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By Valerio Viale   As Carlo Levi himself declared, in reference to the origins of his well-known memoir's title, Christ Stopped at Eboli (1945): "The title of the book comes from an expression by the people of 'Gagliano' who say of themselves, 'Christ stopped short of here, at Eboli' which means, in effect, that they feel they have been bypa...

The third BAIA Dinner #3: All about Self-Funded Businesses will take place in San Francisco on Tuesday January 22nd, at 7:00 pm. We often hear about large amounts of investment capital that enable a business to take off and become profitable. This is however just one scenario: sometimes entrepreneurs found and grow a business without that kind of...

By Valerio Viale Listening to Elisabetta Ciardullo's first experience in the US, I couldn't help thinking about the fictional nanny Mary Poppins. Just as the British babysitter, to solve the situation, pulls magical gadgets from her purse, the Italian event planner and personal chef, armed with an endless optimism and with a past as "au pair,...

By Mauro Battocchi Octo Telematics is in the insurance telematics business. Their product, called Clearboxes, collect driver usage statistics that greatly help insurance companies decide how risky a driver is.   These Clearboxes are also pioneering the collection of data such as speed, braking/accelerating and cornering style, which will ev...

di Mauro Battocchi In un ambiente super-competitivo come la Silicon Valley, in cui si aggirano decine di migliaia di giovani imprenditori di tutte le nazionalità, come fare a farsi notare e prendere sul serio? A parità di tecnologia, conta il saper comunicare alla californiana. Ma conta anche avere entrature con "insider" cioè protagonisti del mer...

May 9, 2015, Saturday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PMWilliams-Sonoma - 340 Post Street - San Francisco, California 94108 Please join Bloomingdale's San Francisco in welcoming Marco Bicego, Italian jewelry designer as he presents his latest collections.   Since the launch of his eponymous jewelry line in 2000, Marco Bicego has redefined the...

di Alberto Onetti   Oggi anche in Italia si parla tantissimo di startup. E soprattutto si fanno spesso paragoni con gli Stati Uniti e la Silicon Valley. Difficile dire quanto ancora siamo distanti (credo ancora tanto). Però è possibile tracciare alcune prime linee di confronto.   L'occasione ci viene data dal rapporto sull'ecosis...

by Mauro Battocchi   I'm delighted to announce that prof. Massimo Maresca has just joined us at the Consulate as the head of the Science and Technology Office. He is now the liaison officer between the Consulate and the world of research, not only here in the Bay Area, but in the whole the West of the US.   Dr. Maresca took a leave fr...

Italy is known worldwide for its "Made in Italy" fashion, food, design and fast cars. Those who are active in the manufacturing sectors also know that Italy is one of the largest and most reliable producer of industrial machinery. What not many know yet is that Italy is strong also in the field of information technology, including artificial intell...

Seconda puntata del diario di Roberto Bonzio che ha incontrato, insieme al suo gruppo di giovani impreditori, Marco Marinucci e le startup di Mind the Bridge. Ma anche Gigi Wang, esperta di International Strategic Marketing and Business Development e Matteo Daste, avvocato, consigliere e mentore di tante startup.

by Benedetta Cicconi   The story of Valentina Socci, a well-established fashion photographer, who left her beloved city of Milan, Italy, to devote herself to a successful career in Hollywood, reminds of a beautiful modern tale. Over the last few years, she has achieved very good results and all of her efforts have been rewarded. Valentina S...

Carbon 3D, a Silicon Valley Startup, announced a new type of 3D printing called Continuous Liquid Interface Production Technology (CLIP). The process allows for the continuous generation of polymeric parts up to tens of centimeters in size with feature resolution below 100 micrometers. For the past 25 years, 3D printing has working by building obje...