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Apple needs

Tips  from a meeting with an Apple senior software…


Added by paolo marenco on August 26, 2013 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Poor and Rich: the great contrast in Silicon Valley

Long to be red, but it's worth...great problem, but something is moving.

Thanks to Burton Lee for the link

Added by paolo marenco on July 9, 2013 at 3:00am — No Comments

Pretotyping : start your start...before the launch!

I advice you to read this approach made by Alberto Savoia serial startupper and past exec Sun and Google....

Added by paolo marenco on June 26, 2013 at 11:45pm — 1 Comment

Welcome in Italy, Seven American Guys and Girls with Italian Roots!

We welcome  you today in Malpensa with Max and Sofia.

We will try in one week to show you a small slice of this great Country from where your Grand Parents left poor, to look for a better life.

We are now a great Country, many things could be improved, but who comes here for a while, keeps in his mind this unique feeling...

We do hope it will be the same for you:  Brandan from California and Colorado, Michael from Florida, Madeleine from New York,  Daniel from…


Added by paolo marenco on June 9, 2013 at 3:00am — 2 Comments

Steve Blank 1st Commencement Speech- May 10th 2013

University of Minnesota . To be or to do? the life question...

Added by paolo marenco on May 16, 2013 at 7:14am — No Comments

Gild , big data algorithm for IT recruiting

This is a great story. An italian start up, Coderloop, bought with its 2 cofounders, Luca Bonmassar and Federico Feroldi by the SF start up Gild  2 years ago...And today a starting office in Milan for product dev. nt.…


Added by paolo marenco on May 12, 2013 at 10:17am — No Comments

Steve Blank on Harvard Business Review

I think that this approach has to be spread all over the World help the global Economy change.

Added by paolo marenco on April 20, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments

How to reach the Silicon Valley (Study Tour) with strong willingness...the story of Antonio- (1st half)

This is a 1st half story.

The 2nd half, after the participation to the Silicon Valley Study Tour 2013 next August ( 26 to 30), is the hands of Antonio Seminara, our focus of this post.

Antonio is from Cittanova, Calabria, 24 yo. He got the bacelor degree in Power Engineering in La Sapienza University in Rome, than he moved to Milan to attend the Master degree in Milan Politechnic  (and moreover an Economics of…


Added by paolo marenco on April 10, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Our last conferences...before the Silicon valley Study Tours 2013 !

The two  last conferences...before Silicon Valley Study Tours 2013!

April 5, 2-4 pm : Torino Silicon Valley, with Davide Bertarini , SVST 2011 Alumno , founder of

April 9, 4,15-6 pm. Genova Silicon Valley, with Andrea Zanoni, Lawyer "Legal Aspects of VC in start ups"

follow both in video streaming on Facebook thanks…


Added by paolo marenco on April 4, 2013 at 2:30am — No Comments

Corporate entrepreneurship program: Does your company have one?

"transform a simple online suggestion box into a program that encouraged employees to behave like intrapreneurs (and their managers and executives as enablers), that could:

- Teach participants on how to turn their ideas into fundable… Continue

Added by Antonio Seminara on April 2, 2013 at 6:17am — No Comments

Arduino: creation is child’s play

"We were looking for a story that could sum up all the fundamental ingredients of our magazine: resourcefulness, desire to change things, personal initiative, and technology. The fact that this story takes place in Italy it’s certainly an added plus.

Arduino, Its co-creator… Continue

Added by Antonio Seminara on April 2, 2013 at 5:50am — No Comments

A Big Data success story....the Nate Silver one

thanks to the link of Alessandro Balossino...

Added by paolo marenco on April 2, 2013 at 2:15am — No Comments

How to make a company in the US? how to get VC money?

Two great lectures from our friends , lawyers in New York Marco Rossi and Mark Santo, in Rome- Innovatori Europei, on March 27 , 2013



Added by paolo marenco on March 31, 2013 at 12:30am — 2 Comments

Italiani di Frontiera Silicon Valley Tour , August 25-31, 2013

Hey all, great opportunity for whoever interested in this Tour we organize this year with BCD Travel and the guide of our friend Roberto Bonzio, Italiani di Frontiera . Program attached.…


Added by paolo marenco on March 26, 2013 at 9:09pm — No Comments

"Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies"

Dear all, here a free online classes from Uni of Maryland, but with exam and certificate!

"Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies"

Added by Antonio Seminara on March 21, 2013 at 11:35am — 2 Comments


Hi all, this is my idea: I want open an italian restaurant, but in my restaurant no need money, clients simply pay with an app. The app need the credit card data.What do you think about? I just thought some possible solutions but I need external opinion because I haven't work experience.I hope to find someone who could help me.Thanks!

Added by Calogero Milano on February 7, 2013 at 4:26pm — No Comments

economy rule to change italy

hi to everyone,

I think we should talk about the economic rules that could change for the better in Italy.

what are in your opinion the teory to make something for the economy, for the labour and employment?

Added by luca giuliano on January 15, 2013 at 12:39pm — No Comments

InnovActionLab - special guest from Silicon Valley Professor VINCENTELLI

The objective of InnovAction Lab is simply to provide students with the tools to understand how a private investor looks at a business project. 

Youtube channel: LUISSGuidoCarli

The promoter par excellence of…


Added by Francesca Vita on December 27, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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