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A smart umbrella stand and other things invented by OpenPicus. But Italy isn't ready for Internet of Things

OpenPicus is a sort of Arduino platform for professional applications. It’s founded by Claudio Carnevali and Gabriele Allegria. The startup was the first italian invited by New York City for Global Industry Challenge

di Maria Teresa Cometto
New York Stories

Authorea, the italian startup Harvard fell in love with

“My dream is to change the whole scientific publication world”. It’s Alberto Pepe speaking. The idea of Authorea is to publish immediately all scientific articles online, where everybody can review and discuss them

di Maria Teresa Cometto
New York Stories

Bitcoin mania: how to become a trader

Two days per week to discover and understand the Bitcoin world: meetings are held in New York. You can find 19-year-old guys, expert traders or just curious people. Is it possible to organize something like this also in Milan?

di Maria Teresa Cometto
New York Stories

Happy Birthday Arduino! And now, what's your next challenge?

Why did Massimo Banzi, founder of Arduino, decide to celebrate Arduino’s birthday in New York? Because there isn’t just technology, like in San Francisco. Next phase of FabLabs? Genetic hacking

di Maria Teresa Cometto
New York Stories

The startup power in New York

Wilson: “It’s business the driver, not the government”. New York is a tech city: over 40 companies were created in incubators. Will de Blasio’s policy make startup life easier?

di Maria Teresa Cometto
New York Stories

The Cornell NYC Tech: an academic model to follow

Three multidisciplinary research centers linked to leading industries and student selected according to their desire to do business: this is Cornell NYC Tech. Could it be a model for italian university?

di Maria Teresa Cometto
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Time to move to New York?

While in Italy we are busy talking about “Jobs Act”, New York Council will create 10 thousand jobs per year by eliminating tax for startups for the next 10 years. Is it possible to do the same in Italy?

di Maria Teresa Cometto
New York Stories

Do you know italian pitch coaches?

Pitch is very important in a startup life. How to make the perfect one? There are some coaches, italian and foreign, that could teach it to you

di Maria Teresa Cometto