“Best Idea” and “Audience Favourite” winner: Makermesh
Idea: creation of 3D-printed smart lamp
Vision: Enhancing people’s life by making their free time truly free for them.
Mentor: Raffaele Gaito (Mangatar)
“Honorable Mention” winner: JYM
Idea: Mobile app for gym owners and gym goers.
Vision: Motivating people to go to gym and experience it in a more social manner.
Mentor: Carlo Valletti (Datateller)
Panel of Judges:
Miriam Lomsdalen | Vision SRL
Born in Oslo, Norway Miriam currently lives and works in Merano, Italy. She holds a BBA from the Business School Utrecht (NL) and an executive MBA from SDA Bocconi (IT). Strategy and Entrepreneurship have been the focus during her Studies. Currently she is co-owner in the company Vision SRL. The company offers various services and products to the Hospitality Industry in Europe. What is E-ship for me? Keep the ideas flowing by embracing diversity. Staying open for challenges brings you a step further.
Christian Lechner | Full Professor in Entrepreneurship Unibz
As a professor in entrepreneurship I have been teaching entrepreneurs how to evaluate opportunities and how to develop strategies for new ventures. I accompanied several start-ups and co-created firms. I am evaluating business plans and start-up ideas continuously through various programs and events. I like to share my experience with the participants of the startup weekend.
Francesco Lato | Talent Investor
Angel Investor and Venture Advisor in several Startups, Partner of Widening Venture and Co-Founder of Talent Garden Genoa, the campus of TAG, the coworking Digital Network that helps entrepreneurs, freelancers and companies in the digital marketplace to connect, collaborate, grow and innovate and contaminate the local and global ecosystem.
Hannes Pardeller | Frinzer
Passionate about Innovation & Startups.Skills in forecasting, budgeting, project management, financials and organizationals.Ceo of Frinzer Srl, KVP Srl Shareholder, Investment Advisor.
Jari Ognibeni | Industrio
Co-founder Managing Partner at Industrio Ventures
What I do: Strategic support to create innovative products. Finding, inspiring, and creating great startups. Turning problems into businesses. Business prototyping. Early Stage Investment structuring. Co-found startupsAnd my Industry expertise: Cleantech; Electronic Hardware; Mobile and web tech; Social impact business.