BrainTrip wins Special Societal Impact award in Graz

By |2019-05-07T18:17:36+02:00May 2nd, 2019|Startup contribution|

One of the most important things that we have learned by being part of MITA’s Innovation Hub is the power and value of networking. On top of offering financial and physical resources, MITA empowers its startups to take on separate endeavours independently and with confidence. We believe that BrainTrip has internalized those valuable lessons during [...]

How MITA is Helping Small Startups Manifest Their Monumental Aspirations Into Reality

By |2019-03-05T14:09:45+02:00March 5th, 2019|Startup contribution|

One would expect that a relatively young startup such as BrainTrip would be taking a chance with any kind of accelerator in order to jumpstart its initiation into the ever-changing world of business. The rigidity of our scientific spirit, however, ensured that we remain incredibly selective when it comes to whom we chose to trust [...]

Why make a game on the blockchain

By |2019-03-04T13:10:47+02:00March 4th, 2019|Startup contribution|

As I was switching back to video games from ordinary iOS apps and both playing and designing board games, the rest of my co-founders explored the growing world of the blockchain, mining crypto, poorly investing in ICOs and, finally, learning how to create decentralized apps. Late spring last year as we were talking about Crypto [...]

Fintech Meetup on Banks, Cards and Crypto – January 2019

By |2019-02-03T10:35:20+02:00January 29th, 2019|Startup contribution|

In the last half of 2018, Fintechs raised a record $62 billion in investment globally. Despite 2018 being the torrid time for cryptocurrencies, blockchain – the underlying technology behind cryptocurrencies – had its best year ever both in terms of money raised and in number of deals. Source: Pitchbook These developments matter for Malta, as it [...]

TechWeave share their vision of a one-Nation DLT Framework

By |2019-01-17T11:26:09+02:00September 14th, 2018|Startup contribution|

In the global race of DLT implementation, the Government of Malta embarked into an ambitious mission to claim itself as The Blockchain Island, positioning the Nation at the front-line and cleverly regulating the sector thus creating favourable external conditions.  Consequently Blockchain companies are attracted to invest in Malta. Regulating the sector is an important milestone, [...]

A proprietary DLT with the potential for multi-million savings may be cooking at MIH Accelerator

By |2018-08-06T15:08:00+02:00August 6th, 2018|Startup contribution|

On the 5th floor in the 5th tower at Smart City an early stage Maltese start-up, TechWeave, is cooking a proprietary Permissioned Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) that has the potential to revolutionise our society and business ecosystem. SafeNet™ DLT, is a highly interoperable, scalable and secure peer-to-peer protocol designed to decentralise and automate complex processes, [...]

TARSOS: MedTech startup in YouStartIT#3

By |2018-07-18T15:44:57+02:00July 18th, 2018|Startup contribution|

A Maltese startup is developing wearable systems to continuously monitor individuals living with diabetes during their daily activities in order to detect arising foot complications at an early stage and reduce the risk of foot ulcerations and amputations. The startup, TARSOS, was founded by two researchers from the University of Malta, Dr Owen Falzon from [...]

Lessons learned from our experience at YouStartIT#3

By |2018-08-06T15:04:32+02:00July 18th, 2018|Startup contribution|

TechWeave is an early-stage start-up and one of the eight selected in the YouStartIT#3 cohort, an intense four-month programme run by the MITA Innovation Hub (MIH). The founders created TechWeave with the vision to see a better connected Maltese e-Society, where the stakeholders including the Government, its agencies and departments, citizens, the private sector (businesses) [...]

The expansion we dream of

By |2018-06-25T08:22:40+02:00May 12th, 2018|Startup contribution|

One year ago a team got together with no investment but with a dream of forever changing the current delivery industry, bringing it away from the outdated methods and into the game-changing digital solutions of this time. Everyone to this day has at least once ordered something online and probably has been put off [...]

Freshy – Think Global!

By |2018-06-25T08:34:54+02:00April 28th, 2017|Startup contribution|

Global thinking, an international scale of business beyond the local market, is our main focus deeply integrated in the DNA of our company. Freshy is a growing business founded in 2016. Our startup journey started from the JAYE (Junior Achievement Young Enterprise) Startup Programme where we competed with twelve teams of young and talented entrepreneurs. [...]