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Impact acceleration program kicks off, three Italian startup in the first batch

On February 2nd, 19 startups started the 6 month specialised mentoring programme held by the EU accelerator IMPACT – whose members are Buongiorno(via its accelerator b-ventures), ISDI, Seaya Ventures and Teknologiudviking ApS. The accelerator is focused on mobile Inte...

IllCare, chemist on your app

  The idea of making the App "illCare" was founded in February 2014, to have on hand a consultation that is fast and easy to self-medication, with medicines, natural products and cosmetics. A real "Chemist on your App.” The name comes from English illCare "...

Gourmant, how a food lover becomes a passionate startupper

The passion for food can bring on different roads, included the webpreneurial one. Daniele Biffoli, born in 1983 in Florence, graduated in Bocconi University in Milan, gave up with a career in company Menarini pharmaceutical to carry out his personal business project, G...

The invisible made audible is possible

We were walking in Genoa, when a person stopped us: “Can you help me cross the road and reach the bus stop?” He was a blind person and that episode gave us an idea. We studied Biomedical Engineering and we wrote a paper on computer vision: we can give make a robot u...

KetchApp, mobile games and augmented reality in Italy

Videogames and Augmented Reality right in the middle of the Italian countryside, really? That’s what people say when dealing with KetchApp , the startup of mobile games my brother Elvis and I founded just an year ago. As fun-lovers, I admit this kind of reaction...

WalletSaver, the App that lets you save money on your phone bills

I’m Giacomo co-founder of WalletSaver, an Italian startup that has just launched an App that suggests the best mobile tariff plans in according to the user’s consumption profile (phone calls, sms, internet). Basically we analyze how much a user uses the smartph...

Genesis of The Winefathers, last launch in the Italian wine startups arena

I’ve been thinking for many years about “the idea”. The right project, however, did not seem to arrive, despite several attempts, so much so that I began to wonder if the problem was "the right project”, or rather a latent risk aversion. But things happen, an...

Amiko, the first wearable activity track for medical packages goes on Indiegogo and is finalist at Pioneers Festival

One of healthcare’s biggest concerns is the discrepancy between potentially achievable success rates and the actual treatment success rates when it comes to patients. Studies show that something as simple as getting patients to take their meds, on time, in the right o...

United Ventures closes fund at $80M

United Ventures, the European technology-focused Venture Capital firm, has today announced the closure of its first fund with $80 Million. The new fund, entitled United Ventures One, is a significant milestone for the Milan-based Venture Capital firm and signals a renew...

Web Summit in numbers and some cool Italian startups showcasing in Dublin

During my three days in Dublin, at Web Summit, really worth, I did so many things, met many people and many international and Italian startups. The event was really huge, you have to attend in a well organized way, as I wrote here, if you don't want to go round as child...