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March 2008 Blog Posts (7)

Italian start-ups road show: -1 day!

It's getting hot in San Francisco. Even more for our 5 start-ups, finalists of the Mind the Bridge Business Plan competition.

Tomorrow, their long-awaited week long road show in the Silicon Valley will officially start.

Their agenda will be quite full.

We'll start off with a whole day of introductory presentations, on topics of general interest:

- how to open a US branch

- how to cope with legal/admin/immigration issues

-… Continue

Added by marco marinucci on March 30, 2008 at 10:03am — 4 Comments

Fhoster on - An Interview with Antonio Leonforte

Antonio Leonforte is founder and CEO at Fhoster a young start-up working on enterprise software for small and medium companies. Antonio is a member of our network and you check out his profile here. Antonio talked about his companies and its main product, LiveBase, in an… Continue

Added by Nicolò Borghi on March 27, 2008 at 1:38am — No Comments

ABB Giulio Capocaccia's Presentation

It's now online the presentation held by Giulio Capocaccia on Monday 17th at the Genova University.

You can check it directly here...

SlideShare |…

Added by Nicolò Borghi on March 20, 2008 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Silicon Valley Debate: Workaholics vs. Non-Workaholics

Silicon Valley entrepreneur Jason Calacanis had posted a few days ago about how to keep your start-up productive and cut unnecessary costs. Calacanis got a few tips such as " Fire people who are not workaholics…. come on folks, this is startup life, it’s not a game. go work at the post… Continue

Added by Nicolò Borghi on March 12, 2008 at 1:50am — 1 Comment

Java IDE Day... It was GREAT!!!

Far beyond our expectations, the JID that took place yesterday in our beloved B1 has been a great event! When we started thinging about this meeting, we hoped to bring at most 50-60 people... well, fortunately we rent B1 so that all the 130 java developers (and not!) that attended could find a place to sit! This is a big number, for a lot of reasons... As JUG, this is our experience in organizing an event of such dimension: we are used to do JUG meetings with 20 people, with small advertising… Continue

Added by Corrado Alesso on March 11, 2008 at 2:27am — 1 Comment

IBM and Porto Media: partnership for "easy movie"!

Luisa Bozano, researcher on nanofabrication at IBM -Almaden Research Center, Silicon Valley, our Member n.100 will be in Italy for two conferences mid may , in Padova University and Torino Politecnico.....but there is another good news regarding IBM...look at this video, the parnership between the Big Blue and a small Irish company… Continue

Added by paolo marenco on March 9, 2008 at 4:30am — 3 Comments

Richard Boly for President

I was reading Fabrizio Capobianco's blog when I found this interview to Richard Boly. He's been doing a lot for italian entrepreneurship, toghether with the US Ambassador Ronald Spogli... and they're not even Italians! In the last years he's been working full time on the Partnership For Growth program.

So Fabrizio ironically proposed to ask him to run for the… Continue

Added by Andrea Vaccaro on March 7, 2008 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

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