Italy

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Accelerators

Cacio e pepe, a traditional Roman spaghetti dish. Photo credit: CC BY-SA 3.0 DC / Wikipedia

Yummy: Startupbootcamp launches foodtech accelerator in Rome

If you're going to launch a hub for food technologies and innovation, it might as well be in the Italian capital
May 17, 2016
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A startup’s guide to digital health accelerators in Europe

Min-Sung Sean Kim, a partner of XLHEALTH, a Berlin-based VC fund specializing in digital health, lists relevant and active Europe-based accelerators in the field.
Feb 17, 2016
"I see a Cambrian explosion of startups in Europe." - Fran Salzgeber, Head of Technology Transfer for the European Space Agency

This man is bringing space tech back to Earth

If you want to understand what's happening in space technology, you should talk to the European Space Agency's Frank Salzgeber
Oct 18, 2015

Big Data

Has Microsoft Translator built the next champion of online translating? Should Google Translate watch out? Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow; Hand model: Gedalyah Reback

Microsoft Translator leapfrogs Google Translate on group convos

But here's why it has a long way to go
Dec 14, 2016

In bold sign of support, Redis inventor Salvatore Sanfilippo joins Israeli / Silicon Valley startup Redis Labs

Founded in 2011 to serve companies wishing to employ the Redis database, Israeli / Silicon Valley Redis Labs successfully raised $15 million in a Series B round in June [Read More...]
Aug 24, 2015

Big data platform Kuldat snags $1.5M to give SMEs better market intelligence

Natural language processing algorithms are too expensive for many smaller businesses - Kuldat offers a data analysis alternative
Jul 02, 2015

Entrepreneurship

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Vatican looks to attract startups across Europe with swanky new office space

Known as "Catholicism Wow 2.0," the Pope announced the project at a press conference at TEDxVatican
Apr 01, 2016

How one entrepreneur became a digital nomad

Digital nomad Jacob Laukaitis, a member of Talent Garden, shares his story with us about turning his work-life balance upside down
Sep 08, 2015

Health

Industry

Rotterdam rising: Dutch startup HousingAnywhere.com bags €5 million investment

Some of the money comes from the parent company of Italian housing marketplace Immobiliare.it
Jan 10, 2017
Brandenburg Gate lit up during Berlin's 2012 Festival of Lights. Photo credit: SA 3.0 Lotse via Wikimedia Commons

Balderton report on Euro tech talent shows major gaps in Ireland, burgeoning strength in the Nordics

Europe's talent is locked in the London-Paris-Berlin triangle, although the best bet for some developers might be to check out other countries
Dec 12, 2016
BnbSitter

Exclusive: French Bnbsitter adds concierge services to the booming bnb market

If you rent out your home to tourists and would like to hire greeting and cleaning services cheaply, then meet Bnbsitter
Sep 09, 2015
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Innovation

Obelisk CC BY SA 3.0 Wknight94 via Wikimedia Commons; Bagmane Tech Park CC BY 2.0 Arup Malakar via Flickr

Vatican looks to attract startups across Europe with swanky new office space

Known as "Catholicism Wow 2.0," the Pope announced the project at a press conference at TEDxVatican
Apr 01, 2016
"I see a Cambrian explosion of startups in Europe." - Fran Salzgeber, Head of Technology Transfer for the European Space Agency

This man is bringing space tech back to Earth

If you want to understand what's happening in space technology, you should talk to the European Space Agency's Frank Salzgeber
Oct 18, 2015

Internet

Has Microsoft Translator built the next champion of online translating? Should Google Translate watch out? Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow; Hand model: Gedalyah Reback

Microsoft Translator leapfrogs Google Translate on group convos

But here's why it has a long way to go
Dec 14, 2016
BnbSitter

Exclusive: French Bnbsitter adds concierge services to the booming bnb market

If you rent out your home to tourists and would like to hire greeting and cleaning services cheaply, then meet Bnbsitter
Sep 09, 2015

Marinanow is like the Airbnb for boats and raised €370k to explore an uncharted market

The Italian startup received an investment that it will use to advertise and expand its boat and berth booking service worldwide
Jul 29, 2014

Lists

Media

Milan video startup MainStreaming scores €4 million in cash for cache-free live video streaming

The money will help the small 15-person team expand in a global battle for video supremacy
Jan 23, 2017

Musixmatch announces launch  of new website – and new offices

Musixmatch integrates with native music players on mobile devices and displays the lyrics to the song currently playing – without having to launch the app
Dec 01, 2014

Italy’s answer to their bleeding economy? Free public WiFi

In an attempt to boost their shrinking economy, Italian lawmakers have proposed earmarking $6 million for free public WiFi
Oct 27, 2014

Mobile

Milan startup Musement scores $10 million investment, showing power of Italian innovation

Milan is the epicenter of Italian startups
Nov 17, 2016
Photo credit: Pedius / YouTube

Italian Pedius helps deaf people make phone calls with text-to-voice messaging

For the estimated 70 million deaf people in the world, customer service over the phone poses a significant challenge. This is how Italian Pedius helps
Jan 13, 2016

How Italian dbGLOVE and Pedius assist the deaf and blind

Two teams I work with do something quite meaningful: they help deaf and blind people more easily communicate
Sep 18, 2015

News

Signage is displayed outside Facebook Inc. headquarters in Menlo Park, California, U.S., on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. Facebook Inc. is scheduled to release earnings figures on February 1. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Facebook Lite launching in four more countries, including South Korea, Israel

Facebook Lite, the social media platform's barebones version for low speed internet, is one of its fastest growing offerings
Feb 08, 2017

Milan video startup MainStreaming scores €4 million in cash for cache-free live video streaming

The money will help the small 15-person team expand in a global battle for video supremacy
Jan 23, 2017

Milan startup Musement scores $10 million investment, showing power of Italian innovation

Milan is the epicenter of Italian startups
Nov 17, 2016
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Robotics

Google's prototype self-driving car. Photo credit: Google

Google plays down relationship with Fiat Chrysler on self-driving cars

Google is testing the waters with a number of manufacturers, apparently trying to avoid committing too much to one company
May 22, 2016
"I see a Cambrian explosion of startups in Europe." - Fran Salzgeber, Head of Technology Transfer for the European Space Agency

This man is bringing space tech back to Earth

If you want to understand what's happening in space technology, you should talk to the European Space Agency's Frank Salzgeber
Oct 18, 2015

Robotic bartenders are by far the coolest way to order a drink

Accurate up to one millimeter, some of the robot’s moves were modeled after those of a ballet dancer – to make the shaking and the stirring more human-like
Nov 24, 2014

Security

Social Media

Signage is displayed outside Facebook Inc. headquarters in Menlo Park, California, U.S., on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. Facebook Inc. is scheduled to release earnings figures on February 1. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Facebook Lite launching in four more countries, including South Korea, Israel

Facebook Lite, the social media platform's barebones version for low speed internet, is one of its fastest growing offerings
Feb 08, 2017
Has Microsoft Translator built the next champion of online translating? Should Google Translate watch out? Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow; Hand model: Gedalyah Reback

Microsoft Translator leapfrogs Google Translate on group convos

But here's why it has a long way to go
Dec 14, 2016

Venture Capital

"I see a Cambrian explosion of startups in Europe." - Fran Salzgeber, Head of Technology Transfer for the European Space Agency

This man is bringing space tech back to Earth

If you want to understand what's happening in space technology, you should talk to the European Space Agency's Frank Salzgeber
Oct 18, 2015

Siesta’s over: Europe’s tech awakening and United Ventures’ new $80M fund

It took a while, but European investors are coming back from a long lunch to find there’s a tech boom going on with money to be made
Oct 29, 2014

Marinanow is like the Airbnb for boats and raised €370k to explore an uncharted market

The Italian startup received an investment that it will use to advertise and expand its boat and berth booking service worldwide
Jul 29, 2014

Greentech

Cacio e pepe, a traditional Roman spaghetti dish. Photo credit: CC BY-SA 3.0 DC / Wikipedia

Yummy: Startupbootcamp launches foodtech accelerator in Rome

If you're going to launch a hub for food technologies and innovation, it might as well be in the Italian capital
May 17, 2016

Marketing

In the future, stores will know your name before you walk in the door

Retailers are using facial recognition to identify customers as they come in the store. Cool or creepy?
Dec 14, 2014

Telecom

Italy’s answer to their bleeding economy? Free public WiFi

In an attempt to boost their shrinking economy, Italian lawmakers have proposed earmarking $6 million for free public WiFi
Oct 27, 2014

Transportation

Milan startup Musement scores $10 million investment, showing power of Italian innovation

Milan is the epicenter of Italian startups
Nov 17, 2016