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[MTB Podcast] Episode 5: How blockchain based capital raising can reshape private securities markets

On this episode, Rashad Kurbanov stops by to discuss how blockchain based capital raising can reshape private securities markets. What issues plague the current start-up and growth companies’ capital raising process? Is ICO the only way to use blockchain to raise capital? Do regulations need to change or should technology be adopted to meet regulatory requirements? What benefits are there for the entrepreneurs and investors from using blockchain based platforms? How iownit.us is approaching technology and regulations to develop capital markets infrastructure for non-public companies?

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[MTB Podcast] Episode 4: Demystifying ICOs/Cryptocurrencies Regulations

Demystifying ICOs/Cryptocurrencies Regulations with Monette Stephens, Head of Corporate Development, TokenSoft [MTB Podcast] On this episode, Monette Stephens (@monettems) stops by to talk in details about token sales, security and compliance. What is the impact for the entrepreneurs behind the Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)? How is TokenSoft playing in this environment? Are there any differences […]

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[MTB Podcast] Episode 3: The role of artificial intelligence in our future

On this episode, Vivek Wadhwa (@wadhwa) stops by to talk about the future. What’s it going to look like? Are we prepared for it? Who is going to come out on top in the workforce? We dive deep into the role that artificial intelligence will play in our futures, especially when it comes to work, and also discuss what our future economic and education systems may look like in the time of exponential technological change.

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[MTB Podcast] Episode 2: Inside GDPR & The Future of Data Privacy (Sabrina Ross & Eliott Behar)

In this episode, we get to grips with the origins of GDPR (e.g. where did it come from and why), what impact – good and bad – it will have on the global economy, how companies can better build trust with consumers in this digital-first world and what is next for the world of privacy regulation in both the USA and Europe. You won’t want to miss this oustanding discussion. Enjoy!

SEC2SV 2018: the names of the European Tech Scaleups invited

A new group of Scaleup Europe tech companies ready to be showcased in Silicon Valley They come from 8 different countries – Albania, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland and Spain – and employ nearly 1000 employees for a total of $75M in revenue and more than $135M in funding. They are the 13 tech […]

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European Innovation Day. Where Europe meets Silicon Valley (Sept. 11)

The IV edition of EID – European Innovation Day, the European Digital Conference in Silicon Valley, organized by Mind the Bridge, will take place on September 11 at the Computer History Museum of Mountain View. EID is part of the SEC2SV mission (9-15 Sept.)

Startup exit in HR Tech: Openjobmetis acquires Meritocracy


The leading employment agency listed on the Borsa Italiana MTA acquired the Italian digital recruiting platform, to integrate technology in their search & selection business. Mind the Bridge advisory firm behind the due diligence and the deal. Milan, Brussels June 5th, 2018 – “Exits are key for the sustainability and growth of the European startup […]

Acciona and Autodesk join SEP and launch EU platform for Digital Construction & Infrastructure

Startup Europe announces: ACCIONA and Autodesk Join Startup Europe Partnership and Launch first European Platform for Digital Construction and Infrastructure The Spanish group and the US tech leader enter the Startup Europe’s Open Innovation Platform led by Mind the Bridge. The platform will be open to other international construction, engineering and technology companies. ACCIONA, a leading supplier […]