ELSE Corp offers technological solutions for Virtual Retail and Cloud Manufacturing to fashion brands, retailers, manufacturers and designers. Founded in Milan in 2014, the B2B startup is committed to creating value not only for the market but also for society. We are redefining the Value Chain for the fashion industry through Applied Research; open innovation and collaboration with industry leaders; the development of sustainable, transparent and traceable technology and business processes; and through market trials for new Distribution Models.
Our core business is the design and development of a technologically advanced Cloud SaaS & API platform and the related know-how about the ‘Virtual Retail’ business model and our new concept, in development: Virtual Couture Fashion, which is a ‘Real Time Fashion System’ (RTFS). Through our Direct-to-Consumer approach to the market, we aim to accelerate the transformation of the fashion industry towards a Product as a Service model, thanks to the automation and democratization of Product Customization & Personalization processes and an industrial approach to Made to Measure retail sales.
We provide the fashion industry with an open, extendible, partially free (for basic services), highly flexible and reliable platform for 3D Virtual Retail. ELSE Corp has strong collaborations with important European system integrations, software giants, industrial manufacturing groups and leading CAD 3D software companies – combining a superior knowledge of CAD, CRM, PLM, ERP, e-Commerce systems and production process management.
Why invest in ELSE Corp? /
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ELSE Corp’s Virtual Retail, a New Business Model for the Fashion Industry
Il Virtual Retail di ELSE Corp, un nuovo modello di business per l’industria del Fashion
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Awards & Ratings
In May 2016, ELSE Corp was awarded a Special Jury Mention for Innovation at the Netcomm E-Commerce Awards 2016.
The Netcomm e-Commerce Award is an award of recognition dedicated to all those, who through innovative online business development are writing the history of ecommerce in Italy.
In April 2018, ELSE Corp won the First Prize of the Innovation Award 4.0 - Start-up Category, with the project 'The Future of Footwear 4.0: from RoboShop to Factory on Demand' in collaboration with ATOMLab.
The Innovation Award 4.0 is dedicated to the best innovative 4.0 solutions in the industry.
In November 2017, ELSE Corp with its key concept called Virtual Retail, won at the Coraggio di Innovare (Courage to Innovate) - Digital Award 2017 in the ‘Fashion: e-Commerce and Retail’ category.
The Digital Award is a prize reserved for the best projects in the areas of Fashion and Design with digital at the heart of their strategies.
In June 2018, ELSE Corp, with its project “Augmented Couture: Virtual Retail” has been classified as Silver Player in the category Economic Models of the contest Brand Experience Awards 2018 by Netineo.
The Brand Experience Awards 2018 were dedicated to the best solutions, achievements, media campaigns and companies.
ELSE Corp is the first startup from Italy to have been given a rating by Early Metrics.
Early Metrics identify, describe and analyze the most promising startups in Europe and offer companies an unbiased look at their strengths and weaknesses. Instead of rating a company’s credit risk, Early Metrics is concerned with a company’s growth potential.
In October 2018, ELSE Corp, with its project “Virtual Retail & Shopping Experience” won the Jury Prize in the startup category.
The OPEN-INN RETAIL AWARD is the annual award that intends to reward Open-Innovation projects able to give added value to Retail companies and to the retail experience of their customers.
In July 2019, ELSE Corp was evaluated by Valuer as the most potentially influential SaaS startup from Italy in the European space.
Valuer has made comprehensive research over the last 20 years with experience from the team, board members, experts and advisors.
In July 2019, ELSE Corp was listed as one of the 8 top data analytics startups. Startus used a data-driven startup scouting approach to identify relevant solutions globally.
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In July 2019, ELSE Corp was listed among the most important market players in the Virtual Fitting Room (VFR) Industry. Reports Monitor is a Global aggregator and publisher of Market intelligence research reports, equity reports, database directories, and economic reports.
In October 2019, Andrey Golub, CEO of ELSE Corp was listed by BizPlace among the most influential startuppers in Italy.
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At ELSE Corp we are working on creating the Design and User Experience for everything related to Virtual Retail. Our team is developing a revolutionary tool for brands and designers that will allow them to sell their exclusive and customized products, starting from 3d models, both off and online, in a totally innovative way. All this has been achieved starting from the research carried out by our Innovation Team, using the most advanced techniques in this sector, such as cloud based 3D Design and visualization tools integrated with 3D CAD design and simulation software.
ELSE Corp’s tech team boasts strong collaborations with some important European System Integrations, software giants, industrial manufacturing groups and leading CAD 3D software companies, thus combining a superior knowledge of CAD, CRM, PLM, ERP, e-Commerce systems and production process management.
FOUNDERS AND BOARD
Co-Founder, CEO & CTO
Co-Founder & CFO
Co-Founder & Board Member
Angel Investor, Board Chair & Co-Founder
Angel Investor & Co-Founder
Prof. Carlo Alberto Carnevale Maffè
EXTERNAL ADVISORY BOARD
Francois Le Guen
External Board Advisor
External Board Advisor
External Board Advisor
External Board Advisor
Co-Founder, CEO & CTO
Fashion & Style Manager
Art Direction &
ML & Intelligent Systems Automation
Data Science &
The team at work
Founded in 2014 in Milan, we have been growing ever since.
You can now find us at:
Legal & Operative Office - ELSE North (HQ)
Via Torquato Tasso, 7, Milan, MI 20123, IT
Operative Office - ELSE South
Via Giovanni XXIII, 22, Gravina in Puglia, BA 70024, IT
Our Legal Office adress is:
ELSE CORP SRL
Via Torquato Tasso 7