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go global

Selling around the globe. Made easy.

Open your business to new markets, going beyond those you already know and sell your products to millions of companies around the world looking for Italian quality.

Create your own showcase on Appennine and we will take care of the rest, translating products' descriptions and characteristics in other languages, managing payments and transactions in a safe way, verifying Buyers, supporting you when necessary and much more!

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Side by side

We help you expanding your business

You will have access to advanced analytics, sales statistics and reports that will help you to better understand and manage your sales and products.

We will also work with you to help you in improving your showcase and offers and give you access to different premium services like consultancies, product photography, RFQ (Request for Quotations), 24h customer service and assistance and many others!

How it works for Vendors
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Register on Appennine and open your Showcase!

Registering and creating your own showcase on Appennine is quick and easy, it takes just a few minutes.

Once you have created your showcase, you can start uploading your products and take advantage of various free or paid services such as automatic translation in all the available languages on the platform, support and advice to sell products abroad, photo-shooting services for your products and many more!

Open your business to the world!

Your showcase will be automatically accessible and visible by millions of companies all over the world interested in buying your Made in Italy products.

Manage your orders in an easy way!

With Appennine you will have full control of your orders, deciding maximum or minimum quantities for each order, availability of your products and you will have the opportunity to accept or refuse an order or to propose changes to the received orders. You will also have access to a Request for Quotation (RFQ) list and decide to which ones reply.

Prepare and ship the order, Appennine will take care of the rest!

Once you accepted an order, you only have to worry about shipping it.

Appennine will take care of the rest, immediately receiving the payment of the customer and depositing the sum on your account once the order has been delivered!

Everyone is satisfied!

Our goal is to help Italian companies to create new business links with companies around the world, helping them and supporting them in overcoming linguistic, technological and cultural barriers.

The satisfaction and safety of those who sell and buy are our main priorities.

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Find the right products

Italian craftsmanship and quality. Made easy.

Appennine is a digital Business-To-Business marketplace that wants to facilitate the matching between demands and supply of Italian products.

On Appennine, you can find high-quality products produced by craftsmans, small and medium enterprises around Italy.

You can focus on products as we think about the rest: we will manage payments and transactions, verify Vendors, support you in the buying process when necessary and much more!

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Made in Italy, without the fuss

Find exactly what you are looking for

Find the right supplier: Appennine Team carefully verifies all the Vendors registered on the platform.

Find the right product: search among thousands of Italian products, from food to furniture, from fashion to wine...

Still not enough? Tell us what you need through a RFQ (Request for Quotation) and we will help you in finding an Italian company that can satisfy your need.

How it works for Buyers
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Register on Appennine and open your business to Italian Products!

Registering on Appennine is quick and easy, it takes just a few minutes.

Once registered, you can start to browse and buy Italian products and take advantage of many free or paid services such as the Request for Quotation or Vendor verification!

Start searching between thousands of Italian products!

Appennine gives you access to small Italian excellences, helping you find exactly what you are looking for: from Bronte’s pistachio to the furniture made in Brianza region, from Neapolitan shoes to Murano glass.

Place your orders in an easy way!

With Appennine you will have full control of your orders, deciding quantities and reorder frequency.

You will also have the possibility to create Request for Quotation (RFQ), choose between different quotations and decide to which Vendor commission the order.

Wait for the delivery, Appennine will take care of the rest!

Once you have placed an order, you will not have to worry about anything.

Appennine will take care of the rest, directly receiving your payment and making the sum available to the producer once the order has been delivered!

Everyone is satisfied!

Our goal is to help Italian companies to create new business links with companies around the world, helping them and supporting them in overcoming linguistic, technological and cultural barriers.

The satisfaction and safety of those who sell and buy are our main priorities.

what you get

Key Features

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Verified Vendors. All the Vendors on Appennine are carefully selected and verified by our team

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Choose between different payments methods which are secured by Appennine's anti-fraud process

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Automatic translations of products' descriptions and characteristics and dedicated support in negotiations if needed

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Choose between different memberships programs to have access to different services and features

TIMELINE

Road Map

Our team working hardly to make Appennine better and better

End of 2017
Got the Idea!
  • Concept Generation
  • Team Assemble
Early 2018
Got a super team
  • Proving the concept can work
  • Strategic Plan
2018 Q4
Beta launch and pilot phase
  • Platform design and technical demonstration
  • Building the MVP
2019 Q3
Platform launch
  • First release of the platform
  • Europe
  • Italian & English
2020 Q1
Mobile app & America
  • Release of the Appennine app
  • North & South America
  • French & Spanish
2020 H1
v.2 and East Asia
  • Release of v.2 platform
  • East Asia
  • Chinese & Japanese
2020 H2
ICO
  • Appennine's Initial Coin Offering
  • Other new languages
2021
Appennine wallet and Surprises
  • Appennine wallet launch
  • Two big surprises
2021 & beyond
Sky rocketing
  • Establishing global user base
Meet The Founders

The Team

The Appennine Team combines a passion for Italy and its products, combining different expertise & proven record in finance, technology, business development, marketing & e-commerce.

Nathan Vene
Nathan Vené
CEO & Co-Founder

I always try to overcome my limits, always trying to improve and learn from those around me. I have one goal: create something important.

Mattia Airoldi
Mattia Airoldi
Co-Founder

Passionate, curious, creative and cinema lover. I have a steady source of motivation that drives me to do my best.

Francesco Bancalari
Francesco Bancalari
Co-Founder

Analytic and pragmatic. I like analyzing and solving business problems with innovative digital tools.

Matteo Orioli
Matteo Orioli
Co-Founder

I always aim to put creativity and passion in my job as well in human relations. Passionate about travels and photos.

Roberto Pirola
Roberto Claudio Pirola
Co-Founder

Engineer and management consultant, I’m always trying to reach a balance between my working tasks and personal interests.

Alex Francescon
Alex Francescon
Developer

Surfin' on the code surf
Analyzing, designing and coding processes while having breakfast.

Talking about us

Talking about us

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Faq

Frequently asked questions

Below we’ve provided a bit of Appennine, marketplace, tips and few others. If you have any other questions, please get in touch using the contact form below.

Appennine is a digital Business To Business marketplace that wants to facilitate the matching between demands and supply of Italian products.

You will be able to register as soon as we launch the first version of the platform. To exactly know when you will be able to register subscribe to our newsletters and we will inform you directly.

Our fantastic team is working hard to develop the platform and to give you the best possible selling and buying experiences. It will be ready in the first half of 2019!

Yes we do! We developed a process which helps you protect your orders or products against fraudulent behaviors.

Only companies with an Italian VAT number will be alloewd to sell their products on Appennine.

In order to purchase products on Appennine you need to posses a valid VAT number.

Potentially, on Appennine you will be able to find everything which is produced in Italy by Italian companies: tomatoes from Pachino, pistachio from Bronte, shoes and ties from Naples, furniture from Milan and much more.

Registration is completely free for both Vendors and Buyers. After registration, Vendors will be asked to choose between 3 different plans: a free one with just a transaction fee applied to sales or two premium plans with a monthly subscription fee.

We want to become the benchmark platform for the export of Italian products in the Business to Business market.

We choose the name Appennine because we wanted a name that could recall Italy in peoples' mind. Apennine Mountains are a mountain range extending  1,200 km along the Italian peninsula, from north to south.

If you are interested in investing in Appennine, please contact us at this email address: info@appennine.com.

Contact us directly using the contact form in the next section. One of ours amazing team members will replay as soon as we read you message!

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