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Italian biotech conquering USA

Italian biotech industry is really successful in the United States. After the acquisition for 480 million euro by Clovis Oncology of Eos, a startup that worked and is working on an anti-cancer molecule, it is the turn of Intercept Pharmaceuticals, which thanks to a drug invented by Roberto Pellicciari reached the sensational value of $ […]

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Diego Piacentini (Vice President of Amazon): “Italians should be optimistic”

If Diego Piacentini says that Italians should be optimistic, one should believe him. Especially because being a true Italian he looks at our country through the eyes of an expatriate gone overseas for better opportunities, gathering experiences and many successes. Here’s an excerpt of his speech at AFS, from which Intercultura was created. Diego defines […]

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Decisyon, the Italian start-up receiving the largest financing in the US

The dream of every startup is succeed in becoming a company. To achieve this, if there’s no equity, it is necessary to resort to venture capitalists or business angels, who can give the oxygen to allow the real breakthrough. Here’s the story of Decisyion, the Italian startup that received funding of $ 22 million by […]

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Claudio Storelli’s story of success and Wayne Rooney’s helmet

The success of an Italian in a foreign land is a great satisfaction but at the same time hides a bit of sadness because Italy wasn’t able to keep a smart mind. Here the story of Claudio Storelli, 31, founder in USA of Storelli Sports, a company that deals with special clothing for football players, […]

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Brazil: land of Football World Cup and Italian companies

The World Cup just started and the Brazilian dream is there for our country too. But Italy already has a lot of successes in Brazil: over 1,000 Italian enterprises make our country the second European trading partner after Germany. Over the past 20 years, Brazil registered a steady growth until a few years ago, giving […]

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Expo 2015: the countdown started

In less than a year Expo 2015 will open, an opportunity that Italy will seize to show to the world its qualities. The theme of Expo will be “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” and will include topics such as the lack of food in the world, education on nutrition and issues related to GMOs. […]

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Vinitaly: Internationalization was the keyword

A hall that hosts 4,100 exhibitors on an area of 100 thoUSAnd square meters, with an attendance of over 140.000 visitors: this is Vinitaly, whose 2014 edition was held in Verona from 6 to 9 of April focused primarily on internationalization and biological products. Foreign exhibitors, thanks to Vininternational, for international wine production, had at […]

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SMEs: increasing research of export managers

In a time of economic deadlock within our borders, more and more companies look forward to the opportunity to expand their business outside Italy. For this reason, managers competent in analyzing foreign markets, in designing right strategies and implementing internationalization are needed: export managers are increasingly sought after by small and medium-sized Italian. According to […]

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American capitals and Italian intelligence: the idea of Fabrizio Capobianco

More than one year ago we wrote  a post on the binomial seniority/skills, stressing how it isn’t always valid in all cultures.  Keeping this in mind, we can present  Fabrizio Capobianco’s  story: one of the pioneers of Internet in Italy, starting with his first company “Internet Graffiti” and ending with “ Funambul”, founded in Silicon […]

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Italy selling or buying?

In recent years we witnessed the entry of foreign capital in Italian companies.  All Italian manufacturing sectors were affected, from food, to high fashion.  There is no mention of medium-sized companies but the main representative of the Italian brand Made in Italy all around the world, including Loro Piana, Bulgari, Fendi, Buitoni Perugina, Valentino, Ducati, […]

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