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RegML 2016 Advanced Machine Learning Course Registration is Open! Short version of MIT 9.520 - In Genoa

We are glad to announce that registrations are open for the Advanced Course

Regularization Methods for Machine Learning (RegML)

to be held 27 June - 1 July 2016, Genova, in the heart of the Italian Riviera.

A 25 hours advanced machine learning course, including theory classes and practical laboratory session. Covering foundations as well as recent advances in Machine Learning with emphasis on large/high dimensional data and regularization approaches.…


Added by Raffaello Camoriano on March 4, 2016 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Brand and value our SVST on linkedin

Dear All,

as a SVST Alumnus of 2013, I am wondering how to properly describe in in our linkedin profile, for both value the experience we had and marketing the SVST brand; considering the huge number of our alumni today, a coordinate description and keyword use seems essential to me....and you what do you think?

Where should we place it? Education or experience section? How to properly describe it?

This is my first attempt: …


Added by Antonio Seminara on February 29, 2016 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Startup Y


my opening Presentation on StartupY, today Feb 24th in Genoa!

Added by paolo marenco on January 17, 2016 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

Silicon Valley Study Tour 2016 challenge: Let's Start!

Added by paolo marenco on December 16, 2015 at 11:01pm — No Comments

14 Common Startup Mistakes

Sorry for this shameless self-promotion but last week I wrote a blog post about 14 common startup mistakes. These are things I have seen time and again. If you want to create a startup, please read the post, I think I will be useful. Over 1000 people read…


Added by Nicolò Borghi on November 4, 2015 at 7:02am — No Comments

The Silicon Valley Study Tour of the 10th year!

Great exp for the 30 attendees of our 10th year Edition.

The great report ( in italian ) is here

Added by paolo marenco on September 9, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

A perfect view of the Silicon Valley

...from an expert of External Relations and Technology Transfer from Sassari University, Antonfranco Temussi, just back from Italiani di Frontiera Silicon Valley Tour 1 week ago!.IDF%20SVT%20aprile%202015.pdf

Added by paolo marenco on May 13, 2015 at 8:21am — 1 Comment

Cybersecurity in the Internet Era, Genova University May 19, 4 pm

A must to be workshop will be organized by Genoa University and Aizoon Group on May 19th, 4 pm in Villa Cambiaso  HQ of Scuola Politecnica of Genoa.

As Gartner observes Cybersecurity attention and care will be a must for companies and bodies, more and more in the Future: 

Follow the Program, open to interested people ( workshop in italian language):…


Added by paolo marenco on April 30, 2015 at 8:33am — No Comments

"Out of my comfort zone"

The interventions of last Friday were illuminating.

Two people who have strongly encouraged to get out of my "comfort zone" to open eyes and adhere to innovation of the world.

I guess the Silicon Valley as a hotbed of innovative ideas, a gym of successes and constructive failures.

Why not swim with a tool that reminds me how many tanks I did?

Why not start to move in an alternative way, safe, economical and intelligent with UBER?

If there is an answer to…


Added by Vittorio Traversa on March 23, 2015 at 2:02pm — No Comments

Machine Learning Summer Course -- MLCC 2015

Dear All,
We are glad  to announce the 

Added by Raffaello Camoriano on March 9, 2015 at 8:47am — No Comments

UBER for our 10 th Anniversary !

Hey all , great news from UBER!

For our 10th anniversary- 10 years of Silicon valley Study Tours!- they decided to give to all our Members ( and their friends, relatives...) a promocode SVST to have the first UBER ride in the Italian towns free up to 20 Euro.

The promocode is valid up to decembre 31st 2016!

Go and try UBER  is easy and cheap!, for new users. …


Added by paolo marenco on February 27, 2015 at 8:19am — No Comments

AI and Neuroscience Summer School in Massachussetts, USA

The Center for Brains, Minds and Machines will be hosting the second Brains, Minds and Machines Summer Course at the Marine Biological Laboratory, in Woods Hole, MA.…

Added by Raffaello Camoriano on February 17, 2015 at 4:01am — 3 Comments

Italiani di Frontiera Silicon Valley Tour April 2015

Ready to go with our 21st Tour in Silicon Valley...after 10 years from the 1st one!

End of April a group of 15 to 23 managers, entrepreneurs and startupper will leave,  leaded by Roberto Bonzio and Carola Pescio Canale.

The management of the project is made by Viaggi Manuzzi of Cesena, our Travel Agency Partner.

Program and rules by e mail to interested people ( too…


Added by paolo marenco on January 15, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Tech Scouting Silicon Valley for 5 Italian Start ups- Dec 15th 2014- January 25th 2015...the Final report!

Back home!

The 6 Tech scouts- all our Members-  that did the job for the five italian ( attach) start ups are:

1- Vladimiro De Luca

2- Trevor Devalle

3- Guglielmo Del Giudice

4- Daniele Galante

5- Michele Signoretto

6- Sebastiano Morando

they  stayed in  San Francisco from December 29th to January 20Th...



Added by paolo marenco on December 3, 2014 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

[IoT] The Industrial Internet

All, two very interesting articles about the internet of things, from a corporate standpoint:

-Harvard Business Review

"GE’s industrial internet is based on the newfound ubiquity of digital connectivity. Most information work is already digitized through the use of connected laptops and mobile devices. Now, with the growth of the “internet of things,” the pervasive deployment of digital sensors is extending digitization and connectivity to previously analog…


Added by Antonio Seminara on October 29, 2014 at 6:25am — No Comments

What they bring back to Brindisi from Silicon Valley?

A nice feed back from the Italiani di frontiera Silicon Valley Tour attendees, ended October Brindisi, Southern Italy.


Added by paolo marenco on October 28, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

Tech Scouting in Silicon valley 2014: the Project between Silicon valley and Liguria, November, 4th 6-7,30 CET


Promoted by Confindustria Genova and Liguria International , the Tech Scouting Silicon Valley 2014 bridges seven Silicon Valley Partners, executives in Silicon valley with ligurian roots, and the ligurian economic environment

(entreprenueurs, managers,…


Added by paolo marenco on October 1, 2014 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

20 Silicon Valley Study Tours, 10 years ...great success story!

here we are....they are 20..

I remember the first rolling on the Silicon Valley...August 2005...with 11 smart Undergrads from Genova University and Politecnico di Torino.

Now are 400 +  Alumni, Grads, Undergrads, Students, Managers, Startuppers...many stories born in Italy from them.

Happy to announce the 20th , from October 13th to 17th, 2014 ...thrilling Program attached …


Added by paolo marenco on September 15, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments

SiamoSoci is hiring developers (if you love startups, this is the place for you)

Hi everyone, SiamoSoci is hiring! 

SiamoSoci is one of the most important Italian platforms matching startups to business angels and investors. 

We have over 2.800 startups (and more joining everyday)…


Added by Nicolò Borghi on May 29, 2014 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

Missione di Start-Up italiane dell’ICT in California

[...]L’iniziativa è rivolta alle start-up italiane del  c.d. “Global digital market", indicatore dell’economia digitale che comprende dispositivi,  sistemi informatici, software e soluzioni, middleware e software applicativo. In particolare dei servizi ICT, contenuti digitali e pubblicità online.

 Scopo dell’iniziativa e’ duplice: permettere alle start-up italiane di poter presentare…


Added by Gianluca Perrone on May 16, 2014 at 1:04am — No Comments

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