davide Dattoli, co-founder and CEO of Talent Garden
    • Martina Capriotti, founder Mirta
  • 18:30
    5G, an infrastructure for the future

    • Filippo Miola, president and ceo of Array System and vice president of Confindustria Vicenza with responsibility for digitization
    • Stefano Quintarelli, entrepreneur, communications expert e
      computer technology
  • 19:00
    SMEs and startups, the Open Factory model

    • Daniele Carniello, sales and marketing 221e
    • Andrea Nardi, junior innovation consultant of Foundation Open Factory
      and innovation manager Spac
    • Luciano De Propris, head of open innovation & sustainability Elis
  • 19:30
    Startup SpritzStartup live pitch in collaboration with t2i and 311 and networking with
    entrepreneurs and investors
    • Pier Paolo Benedetti, Co-founder and General Manager of China YiZhong Educational and Consulting
    • Valentina Garonzi, CEO of Startup Diamante Srl
    • Paolo Cavaliere Divina Cosmetics Srl
    • Marco Rocchetto; Co-founder of V-Research R&D for cybersecurity engineering
    • Marco Cargnelli RoboAlive srl

Saturday 20 November
Moderator: Giulia Cimpanelli, journalist

  • 18:00 
    We invest in the futureThe Future Arena program in collaboration with the University of Verona Spinoff of the Verona university and local startups present their business
    to investors, companies, industry experts, representatives of trade associations e
    institutions through a full program of innovative pitches their projects.
  • Jurors

    • Luca Guarnieri, Head of Liaison Office of the University of Verona
    • Diego Begalli, Delegate for the transfer of knowledge and relations with the territory of the University of Verona
    • Pietro Scola, Director of the Registry Area and Chamber of Commerce Registers
    • Gianni Tortella, Director of the Verona branch of t2i - Technology Transfer and Innovation
    • Giusy Stanziola, UniCredit Start Lab

    Startup

    • Diamond, Valentina Garonzi
    • Enerzyme
    • Bit mobility, Martina Crivellente
    • Municipal advertising, Daniele Zampieri
    • Veronica Zuccolin, Veronica Zuccolin
  • 19:00 
  • Spritz Off 

    A networking aperitif to get to know startups and their projects more closely