This summer Italy will open its first overseas National Centre for Innovation and Culture in the United States, as an experimental model that can be replicated in other countries. Promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation following a proposal by the Embassy of Italy in Washington, in collaboration with the Consulate...

He has raised $188 million, Series F round, and his startup has become Silicon Valley's new unicorn. The second one created by Italians in less than three months. Sysdig has been valued at $1.19 billion. His name is Loris Degioanni, a degree from the Polytechnic of Turin, he started 15 years ago from Vinadio, in the province of Cuneo, and today his...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) mourns the passing of Jeffrey M. Capaccio, age 62, a former member of the NIAF Board of Directors. He had been a managing partner of the San Francisco office of Carr & Ferrell LLP, a Silicon Valley based intellectual property firm from 1999 until his death. “Jeff Capaccio’s passion for Italy and Itali...

Con la scomparsa di Jeff Capaccio all’età di 62 anni, Genova perde uno dei suoi ambasciatori nel mondo. Lo aveva nominato il sindaco Marco Bucci nel giorno di Colombo, il 12 ottobre 2017, individuandolo tra i professionisti e manager che rappresentano l’eccellenza italiana all’estero. Agli Ambasciatori Onorari di Genova nel Mondo (AGW) è affidata l...

Apre nel cuore della Silicon Valley il primo Silicon Valley Italian Hub, un luogo in cui l’ecosistema italiano può conoscere da vicino i valori, la cultura e il mindset del cluster più famoso al mondo per l’innovazione. Siamo a Menlo Park, 11mila piedi quadrati in un building su due piani, tra il quartier generale di Facebook e i giardini di Stanfo...

Federico Faggin is not an ordinary Silicon Valley entrepreneur, nor an ordinary physicist nor “ordinary inventor”. Everything about Federico is extra-ordinary. He is by far the most awarded inventor we had in our #MindtheChat: scroll his Wikipedia  page to go through his countless material achievements in physics, electronics and, generally speakin...

Ha creato da zero a San Francisco un’azienda che si occupa di cloud computing. Fattura decine di milioni di dollari. Ha assunto 250 persone in California (e 18 in Italia). E ieri ha annunciato il suo ultimo round, di serie E: ha raccolto 70 milioni di dollari da Insight Partner e da precedenti investitori come Bain Capital e Accel (gente che ha inv...

The stories of the successful Italians in Silicon Valley have a meaning that goes far beyond the simple yet wonderful description of our compatriots who see their talent recognized in the most innovative and competitive environment in the world. These stories convey that innovation and competition are perfectly combined with Italianism, and for thi...

An Italy-United States Innovation Forum will be held in California at Stanford University on October 18, 2019. The event is organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and by the Italian Trade Agency with the support of Confindustria, and in collaboration with the Schools of Materials Science and Engineering and Medic...

«Non mollare mai e fallo sempre con il sorriso stampato in faccia». È questo il segreto di Fabrizio Capobianco, imprenditore di successo in Silicon Valley, che ieri ha firmato la sua exit: TOK.tv, l’app che permette a 40 milioni di persone di vedere le partite commentandole con gli amici che stanno dall’altra parte dell’Oceano, è stata acquisita da...