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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 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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July 27th, 2016

Southern Europe, the new cradle for innovation

NewsFromThePlatform

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

NewsFromThePlatform

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

NewsFromThePlatform

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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March 9th, 2016

A good day starts in the morning

Mariano Ambrosio, Senior Analyst P101

All over the world, Italy is appreciated for its historic cities, its welcoming culture and its delicious food. Recently, though, Italy’s fame has not come from art or history, rather – believe it or not! – from its vibrant start-up …

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