B-Ventures

We want to inspire and to be inspired

The b-ventures project is the perfect expression of DDL's group companies' historically renowned interest in developing and supporting new business ideas.

b-ventures is a project backed by DOCOMO Deutschland GmbH (DDL), through its subsidiaries, aimed at accelerating the growth of tech startups, leveraging DDL group companies' experience in innovation and taking full advantage of DDL group companies' consolidated worldwide infrastructure and well-established business relationships.

Target

INCUBATION

Early stage innovative ideas/concepts.

Startups are offered a package that consists of:
  • 3 months office space in a collaborative work environment in Italy and Spain.
  • a suite of professional services to focus the development of your business idea.
  • vs call option for 10% of the (potential) Newco constitution.

acceleration

Startups selected upon INCUBATION or mature startups. This phase is open only to already formed companies.

Startups are offered a package that consists of:
  • 9 months office space in a collaborative work environment in Italy and Spain.
  • 30K Euro in cash.
  • a suite of professional services to focus the development of your business idea.
  • vs call option for 10%.

INTERNATIONALIZATION

Startups selected upon ACCELERATION or locally well-established startups looking for Internationalization. This phase is open only to already formed companies that have previously raised funding.

Startups are offered a package that consists of:
  • 24 months office space in a collaborative work environment in Italy and Spain.
  • 50K Euro in cash.
  • a suite of professional services.
  • vs co-financing according to VC evaluation.

Startup Portfolio

DNAPhone

DNAphone is an optical device that, once connected to a smartphone, can conduct an analysis of the DNA in a food sample to assure food quality by identifying pathogens and collecting data for traceability and environmental monitoring.

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Bestiacce

Bestiacce is the startup for pet-lovers. We aim to make life better for orphaned pets and the people who want to adopt them. Our new model for achieving this goal is powered by our 3 main services: Smart Match, Smart Help and Smart Shop.

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Martha's Cottage

Martha's Cottage is an e-commerce startup with five vertical sites; two are currently online and 3 others are in development. Born in 2011, the first of these was launched "Progetto Wedding", a website dedicated to the personalization of weddings.

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ViciniDiCasa

ViciniDiCasa is the social network that allows people to know their neighbors, help each other and do business with local residents in a safe and profitable way, designed to trust neighbors, based on geo-localization to provide instant access to local resources.

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PetMe

PetMe is the first startup focused on helping pet owners find safe, trustworthy and capable pet sitters for those times when they can’t take care of their cats, dogs or more exotic animals because of travel plans or other scheduling conflicts.

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iDoctorPad

iDoctorPad is an application for tablets and smartphones created for medical doctors and small clinics with the aim of improving the management of medical records and patient appointments and to optimize their day-to-day operations.

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MiDo

MiDo is a startup specialized in the development of monitoring systems and has developed the MiDoMet smart metering system, open and in-cloud computing for remote reading and quality/quantity management of energy resources such as water, gas and electricity.

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Musicraiser

MusicRaiser is the premier music-oriented crowdfunding platform in Italy. This quickly growing community of artists and fans has become the preferred destination for musicians to raise money for their projects by offering special rewards to supporters.

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Aerodron

AeroDron is the first Italian startup to make use of non-military drones to offer highly accurate professional-grade low altitude aerial photography for a variety of applications, analyses and surveys to assist in environmental protection and disaster prevention.

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Caffeina

Caffeina is a startup focused on digital marketing. Our full service agency provides our clients with digital marketing and development expertise for products and services supported by our departments: Marketing, Design and Platform Development.

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