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SELLING “The most difficult thing to do is selling” – is that true? Is it Selling, or getting people to Buy from you? Or maybe we should not “sell” at all? May be the “difficulty” people have in selling their product derives from exactly that “selling attitude”, and a lack of active listening, in extreme cases trying to foist something …
DOING BUSINESS IN ENGLISH To sell in the international markets you need to master your Business English, Public Speaking and making Presentations in English You know our motto: “Total dedication to the satisfaction of your customer’s needs is at the base of every success”. But it is not enough; doing the right things at the right moment to exceed your …
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Mentorship and Metrics Whether you are a manager or a mentor or a startup team, you know that metrics do matter. Good metrics are an excellent tool for decision making. They serve the entrepreneur-startupper and the team as well, but are also instrumental to communicate with the stakeholders and generally to the rest of the world. Vanity metrics on the …
How can expertise accelerate a startup? In this post we look at mentors vs. managers, and the expertise and know-how these professionals bring to the startup. And why this expertise should be actively searched for by the startup team, and taken on board as early as possible. The seed stage is the state of a company when it has just …
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This is the second part of our posts about startups in the pre-seed stage, where we continue with the discussion about financing and advisory.
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Glossary to Startups The innovative start-up is an Italian legislative innovation, as is the certified incubator Incubator: a dynamic business development process –The sharing of a real space leased to start-ups; –A set of shared support services in order to reduce the expenses that the team would need to sustain; –Entrepreneurial training activities; –The insertion in a network of …
There is much talk of startups in Italy and there is a strong push by the new legislation on the innovative startups. (So called “startup innovativa”).
Digitalic has produced an interesting graph on the success of innovative startups in Italy. More than a 1000 are in Lombardy. Which is a clear indication of the favorable environment for startups in this region.
On the market we find interesting startups with quite a mature product, business model and tested management teams of excellence. Typically the stage of scale-up with funding Series A.