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13 May 2013
Digital Magics, the italian venture incubator focused on digital startups, completed the placing of convertible bonds (CB) worth 3 million euro. The operation, launched in December 2012, was successfully completed thanks to the participation of seventy investors who shall have the right to convert...
7 May 2013
  ArabNet Digital Summit will be in Dubai on June 24-26 and considering how this kind of events can be important to make the digital startup scene in the Middle East visible to the rest of the world other than underling it’s role as part of the process of the evolution of the economy, the...
24 April 2013
  Startupbusiness is proudly media partner of Arabnet Digital Summit 2013. The event will happen in Dubai on June 24-26 and is fully dedicated to web and mobile business. First day June 24th is dedicated to the Start-up track, second day to the Industry track and third day to the...
23 April 2013
    There has recently been a great focus on the startup topic and for this reason it is very important to understand something more about it. This research project (carried out by Niccolò Meroni, graduate at Bocconi Univerisity in Milan, in collaboration with Startupbusiness community)...
16 April 2013
    Bangbite, benchmark start-up in the field of soccermanager games, announces the entry into the company of Principia Fund II, managed by Principia SGR, which has signed a capital increase of €1.5 million. The operation objective is to support the development process of...
13 April 2013
    Innogest SpA has completed the first closing of the new fund under management, Innogest Capital II, for a total of approximately 50 million euros. The capital under management have reached a total of 140 million euros. " Doing a good job as an investor in Italy also involves the...
10 April 2013
OpenCampus is the new hub of innovation born in Cagliari (Sardinia) and, not surprisingly, it is powered by Tiscali, one of the biggest Telco in Europe founded by Renato Soru in '90s. Actually, two things have never failed in Tiscali: the push for innovation (recent examples are products like...
9 April 2013
        Rome has a new incubator/accelerator at the second floor of Termini railway station that aims to be the launch pad for new business creation both in a national and international context, facilitating the startup development process in Italy and connections with Silicon...
9 April 2013
    This year at the final event of Global Social Venture Competition that will be held in Berkley next 11-12 of  April, there are two Italian startups, BrainControl and Pedius.  Actually, they are the only European social enterprise in this remarkable global competition and...
9 April 2013
      In 2012 the Web of Data became one of the top trend and BIG DATA was probably one of the most used and abused term in the IT industry.However the growth does not seem to stop and recent estimates from IDC and GigaOM predict that BIG DATA market will be $26B or more by 2016. In...
9 April 2013
  Barbara Labate founder of Risparmio Super won few days ago in Paris the 3rd edition of the Lady Pitch Night (we talked about here), the competition for European female-founded startups presented by Girls in Tech and Orange     Barbara Labate with Risparmio Super was preferred...
25 February 2013
      Girls in Tech Paris and Orange launched the 3rd annual Lady Pitch Night, a competition for European startups with at least one female in the founding team. This event, launched for the first time in France in January 2011, is aimed to give more visibility to women...
19 February 2013
    Yestarday H-Farm Ventures, the main Italian incubator for digital startups, announced that they are now member of the Global Accelerator Network (GAN), an invitation-only alliance founded by TechStars and a key member of the White House’s Startup America Initiative. As the first GAN...
9 February 2013
  First round of investment closed with Venista Ventures and Eierfabrik by the Berlin-based startup Klash today announced the release of a major update of its iOS application as well as its first round of funding in company history. Klash, the platform that lets people challenge and dare...
5 February 2013
            What really matters at Startup Weekend? Projects? People? Networking? Team building? Express oneself? To win?       All these things represent what people look for in a Startup Weekend, but maybe none of that really matters. Surprise and...