Fabio Carati, Business Developer, was invited speaker at the Startup Pirates Progamme that takes place in Budapest form February 1st to 8th. His video talk was focused on opportunities and challenges that European startups face today. In his talk Fabio draw attention to the impact of the globalisation on the market and the role of open innovation in the business development.
The one-week programme in Budapest is attended by large group of young entrepreneurs and wannabe entrepreneurs. Startup Pirates enables aspiring entrepreneurs to get inside the startup world and learn how to develop a business idea. With a very hands-on approach and the support of a large community of experienced entrepreneurs, Startup Pirates combine workshops and mentoring with a clear focus on accelerating the development of startups.
EIT ICT Labs supports innovative companies to scale up business up to European level and beyond. It provides end-to-end support from turning research results into successful innovations, stimulating the birth and growth of new and young ventures, support existing SMEs for European growth, enrich large companies with new technologies and innovation coming from research or innovative SMEs. Business Development Accelerator is run by a team of European business developers. They manage a funnel with two phases : scouting of innovative SMEs and technologies, coaching innovative SMEs to deliver European growth success stories.