I often thought that it would be cool to have a magazine focused on the bridges between US and Italy. Well, not too long ago Marco Pratellesi (head of introduced me to the new born FELLOW Magazine, a dual-language magazine on topics of Italian-American interests. And in their second issue, here’s an interview I […]

Pitfalls and challenges in business plan writing

This article, appeared on the Wall Street Journal’s website, covers some interesting points that anyone writing a business plan should be aware of. The article begins by describing three core elements of a good business plan: The logical statement of a problem and its solution. Hard evidence supporting the previous. Candor and awareness about the […]

Mind The Bridge at Roma III, June 13th

Guest post by Augusto Coppola, ERIS4. At the University Roma III of Rome there is an interesting and increasing number of initiatives aiming to fill the gap between the Italian academic world and the new emerging industrial eco-system made of a number of national companies no longer interested in making business on the small regional […]

H-Farm, farming humans better than Google

I’m just back from 2 full months in Europe, something that I hadn’t done since 2001.In particular, I spent most of June in Italy.Of the thousands stereotypes that we hear about Italy, 2 resonated particularly with me in this trip:1: what happened to the young people? and2: oh my God, exceptional average food quality really […]

June 26th – MTB at La Sapienza with Alumn

Guest post by Stefano Antonelli, MTB Alumn, ERIS4On Friday 26th June, I will be presenting the Mind the Bridge initiative to “Scuola Volterra” at the department of Physics of “Sapienza Universita’ di Roma”.The presentation will be held together with Renata Sarno one of the founder of The department of Physics of “Sapienza Universita’ di […]

Nokia Calling all Innovators for Mobile applications

Nokia is sponsoring Calling all Innovators, a world wide competition aimed at mobile and web applications developers. Applicants have time until June 30th to apply to one of four categories: Internet Innovation: applications on Nokia devices using technologies that include Nokia Web Runtime, XHTML, CSS, Java Script, AJAX, widgets and other standards-based web technologies. Flash: […]

MTB @ Forum Televisione Digitale

This is a 3mts introduction of Mind the Bridge (business plan competition and Gymnasium) for the “Forum Europeo Televisione Digitale“, pan-european event on digital TV, taking place today in Lucca. The organizers, in particular Andrea Michelozzi, have been doing a great job in endorsing our project.As a result, we now expect a lot of good […]

Lessons on Leadership: Innovation

One of the most interesting sections on the online version of the Wall Street Journal is “Lessons on Leadership”, short video interviews in which well-know business leaders share their wisdom on interesting topics. The following videos address one topic that is of extreme interest for the Mind The Bridge community : Innovation. Steve Ballmerr (CEO […]