Silicon Valley Study Tour

April 2009 Blog Posts (15), a blog about European Tech Startups., founded in April 2009, focuses on the european startup scene. We write about cool new companies as well as old ones that are changing every day the way we live. Entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, social media, M&A are all topics you are likely to find here.

Who’s behind

Stefano Bernardi.

An Italo-French… Continue

Added by Stefano Bernardi on April 25, 2009 at 4:05pm — 3 Comments

How To Leverage Social Media for Career Success

On Mashable Dan Schawbel, author of the award winning Personal Branding Blog, writes a very useful and timely article about "how to conduct a situational analysis, figure out exactly what your personal brand is, select the best social media tools to connect with your audience, build your online empire and finally, market your brand for career success." You can… Continue

Added by Jakub Gliklich on April 25, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Web 2.0 Made in Italy

Interesting start ups from Italy.

Il made in Italy inizia finalmente a farsi strada anche nel web 2.0. Nel settore dominato dai colossi d’oltre oceano come Facebook e Twitter, sta lentamente facendo il suo ingresso una nuova generazione di start up tricolori. La prova che il talento e le buone idee non mancano arriva dalla competizione europea “Start Up 2.0” che si terrà a Bilbao il prossimo 24 aprile:… Continue

Added by Jakub Gliklich on April 25, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

Czech Startup Good Data Raises $4.5 million from VCs

Good Data, a startup founded in the Czech Republic and with headquarters in San Francisco, has closed a second round of financing - $2.5 million from Marc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz, OATV and General Catalyst. The company has now raised a total of around $4.5 million in capital.

You don’t see a lot of startups coming out of Eastern Europe, and even fewer who receive Silicon Valley capital. But… Continue

Added by Jakub Gliklich on April 24, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Digg founder Kevin Rose

Techcrunch interview witch Digg founder Kevin Rose.

The company, now more than four years old, has continued to grow incredibly since launching in late 2004 and regularly innovates with new…

Added by Jakub Gliklich on April 23, 2009 at 6:18am — No Comments


Join the competition and become an entrepreneur!

The 2009 edition of the Start Cup Milano Lombardia, the business plan competition that supports the creation of high-tech start-ups, has just started.

• If you have an innovative entrepreneurial idea, but don’t know how to write a business plan, apply to the Call For Ideas 2009 and submit your idea before the 15th of May. The best ideas will have access to free classes, tutors and… Continue

Added by paolo marenco on April 17, 2009 at 10:41am — No Comments

About cloud computing

What is cloud computing?

Look at this video that explain it in a very simple way.

To know more about it, attend the networking and wireless workshop in Politecnico di Torino April 21th, 2009, 4 pm.

Andrea Baldini will give a CISCO point of view.

Other speakers in the… Continue

Added by simona borghi on April 14, 2009 at 7:30am — No Comments

Interesting conference between Italy and the Silicon Valley , in Roma Tre, Facoltà di Economia

Cosimo Spera zipidy and Francesco Lemmi innovalight, our friends and members of this Network, will be among the speakers in Roma Tre conference , April 22 , from 10 not miss it!

locandina… Continue

Added by paolo marenco on April 11, 2009 at 2:22am — 3 Comments


6 aprile 2009


"Al grido doloroso della popolazione d'Abruzzo, colpita dal terremoto, la Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus vuole rispondere immediatamente raccogliendo e distribuendo generi alimentari per aiutare chi è stato colpito da un così grave evento - ha spiegato Monsignor Mauro Inzoli, presidente della Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus - In questo momento, in cui le necessità principali sono il pane e la casa, la Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus… Continue

Added by pistillo.stefano on April 8, 2009 at 10:01am — No Comments

Tim Ferriss and Kevin Rose on Angel Investing and Naming Companies

Interesting, direct and informal talk between Tim Ferriss and Kevin Rose about naming companies and angel investing.

Tim and Kevin from Glenn McElhose on… Continue

Added by Nicolò Borghi on April 6, 2009 at 12:58am — No Comments

A Hero With A Real Revolution

I found this presentation on Mortens blog and I think it's amazing. OnLive is introducing a revolutionary business model for gaming industry. The concept is remarkably simple. "OnLive promises to allow users to play high-end games on TVs and entry-level Macs and PCs without using their hardware to power the experience. That computing will be handled by a machine users connect to and… Continue

Added by Jakub Gliklich on April 5, 2009 at 5:16pm — No Comments

Wired University Tour

Dal 30 marzo al 12 giugno, Wired farà tappa in sei dei maggiori atenei italiani.

Un viaggio per farsi conoscere e per condividere i suoi valori, nell’ambito della tecnologia, dell’innovazione e della sensibilità ambientale, presso il target più ricettivo, quello degli studenti, che Wired incontrerà in sei università particolarmente… Continue

Added by Jakub Gliklich on April 4, 2009 at 3:18pm — No Comments


Politecnico di Torino project, for the 3rd year, 5 cool conferences and Silicon Valley Study Tour..Starting April 28th! TorinoSiliconValley09.pdf…


Added by paolo marenco on April 4, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Novara Silicon Valley

a nice title for a cool program of the 3rd year cycle of La Storia nel Futuro a Novara, Economy Faculty 2 speakers come from the Silicon Valley - Cosimo Spera and Alberto Sangiovanni Vincentelli- and 2 from Italy- Armando Maielli and Luigi Capello. The partecipation is free… Continue

Added by paolo marenco on April 1, 2009 at 9:00am — 34 Comments

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