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Tela is the service offered by Hpa S.r.l.s. for the digitization and online promotion of the cultural/artistic heritage of the Italian territory and has the aim of facilitating the digital transition of the cultural offer.

Tela facilitates the public administration and the private sector in the smart promotion of their exhibitions and events, offering a wide range of ticket types and real-time monitoring of their sales data through a cloud service that does not require on-site installation.

Today Tela is one of the most promising startups in Italy in the art and culture sector, with 20 museum facilities managed, over 250K tickets issued, and over €500K transacted on the platform.

The Founders

Tela was created in 2021 by Vincenzo Pauduano, Angelo Paduano and Vincenzo Abbatantuoni from Campania, who later decided to place the operational headquarters in Turin. After winning some awards, the team joined the Startup Wise Guys acceleration program and raised a pre-seed round of about €250K from private investors.
Angelo Paduano

Particularly interested in technology and computer science, Angelo is an aerospace engineering student at Turin Polytechnic but also a full stack developer.

Vincenzo Paduano

Experienced founder with a demonstrated history in the information technology and services industry, Vincenzo has a Master's degree in High Energy Physics at Università degli Studi di Torino. He’s skilled in computer science, data science and Linux server.

Vincenzo Abbatantuoni

Vincenzo has a Master Degree in Finance at Luiss Guido Carli and has worked in consultancy field as an analyst in a financial boutique specialised in startup and PMI. He has founded his first company (HPA srl) at the age of 21, after winning a national competition.

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