On 19 December 2019, the first local stakeholder meeting of Start Easy project was held in Bologna.
The aim was to point out success factors and weaknesses of local existing policies and services addressed to start-ups. Stakeholders agreed that the wide service offer in the area is a mayor strength. On the other hand, they perceive as a weakness the redundancy and overlaps of the offer. Therefore they share the need of mapping existing services and co-plan future programs and activities.
Representatives of the banking sector (Emilbanca), start-up incubators (VZ19), associations from different sectors (R&I; ICT; Agrifood; Social economy; cultural and creative industries), consulting companies (Ethic), Art-ER Emilia-Romagna Joint Stock Consortium and Progetti d'impresa were present at the initiative.