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MTB Startup School- August '13

Our Startup school August’s ‘13 edition just ended, but the excitement and can-do attitude is still in the air @ our One Market headquarters. August class counts a group of 15 energetic entrepreneurs who bring an eclectic mix of professional disciplines, real-world experience and engaging business projects. It has been a very interesting mix of […]

The winner of MTB Italy Tour in Catania is… Flavio Fazio!

Last Friday the Mind the Bridge Italy Tour stopped in one of the most vital cities of Sicily, Catania. We finally reached the South of Italy, a place we liked a lot not only for the amazing places, the delicious food and the welcoming people we found there (yes, we had fun J), but above […]

Startup accelerators: do they work? Does MtB work?

Dismal statistics A recent article on ReadWriteStart raised the issue of whether startup accelerators actually accelerate the path to success or not. All over the world nowadays there are more than 200 of these programs, large and small, known and unknown, all working toward the same goal of helping startups become successful companies. The article […]

Emanuele Guglielmino wins the MTB Startup School!

Last Thursday the MTB Italy Tour stopped in Genoa. Genova is a home of  the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), the new Technology Park “Erzelli” and a prestigious University:  an enormous but highly unexploited potential for innovation. Our goal for this second stop of our Tour is Genova was simple:  spread the message, as loud as possible, that […]

Time to think BIG

<Guest post from Leonardo Camiciotti, Top-IX> Revolutions are exciting if you realize you are living them. Recently, we have been spending a lot of time talking and thinking about socio-economic crisis, job losses, frozen GDP and so on. In the meanwhile, a real gold mine is being built silently through the Internet. Gazillions of digital […]

MTB launches SeedQuest, new accelerator program

Many great things have happened, since our inception 5 years ago. Today, it marks another critical step forward in our quest for the promotion and support of Italian Innovation in the world. Speaking of quest… today we are unveiling our brand new accelerator program (drum roll)… Seed Quest. Seed Quest is the natural evolution of […]

June 21st: the MTB Italy Tour arrives in Genova!

As tradition, the MTB Italy Tour stops in Genova this summer, one of our favorite city (guess why :).  When? On June 21st, save the date! Held at Camera di Commercio of Genova, this one-day event brings in Liguria a new culture of entrepreneurship, and gives to one startup the possibility to experience the Silicon Valley. Indeed, […]

Jun 29th, we are in Catania

As you know in Q2 every year Mind the Bridge is on Tour all over Italy. We started from the North (Trento) in April, we decided to end in the far South. On Jun 29th we will be in Catania. As usual it will be a full day program (here you can find the updated […]

Startups and The Law

When? Jun 27th, 6:30pm Where? Milan What? A special event focused to address the main legal and tax issues startups and founders face in the early stage of their business venture. That’s the goal of the event named “Startups and the Law” we organize in Milan in partnership with Cleary Gottlieb and Tavecchio & Associati. […]

Atooma is the winner of MTB Early Call 2012!

As you know, we launched in March an Early Call in preparation to the Seed Quest 2012 (yep, we are going to rename – and broaden the scope of – our annual Business Plan Competition, stay tuned). In just 45 days we got tens of applications and provided feedbacks to all of them. But we were […]