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NOVEMBER 30th > DECEMBER 1st 2016

The first ever travel sector open tournament in which startups will be going head-to-head for victory. At the end of BTO 2016, a prize will be given to the startup with the best idea.

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Project led by
bto2016
Main sponsor
phocuswright-europe
Produced by
promo-firenze
fondazione-sistema-toscana
in collaboration with
travelappeal
challenge

LET THE CHALLENGE BEGIN

Only the first 50 applications will be approved! The prize is truly impressive: the winner of the Italian Startup Open will get the chance to present his/her startup to the world at the Phocuswright Europe Conference 2017 in Amsterdam. Make sure you don’t miss out on such an opportunity!

HOW TO TAKE PART

The call is closed on November 10th.

Startup Selection

A Scientific Committee comprised of the BTO 2016 scientific director and major travel sector players selected 16 startups amongst the first 50 valid applications, on the basis of the following criteria:

  • level of innovation
  • brilliance and originality of the idea
  • the attractiveness of the reference market

These 16 startups will be allowed to the final phase of the tournament during BTO 2016.

Challenge

The round of sixteen will take place on DAY ONE (November 30th) and on DAY TWO, (December 1st) the quarter and semi-finals as well as the final.

The prize

The prize is truly impressive!

The winner of the Italian Startup Open will have the chance to present his/her startup at the Phocuswright Europe Conference 2017 in Amsterdam.

THE CALL IS CLOSED November 10th!

For any further information, write to us at info@startupitalianopen.com.