From Student, Straight to Emerging-Tech Entrepreneur

I consider my embarkation and journey on YouStartIT#5 to be rather serendipitous. A little more than a year ago, I was a stressed out, final year, 21-year-old student, reading for my Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Art at the [...]

By |June 1st, 2020|Categories: Startup contribution|Tags: , , , |

Reasons why you should first validate your idea for a tech business

We’re very proud to have launched our second edition of the YouStartIT Validator programme last month. This programme complements the Accelerator which is planned to kick off some time in September. Applications on will close on 18th June. The [...]

MITA Innovation Hub opens applications for the second edition of the MITA YouStartIT Validator Programme with a special focus on Covid-19

The MITA Innovation Hub (MIH) incubator, run by the Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA), has opened its applications for the second edition of the MITA YouStartIT Validator, a training programme for early-stage tech startups. Applications opened on Monday 18th May [...]

By |May 21st, 2020|Categories: MIH team contribution|Tags: , , , |

The story of Braintrip’s pivot away from a dementia-screening product …and then back to it again with renewed vigour

Braintrip team Having come from a research-oriented background, we initially thought that our idea had to undergo significant modifications before taking on a market-friendly form. For that reason, our original idea for creating a dementia-screening product based on [...]

MITA YouStartIT success stories: three years in the making

In a past article we answered the question about why should governments run and fund early-stage startup projects. Summarising, we argued that as part of an overall strategy and policy of creating economic wealth and well-being, these governments would want [...]

MITA YouStartIT Demo Day

Celuna (Time Ninja), Greenfly AI, Riktig, Secura, Vestis AI and Zink (Reap) are the six startups that graduated from the fifth edition of the MITA YouStartIT accelerator programme (YouStartIT#5), which kicked-off on Monday 2nd September 2019. Similar to the last [...]

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