Tag Archives: Mind the Bridge Venture Camp

Meet Samuele Poletto: from Venice to Silicon Valley

Samuele Poletto in Mind the Bridge The MTB family is getting larger and larger. Today I’m happy to welcome to the family our new addition, Samuele (Sam, that is). Born in a little village close to Venice, he has become, by all standards, a product of Silicon Valley. Samuele holds a BA in Political Science with […]

Crowdfunding in Europe: where are we

At the Mind the Bridge Global Angel Forum, I had the chance to interview Kristof De Buysere. Kristof, who is finishing his Ph.D. in Business Law, has co-authored a widely used framework document distributed by the European Crowdfunding Network. He is really knowledgeable about securities laws and regulations that impact equity crowdfunding. Q: Kristof, what’s […]

Angel investment? High percentage of failure and highly illiquid

In Milan, at the Mind the Bridge Global Angel Forum, I had the chance to interview Lydia Schroter. She is an accredited angel Investor on the East Coast (ember of the Golden Seeds and Cherrystone Angel Group in US) and provides mentoring to start-up ventures in internet, e-marketing, fashion, high-tech, and consumer product and service […]

MTB Venture Camp Speaker Series: Philippe Gluntz

Last weekend I had a quick chat with Philippe Gluntz. Philippe has been Co-Founder of GSI (that became n° 1 in Europe in HR Outsourcing  with 500M€ in revenues and was sold to ADP for 27 times the original LBO valuation 8 years thereafter) and served as COO of Alcatel for 6 years (after managing the mega merger […]