A-Road announces batch#5 scaleups: Agora Labs, Holifya, TextYess, Utwin
May 16, 2024

A-Road, Growth Capital’s Series A acceleration program announces its 5th batch of selected scaleups. Among a competitive pool of applicants, four promising companies with high growth potential were chosen to participate in the program.

Agora Labs is a health tech scaleup that decouples privacy from personal data, drastically lowering the costs of research and AI development and allowing collaboration among organizations, markets and countries. Founders Davide Zaccagnini and Minos Garofalakis will be supported by A-Road mentor Micol Fornaroli of Industrial Advisor EQT.

Holifya is a digital health startup that offers personalized nutrition and prevention plans by combining expert doctors videoconsultations, genetic and diagnostic data analysis from individual DNA tests and health assessments. Founders Alessandra Cestaro and Marco Brustia will be supported by A-Road mentor Tommaso Gamaleri, CEO of Europe Younited.

TextYess is an AI WhatsApp Assistant built to help eCommerce grow. TextYess AI replies to any customer query and converts 1/5 conversations into a sale, sends WhatsApp automations and marketing campaigns, and allows you to buy in chat via Text-to-buy. Textyess founders Riccardo Russo and Edvaldo Gjonikaj will be mentored by CEO of Alkemy, Duccio Vitali.

UTwin is a proptech company empowering buildings’ and infrastructures’ data through digital twins, allowing owners to make data-led decisions, and reducing operating costs. Founded by Roberto Demarchi and Leonardo De Bellis, the company will be mentored by Musement co-founder Alessandro Petazzi as part of the A-Road program.

A-Road is built to boost scaleups on their path to Series A fundraising success. With an initial investment of €200K to €500K, personalized mentorship, expert advisory services, and fundraising support, A-Road equips entrepreneurs with the tools and guidance needed to thrive.