Generale

The 20 investment rounds that have made Europe soar in 2014

Italy is missing, but Europe has moved close to the US for the first time: Germany and the UK are doing very well and, together, claim half of the rounds worth over 50 million

di Paolo Cellini
Generale

«The true strength of European startups is digital nomading»

An interview with Roberto Bonanzinga of Balderton Capital who explains what the true potential of European startups is and why it is best to start creating a system

di Federico Guerrini
Generale

The 69 startups selected by Italiarestarts Up (from Aenduo to X-Metrics)

The list of the most promising startups in Italy that, thanks to the Italian Ministry of Economic Development and the Italian Trade Agency, will be meeting with foreign investors on December 9 and 10

di Arcangelo Rociola
Generale

An Italian chosen as the best Web Summit startup

The popular vote has chosen Nextome as the best idea among the Alpha startups at the Dublin Summit. They beat 1,999 competitors

di Arcangelo Rociola
Generale

All of Italy’s million euro exits from 2012 to the present

2.5 billion euros invested (this is the official data, but the overall estimate is plus 4 billion), 9 times out of 10 by foreign companies: here below the complete list of the top exits for innovative Italian startups

di Arcangelo Rociola
WeEurope

In a Recent Past We’ve Built Amazing European Cities: Why Can’t We Make Smart Cities? #restarteurope

Hello, good morning. Are you ready to Restart Europe? I know the answer. I know your impressive track records. Welcome in Venice, young innovators! Young. How many of you are under 20? under 30? under 40? I am 49, that’s why I am going to have a seat right now. So. What a magnificent place to talk… Read more »

di Riccardo Luna
New York Stories

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
Bandi

SmartCamp: c'è ancora tempo per il contest di IBM per le startup

Tempo fino al 9 giugno per mandare la propria candidatura e accedere ai servizi di IBM. La finale si terrà il 3 luglio a Milano

di Marco De Paolis
Generale

Mr. WCap: “Let’s give a billion from the mafia to innovative enterprises”

Creating a fund for innovation with the money from property confiscated from the mafia: this is the proposal that Salvo Mizzi made during the inauguration of the new accelerator in Catania

di Redazione
Generale

What’s missing from European innovation (and what’s changing)

Fragmented, with very little capital, and with an entrepreneurial culture that is very different from that of the United States. But things are changing in Europe with initiatives like the Startup Europe Partnership

di Redazione
New York Stories

The 6 startup-oriented policies of New York City

There is another startup city in the United States. It’s the city of Mayor Bill de Blasio, who want to attract the world talents. During Internet Week, he explained how he would like to sustain the startup system

di Maria Teresa Cometto
Generale

Kroes: "Fare startup non è facile, ma in Europa abbiamo gli strumenti per farcela"

Il video di Neelie Kroes per le startup di tutta Europa. “Abbiamo gli strumenti, i talenti e le tecnologie per riuscirci. Andate e cambiate il Mondo!”

di Redazione
Bandi

Quali saranno le 12 migliori startup europee?

Tempo fino al 21 maggio per mandare la propria candidatura e partecipare alla Tech All Stars Competition che si terrà a Londra a partire dal 10 giugno. Il vincitore potrà partecipare alla Digital Agenda Assembly della Commissione Europea

di Marco De Paolis
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
Generale

Come ottenere i finanziamenti di Smart&Start [Infografica]

Un’infografica spiega alle startup selezionate come accedere ai finanziamenti. Il programma Smart&Start di Invitalia per il Meridione presenterà i risultati ottenuti l’8 aprile a Roma

di Redazione
Generale

Lasciate parlare la Calabria, ha molte cose da dire (anche sull'innovazione)

Chi l’avrebbe mai detto che Startup Calabria sarebbe sopravvissuta? Ebbene, non solo ce l’ha fatta, ma è riuscita ad incuriosire, a creare entusiasmo ed innovazione. Una bella storia di una realtà piccola che sta crescendo e dà speranza

di Redazione
Bandi

ReStartApp: creatività e tradizione. 50 mila euro per i giovani

Tempo fino al 30 aprile per mandare la candidatura al campus estivo ReStartApp. Obiettivo: valorizzare spazi e risorse del territorio appenninico italiano

di Marco De Paolis
Generale

Vincenzo Di Nicola: "I came back in Italy to make you believe in yourselves"

The last time we spoke together was 11 December 2013: he had just sold his technology and team to Amazon, while his startup was bought by DoubleBeam. It was quite a success for the 33-year-old Italian, Vincenzo Di Nicola, from GoPago. Today, he was a guest at the Make in Italy event by Working Capital… Read more »

di Redazione
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
Generale

Tutti gli strumenti utili per remunerare il personale delle startup e degli incubatori

L’utile guida della Segreteria Tecnica del Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico ai piani azionari e al work for equity. Tutti gli strumenti da conoscere per fondare e lavorare in una startup e in un incubatore certificato

di Redazione
Bandi

40 grant da 25 mila euro per le startup. Apre la Call for Ideas

Dal 27 marzo sarà possibile mandare la propria candidatura al bando Call for Ideas di Working Capital. Verranno supportate 40 startup, attivo anche il Corporate Venture Capital Program con 4.5 milioni di euro

di Marco De Paolis
New York Stories

Hurry up! This is the opportunity to enter NY ecosystem

Time until March 31 to apply for Global Industry Challenge. Only the best 15 startups will win a full immersion into NYC’s manufacturing-tech ecosystem

di Maria Teresa Cometto
New York Stories

Why Navacchio is one of the best incubators in Europe

The collaboration with university is one of the strenghts of Navacchio, the incubator based near Pisa, Tuscany. These are four stories of startups incubated

di Maria Teresa Cometto
Bandi

Il MIUR lancia la sfida sui corsi online

100 mila euro in palio al primo classificato: il MIUR si apre all’open education e lancia il bando per i corsi online. Scadenza fissata per il 3 aprile

di Marco De Paolis
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