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Join the 16th Taftie High Potential E-Pitch session on March 29th at 02:00 PM CEST

Meet nine high potential companies selected by the European Innovation Agencies on March 29th at 02:00 PM CEST

We are pleased to present the 16th edition of the Taftie High Potential e-pitching session that will be held online on March 29th  at 02:00 PM CEST. 
This session will feature companies looking for tickets from EUR 1.0mn to 5.0mn.

Companies were selected in collaboration with innovation agencies of European countries - members of the Taftie network. This is a unique opportunity to discover, from your office, high-potential profiles from all over Europe and to ask them questions by registering here.

See you next March 29th  at 02:00 PM CEST. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact

Following this session, investors are invited to schedule one-to-one meetings with the companies of their preference.

Coatings, Packaging 6 | Lignovations – Patented technology to replace harmful chemical ingredients
Lignovations makes multifunctional ingredients from the biomass component ‘lignin‘ to help manufacturers improve the sustainability of their products by replacing harmful chemical ingredients.
Multiple awards including MASS Challenge, stagetwo, Pegasus Ventures Startup World Cup for a total of 100.000€ total in prize money | Raised €2 million in funding to date.
TRL: 7 |TAM: $10B | Serie A | Next step: proof of market| EUR 1,5Mn sought – FFG, Austria
Healthcare, Education, Training | Virtuleap – Virtual reality to improve brain health
VirtuLeap develop a VR technology to enhance brain health. Virtuleap published their first pilot study on Enhance VR serving as a therapeutic for adults with ADHD.
12 industry awards including the Digital Health category at the Extreme Tech Challenge in 2022 | Secured $1.5 million in commercial agreements, $1.5 million in funding and $260K in grants (US and Spain). TRL: 9 | TAM: $419M | Pre-Serie A | Next step: commercial acceleration – ANI, Portugal
Engineering, Manufacturing, Distribution of goods | Planet Care d.o.o - Microfibre filtration from washing
Planet Care d.o.o develop, produce and sell filters for microfibres from washing.
1st product (external retrofit filter) launched in November 2019 | 5000 users worldwide | Amazon innovation awarded | Two winners of the Zero Microplastic Challenge (Ri.Se institute & Swedish Environmental Protection Agency) | Patented technology.
TRL: 1-9 | TAM: $28B | Serie A | Next step: industrialization | EUR 2,5 Mn sought - Spirit Slovenia, Slovenia
Outdoor and Sports, Fashion, Construction | Dimpora - Waterproof and breathable membranes for outdoor clothing

Dimpora offers PFC-free, high-performing, waterproof and breathable membranes based on sustainable materials with the goal to replace conventional fluorinated products.
Three collections with different brands launched | Two joint development projects with large brands on the development of customized membrane solutions in progress | Seed round closed in 2021 of 2'1M CHF | EIC Horizon grant (SERI) of 1'8M CHF awarded. TRL: 8 | TAM: $2'073Mn | Serie A | Next step: industrialization and commercial acceleration | EUR 5,0 Mn sought – Innosuisse, Switzerland
Food | Munch – B2B2C food waste solution
Munch is a marketplace building a food waste solution from sale to donation for restaurants, bakeries, supermarkets and other food service providers.
Currently working with SPAR, Starbucks and different local chains to save food in Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia | Growing 20% MoM | Breakeven for Hungarian operations will be reached in Q2 2023.
Serie A | Next step: commercial acceleration | EUR 5,0 Mn sought –, Hungary
Distribution and logistics, Retail | L'Orto di Jack– Digitally enabled and vertically integrated omnichannel player
Proprietary digital platform for business intelligence, order management, invoicing, procurement, warehouse management of the fruit and vegetable segment.
Largest and most technologically advanced logistic hub inside the fruit and vegetable industrial market of Milan | 7 retail stores acquired in Milan | 480 customers | €1m R&D and capex granted from the Italian government. TRL:9 | TAM: € 3,0Bn | Serie C | Next step: industrialization | EUR 10,0 Mn sought – Invitalia, Italy
Cross-industry, General public opinion | Citibeats - Real-time social risk anticipating AI / ML
NLP Citibeats develops real-time social risk anticipating AI/ML NLP SaaS with semantic analysis and needs understanding. Won 1-million-euro Horizon 2020 grant from European Union | Anticipated social risk: spoke with 2 LatAm country Presidents to advise them *beforehand* against specific policies; these policies later led to riots on the streets | 12 customers. TRL:9 | TAM: $49B | Pre-Serie A | Next step: Commercial Acceleration | EUR 2,0 Mn sought – CDTI, Spain

Manufacturing, Logistics & Transportation, Supply chain | GoRamp - Logistics-covering SaaS for manufacturers
GoRamp develops a vertical SaaS that assists manufacturers in managing logistics issues throughout their supply chain. 180 customers from 20 countries such as Pfizer, Continental, Thermofisher, Mondelez | 40% of revenues in 2022 were from US | 950K ARR in March 2022. TRL:9 | TAM: $8B | Pre-Serie A | EUR 2,5 Mn sought – Innovation Agency Lithuania, Lithuania
Aerospace, Drone Management, Hardware | Dronehub – Autonomous drone technologies manufacturer 
Dronehub create autonomous ‘gas stations’ for drones, and intelligent cloud software for human-less monitoring and inspections.
Listed as one of the fastest-growing tech companies in Poland and CEE | Featured on the Financial Times' 1000 Fastest Growing Companies in Europe list | Named CESA Startup of the Year | Genius NY finalist | 10 clients.  
TRL:8 | TAM: $36Bn | Pre-Serie A | Next steps: proofs of scalability and industrialization | EUR 5 Mn sought – PARP, Poland 

Rédigé par Cristina Chumacero le Wednesday, March 29th 2023
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