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Pelliconi Intrapreneurship Program: Building a culture of innovation

Pelliconi - the world's leading manufacturer of crown corks, metal and plastic caps for the bottling industry - has launched a brand-new Intrapreneurship Program, looking to leverage its workforce and generate ideas across departments and plant sites. The program, designed and implemented with the support of Mind the Bridge, is part of Pelliconi’s innovation strategy, including the recently established Antenna in Silicon Valley.

By |September 28th, 2022|General|

Desafia San Francisco 2022: applications now open!

Desafia San Francisco, the non-equity public assistance initiative addressed to Spanish startup founders with the greatest potential to successfully tackle the international market, will launch this November. Established by ICEX Spain Trade and Investment (the Government of Spain’s agency for the internationalization of businesses) and Red.es (the Government of Spain’s agency responsible for executing and deploying part of Spain’s Digital Agenda), and run this year by the advisory firm Mind the Bridge.

By |September 27th, 2022|General|

Immersive Technologies: Innovations in South Korea

South Korea is one of the most fertile grounds at global scale for developments in digital technologies. Factoring in the country’s advanced ICT infrastructure, pervasive high-speed internet connectivity, and the highest smart device penetration rate in the world (about 98%).In this scenario, a new trend is making its way in South Korea as the direct evolution of immersive technologies applied to a variety of industries: the “metaverse”.

By |September 21st, 2022|General|

EdTech : Future of education through open innovation in Korea

South Korea’s best innovations in the field of EdTech coming to Seoul Summit organized by Mind the Bridge (September 19-21). South Korea’s high-speed internet, strong technology companies, and reputation for early adoption of technologies – combined with one of the world’s largest proportions of teenagers entering higher education and huge household spending on out-of-school classes – has made it a major testbed for educational technology start-ups wanting a springboard to global markets.

By |September 14th, 2022|Events, General|

INDUSTRY 4.0: Revolutionary innovations joining us in South Korea

A significant transformation is happening in the way we do things, and the answer is digitalization. Industry 4.0 refers to a new phase in the Industrial Revolution that focuses heavily on interconnectivity, automation, machine learning, and real-time data. Mind the Bridge is hosting Scaleup Summit South Korea (Seoul, September 19-20): 7 startups operating in this field are invited. The event will include curated panels and visits to the local ecosystems, where corporates, investors, and scaleups operating in specific industry verticals can do business and spot technology trends.

By |September 8th, 2022|Events, General|

BEST Program Graduation 2022

The BEST Program (Business Exchange and Student Training) is a bilateral program between Italy-USA, creating future innovation business leaders. The BEST talents have been carefully chosen to come to the hub of innovation in Silicon Valley and learn about the key functions and best practices for 6 months. Recently, the Graduation Ceremony was held for the Italian Fulbright BEST Scholars in San Francisco.

By |August 22nd, 2022|General|

Mind the Bridge strengthens its growth in global innovation products and services by acquiring iLab Collective

AI-powered Innovation platform firm Mind the Bridge today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with iLab Collective, leading innovation consultancy, venture studio, and partner to the hottest, up-and-coming startups in Silicon Valley and international markets, , to acquire its operations asset.

By |August 1st, 2022|General|

Open Innovation: Tech Mahindra shaping future in India

Tech Mahindra is an Indian multinational IT services and consulting company, part of Mahindra group and worth US$5.2 billion. Recently, it has become one of the innovation leading companies, hence awarded by ICC and Mind the Bridge as part of Corporate Startup Stars Awards 2021. After winning this prestigious award, Nikhil Malhotra, Chief Innovation Officer at Tech Mahindra, sat down with us to give us the key insights into the company’s open innovation activities. (pics credits: Tech Mahindra Official Instagram Account @techmahindra_official)

By |July 29th, 2022|General|

Italian companies (finally) gaining a prominent innovation presence in Silicon Valley

After Enel, several companies have opened innovation outposts in Silicon Valley. What is motivating this shift? The short answer is that doing innovation is a way easier in San Francisco. Mind the Bridge asked leaders from companies joining Acea Innovation Day held in Rome about “the factors that motivated them to have an Innovation Antenna in Silicon Valley". A fascinating question with some brilliant insights worth chewing over.

By |July 19th, 2022|General|
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