The first Milan startup challenge for Bocconi and Polimi students

2 weekends in person at Bocconi and Politecnico Universities for an entrepreneurship themed event and competition 

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MILAN - 2022

April 29th-30th at Bocconi University / May 6th-7th at Politecnico di Milano

A two-weekend entrepreneurship event and competition in Milan's top universities: 

The University Startup challenge is open to all students from Bocconi University and Politecnico di Milano. It will be held in person on both campuses, and will include seminars, workshops and networking moments. Participants will be given a challenge by the partner company, and will work together in groups of 4-6 people to create an innovative startup idea that will help solve a practical problem for the city of Milan. The finalists will present their startup pitch in front of a jury of experts; the best teams will be rewarded.

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Participate in the challenge regardless of your level of experience. Through seminars and workshops, learn how to structure a startup idea, build it into a solid business and professionally present it in front of a jury.  



Meet like minded students with different backgrounds who are passionate about entrepreneurship. Find your future cofounder and build long lasting relationships. Speak to industry leaders and experts.  



Put your knowledge into practice and create a startup idea with a real impact on the city of Milan.  Measure your abilities going head to head with other motivated students. Get recognized for your efforts and build your CV.

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Click here to see detailed program:


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Are you up for the challenge?
Sign up by April 27th to participate 

Complete the form below and you will receive a confirmation email. You will be updated on all aspects of the event during the weeks leading up to the event.


Students can participate both individually or in groups. Groups with less than 4 members will be paired randomly with other students. 

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