L'innovazione 'made in Italy' trova investitori americani. E' la storia, tutta italiana, di Sem+, una tecnologia innovativa nata dall'idea di tre ricercatori - Alessandro Levi, Silvano Furlan e Matteo Piovanelli - che si sono conosciti durante il dottorato presso il centro di Micro-Bio Robotica dell'Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) costituito...

Tracciare una strada per coniugare startup e private equity per sviluppare imprese innovative è tra gli obiettivi principali della visita di Matteo Renzi presso la Silicon Valley.   In quest'occasione viene presentato oggi il caso paradigmatico di Decisyon, ex-startup italiana che ha conquistato i fondi di private equity americani grazie a u...

by Cookie Curci   One of the Silicon Valley's most productive commodities was once the prune industry. Many of us today can trace our family roots to those early years when immigrants to the Santa Clara Valley sharecropped or owned their own fruit ranches. My grandparents were among these young, inspiring ranchers who came to this valle...

A recent article in l'Espresso highlights what many in Silicon Valley and Italy have been sensing for some time: investment and interest in food tech is poised to boom. By responsibly experimenting with the food we eat, innovators are inventing marketable food products unlike anything we've ever seen before.   Take, the WikiPearl, for exampl...

By Cookie Curci Our Santa Clara Valley is known the world over as Silicon Valley, where high-tech companies spring up overnight and blossom and grow to unbelievable heights. But long before the computer companies began to grow, the Santa Clara Valley was known for something else—fruit.   Thousands of acres of fruit trees flourished a...

Today I am honored to welcome to San Francisco the President of Emilia Romagna Stefano Bonaccini who is arriving with a large business delegation that has a strong focus on agro-tech as well as other industries. Over the course of the delegation's visit for the next ten days, ten Emilia-Romagna start-ups, of which five belonging to the food sector,...

di Maria Teresa Cometto   Il primo microprocessore al mondo porta la firma di un italiano, Federico Faggin. La porta davvero, in senso letterale: "F.F.", le sue iniziali, sono incise in un angolino di ogni chip Intel 4004, da quando Faggin l'ha inventato nel 1971.   "Quando l'ho finito, mi piaceva la sua vista d'insieme: mi sembrava q...

Un Tour a fine agosto, altri due in cantiere in autunno. Un work in progress, l'Italiani di Frontiera Silicon Valley Tour 2012, presentato nei giorni scorsi a Milano. Un'avventura per chi sa guardare al domani con fiducia e spirito d'impresa (in alto, il video in anteprima che racconta il Tour 2011). Viste le richieste, abbiamo pensato di effettua...

(Washington, D.C. – June 22, 2012) Silicon Valley leaders ClearStreet's Kim Polese and CREAGRI Inc.'s Roberto Crea, Ph.D., joined Recology's John A. Legnitto, Snaidero USA'sAnna Paolo Snaidero and authors Aili and Andres McConnon as honorees at the National Italian American Foundation's (NIAF) West Coast Gala on June 21, 2012. The evening began wi...

If the American Dream has always meant "to make it" on one's own merits, if millions of Italians went to America first for survival and then for success, if the result of the work of our fellow citizens has always been admired in the U.S., the union between Italian entrepreneurs and the United States cannot but constitute an important part of our j...