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 [...]

AI, Blockchain, AR and IOT at the core of YouStartIT tech entrepreneurs’ projects

“He is a coach that took me to a level that no one ever did”. These are the words Usain Bolt used to describe Glen Mills, Head Coach of the Jamaican Olympic athletics’ team, whose rigorous attention to detail and [...]

By |October 9th, 2019|Categories: MIH team contribution|

The role of mentors at MITA’s YouStartIT accelerator

Accelerators are sometimes referred to as mentor-driven programmes. But first let’s define what an accelerator is, and why mentors are so important. In the classic investor-driven model, an accelerator is a human institution that runs a programme that adds value [...]

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: MIH team contribution|Tags: , , , |

YouStartIT#5 Pre-Acceleration Completed – who made it to the accelerator?

It was a long six-week journey for the eight startups who made it to the final phase of YouStartIT#5 pre-acceleration period. Submitting an excellent application by the stipulated deadline was just the first step. Our evaluators needed more information and [...]

By |July 12th, 2019|Categories: MIH team contribution|
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