Who we are
Owned by DOCOMO Digital, b-ventures is a startup acceleration program which supports and develops the next generation of mobile innovators.
The project was brought to life in 2013 by Mauro del Rio, Founder and President of Buongiorno, along with Simona Torre, following Buongiorno’s acquisition by NTT DOCOMO. The program focusses on early and seed stage startups operating in the mobile payment, mobile advertising and mobile content sectors.
b-ventures supports DOCOMO Digital’s goal to remain connected to startups, entrepreneurs and the innovation technology ecosystem in Europe and Internationally.
Since its introduction, 17 startups have been inducted into the program, receiving co-working spaces in Italy, Spain, UK and US, personalised co-financing support, intensive mentoring programs, multidisciplinary coaching and fundraising assistance. b-ventures acceleration program addresses early and seed stage startups operating in the mobile payment, mobile advertising and mobile content domains.