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Ready to SCALE your Start-Up GLOBALLY?

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Accelerate Italy is uniquely focused on internationally scaling high performance European technology start-ups.  Accelerate Italy is part of our network of advanced cross-boarder accelerator platforms, with accelerators and studios that access Boston, Colombia, Mexico, Chile, Peru, Italy and Poland serving technology startups from across greater Europe.

When you join Accelerate Italy, you’ll become a lifelong member of a community of mentors, entrepreneurs, investors and industry experts. With an exceptional track record and a deep understanding of the international technology ecosystem, our goal is to find and empower talented technology founders solving global problems from around the world. Do you have a groundbreaking idea? What are you waiting for?


Go ahead - contact us today.

Program Overview

Work with an experienced US based team of  entrepreneurs, investors, experts and your peers through our accelerator program

Weekly Meet-Ups

The Program is 16 weeks and is based on milestones, with each being covered over three weeks of engagement. Each week an expert is invited to talk about a specific topic and help you develop your own strategies and execution.


Every three weeks, during the weekend, there will be a workshop divided into two sessions: 

1. Keynote Speaker who will provide great insights and experienced advices;
2. Review of your work of the past three weeks with the accelerator teams.

Pitch Day

The day after the Workshop is dedicated to pitch practice, where different panelists are invited from our network to judge your performance and provide feedback. 

Demo Day

The accelerator culminates in a Demo Day at which the startups present to a carefully selected, invitation-only audience.

Soft-Landing Program

Selected startups who successfully graduate from the program will be invited to apply to the 6-week soft-landing program in Boston.

Ongoing Partnership

The Demo Day is not the end of the journey but just the beginning! 

We support your growth journey by helping your build great global networks and scale internationally!

How do we select?


Demonstrate TRACTION in your own country

Demonstrated traction in your own country refers to a  startup's ability to gain momentum and achieve success in its home market. It means that the business has proven its concept and has gained a foothold in the local market, which can help attract investors, customers, and talent.


Established TEAM of Founders

Team members who are fully dedicated to their business and share the same vision to achieve its goals. 


Demonstrated capability to scale internationally

Business's ability to successfully expand its operations and customer base beyond its home country or initial market. It requires a strong understanding of different markets, cultures, and business environments, as well as a willingness to adapt and iterate as needed.

Our Accelerators are part of our 
Entrepreneurial Super-Highway

ScaleUp Labs is a network of accelerators, investors and startup studios in Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Italy and Poland with operating hubs in Boston.

Global Innovation Highway

Join and connect with an engaged community.

We facilitate engagement with entrepreneurs, executives, and investors to drive mutual opportunities through programs, events and warm introductions.


Access to ecosystem connections to find great opportunities


Growth, strategy and development expertise available from our network of business builders


In-House and Third Party capital are part of our ecosystem. We connect great ideas to great investors.

We are located inCambridge/Boston Massachusetts at the center of the densest square mile of innovation in the world. 

Our accelerators are virtual but you will get access to our partner benefits and access the rich startup resources from Cambridge/Boston.

Joining our ecosystem enables you to visit and engage this exclusive start-up hub.

Meet Our Partners

Apply Today!

If you are curious about what you would gain from joining our ecosystem, contact us today.

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