Our Mission

IB&II ® is committed to re-position Italy within the high-end New York Business Community

Provide a different fact based business perspective on Italy/Europe, continental Europe third largest economy, to New York business community to increase business exchanges (in & outflow) .

IB&II runs 3 programs coherent with its mission:

  1. BEST Scholarship: designed to nurture high-tech entrepreneurs in Italy via an exchange program with Silicon Valley and New York
  2. One week accelerator program in New York: organized twice a year in cooperation with VentureOut New York to provide opportunities for Italy originated start-ups aspiring to go global and meet the NY Venture Capital community
  3. The International Business Exchange. Investing in Italy and a New Europe”: yearly gathering in New York to enhance business dialogue/understanding between European and Italian leadership and US investors/opinion makers. In cooperation with: Action Institute, American Chamber of Commerce in Italy, Aspen Italia, American Study Center, US Italy Council and Università Bocconi.


IB&II ® enhances dialogue between European and Italian business leadership and US investors