Telecom Italia allocates EUR 1 mln to 40 startups

Wednesday 10 June 2015 | 08:38 CET | News
Telecom Italia has selected the 40 startups that will be receiving EUR 25,000 each for a total of EUR 1 million in the 2015 edition of its Working Capital accelerator programme, now dubbed TIM #WCAP. Over 1,000 projects were submitted in the call for ideas and the startups will be joining one of Telecom Italia's four business accelerators in Milan, Bologna, Rome and Catania for a year. Since 2009 Working Capital has examined some 8,000 business ideas, supported 268 startups and invested a total of EUR 5.5 million.

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