11 Things You Need to Know About Starbucks' Historic Move to Open Stores in Italy

Inc Startups

Starbucks is going "home" to Italy, the country that inspired the multi-billion dollar international success

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Impressions of Italy, 2014 Edition

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

I was in Italy last week for a wedding. This makes Italy challenging. hours from Assisi to Bavagna in central Italy. Given that the trade is illegal in Italy, I suppose they’re optimizing for roads that see traffic but are not frequently visited by the police.

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Starbucks Will Open Its First Store in Italy

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The Milan location, described as "the quintessential Roastery," will open in 2018

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Quick Impressions of Italy, 2012 Edition

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

I spent last week in Italy (Milan and Naples) launching the The Start-Up of You there. Some quick impressions / thoughts: Unemployment / career anxiety in Italy. I was told 1 in 3 young people are unemployed in Italy right now.

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Euro Crisis Primer: Imagine Italy Is Your Business

Inc Startups

Fears that Italy , the world's third largest debtor nation, cannot afford its obligations shook world markets, sending investors into the relative safety of the U.S. and Europe…” It's not just Italy. Let’s pretend Italy is your business.

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Science Says Eating Chocolate Helps Your Brain

Inc Startups

Scientists in Italy reviewed the research and conclude that yes, eating cocoa and chocolate can have a positive effect on brainpower.

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Italy trip will give Keatts look at Wolfpack's early growth

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — North Carolina State's delayed trip to Italy will offer coach Kevin Keatts the first chance to see how much his new team has learned RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

What Happens in Italy Doesn't Stay in Italy

Inc Startups

The other day, I flew to Italy for a meeting. It's easy to recognize the answers, perhaps, in Italy. If you spend the time, trouble, and expense of traveling for work, use the opportunity to learn. Your business will be better for it.

Acheter Flagyl Italie – Sans Ordonnance – Expédition la plus rapide des Etats-Unis


Acheter Flagyl Italie. Générique Flagyl. Ou Achetez Prix Le Moins Cher Flagyl. Flagyl (Metronidazole) est un antibiotique efficace contre les bactéries anaérobiques et certains parasites.

Stupid Italy Pix

Florida Venture Blog

An anniversary trip to Italy (and reading Caesar's biography) was just what the doctor ordered for pending world domination, er, building more great companies. When I wasn't saving the leaning tower of Pisa, I noticed some pretty interesting signs in Italy.

Science Says This Common Food Can Fight Aging--and the Odds Are You Already Love It

Inc Startups

It makes sense too, when you look at the diets that people consume in France and Italy, and compare them to what we eat in the United States.

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Amazon's 'Prime Day' Promises 'More Deals Than Black Friday'

Inc Startups

Spain, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, Canada and Austria The e-commerce retailer plans to offer thousands of deals on July 15 in the nine countries that have the Prime loyalty program, including the U.S.,

NC State: Italy trip postponed to 2017 amid terrorism alert

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

USA Jobbed in Draw with Italy

Entrepreneurship Blog

Team USA tied Italy 1-1 in the World Cup earlier this afternoon. Italy is one of the great soccer nations and a draw to get 1 point is objectively a great result for the US Squad. However, the US actually seriously outplayed Italy in the first half and clearly deserved the win.

Hailo and MyTaxi

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

MyTaxi operates in Germany, Australia, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden. The news broke this morning that our portfolio company Hailo is combining forces with MyTaxi. The combined company, which will operate under the MyTaxi brand, will be the dominant taxi hailing app in Western Europe. Hailo is huge in the UK and Ireland and has a strong position in Spain. So this combination is a great strategic fit and the new company will benefit from a lot of synergies.

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[Infographic] 27 Striking Facts Most People Don’t Know About Startups


Or that Indonesia has twice the number of startups compared to Italy? The startup world can be rather enigmatic and mysterious to those who aren’t familiar with its numerous and constantly evolving businesses in that entrepreneurship space. And who’s to blame them?

The Great Internet Stock Correction of 1997, or 1999, or …

Feld Thoughts

At the end of June I went to Italy for a week vacation with my wife Amy and my parents. ” I scrambled to find a flight home from the middle of Italy, got to NY by Saturday mid-day, re-started the road show on Monday, and we were public by the end of the week. Yesterday I read Kara Swisher’s post What Does the Recent Tech Stock Downturn Mean? The Truth Is Nobody Knows. It’s great. Go read it – I’ll wait for you.

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Cracking the Code - Untitled Article

Cracking the Code

Among them was a small company of two people in Italy called PostoInAuto (at the time, BlaBlaCar had only launched in France and Spain). Within four months, Olivier re-launched his service under the BlaBlaCar brand in Italy, and today BlaBlaCar is the dominant service in the country.

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Innovations from surprising places

deal architect

Innovations from various parts of the world we don’t usually expect innovation from Construction Outsourcing – Philippines The parbuckling of the Costa Concordia – Italy Smartphones made in the US – Fort Worth, TX Global Shipping innovations – Massive boats, Innovative Business Uses of Technology

UK second only to US amongst large countries for ‘Digital Evolution’

The Equity Kicker

It’s easier for smaller countries to substantially re-orient themselves, as Singapore in particular has done, so the real point of comparison here are the other large developed countries: the USA, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Japan.

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Improv and Entrepreneurship – Playback Theatre West

Feld Thoughts

The next one is going to be in Tuscany, Italy from 6/4/14 – 6/8/14 and I expect it will be amazing. I spent the last few days at CEO Bootcamp – Leadership Reboot. It’s run by my close friend Jerry Colonna with an awesome team of four.

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Vivino Raises $25M On A Round Led By Moet Hennessey’s CEO


According to Venturebeat, Vivino use the funds for expanding its marketing efforts in the world’s top wine consumption regions, including United States, Italy, France, Spain, Belgium and Germany. The Danish wine discovery company Vivino closes $25M Series B round, says Venturebeat.

6 Ways To Keep Your Team Happier And More Productive

Startup Professionals Musings

Evidence indicates that providing new positive life experiences (for example, a hot-air balloon ride, wine-tasting class, or vacation to Italy) tends to provide a greater happiness boost than spending a comparable amount on material objects (flat-screen television, fancy suit, or purse).

15 Entrepreneurs Discuss Why they Started Their Businesses


5 – A Love Affair With Italy. I have a love affair with Italy. I was born there, lived there for the first ten years of my life and could probably spend hours talking about Italy and it’s cuisine. Share Being in love is great.

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Episode 57: Marketing Buzz and Business Growth with Michael Shepherd

Mike Michalowicz

As a founding member of the World Pizza Champions (America’s #1 Pizza Team), he has traveled to Italy competing at the World Pizza Championships in Italy annually since 2002. Michael placed 49th/50 participants in the World Pizza Championship in Italy. Also Available On.

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Both Sides of the Table

I lived and worked in England, France, Italy and Japan and had worked extensively in Germany. I felt variations of this in France, Italy and Germany. Failure. It smells. People are afraid of it. It’s like cancer. When you have it you find you who your true friends are because they’re the ones who double down on helping, on being available, on listening, on understanding. Most people run from failure or disease because they’re hard to handle.

Bring Me Your Accents. Immigration Fuels Innovation

Both Sides of the Table

I have lived (England, France, Italy, Spain, Japan & the US) and worked (Ireland, Germany, India) around the world. I had similar experiences in France & Italy, too.

7 Valuable Lessons From 7 Memorable Bosses

Inc Startups

Before Chester left to live in Italy for two years, his Italian teacher Chris Skeem gave him one instruction: Love everything Italian. While things were very different in Italy, I had chosen to love everything Italian so every challenge was a wonderful learning adventure," says Chester.

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Sometimes The Secret Is To Just Show Up & Do Your Job

Hunter Walker

Some may even be in Italy This is definitely the only blog post I’ve written from a Milan airport lounge, returning from my first trip abroad since we started Homebrew. So what got me out of my San Francisco routine?

Dalhousie University Commencement Speech – 2017

Steve Blank

The first weekly newspapers appeared in Italy and Germany, and quickly spread through Europe. Light a path for the better angels.

It’s a torturous chaos until it isn’t

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

He lives in Italy, not surrounded by an American startup culture to feed off. When you talk about explosive, profitable startup growth, a few darlings come to mind. DropBox is one. Hubspot is another.

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How To Increase Productivity By Employee Happiness

Startup Professionals Musings

Evidence indicates that providing new positive life experiences (for example, a hot-air balloon ride, wine-tasting class, or vacation to Italy) tends to provide a greater happiness boost than spending a comparable amount on material objects (flat-screen television, fancy suit, or purse).

How to solve the “Search Gap”: Decluttering your media storage

The Startup Magazine

Italy for sure. We can all relate to rummaging through drawers or stacks of papers, looking for that one elusive item we need but just can’t remember where we placed. And as technology has evolved, so have our storage troubles.

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Start-Up of You: Odds and Ends

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Read the stories and get inspired to enact change in your own career… – I’ll be speaking in Milan next week (and elsewhere in Italy) and Toronto the week after. You can buy a ticket to the Toronto gig here ; email me for info on Italy.

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How to Start a Travel Agency

Up and Running

At Flavours Holidays], we have been specializing in cooking, Pilates, painting, photography, and language holidays in Italy since 1998,” she says. Lorne’s vision was to create a brand that “gave guests a true taste of Italy.”. “I

The Startup Marriage

Feld Thoughts

We’re spending a good chuck of our time in Paris and Italy writing together. Amy and I have just launched a new project we are working on together called Startup Marriage: Balancing Entrepreneurship and Relationship. It includes a blog , a tweet stream , and a book (hopefully by the end of the year.). Since the beginning of 2010 I’ve written two books. The first, Do More Faster: TechStars Lessons To Accelerate Your Startup , was with David Cohen, the CEO of TechStars.

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Estonian Wooden Frames Maker Taps Crowd


Over the years the company has won awards and some international media coverage, including in Vogue Italy and Monocle. So far Karl's frames have been sold mostly in Estonia.

Thoughts for New Angels - Startups and angels: Along the way to.

Tim Keane

I was in Italy a couple of weeks ago at the request of the US State Department to discuss angel investing with IBAN, the Italian Business Angels Network. I was in Italy a couple of weeks ago at the request of the US State Department to discuss angel investing with IBAN, the Italian Business Angels Network. Startups and angels: Along the way to success. By Tim Keane, Angel Investor, Golden Angels Investors, LLC. Archives. Profile. Subscribe.

How to Create a Culture of 'Paying It Forward'

Inc Startups

One is this idea of the "suspended coffee," or sospeso, in coffee shops in Italy. I know it also happens in Russia, but it started in Italy and has happened in Spain, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Everyone wants an office culture where employees pitch in without being asked.

Hacking for Diplomacy – The State Department Takes Notice

Steve Blank

But Blank and the teaching team encouraged the students to keep “getting outside the building” and iterating their MVP – particularly with refugees themselves and the first responders tasked with handling corpses in front-line countries like Greece and Italy.