The European Commission reorganized its directorate general for research and innovation (RTD). The reorganization was effective last May and a new organizational chart was published. The chart revealed the transfer of management of the European Innovation Council (EIC) funding programme to the directorate for the European Research Area and Innovation. Ms. Anna Panagopoulou leads… Continue reading European Innovation Council is revamped to enhance oversight
The existing differences between venture capital and private equity mainly relate to the objectives set by the related funds. Venture Capital, in fact, was born as a subcategory of private equity. Private equity (PE) refers to all transactions carried out by institutional investors in companies that already have a consolidated history behind them and need financial partners to carry out… Continue reading Private Equity and Venture Capital: key differences
Ciò che muove l’economia sono le innovazioni. È possibile finanziare questi progetti in modo efficiente? Quali figure professionali possono aiutare questo tipo di imprese? Il Venture Capital – chiamato anche fondo di Venture Capital e traducibile in capitale di ventura – è una forma d’investimento ad alto rischio, in quanto orientata a finanziare startup innovative… Continue reading Parliamo di ‘Venture Capital’
What is Innosuisse? Innosuisse is the Swiss Federal Agency for investments and innovation that supports science-based innovation in the interest of the economy and society through: innovation projects, support for start-ups, internationalisation and networking support. Mauro Andriotto, CEO of Andriotto Financial Services and Founder of the European Digital Assets Exchange platform (EDSX) has been appointed… Continue reading Mauro Andriotto is one of the new Innosuisse Experts!
The EIC Community Platform gathers the largest innovation community of its kind in Europe. It is an ensemble of people working across all fields and disruptive innovation areas Through the EIC Community, corporates, procurers, investors and other partners can access 5500+ quality stamped companies and more than 408 innovation-driven research teams from all around… Continue reading The EIC Impact Report 2021: The EIC Community
Every startup that needs funding and investment to develop its project, has its best shot with the EIC accelerator. But let’s start from the basis: What is the EIC accelerator “The EIC Accelerator supports individual Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), in particular Startups and spinout companies to develop and scaleup game-changing innovations. In some cases small mid-caps (up to 500 employees) are… Continue reading Why you need consulting service for preparing an EIC accelerator proposal?
The importance of value proposition canvas is that it helps companies position innovations around customer values and needs. Developed by Osterwalder, it ensures fit between products and markets. It examines relationships between segments and propositions in the Business Model Canvas. The canvas helps assess fit between propositions and customer needs. At AFS this is a… Continue reading Importance of Value Proposition Canvas
If you are reading this article, it is likely you have exhausted traditional funding options for your business as VCs, angel investors, and friends and family have not provided capital. Securing financing can be extremely challenging given today’s economic environment with cut-throat competition among startups. However, alternate business financing options exist for entrepreneurs struggling to… Continue reading Alternative Business Financing
The exciting news around Andriotto Financial Services (AFS) never stop coming! This time, we are extremely pleased to announce that our founder, Mauro Andriotto, is the key speaker at BLOCKCHAIN TECH Talks by Innovation Factory. The event will happen in Porcia (Italy) on the 25th of September 2019. Its key purpose is to establish that disruptive technology… Continue reading Mauro Andriotto is key speaker at BLOCKCHAIN TECH Talks