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ACCELERATOR - Media & Telecoms

Fastweb x Founders Factory Investment Program

  • Applications open

    €80k investment • 6 months operational support • Milan & Remote

program overview

Investing in startups globally from our hub in Milan

Fastweb is the fastest growing Italian telecommunications operator with more than 2.7 million wireline and more than 2.9 million mobile customers.

Together, we're investing in Pre-Seed to Series A startups in our office operating from Milan.

We provide entrepreneurs access to Fastweb's technology and commercial scale, combined with capital, bespoke operational support and access to our global network.


Raise capital and grow your startup with the backing of Founders Factory and Fastweb



Receive 80k cash investment. Our investment team will support your capital raise requirements in-program and in years to come.

Operational Support

Operational Support

Co-founder level support from a dedicated team of experts across Product, Growth, Fundraising, Talent, Data Science and more.

Corporate Access

Corporate Access

Partner with Fastweb's senior and executive team for proprietary access to infrastructure, technology and 2.7m consumers in the Italian market. We'll also open up opportunities with our wider group of corporate partners.

Community & Network

Community & Network

Join our global community of founders sharing learnings and offering peer support. You'll be invited to bi-annual founders days, investor showcases and a program of invite-only events.

Playbooks & Resources

Playbooks & Resources

We've developed systems and processes to de-risk your startup and increase the probabilities of success. Join the program and build your startup on the Founders Factory venture building platform.

Deals & Perks

Deals & Perks

Gain access to our hand-picked deals, discounts and benefits with leading software and service providers, worth $350,000.


We back founders in Italy and internationally

  • PeptonePeptone


     / Series B

    The first in class Translational Biophysics Company focused on drugging Intrinsically Disordered Proteins.


  • Shop CircleShop Circle

    Shop Circle

     / Series B

    Shop Circle acquires and grows e-commerce tools, providing everything brands need to scale their stores.


  • FlourishFlourish


     / Exit

    Beautiful and easy data-visualization and storytelling. Acquired by Canva in 2022.


  • DronamicsDronamics


     / Series B

    Dronamics offers an all-in-one solution for the middle-mile powered by our Black Swan cargo drone.


  • StoryblokStoryblok


     / Series B

    Storyblok is the Top Ranked CMS for creating powerful experiences on any digital channel.



We’re backing the most promising early stage startups across Europe

Meet the Fastweb team

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