Generation Startuppers: More Examples from Southern Italy


On May 8th, another group of startuppers and projects lead the second session of the StartupNA conference dedicated to Naples’ new enterprises.  Telecom Italia, a telecommunications multinational, introduced its new initiative Working Cap Telecom.  Wcap will award 40 grants for 25,000 Euro each, for enterprises launching innovative projects in the internet, digital, mobile evolution and green fields.   In addition…

StartupNA: Future Startuppers Made in Naples


Innovative projects, creativity, courage and willingness to work on solving challenging problems. These are the main ingredients of NAStartUp (Na stands for Naples), a series of participatory networking events that they define as TechCocktails, dedicated to the world of startups. This meetings are organized by Antonio Prigiobbo, creator of the community “VulcanicaMente” and Antonio Savarese,…

Southern Italy: Start-up of the Mind


Italy, as most European countries, is facing one of the toughest economic crisis of this period, with actual fear of being downgraded by the most relevant international rating agencies such as Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s.  Southern Italy, due to more complex problems and an even slower economy, is paying a higher cost for this crisis and is trying to improve its chances of…

Start up sociali, il nuovo trend


Ogni giorno, o quasi, i media parlano del fenomeno delle start up, compagnie nuove, rampanti e tecnologicamente all’avanguardia, alla ricerca di fondi per sviluppare in modo concreto idee innovative. Qui di sotto alcune iniziative che non hanno più il solo intento di produrre guadagni, ma di dare una svolta sistemica al concetto di solidarietà e…