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Selection committees:


In-person Cohort:

March 3-6, 2025
Milan, Italy


Your Runway to Global Expansion Awaits!

Taking place in the world's leading fashion and design hub of Milan, Italy, Start Fashion-Tech is a business-focused scale-up program connecting seed to A-round startups with the crème de la crème of the fashion world: international design houses, fashion corporations, academia, governments, business leaders, and investors.


Participating startups will gain access to:

  • Meetings with active international investors

  • Exposure to global fashion and design brands

  • Meetings with government officials

  • Pilot and R&D opportunities

  • A spot to present their avant-garde technology at the program’s expo and pitch event in the Milan business district

Who is this program tailored for?

  • ​Fashion-Tech startups from all countries

  • Market-ready, seed to round A stage with working products, preferably startups with market validation and existing client revenue stage

  • Raised capital/professional funds/grants

  • Established and experienced team

Technology Verticals

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 Our Mission

At Start Fashion-Tech, we are on a mission to help lead the future of the global fashion and retail industry through innovation and technology.

We provide a dynamic business-focused platform connecting promising entrepreneurs with industry leaders, investors, and clients.

Why Us?

Choosing Start Fashion-Tech means choosing a proven pathway to success. Backed by the expertise of Arieli Capital, we bring unparalleled insights into startup scaling and investments.

Our network spans across governments, industry leaders, investors, and tech giants, offering an exceptional opportunity for startups to connect and thrive.

We mean business

Start Fashion-Tech is led by a business-minded team from the United States, Israel and Italy, who have extensive experience in growing technology companies, banking, investments, business development, and global strategy.

Our team will work hand-in-hand with selected startups to create business growth opportunities through market expansion, pilots, investments, and new customer acquisition.

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