A unique type of lean accelerator

We make innovative ideas from all over the world grow through strong vertical business strategies targeted to European markets.

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Our Model

Startup Accelerator

Morning Boost provides access to capital to early stage teams ready to scale up internationally thanks to its strategic partnerships with highly innovative financing platforms in Europe.

Copycat Incubator

Morning Boost has proven expertise in creating from scratch successful and innovative digital companies thanks to its academic partnerships with top tier University business incubators across Europe.

Team

Skills and experience

Morning Boost’s team is a unique mix of skills & international long-term experience in identifying, funding and advising early stage companies.

Dario Peirone

Dario (MSc., PhD) is currently Adjunct Professor of Management at Turin University and board member of many profit and no-profit institutions in the fields of finance and innovation.
He has been in 2008 one of the youngest CEOs in Italy of companies owned by big institutional investors and with assets over 2.000.000 Euros.
He was CEO of JStone, a new vehicle for supporting hi-tech startups backed by a leading banking foundation in Italy (Fondazione CRT), from fall 2008 to December 2010.
In 27 months, JStone succeeded to create a second qualified office in Israel, to look after more than 60 client companies (startups, SME and large companies) in the fields of ICT, nanotech, cleantech and aerospace, to organise unique deal flows in Italy for international venture capital funds like Digital Investment, JVP, Credit Agricole and others, to establish a strong network with national champions of innovation, technology transfer and venture capital in Italy, Israel, UK, France and Germany.

Pietro Giola

Pietro is an Italian entrepreneur with a long term experience of over 25 years in the development of innovative ventures in music business, new media and digital like Machiavelli Music (b2b music licensing), Music Architecture (sonic branding), Renaissance (immersive audio), Case Interactive (interactive media), Wdm (3d animation). He has been President of Cam, a consortee company with over 500 employees and an aggregate turnover of 200m Euro. He is President of the Italian Association of Music Providers (AMP) and holds lectures and seminars on music copyright at international exhibitions and academies (Midem, NAB, Università Cattolica Milano, IAEL, WIPO).

Zaira Burlo

Zaira is Currently Head of International Subsidiaries and Long Term Planning Strategy in Selex ES, she has long term experience in Innovation and IPR management, as well as in strategic analysis, formulation and planning.
Her past and actual roles range from Global M&A expertise to Company valuation, Negotiation, Transaction management (leading to a definitive sale/purchase agreements of company’s shares or assets or to Joint Venture agreements) to Transaction Post-completion support and Project management.

Kartik Kumaramangalam

Kartik is an active investor and advisor to start-ups and investment projects in Singapore, India and the US. Founder and Managing Director of Papillon Capital. Kartik is also a Fellow at MIT and has taught and done research at MIT, London School of Economics and London Business School on the economics of intellectual property and tech driven economic growth.

Piergiorgio Pelassa

Piergiorgio is an Italian entrepreneur who lives between Luxembourg, Switzerland, Italy and Spain. For the last 25 years he has invested in several fields, such as IT, automobile, fashion, music rights and consultancy.
Additionally, during the last 7 years he started also investing in nanotechnology, also launching the international NanonicaPrize, a prize for the breakthrough of the year in the field of nanotechnology.

Our Network

Powerful connections for your business

Morning Boost has world-class connections at industrial and academic level, with important strategic partners and dedicated university programs.

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