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December 1st, 2016

How much innovation is there in the Italian retail industry?

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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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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 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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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 27th, 2016

Southern Europe, the new cradle for innovation

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When talking about start-ups and innovation in Europe, our thought immediately goes to cities like London and Berlin. Sometimes Amsterdam, or Paris. The southern area of the old continent has so far been a little acclaimed and silent player. This …

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July 21st, 2016

Startups that simplify your summer

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In Italy the digital tourism market is worth 9.5 billion Euros, which is one-fifth of total domestic transactions. From travel planning to small concerns about what we take with us on vacation, there are many startups that have decided to …

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July 13th, 2016

Time for Fintech and Banks to start a Beautiful Friendship

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner P101

So much has been written and said in recent months about Fintech, i.e. the technology that is dramatically changing the world of finance and banking. Banks are starting to question the future sustainability of their business model, which – as …

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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 29th, 2016

The crucial importance of Innovation Ecosystems

Alessandro Petrich, Analyst in P101

Many are the technological innovations that have changed our lives in the recent past and many others are changing our future: from personal computers, to smartphones, to artificial intelligence. Which are the factor that determine the evolution of a technological …

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