Italians come to the US like the Israeli startups (R&D @ home)

Jul 02, 2013 944

by Maria Teresa Cometto

NYC startups' model versus the Italian and Israeli systems: that was the most interesting topic discussed last Thursday, June 17 at the Italian cultural institute in New York. To be noticed: Italians are copying the Israeli dual structure of startups, which keep R&D in their country and open offices in the US for global business development and marketing. On YouTube we posted some parts of the panel discussion.

In part one: the Italian Consul General Natalia Quintavalle says that our book "Tech and the City" has become her "Bible" to understand what's going on in New York and to help her promote business and investments between Italy & the US; and Riccardo Viale, the director of the Italian cultural institute, says how important the collaboration among entrepreneurs and academic institutions in the three countries – US, Italy and Israel – is.

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