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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. […]

European Innovation Day Agenda Unveiled Today With European Unicorns

EID Agenda with European Unicorns Are you interested in honest, direct policy and business dialogue between both sides of the Atlantic? Do you want to hear how the most iconic Silicon Valley companies went public? Do you want to know what European Unicorns are planning and take a firsthand look at the fastest growing scaleups […]

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 […]

Are 10 minutes enough to get a date?

Startups Matching Event We will find out on Saturday, 29th in Berlin, at the Investors Day of People in Beta Festival. With the support of our brilliant partners at Betahaus, Mind the Bridge organizes a matchmaking session between EU startups and top local investors (including corporate venture capitals and accelerators). The matchmaking session will be powered […]

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 […]

Kay Sprinkle Grace- The gravity of what exists and the opportunities for making it right.

Kay Sprinkle Grace, as many articles describe her, is one of the greatest philanthropists and fundraisers of our time. Yes, she does sprinkle grace, along with an extraordinary love for humanity.  Kay has given my research a philanthropic point of view on what is changing the world and has seen the issue from a unique perspective. 

MTB Startup School- August '13

Our Startup school August’s ‘13 edition just ended, but the excitement and can-do attitude is still in the air @ our One Market headquarters. August class counts a group of 15 energetic entrepreneurs who bring an eclectic mix of professional disciplines, real-world experience and engaging business projects. It has been a very interesting mix of […]

The winner of MTB Italy Tour in Catania is… Flavio Fazio!

Last Friday the Mind the Bridge Italy Tour stopped in one of the most vital cities of Sicily, Catania. We finally reached the South of Italy, a place we liked a lot not only for the amazing places, the delicious food and the welcoming people we found there (yes, we had fun J), but above […]

Startup accelerators: do they work? Does MtB work?

Dismal statistics A recent article on ReadWriteStart raised the issue of whether startup accelerators actually accelerate the path to success or not. All over the world nowadays there are more than 200 of these programs, large and small, known and unknown, all working toward the same goal of helping startups become successful companies. The article […]

Emanuele Guglielmino wins the MTB Startup School!

Last Thursday the MTB Italy Tour stopped in Genoa. Genova is a home of  the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), the new Technology Park “Erzelli” and a prestigious University:  an enormous but highly unexploited potential for innovation. Our goal for this second stop of our Tour is Genova was simple:  spread the message, as loud as possible, that […]