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 »
Paula Schwarz, CEO of Good Cop Bad Cop Josephine Wood, Member of Cabinet, Cabinet of VP Neelie Kroes at European Commission Sandro Gozzi, Undersecretary of State for European Affairs, Italy Lasse Calusen, Founder & CEO of FOUNDD
OpenPicus is the first ever Italian company that was invited to come to New York by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) for a program organized and paid by the City. The program was the Global Industry Challenge and ran from May 12 to 14. OpenPicus was selected with other 14 startups from… Read more »
The kick-off of 2014 Internet Week in NYC (May 19) had a special guest speaker, the Mayor Bill de Blasio. For the first time he addressed the City’s tech community. Mr. de Blasio acknowledged the importance of the tech industry in NYC, mentioning that it represents 291,000 high-quality jobs. And he opened the door to all… Read more »
More than 200 years ago the most important stock exchange in the world was founded by 24 brokers, who gathered outside 68 Wall Street under a buttonwood tree. They established the rules for buying and selling bonds and shares of companies, and so they organized what would become the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)…. Read more »
Guess where Massimo Banzi, the Italian co-founder and ceo of Arduino (and also co-founder and chairman of Make in Italy) decided to celebrate Arduino Day (March 29)? In New York City, the emerging hub for experimenting new cool stuff in tech & manufacturing. I met him at the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at the Tisch… Read more »
If you are an innovative new manufacturing company, hurry up: you have time until March 31 to enter the Global Industry Challenge. It’s a program organized by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) “geared towards companies with a customer-ready product/service, an established market in their home country/region, the financial capability to seriously enter… Read more »
Innovative startups looking for space may try and find a place into the incubator at the Polo Tecnologico di Navacchio in Cascina, near Pisa, Tuscany. At the moment there are only seven startups hosted in Navacchio, after 40 ones graduated in the last ten years. So the managers – managing director Elisabetta Epifori, CEO Alessandro Giari and… Read more »
Will the new Mayor Bill de Blasio make it easier or more difficult to create a successful startup in New York City? That’s a $1 billion question. And probably it’s too early to answer, after only two months under the new administration.
Wowcracy, a London, UK-based fashion crowdfunding startup, raised €25k in pre-seed funding. Club Italia Investimenti 2 (CII2) made the investment.