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MediaTek Ventures, US$300m to invest in startups

MediaTek, a fabless semiconductor company, headquartered in Taiwan and 25 offices worldwide, few days ago announced the launch of MediaTek Ventures - a new strategic investment arm within the company.  MediaTek Ventures will initially invest in startups in Greater Ch...

Musement raises 5 Ml euros to scale up

The Italian startup Musement, a multi-platform booking service for travel activities around the world, announced €5 million in Series A funding from P101, 360 Capital Partners and Italian Angels for Growth . The injection of funds will be used to expand the startu...

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...

INCENSe first open call, 230 applications from clean-tech and energy startups

230 applications from 30 European countries and 1 from Israel. Over 50% of the applicants came from Spain and Italy while 85% of applications were presented by SMEs and the remaining 15% by individual entrepreneurs. These numbers express the results of the first INCE...

Memeoirs, a startup that creates books from digital content, heads towards its next fundraising campaign

Last March, we spoke about Memeoirs, the startup that creates hardcopy or digital books from digital content, on the occasion of a €225,000 investment from Pozzoni Group, the Italian and international printed materials giant which, following a philosophy of open innov...

Green Innovation and Investment Forum: Apply now

The Green Innovation and Investment Forum– a new pitching and training event for founders and start-ups – is looking for your business ideas with high market potential. You are a founder or start-up currently looking for financing and support? Apply now and find ...

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...

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...

The flying car is actually flying at Pioneers Festival in Vienna

As anticipated by Startupbusiness, the AeroMobil 3.0 was launched today in Vienna for the Pioneers Festival. The flying-car was actually fyling during the world premiere event hosted by one of the most important event for start-ups and innovation in Europe. Following...

Italian startup Measurence wins Data Pioneers at Data Days in Berlin

  In Berlin, the two-day event dedicated to big data held on the 1 and 2 of October, at its second edition, has been confirmed as a point of reference in the context of international events. The startups contest won by Measurence.     AIR,...