Research, strategies, feasibility studies, technical assistance and training – a policy capable of seizing opportunities and accepting the challenges of globalisation, one that can field instruments which will stimulate research and innovation, one which will carry out efficient initiatives for the growth of knowledge intensive entrepreneurship, can be the difference between a declining community and a community in constant growth.
META, thanks to important field experience in the international scope, offers a complete set of activities:
- Research, definition of strategies and technical assistance in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship through study, analysis of context, selection of best examples and exchange of good practices;
- Feasibility studies of operational tools such as science parks, accelerators and venture capital funds;
- Detailed design and implementation of measures, along with the definition of indicators for monitoring and evaluation;
- Training of regional governments officials on innovation and enterprise.
Entrepreneurship – development of new companies can be accelerated by acting on two levels: on the one hand, evaluating the entrepreneurial idea and modelling the personal advantages of the entrepreneur, on the other hand, forming a favourable economic and social context.
META performs the following actions:
- Acceleration and promotion of entrepreneurship;
- Collaboration with would be and new entrepreneurs in the composition of the team, the transfer of know how, the experience build-up and the formation of global contacts;
- Auditing of innovations for existing enterprises and their groupings, ;
- Projecting, execution and development of spaces and services, dedicated to innovative enterprises.
Financial engineering – access to financial resources represents an opportunity and a challenge for the development of knowledge intensive enterprises, especially in the first years of their existence.
META is constantly taking part in the definition of new instruments, designed to respond to the financial needs of the innovative environment. Thanks to years of experience in the field, META has a unique ability to come up with ideas and execute customized solutions of seed capital funds, also developed in partnership with international investors.
META also possesses a wealth of operative experience in fund management and is a public and private investor referral partner for those who are interested in the growth and acceleration of innovative enterprises.
Business accelerator – entrepreneurs and researches who are willing to turn their idea and their business into a successful enterprise, will find, in Startupsvillage© a global dimension business accelerator that will stimulate and accompany them, thanks to the use of its proprietary instruments on-line and off-line, as well as by hosting them at various dedicated facilities.
Based on the experience, accumulated by META thanks to its cooperation with hundreds of researchers and thanks to a consolidated network of cooperation and international contacts, Startupsvillage© is capable of offering the best solutions for the global development of enterprises.
Startupsvillage© has at its disposal methodologies, instruments and experts to evaluate the level of maturity of a business idea and the possibilities of presenting it to potential investors.
Seed capital – knowledge based enterprises must be able to rapidly grow to seize the opportunities offered by the global market and thus need investors, who are capable of long term perspectives, to immediately evaluate the potential of an idea and an entrepreneur “who could change the world”.
Identification of the right investors from the very beginning can make the difference between complete success and mere survival, if not failure, of an enterprise.
“Science©”, “Angel©”, “Ingenium©” and “Spark©” are all members of the family of pre seed and seed capital funds, designed and managed by META, meant to invest in new enterprises. As an accredited member of world wide networks, groups of business angels and early stage funds, META greatly facilitates the search for and encounters with national and international investors.
working day after day with policy makers, public managers, investors, entrepreneurs, researchers and young students, META has gained an in–depth knowledge regarding innovation processes and entrepreneurship and has, at its disposal, methodologies and instruments, developed to ensure the most complete satisfaction of its clients.