Alumni

Alumni

Startup School is our personalized entrepreneurship program,
especially tailored to help international participants develop their business model, fully immersed within the ecosystem and culture of Silicon Valley.
SiliconReef
SiliconReef is an innovative company working with microelectronics. Through a combination of cutting edge technology and sustainable energy, our mission is to create products and solutions capable of optimizing self-sufficiency in the management of environmental energy harvesting, by developing high-performance, low-power integrated circuits. At SiliconReef we develop customized projects and services including consulting services, ranging from feasibility studies through to the initial production stages of a new chip. Our company aims are aligned to the national interest of promoting growth within the semiconductor industry, and thereby placing Brazil in the international arena.<br /> SiliconReef is located in Recife (Brazil), integrated with Porto Digital, one of the country’s largest and most profitable innovation centres, esteemed for generating, exchanging and multiplying technological knowledge.
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Suati
Suati creates high-quality software to the energy market. Manage your contracts and invoices, make an energy audit, and follow your metering in real time. Make your energy auctions in a platform that understands your business strategy. Share contracts, invoices, reports, and other data with your customers and suppliers.
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iLevels
iLevels is a web platform for strategic planning with a smart approach for SMEs.
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BeOnPrice
BeOnPrice is a company specialized in technology for hotels revenue management.
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Wembley Studios
Wembley Studios a software company that engage sport fans.
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Papem
Papem is an app that allows you to find the best deals in the stores around you.
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Wishtagger
Wishtagger is the new, fun and easy way of making and receiving gifts.
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LetsGetChecked
The Convenient Personal Health Test Provider for STI/STD, Fertilty, Cancer and General Health Tests. Self Collect Your Sample - Receive Results Online. LetsGetChecked is a technology platform linking customers to laboratories.<br /> Customers can access regulated laboratory testing and self-test from the comfort of home.<br /> Results are delivered through a secure web portal.
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FITME+
FITME+ is a video chat in real time between Customer and Personal Trainer.<br /> FITME+ connects customer and personal trainer through a remote system of video-chat in real time, accessible through any browser connected to the Internet, both from PC or MAC or from tablets, Smart TV or even smartphones. No displacement: it keeps you in shape from home or office, with the right motivation given by a professional trainer.<br /> The software allows trainers to offer their own willingness to take private lessons (one on one) or group (up to 10), manages reservations and check the proper conduct of lessons based on customer’s feedback.
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SiliconReef
SiliconReef is an innovative company working with microelectronics. Through a combination of cutting edge technology and sustainable energy, our mission is to create products and solutions capable of optimizing self-sufficiency in the management of environmental energy harvesting, by developing high-performance, low-power integrated circuits. At SiliconReef we develop customized projects and services including consulting services, ranging from feasibility studies through to the initial production stages of a new chip. Our company aims are aligned to the national interest of promoting growth within the semiconductor industry, and thereby placing Brazil in the international arena.<br /> SiliconReef is located in Recife (Brazil), integrated with Porto Digital, one of the country’s largest and most profitable innovation centres, esteemed for generating, exchanging and multiplying technological knowledge.
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Suati
Suati creates high-quality software to the energy market. Manage your contracts and invoices, make an energy audit, and follow your metering in real time. Make your energy auctions in a platform that understands your business strategy. Share contracts, invoices, reports, and other data with your customers and suppliers.
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Flazio
Flazio.com lets you create your website
 on your own and with great ease.
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ProDeaf
ProDeaf is a set of software that translates text and voice to Portuguese Libras – Brazilian Sign Language – in order to allow communication between the deaf and hearing. Our solutions are designed to allow businesses to promote accessibility and social inclusion to their customers and employees.
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Oncase
We help you better understand the data of your company, transforming them into useful information for decision making, reducing waste, minimizing costs, increasing revenues and optimizing your most precious good: Your time.
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Qualio (formerly Zendoc)
ProDeaf is a set of software that translates text and voice to Portuguese Libras – Brazilian Sign Language – in order to allow communication between the deaf and hearing. Our solutions are designed to allow businesses to promote accessibility and social inclusion to their customers and employees.
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Atooma
Atooma is a key enabler to new generations of smart devices designed to: Listen to people’s behavior across apps and devices; Act accordingly with the desired action in the right moment for a magic experience; Analyze the patterns and get the most out of them.
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Artomatix
Artomatix focuses on doing the tedious and boring tasks, so you can focus on doing the cool and important ones. Specifically, Artomatix will roll out with three “must have” features for anyone authoring textures or materials!
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Nausdream
Nausdream is a marketplace for peer-to-peer boat renting that is disrupting the boat renting system in Italy. AirBnb for boats! Nausdream is the first company who offers unique experiences on board. Nausdream.com is the web platform where boat owners offer trips and activities aboard to tourist and other sea lovers. Nausdream experiences during a day or just a couple of hours. Choose the experience you prefer: boat trips, appetizers and dinners aboat, watersports and more!
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Kopjira
Kopjira is a platform that offers a new approach to law enforcement to the internet, creating an IP-piracy technology for all media contents.
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GroupEstate
GroupEstate is a portal for buying and building properties together. GroupEstate users can connect with other people interested in joining a project collectively and purchase any kind of real estate.
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Videona
Videona is a social mobile app to ta video shooting and editing – with high resolution and advance post edit features.
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OpenBack
OpenBack is a one-click intelligent app retention that provides easy to use tools to manage marketing campaign and get rich data reporting including CTR and A-B testing output.
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SetLife
There are millions of perfect moments every day around the world. Moments in which you feel like living in a movie.<br /> SetLife is a social network for sharing those perfect moments.
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MyBucketLi.st
MyBucketLi.st the once-in-a-lifetime desires collector.
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map2app
Founded in April of 2012, based in San Francisco, California and with operations in Italy, map2app provides the best solution to create mobile travel guides in no time and without any coding experience.
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Vms.me!
Vms.me! is a cross-platform mobile app to send short voice messages to any VMSme! user for free. VMSs are faster than a call and smarter than a SMS.
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SiliconReef
SiliconReef is an innovative company working with microelectronics. Through a combination of cutting edge technology and sustainable energy, our mission is to create products and solutions capable of optimizing self-sufficiency in the management of environmental energy harvesting, by developing high-performance, low-power integrated circuits. At SiliconReef we develop customized projects and services including consulting services, ranging from feasibility studies through to the initial production stages of a new chip. Our company aims are aligned to the national interest of promoting growth within the semiconductor industry, and thereby placing Brazil in the international arena.<br /> SiliconReef is located in Recife (Brazil), integrated with Porto Digital, one of the country’s largest and most profitable innovation centres, esteemed for generating, exchanging and multiplying technological knowledge.
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SiliconReef
SiliconReef is an innovative company working with microelectronics. Through a combination of cutting edge technology and sustainable energy, our mission is to create products and solutions capable of optimizing self-sufficiency in the management of environmental energy harvesting, by developing high-performance, low-power integrated circuits. At SiliconReef we develop customized projects and services including consulting services, ranging from feasibility studies through to the initial production stages of a new chip. Our company aims are aligned to the national interest of promoting growth within the semiconductor industry, and thereby placing Brazil in the international arena.<br /> SiliconReef is located in Recife (Brazil), integrated with Porto Digital, one of the country’s largest and most profitable innovation centres, esteemed for generating, exchanging and multiplying technological knowledge.
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Youmove.me
Youmove.me is a mobile application that enables its users to find the route from one place to another.
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BatSharing
BatSharing is a one-stop platform app for car sharing.
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LoteBox
Maritime Shipping Sales Software.<br /> Lotebox replaces papers, phone calls and spreadsheets in the maritime shipping process with a Workflow Management System that gives freight forwarders and logistics companies the possibility to quote, control, and track the shipment of their cargo for each deal.<br /> With the Workflow Management System our customers have a step-by-step process starting from opening a new deal, negotiation, exchanging documents to the shipping of the cargo.
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Ludinc
Ludinc develops and distributes innovative learning games, combining exciting stories, educational content and artistic processes with creativity. A LudInc story is unique because it lets the children themselves take on roles in the adventure, letting them directly contribute to the story.
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DIVA
DIVA Home is a startup operating in the Home Automation market that designs and produces DIVA, a colored smartphone controlled LED lamp that connects to home appliances in order to keep track of how much energy is being consumed, helping you to save energy and money. DIVA is also developing a smart device called SmartPlug which let you to control and manage any devices from your smartphone.
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Gromia
Gromia aims to disrupt the home rental market, offering online professional services for landlords and tenants. Gromia’s goal is to give to its user a real and effective alternative to realtors, automatizing the entire rental process and giving landlords a cloud tool to manage online their properties on their own.
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Born at Startup School

February 2014
Monkey Parking
When Paolo Dobrowolny came to San Francisco last February 2014 to attend the MTB Startup School, he didn’t know what was waiting for him. At MTB Startup School Paolo and his team refined the business model and learned soon that finding a parking spot in busy cities like San Francisco is a serious problem. Many drivers would pay more than a few bananas to solve it! Out of a sudden MonkeyParking got a lot of press release, attracting Silicon Valley investors that contacted Paolo and the team. Paolo in now back to San Francisco for making his dream happen. Best of luck! Read more.
November 2012
CharityStars
CharityStars is a startup that offers a social online platform to raise capital for non-profit organizations. Francesco Nazari, one of the founders, participated to the November 2012 edition of the school and got totally inspired. Indeed, despite he was already working at the startup Scuolazoo, he started the new project CharityStars. Thanks to the insights and the knowledge gained @MTB Startup School, he was soon successful. In few months, the team raised $360K from 360 Capital Partners, met big testimonials and developed its business.
March 2012
Rysto
Massimo Fabrizio, Jacopo Chirici and Valerio Castelli took part in the March 2012 edition of the school. Thanks to this experience they formed an absolutely kick-ass team and less than 6 months later they launched Rysto.com, a social online platform that enables to fill job vacancies in real time in the hospitality field, and were one of the Startup showcasing at Techcrunch Italy. Well..that was quick!
September 2011
Ploonge
Giorgio Bertolini and Alessandro Coscia met for the first time during the 3rd edition of our Startup school. It was kind of “love at first sight” for them. Since then they’ve started developing together a great project, Ploonge. These guys have come a long way since their experience in San Francisco, and Ploonge is now a real social network, or more precisely a social dining marketplace, and has received a $370K investment in August 2012.