Start Up Night. The night of the inventors. Catania StartCup2014 competition sponsored by Etna Hitech


Capitt organizes on Friday 17 October, at MA in Catania Start Up Night. The night of the inventors. Catania StartCup2014 competition. The event is addressed to startuppers, innovation and technologies, and aims at supporting exchanges between main business networkings and young entrepreneurs in a casual atmosphere.

The first part of the night will be addressed to the competition StartCup Catania 2014 with a Coctail pitch during which finalists of the business plan competition, organized by Capitt, of University of Catania will show their innovative ideas. The participants of the StartCup Sicilia 2014 are the winners of the contest StartUp Academy, ended last may.

The ideas are a model of biological firm for the production of Italian river shrimp, an interactive app for the study of children interior world, the development of a platform for car selling, room rent, planning and creation of components with cardboard, user-friendly and low cost technologies development for users with disease, “nerd” culture and digital comics, recycled natural waste material alternative to oil derivatives, creation of a digital all inclusive system for schools. These are some of the subjects proposed by the finalist. Some experts have been nominated to help the finalists in order to draft the business plan of these ideas.
After the Cocktail pitch the first two winners will be announced. A third special prize will be designed by the audience that can vote during the night.