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It is that time of the year. Many of our Italian and European friends take advantage of summer vacations to visit the Bay Area and regularly ask for a list of interesting tech events. Here it is:
Posted on July 14, 2012 at 7:05pm
Does Severgnini hit some nerves with this article "Italy’s recurring tragedy, The quest for «bella figura»"? What is your opinion?
There is a theatrical tendency in Italy, which is part of our charm and at the root of our problems - and not just on the high seas. But things are changing, at last.
Posted on January 19, 2012 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment
Seems like Ducati is on a roll in the US. Results in 2011 are excellent:
Ducati’s sales stand out in a motorcycle industry that has struggled since the economic downturn of 2009. Sales across the industry plummeted about 40% that year and continued to fall in 2010. Some brands recovered a bit last year – German rival BMW’s bike sales rose 7.4% — but the jump at Ducati suggests a particular upside for certain segments.…
Posted on January 19, 2012 at 9:22am
For the past 5 years, I have been involved with BAIA, Business Association Italy America. I am currently a member of the board and have been its Executive Director in 2009 and 2010. BAIA is a nonprofit association of professionals, entrepreneurs, students and business people who operate between Italy and the USA.
I am often asked "how is BAIA doing?". The nonprofit just…Continue
Posted on August 10, 2011 at 10:04am — 2 Comments
Mike Volpi, currently a partner at VC firm Index Ventures and formerly head strategy at Cisco, shares his experience on what the key principles of a successful tech M&A process are:
Posted on May 23, 2011 at 10:31am