October 26th, 2016

The lessons learned by Sellf, the app awarded by Confcommercio for Service Innovation 2016

Diego Pizzocaro, CEO and Founder of Sellf

Sellf is the virtual coach that helps businesses reach and surpass their goals. This year Sellf has  been selected by Confcommercio as the best app for service innovation. Here are the five lessons learned by the startup that works as …

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October 20th, 2016

Farewell oil, hello tech: the world’s five most valuable companies in 2006 and 2016

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From smartphones and social media, to virtual reality and artificial intelligence, the tech-oriented world we live in today looks very different to how things were just 10 years ago. In 2006, oil giant Exxon Mobil headed the list of the …

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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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October 6th, 2016

The online wine market in Italy and abroad: a world to explore

Marco Magnocavallo, Founder of Tannico

When talking about online wine sales, many people tend to label them as a niche, but is it really such a small segment? Here is some overall data: • Italian wineries are more than 100,000; • The Italian wine industry …

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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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September 21st, 2016

Fashion industry: when brick and mortar boosts online business

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The relevance of online fashion shopping is increasingly supported by research. Online fashion is a serious business, especially in Italy, since – as shown by the eCommerce B2c Observatory of the Milan Politecnico University – it is worth over € …

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September 15th, 2016

Data-driven Strategy, or how to build on Big Data

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner P101

Big data – i.e. data that companies collect so extensively in terms of variety, volume and speed as to require specific technologies and analytical methods – are one of the most interesting products of the digital revolution. It seems that …

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September 8th, 2016

Logistics, or the coexistence of man and robot at the time of e-commerce

Antonio Perini, CEO and founder at Milkman

“The world of warehouses, forklifts, and brown overalls, that back-room, blokey, almost forgotten world has been changed forever and thrust into the strategic limelight.” This excerpt from Sean Fleming’s last editorial for eDelivery underlines how the digital disruption has entered …

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August 3rd, 2016

Food: the lessons learned by Daniele Biffoli, founder of Gourmant.com

Daniele Biffoli, founder of Gourmant

After nearly three years from its birth, Gourmant.com – the startup that connects food and wine lovers with local Italian producers – is now a competitive reality in the world of high quality food and wine e-commerce, with its 100 …

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