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February 9th, 2017

Innovation, a Mediterranean formula

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Forget Silicon Valley: Europe is more and more often in the spotlight when it comes to start-ups. The latest news is that Facebook, along with the businessman Xavier Niel, will open the world’s largest company incubator in Paris. It will …

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December 7th, 2016

Time for evaluation: 2016 according to entrepreneurs

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More investment opportunities, more exits, more funds dedicated to technology, more hubs. This is the picture that emerges from two reports that have been published a few days ago and offer a panoramic of the US and UK start-up markets, …

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November 10th, 2016

Web Summit 2016, from Lisbon the new European innovation network

Andrea Di Camillo, Managing Partner at P101

53,000 participants, 15,000 companies from 166 countries, 7,000 CEOs, 21 conferences, an expected turnover of about 250 million euros. This is Web Summit 2016, that is taking place in Lisbon these days. The Web Summit is the most important technology …

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October 13th, 2016

The future of peer-to-peer lending: highlights from Lendit Europe 2016

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner P101

With more than 200 speakers, several CEOs of the major Fintech platforms, various banks and asset management companies, as well as with the cooperation of the peer-to-peer Finance Association (P2PFA, the industry self-regulatory body), Lendit Europe is the most authoritative …

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September 28th, 2016

The future stops by DLD Tel Aviv

Andrea Di Camillo, Managing Partner at P101

We have just taken part to the 6th edition of the DLD Tel Aviv Innovation Festival, one of the most important events dedicated to digital innovation. The focal point of the Festival, which develops throughout the city in a similar …

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July 7th, 2016

Italy is the new start-up country, the Financial Times says

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Italy represents a great opportunity for those who want to build a start-up or invest in one of them. In one of our first posts on NewsFromThePlatform, we analysed why the Italian venture capital scene is for now little known …

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June 22nd, 2016

What’s Hot? Digital Innovation Needs Physical Logistics

NewsFromThePlatform in collaboration with Milkman

There is great excitement in the world of logistics and transport. Amazon Fresh has recently landed in London with same-day fresh food delivery; the freight forwarding company Flexport has swept onto TechCrunch radar and a Facebook group has filled the …

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June 16th, 2016

Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers Internet Trends are our future: here’s why entrepreneurs cannot ignore them

Andrea Di Camillo, Managing Partner at P101

The highly anticipated Mary Meeker and Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers data were finally published two weeks ago. Every year in this season, Mary Meeker and the KPCB fund draw the numbers and trends of the global technological and digital market …

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April 13th, 2016

Investors Meeting 2016 and International Roadshow: a year of growth for P101

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On the terrace at P101 our Investors Meeting is going on. We tell our guests about the results we have achieved, and especially about future strategy. Today our startups present themselves to international investors and tell them about their idea, …

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March 23rd, 2016

The future of computing

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner P101

“After a glorious 50 years, Moore’s law — which states that computer power doubles every two years at the same cost — is running out of steam”, has recently been published in The Economist. After five decades, the end of …

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