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Transregional Web Innovative Services for Thriving Digital and Mobile Entrepreneurship

Objective

TWIST project aims at connecting four existing local web entrepreneurship startup ecosystems and hubs, providing new services for web entrepreneurs aiming at scaling up and competing in the global market.
TWIST consortium includes partners from four cities and regions with complementary profiles and assets: Warsaw, Lille, Rome, and Stockholm .The involved organizations are characterized by a similar typology of skills and expertise and can be classified into two main groups: accelerators, i.e. young, promising and already successful accelerators wishing to enlarge their collaborations and financial investors and/or services providers, acting as direct investors leveraging with private seed funds and/or, at the same time, providing highly qualified services for startups looking for equity funds or scaling up. TWIST key objectives are: support the creation of competitive startups in web and mobile sector, exchanging methodologies and competencies among the four ecosystems stakeholders, promote activities to cut the high failure rate of startups, favour cross-fertilization and funding opportunities. To reach its goals TWIST will provide: mentoring and coaching services for better understanding business models, financial technicalities for accessing finance for growth; a customized online platform to facilitate the meetups of web entrepeneurs with vertical,technical and legal experts, serial entrepreneurs and big industries; the creation of co-working laboratories and the organization of challenges for startups with the involvement of big players; pitching events with investors during the main international events . In line with Startup Europe Partnership (SEP) and with the specific call priorities, TWIST platform will focus on web entrepreneurs and will support them with services aiming at: valorizing the talents, favouring a better access to capital, developing the concept of co-living and co-working and link the startups ecosystems across EU.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/commerce
  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/business model
  • /social sciences/economics and business
  • /natural sciences/biological sciences/ecology/ecosystems
  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/entrepreneurship
  • /social sciences/sociology/governance/public services

Call for proposal

H2020-ICT-2014-1
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Funding Scheme

IA - Innovation action

Coordinator

LAZIO INNOVA - SOCIETA PER AZIONI
Address
Via Marco Aurelio 26/A
00184 Roma
Italy
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 339 437,50

Participants (10)

LVENTURE GROUP SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 150 150
Address
Via Marsala 29H
00185 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EURATECHNOLOGIES
France
EU contribution
€ 150 500
Address
Avenue De Bretagne 165
59000 Lille
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Media deals

Participation ended

France
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Blvd De La Ferrage 29 Residence Cannes 2000
06400 Cannes
Activity type
Other
SPRINGFELLOW INTERNATIONAL AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 133 525
Address
Po Box 396
10127 Stockholm
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SEEDCAP AB

Participation ended

Sweden
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Riddargatan 29 B
114 57 Stockholm
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FUNDACJA NEO MEDIA
Poland
EU contribution
€ 128 862,50
Address
Ul Sosnkowskiego 47
10 693 Olsztyn
Activity type
Other
META GROUP POLSKA SP ZOO
Poland
EU contribution
€ 138 250
Address
Ul Minska 25
03 808 Warszawa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
MEDIA DEALS UG (HAFTUNGSBESCHRÄNKT)
Germany
EU contribution
€ 121 625
Address
Derfflingerstr. 18
10785 Berlin
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
HUGIN&MUNIN SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 43 750
Address
Calle Del Oso 3 3A
28011 Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
MORETIME PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AB (PUBL)

Participation ended

Sweden
EU contribution
€ 119 000
Address
Drottninggatan 95A
113 60 Stockholm
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)