Blaise Aguera y Arcas leads a dazzling demo of Photosynth, software that could transform the way we look at digital images. Using still photos culled from the Web, Photosynth builds breathtaking dreamscapes and lets us navigate them. I am amazed by the idea. What do you…
The St. Gallen Symposium is the worlds leading platform for dialogue on key issues in management, the entrepreneurial environment and the interfaces between business, politics and civil society.
Every year in May for 40 years, it has brought together a global target group of entrepreneurs, top managers, politicians, academics, decision-makers from civil society and students at the University of St. Gallen in…
I found this video on siliconvalleyitalia.com - great italian blog about innovation, creativity and business made by Fabrizio Capobianco, founder and CEO of Funambol, mobile app company from Pavia and Silicon Valley. Here you can hear about this success…
If you are a student you are probably already thinking about holidays and beaches. BUT, if you really want to have some fun and have an amazing experience, don't go too far! On June 3rd and 4th you have the unique chance to attend Frontiers of Interaction, the most important and… Continue
The UKTI Italy Investment Team celebrated their traditional prize-giving ceremony the UK-Italy Business Awards on 20 January 2010 . This is the main event through which the Italy-based team acknowledges the success of Italian investments in the UK.
Do you want to create an innovative and successful start-up? 12th April - 17st September 2010 - Final: 26th october 2010 The Start Cup Milano Lombardia is the business plan competition promoted by five universities of the Lombardy region - Politecnico di Milano, Università degli Studi di Milano, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Università degli Studi di… Continue
Quants are the math wizards and computer programmers in the engine room of our global financial system who designed the financial products that almost crashed Wall st. The credit crunch has shown how the global financial system has become increasingly dependent on mathematical models trying to quantify human (economic) behaviour. Now the quants are at the heart of yet another technological revolution in finance: trading at the speed of light.
London, England (CNN) -- A new type of tidal turbine which its creators describe as an "underwater kite" has taken a step closer to becoming commercially available.
"Deep Green," developed by Swedish start-up Minesto, has just secured €2 million ($2.5 million) from…Continue
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--After a little over a year in the venture capital business, Google now has 10 start-ups under its wing and plans further growth in 2010.
A mobile payments company called Corduro became the latest start-up to accept funding from Google Ventures on Monday, as fund executives hosted a wide-ranging discussion on the state of Google Ventures at Google headquarters. Google wants to invest about $100 million this… Continue