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

By |2020-05-27T08:09:11+02:00May 26th, 2020|MIH team contribution|

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 www.mih.mt will close on 18th June. The Validator programme is planned to begin on 6th July, and will be delivered completely online [...]

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

By |2020-05-21T12:45:37+02:00May 21st, 2020|MIH team contribution|

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 and will close on Thursday 18th June 23.59 CET. It is a revamped edition with [...]

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

By |2020-01-14T12:39:50+01:00January 14th, 2020|Startup contribution|

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 the algorithm that we developed was put aside in favour of a concept that would [...]

MITA YouStartIT success stories: three years in the making

By |2019-12-20T11:11:52+01:00December 20th, 2019|MIH team contribution|

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 to create a startup ecosystem to tap the business ideas and talent of tech entrepreneurs, [...]

MITA YouStartIT Demo Day

By |2019-12-20T11:15:40+01:00December 19th, 2019|MIH team contribution|

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 edition of YouStartIT, and to other accelerators, YouStartIT#5 ended with Demo Day, the culmination of [...]