Category Archives: Investors

European Dual Companies: A Scaleup Migration?

Launched yesterday in London, in conjunction with the event “Dual Companies: How and Why European Scaleups Expand to the U.S.,” the latest SEP Report realized by Mind the Bridge with the support of international law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. The Report provides key new data on European “dual companies”, i.e. startups formed in […]

From Insurance to Insurtech (part 1)

The insurance apple is ripe for technological disruption — Today we are starting a new series of blogposts dedicated to a vertical we cover with particular interest. Mind the Bridge offers a program in Silicon Valley for both startups and corporates in the InsurTech and Automotive sectors to facilitate innovation through collaboration. Reach out to us to […]

Looking for the next generation of EU Unicorns

Top 15 scaleups to be selected for the 2017 SEC2SV  SEC2SV 2017 SCALEUPS CALL IS OPEN The time is now. Today Mind the Bridge, in partnership with the European Commission and Startup Europe, announces the opening of the call for the next generation of EU Unicorns to be selected for the third annual SEC2SV (Startup Europe […]

5 Things We Learned from WELCOME Project Matchmakings

It’s been a great ride, the EU WELCOME project just finished. Still, we feel this is just the beginning. Last month, we flew to Berlin and Dublin for the final stops of Welcome Project’s “matchmaking train”: two years of travelling around Europe to organize 8 light matchmaking sessions between top startups, investors, corporates and accelerators. […]

Launching SEC2SV – Sep 21-25

SEC2SV Sep 21-25 A European delegation of policy makers, startups, established corporations and investors will meet Silicon Valley business stakeholders to foster cross-continental collaborations. On September 21-25 the most flourishing startup ecosystem of the world will host the “SEC2SV – Startup Europe Comes to Silicon Valley” initiative, part of Startup Europe, organized by Mind the […]

A 2014 full of MTB

MTB 2014 As the year draws to a close, I’d like to take a moment to look back at the incredibly long list of activities we were able to accomplish in 2014. With the European Commission we designed and launched a brand new platform to stimulate the integration between large corporations and the best EU […]

Going Back to the Proverbial Garage with MTB

MTB ’s Executive Intrapreneurship Program, held Aug 11th-15th, was a resounding success. Representing SME companies such as Jamio, to big corporations like L’Oreal, participants in the program provided similar feedback that was no less positive. Upon arriving back to his company in Italy, Salvatore Latronico, CEO of Jamio OpenWork, put together an innovation team of […]