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by Michele McPhee   Italian-American Armando Petruzziello founded three successful ventures since immigrating to the US in 1971. He shares his story below. "I came in the USA on Saturday March 13, 1971 at the young age of 24," explains Armando. "The first thing that made an impression on me was the big 18-wheeler trucks. I loved them s...

It's been 46 years since dress diva Yolanda Cellucci transformed her dreams into a glittery and glamorous reality. From "rags to riches," she emerged as a successful businesswoman and recognized queen of fashion. She is simply a living legend. I had the pleasure to meet with Yolanda at her chic apartment near Boston. I felt electrified by her char...

October 22, 2015 - Thursday 3:00 PM - Cambridge Innovation Center, 1 Broadway, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142. Discover 13 of Italy's most Innovative early stage life science companies developing therapeutics, devices and tools   Registration and Networking: 3:00 PM Company pitches: 3:30-5:00 PM Networking at Venture...

di Arcangelo Rociola   La storia di Gelesis non è molto nota, ma è una delle startup in assoluto più interessanti nate in Italia. Nata da un progetto di ricerca di uno studente dell'Università di Napoli, Alessandro Sannino, è diventata in pochi anni una realtà imprenditoriale che ha il centro di sviluppo a Calimera, Lecce, ma la proprietà a...

The Italian Foreign Trade Commission (ICE), in collaboration with INNOVA and PIB, is organizing a training and promotional event on R&D, funding, startup acceleration and joint collaborations between Italy and USAICE and INNOVA are pleased to invite you to half-a-day of: Panel Discussion – Italian Company Pitches – Italian Food & Netwo...

Italy's System Logistics's automated vertical storage solutions company Modula US has announced a $6 Million USD investment in manufacturing at the firm's Lewiston, Maine facility. The factory will be equipped with the latest automated lines to punch, bend, weld and cut sheet metal for a variety of Modula storage products.   According to Mod...

The Federal Hill Commerce Association is pleased to announce that the Alfa Romeo National Convention has scheduled an event on Atwells Avenue for Thursday, June 25, 2015.   The privately owned Alfa's will be lined up along the avenue for viewing starting at 6pm with a blessing of the fleet. Many businesses on Atwells Avenue will be offering...

By Silvia Foster-Frau   "Electric, this is Blaise," Blaise Anello said into his mobile headset one morning this week, answering a business call above the clip-clopping of horse hooves on asphalt. Anello owns a one-man electric company, but most people don't know him for that. They know him as the guy who drives the horse-drawn carriage...

When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 – 6 to 9 p.m.Where: MIT Sloan, Room E62-276 – 100 Main St., Cambridge MAThe Italian Consulate General of Boston and Professionisti Italiani a Boston (PIB) will host the event "Ecosystem/exit strategy – two view points for a scientific analysis in a start-up execution." The debate will compare the Italian start-up...

On Aug. 1, SoWa's Samsøn gallery celebrated fashion designer Rose Cherubini's 100th birthday in style.With the artist in attendance, guests were able to view dozens of handmade dresses that were once sold in Cherubini's stores in downtown Boston. Born in Boston in 1913, Cherubini opened her first shop at the age of 33 in Quincy, where she had grow...

No matter how hard he tried, Ivo Cubi could not have done anything else for a living. His last name, to begin with, in Italian literally means "Cubes." Plus he was born into a family that, in one capacity or another, has worked with marble for seven generations. The sixth of which, his father, did everything possible to keep his only son on "the ma...

Scavolini, brand ambassador del made in Italy in tutto il mondo, annuncia l'apertura del nuovo Store monomarca di Boston. Situato nell'emergente zona Dry Docks a South Boston, al 6 °piano del prestigioso Boston Design Center - building dalla superficie complessiva di 110.000 mq dedicati ai più rinomati marchi del mondo del...