Endeavor, a non-profit organization that supports high-potential companies around the world, has selected the ten companies that will participate in the fourth edition of Elevator, the program to support startups with the potential to become scaleups and become protagonists in the local and international innovation ecosystem. The purpose of Elevator is to help accelerate the growth of these young companies by supporting them in the challenges of the market they are about to face and to select the most deserving ones to be included in the selection process of Endeavor. Elevator is realized in collaboration with Fondazione CRT, Fondazione Sviluppo e Crescita CRT, OGR Torino, and with the support of EY, Badenoch + Clark, Growth Capital, K&L Gates.
During the 6 months, the selected companies will be able to prepare for their participation in the Investor Day, during which they will meet local and international investors, thanks to networking sessions, operational support activities in the preparation and review of the pitch, constant dialogue with Endeavor mentors and workshops held by Business Coach and Strategic Advisor Ed Capaldi, EY, Badenoch+Clark, Growth Capital, K&L Gates.
Among the selected startups is Young Platform, the Turin-based fintech venture implifies access to cryptocurrency transitions and provides financial training and education about blockchain-enabled technologies.
The other selected startups are 1000Farmacie (pharmaceutical e-commerce), Caracol (additive manufacturing), Kampaay (corporate events organization), Macai (food delivery), Matchplat (market analysis B2B), Soplaya (B2B food supplies), Unobravo (healthcare/digital psychology consulting) and xFarm Technologies (agritech/foodtech).
Massimo Lapucci, Secretary General of Fondazione CRT and CEO of OGR Torino, commented: "With the launch of the fourth edition of the Elevator program we confirm the commitment of Fondazione CRT, Fondazione Sviluppo e Crescita CRT and OGR Torino in supporting the growth and strengthening of new businesses. In OGR Tech, the young companies selected will find the ideal place to develop their potential thanks to the acquisition of a network and concrete tools essential to the expansion into a global competitive environment".