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Trade Mission Teams Reunite with Mentors

Trade Mission Teams Reunite with Mentors

On June 11th, participants in the Innovate!Europe Trade Mission dined at Palo Alto’s iconic deal-making restaurant, Il Fornaio, as part of their weeklong tour of Silicon Valley. During dinner, the entrepreneurs reconnected with many of the mentors from the Master Class in Zaragoza, Spain, including Madeline Duva, Barak Berkowitz, Benoit Bergeret, Mike Rogers, Michael Copeland, Bambi Franciso and David Sifry. Thanks to Madeline Duva for taking these photos of the dinner.

Introducing the Innovate!Europe Trade Mission Participants

Introducing the Innovate!Europe Trade Mission Participants

Over 250 companies from across Europe and Israel competed in the Innovate!Europe ’09 program for the title of Europe’s Most Promising Startup.  A select group of finalists, chosen by a world-class panel of serial entrepreneurs, investors and journalists, were invited to participate in this year’s Trade Mission to Silicon Valley. develops an AI-powered desktop companion that receives and reads news and social network updates to the user.  To learn more about Arimaz, download Guidewire Group’s Arimaz SCORECARD (PDF) and SCORECARD Legend (PDF). business intelligence. To learn more about Climpact, download Guidewire Group’s Climpact SCORECARD (PDF) and SCORECARD Legend (PDF). offers a semantic search engine dedicated to...

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Updated: Schedule for Innovate!Europe’s June Trade Mission

Updated: Schedule for Innovate!Europe’s June Trade Mission

Participants in Innovate!Europe will have an opportunity to put their newfound knowledge to use during an invite-only Innovate!Europe Trade Mission that will visit Silicon Valley, June 8-12, 2009. The Trade Mission will help accelerate your launch into Silicon Valley, introducing you to a high-level audience of venture capitalists, private investors and U.S. entrepreneurs, and facilitating access to financiers, partners and service providers who can further your company’s growth – all while immersing you in the Silicon Valley startup culture. It is intended to put you face to face with the people and companies that you need to know in order...

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Trade Mission Teams Reunite with Mentors

Trade Mission Teams Reunite with Mentors

On June 11th, participants in the Innovate!Europe Trade Mission dined at Palo Alto’s iconic deal-making restaurant, Il Fornaio, as part of their weeklong tour of Silicon Valley. During dinner, the entrepreneurs reconnected with many of the mentors from the Master Class in Zaragoza, Spain, including Madeline Duva, Barak Berkowitz, Benoit Bergeret, Mike Rogers, Michael Copeland, Bambi Franciso and David Sifry. Thanks to Madeline Duva for taking these photos of the dinner.

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NomaDesk Named Innovate!Europe Program’s Most Promising Startup

NomaDesk Named Innovate!Europe Program’s Most Promising Startup

NomaDesk, a document collaboration solutions provider, was awarded the “Most Promising Startup” honors at the 2009 Innovate! Europe Master Class. Organized by the Guidewire Group, and Innovate Ventures, the Innovate!Europe program identifies the top technology start-ups in Europe and Israel and helps them accelerate their business internationally while providing them with valuable exposure. Among the 168 promising start-ups that competed, NomaDesk stood out due to its potential – excellent technology, strong management team and already successful business model. As the “Most Promising Startup,” NomaDesk will spend three months in the Guidewire STUDIO, an in-residence business accelerator in the heart of...