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Kiunsys, mobility innovations

Cities aren’t born smart they become smart. And the young people behind Kiunsys know that. They have been offering for years solutions to municipalities for innovative management of “all of the things of the city”. Anything that regards mobility, from the control of limited traffic areas, to parking, to access to urban centers, and the… Read more »

di Arcangelo Rociola
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15 startups worth over 1m. The hit parade of investments in Italy

Out of pure curiosity or as an attempt at analysis there are questions that are often asked: which are the venture capital deals at the top of the list in Italy? Who invests the most? Who collects the most?

di Ermanno Cece
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Catch Notes: another direction. Where are the 9mln?

Catch Notes, the popular competitor of the Evernote app, designed and created to take notes, has permanently closed its doors on August 30th, 2013. To say that the sudden disappearance of this app has amazed fans is very little. The news of its closure, in fact, blew a huge and general “What the hell!”

di Andrea Dusi
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5 tips to be a top startup

This month Microsoft BizSpark, the program created for startups, is five years old. They have been five very intense years during which we had the possibility to work side by side with young talents from over 85,000 startups from 165 nations. Five years in which even in Italy we had the fortune of meeting thousands… Read more »

di Mario Fontana
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Talent Garden in NYC! “Impossible is nothing”

Talent Garden, an Italian co-working network, goes to New York. “Congratulations! You’ve been selected!” states the email that announced the good news after six months of hard work to reach this goal. The City of New York chose the Italian Talent Garden project as one of the 5 finalists in the most innovative international ideas category… Read more »

di Martina Pennisi
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David rules Europe: Ask me if Im happy

These are great times for those involved in Startups in Italy. Lively days. Days filled with new stories, of successes that open up new and unexpected opportunities. Fabrizio Perrone, for example, received 180k in funding for Buzzoole, a product that I witnessed grow month after month. And, just an hour later an Italian Startup that… Read more »

di Riccardo Luna
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Funambol: worldwide expansion

Funambol, a Foster City, CA-based provider of white-label personal cloud solutions, secured new funding from Harbert European Growth Capital Fund. The amount of the funding was not disclosed.

di Ermanno Cece
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9 things you should know about Ballmer

Steve Ballmer will be in Rome today for his last speech as CEO of Microsoft. We wanted to know more about his life, but not just working life. We wanted to know more about his private life. It was difficult to find some information about it, but finally we reached our goal. Enjoy these 9… Read more »

di Martina Pennisi
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There’s an Italy

Theres an Italy where everything is a problem Where it is an ordeal to open a business, it is discouraging to go to the bank, taxes are suffocating and the State complicates every step you take with your business. There is an Italy where every city criticizes the one next to it, where the north… Read more »

di David Casalini
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10 Tips for a killer startup

Everybody loves Top 10 lists so it only seemed fitting that the Dublin Web Summit included a version of its own, aptly aimed at the entrepreneurial crowd. Playfully presented by kid’s entertainment ‘rock star’ Michael Acton Smith, the list was a combination of sometimes hokey but tried-and-true rules to run a start-up, spiced with a… Read more »

di Martina Pennisi