They made it. After five intensive months of working, testing, solving problems, crying and rejoicing the five startups that successfully graduated from LUISS EnLabs Acceleration Program went on stage of Demo Day and pitched investors, corporates, and press.
Iconic design, “on a budget”, second-hand artificial intelligence applied to biomedicine used to reduce diagnosis time for rare diseases, the first virtual tattooing studio in the world, the first service in Europe for athletes that creates personalized food supplement formulas, and closing with an algorithm capable of creating specific hair products: these are the innovative solutions offered by, Deesup, GenomeUp, Inkdome, My Lab Nutrition, and Shampora.
“The startups presented today, active in very different sectors, are ready to grow thanks to our acceleration program. This is possible through a methodology that is now established on a European level. The methodology selects the best talents and transforms promising projects, into companies that produce results, in just 5 months. The LVenture Group ecosystem, which innovatively combines the activities of Venture Capital, the LUISS EnLabs accelerator, a broad network of investors, and corporate relations, has created over 1,100 jobs in recent years. This is a concrete demonstration of how Venture Capital is representing today. A fundamental lever for economic development, employment, and for the new generations: an essential asset in which the institutions must aim to really open a window for the future of our Country”said Luigi Capello CEO of LVenture Group and Founder of LUISS EnLabs.
Specifically, these are the realities of today introduced on stage by Augusto Coppola, Managing Director of LUISS EnLabs:
Deesup is the marketplace for selling and buying exclusive elements of second-hand, well-known designer brands, guaranteeing the authenticity and preservation of the furnishings;
GenomeUp is a software to improve the diagnosis and therapy of a patient through the study of DNA, which thanks to Artificial Intelligence (AI) reduces the waiting time for extremely complex analysis, from 12 months to 24 hours;
Inkdome is the virtual tattoo studio that, through Artificial Intelligence (AI), assists users in choosing the most suitable tattoo for their style and allows them to get in touch with the best-certified artists;
My Lab Nutrition is the service aimed toward athletes to create personalized food supplements through an interactive laboratory that develops the ideal formula using e-commerce for direct access to buy the created products;
Shampora creates a personalized custom shampoo, using a virtual assistant that, analyzes the specific needs of the user, and suggests the ideal unique solution for every customer to be able to tend to their hair needs.
The event – which was held in the group ’s renewed headquarters, following the recent rebranding campaign – including the participation of Matteo Berlucchi, CEO and Co-founder of Your.MD, an entrepreneur associated with the Polytechnic of Zurich (ETH), Angel Investor and Serial-Entrepreneur, who inspired the audience by recounting his experience as an innovator and successful entrepreneur.