Sharewood wins at Startup Italian Open

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Sharewood wins 1st prize at the Startup Italian Open #BTO2016. logo-per-foto

The ninth consecutive edition of BTO – Buy Tourism Online, the benchmark event on the Travel & Innovation: Wednesday, November 30 and Thursday, December 1, in Florence, still at the Fortezza da Basso.

The award is indeed prestigious: the winner of Startup Italian Open has the opportunity to present the startup to the entire world, at the PhoCusWright Conference Europe 2017, in Amsterdam.

Well done! Pitch by Alessandro Cadoni and the logistics and mentoring by Flavio Tagliabue.

This is again indication of the strenght of the business idea on which Sharewood is based. The AirBnB of Outdoor Sports equipment, founded by Piercarlo Mansueto, and a startup in the sharing economy, with a strong community of sports enthusiasts.

Sharewood is currently crowdfunding with a campaign on CrowdFundME, the platform which is getting more and more attention, and is managed by Tommaso Baldissera Pacchetti.

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The initial funding in pre-seed investment was done by Creative Thinking Ventures, a French micro-venture capital firm.

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WHO WE ARE LAB Creative Thinking is a specialist accelerator for startups; we operate in the specific areas of sharing economy, retail online and offline and services / tools for e-commerce. We offer high value, heavily customized services, working closely with teams of entrepreneurs for accelerated growth. We do follow a select number of startups, in order to personalize the services to the maximum. Lab Creative Thinking is the operational arm of Creative Thinking Ventures, to whom we offer a quality mentorship program and acceleration of pre-seed startups to investment grade, with viable metrics. The LAB is open to other investors, wishing to invest in pre-selected and carefully mentored startups, and, we encourage co-investments with other funds. Mission - We assist teams of startuppers in the very early stages, when most help is needed; we specialize in a bespoke service of mentoring of startups in the pre-seed stage, and advisory for growth, from the pre-seed to the seed stage. LAB Creative Thinking was co-founded by Marnix Groet and a team of managers.

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