FVB is a physical place and legal entity delegated to promote the birth and development of innovative start-ups. FVB has a network of consultants and qualified managers, accompanying founders in the implementation of their business idea, providing expertise in the fields of research, strategy, marketing, finance and management.
FVB has a large experience in event organization and communication activities, like the Like Tourism event (http://www.liketourism.it/).
From June 2013 to September 2017 FVB received and evaluated:
- 300 nominations
- 170 projects for BIA - Business Idea Award 2013
- 86 projects to Start Cup 2014 Marche
- 40 projects incubated (17 innovative)
FVB has participated in 11 projects Funded under the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships Program:
enGAGING: Gamification as Applied Growth-Hacking and Incubating method for improving New Ground-Based Skills in Start-uppers and Enterprises (01/10/2015 - 01/10/2017). Project aims at providing new skills for business developers/coaches to assist entrepreneurs, applying “gamification” theory and growth hacking techniques.
T4: Transnational Technology Transfer Training: Training Blueprints for Accelerated Growth (10/03/2016 - 10/02/2018). Project aims at increasing and improving the skills and capacity of European SMEs in technology transfer field.
SUCCEED: StimUlate finanCial eduCation to foster EntrEpreneurship and Development (09/01/2016 - 31/08/2019). Project aims at analysing the shortcomings at national level for each partner’s country and to create and test advanced tools for training in financial economics field.
ESSENCE: Enhance Skills in StartUps for wastE iN Circular Economy (01/09/2017 - 30/09/2019). Project identifies Entrepreneurial skills, Management skills, Empowering trainers and enhancing policymakers’ knowledge as skill areas to be improved.
ENFOrCES: EmpoweriNg FOod Circular Economy in Startups (01/09/2017 – 30/09/2019). Project aims at covering the gap in CE fields by empowering the trainers of future entrepreneurs but also enhancing the knowledge of policymakers.
BLUESPROUT: Boosting Blue Entrepreneurs' Competencies Toward an Environmental Care Ecosystem (10/10/2018 – 14/01/2021). Project aim is to boost entrepreneurs’ competences, enhance their services and support their competitiveness in marine sector at EU level.
STORYLINES: Storytelling for Competitiveness in European Enterprises (01/10/2018 – 30/11/2020). Project aims at defining the Corporate Storyteller figure by creating a training to improve SMEs’ marketing/branding strategies, improving low-skilled/unemployed employability.
GAMEST: GAMification tEchniqueS for entrepreneurial vet Teachers (01/12/2019 – 31/10/2021). The project identifies in gamification an innovative vehicle to teach entrepreneurial contents, increasing learners’ engagement in that subject.
RESONANT: Cultural entrepreneurship for neets and start-ups (03/11/2019 – 02/01/2022). Taking in exam two main problems that affect the Union: lack of occupation and necessity of innovation, the project aims at answering to these requests and focus on the creation of new skills in cultural and entrepreneurial field.
MARHER: Heritage Marketing for competitiveness of Europe in the global market (01/12/2019 – 31/01/2022). Project aim is to identify key competences of a new professional, innovative and creative figure, able to make the most out of values and stories: the Heritage Marketer.
TRANSITION: fosTeR blockchAiN acquiSITIon fOr eNtrepreneurs (01/11/2019 – 31/12/2021). Project aims at creating and innovating teaching materials aimed at potential startup founders, entrepreneurial trainers/coaches and current entrepreneurs.