Tag Archives: Startup School

Launching an Insurtech + Automotive matching program

At Mind the Bridge we constantly aspire to blaze new trails. Literally and figuratively. Since 2008, way before training startups was considered cool,  we have been running a Startup School in Silicon Valley. 500+ international founders, from a myriad of countries and verticals, have successfully gone through it. In parallel, since 2013, we have been […]

Startup School welcomes first participants from East Asia

Startup School kicks off including a dozen budding entrepreneurs from South Korea Mind the Bridge (MTB) has been organizing Startup School programs for several years now (namely since 2007!) with sessions dedicated to different development stages of entrepreneurship education. Our sweet spot has been the focus on international founders, their challenges and opportunities while confronted […]

New year, new space…same global MTB Startup School

Last week, in partnership with Kuwaiti accelerator Brilliant Lab, and Brazilian startup support initiatives Porto Digital and Apex, Mind the Bridge held our first graduation of Startup School 2016 (website). We hosted the first class of 2016 in our brand new space in SOMA, San Francisco, which will be the new HQ for all Silicon Valley MTB activities. Watch all the highlights here. […]

A Dose of Greece in Silicon Valley

MTB hosts delegation of leading IoT Companies from Greece When we think about the economy of Greece, we think high unemployment, capital controls and stagnation. We’ve been inundated with bleak images of long lines at ATMs alongside idle pensioners, students protesting and a mass of disgruntled citizens who are frustrated with years of political and […]

Making Ideas Cross the Sea – European StartUps

Which Are The European StartUps Selected? To scale up, startups need to think global, right from the start. That is why Mind the Bridge, with the support of the Welcome project, is offering to 7 selected late stage startups from 4 European countries an unique opportunity to achieve this ambitious goal. To do so, each european […]

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 […]