Last week we started our spring selection of the best startups 2017 born in Italy in the last years. Certainly, the list was not finished there. We are glad to present you three more Italian startup companies that, in our opinion, are among the most promissing ones this year. You know, Italy is known for its healthy and delicious food. That’s why i...

Precision agriculture and wi-fi connections to save olive trees. This, in short, is the mission carried out by Italian food tech startup called Elaisian, founded by three young entrepreneurs in November last year. “Thanks to an agronomic algorithm,” said Damiano Angelici, Elaisian CEO, “we can give olive oil producers advice on what’s best to be do...

Congratulations to Brian Frumberg – founder of VentureOut – for his new initiatives: VentureOut Launch, a new long-form incubator program; and the partnership with SparkLabs, the global club for innovators. So the offices of VentureOut have moved to Spark Labs, 25 W 39th St., 14th Floor: “We will be cohosting many of their awesome event series focu...

It all started in Le Marche region, but the echo produced by The Hive program can now be heard also in California. The Hive Incubator and Accelerator was born in Ancona in 2014 with the support of the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, focusing on the territory of Le Marche Region. The organization has put together two visionary entrepreneur...

Enel doesn't do grid edge halfway. The Italian utility-turned-global-renewable-energy-developer rolled out smart meters to 100 percent of its Italian home and business customers in 2001 -- and achieved payback on the investment within four years. Nearly every utility is turning to renewable energy, but Enel's green power division has installed 36 g...

Quante divisioni ha l'Italia in Silicon Valley? Due. Sono infatti solo due le grandi aziende italiane nel distretto mondiale dell'innovazione. La fotografia assai impietosa si ricava dal primo rapporto "European corporation innovation outposts in Silicon Valley" presentato oggi a San Francisco da Startup Europe Comes to Silicon Valley (SEC2SV) e Mi...

Milleduecentoventi chilometri l’ora! «La velocità è inaudita. I fiori ai lati della via non son più fiori, sono macchie, anzi sono strisce rosse o bianche. Le città, i campanili e gli alberi danzano e si perdono follemente nell’orizzonte». Solo la stupefatta meraviglia di Victor Hugo, che provò il brivido delle prime locomotive a quindici chilometr...

EasyDial with its portable machine Dharma, wants to improve patients quality of life. The company was set up by an Italian engineer in the US but is opening its new facilities in Italy. For people on dialysis, a simple, personalized, home-based program can make life much easier and help manage their condition. EasyDialThat’s the goal of EasyDial an...

An innovative startup is breathing new life in the world’s most ancient wheat. This is the goal of Nutracentis, a small company in Sarnico, near the northern Italian city of Bergamo, which since 2015 buys and processes the ancient grain to make dry pasta. The idea came from co-founder Monia Caramma: after studying correlations between nutrients, sh...

The Italian startups scene keeps growing and, like every year, we would like to spot a top ten list of the most promising Italian startups. Some of these italian startups, selected by Business Insiders, were rewarded during the “Start up Day 2016” at the Bocconi University in Milan, one of the most important University in Italy in the field of econ...