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January 18th, 2017

A year of surprises for logistics

Antonio Perini, founder and CEO of Milkman

In the past the world of last-mile delivery, that is the last part of the delivery route of items that are shopped online, had to adapt to the needs of couriers, but is now experiencing a momentous focal shift: today, …

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IO
January 11th, 2017

Board metamorphosis in High-Tech companies

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner P101

Starting up a company is really hard work: it can be an on-off game where a single mistake can compromise everything. But what happens when a company grows moving away from the “start-up” phase and going into the “scale-up” territory? …

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December 28th, 2016

Travel: the 6 industry trends for 2017 according to Waynaut

Paul Pontecorvo, VP Marketing & Business Developer at Waynaut

The travel industry is changing at a very fast pace: the combination of mobile devices, big data and artificial intelligence is bound to transform the whole market. A new world is developing, driven by consumer expectations, and it is affecting …

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Ob
December 21st, 2016

Italy’s online habits confronted with the rest of the world

Contactlab

There are 30.5 million Italian people connected, that correspond to 78% of the Italian population aged between 16 and 65. The number of mobile users, in particular, is growing fast. These and more data are collected in the European Digital …

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Ob
December 14th, 2016

Digital tourism: this year’s Christmas trends according to Octorate

Fabio Di Dio Rosso, Marketing & Communication Manager at Octorate

Just in Italy, digital tourism is worth 10.3 billion Euros. This is an important share of the Italian travel industry, which at the end of the year will generate revenues for more than 52 billion Euros and mark a 3% …

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December 7th, 2016

Time for evaluation: 2016 according to entrepreneurs

NewsFromThePlatform

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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Ob
December 1st, 2016

How much innovation is there in the Italian retail industry?

NewsFromThePlatform

Not much, but rapidly growing – according to the Observatory for Digital Innovation in Retail, promoted by the Politecnico School of Management in Milan. If the absolute numbers of the Italian retail industry’s investment in technology are small – only …

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Ob
November 24th, 2016

Marketplace lending: what we can learn from the UK

Antonio Lafiosca, co-founder and CEO at BorsadelCredito.it

The trends for the future of marketplace lending are outlined in London, where it was born 10 years ago It is worth about 85% of the European market, it keeps growing (+ 99% in 2015, when it moved 1,490  billion …

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Ob
November 18th, 2016

Plummeting Newspaper Ad Revenue Sparks New Publishing Era

NewsFromThePlatform

All of us know that publishing, and newspapers in particular, are going through a period of great change. An accelerating and seemingly unavoidable drop in print advertising is pushing publishers to consider significant cost cuts and dramatic changes to their …

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