The MITA YouStartIT Validator -2nd Edition.. in a nutshell

By |2020-09-04T14:26:52+02:00September 4th, 2020|MIH team contribution|

The second edition of the MITA YouStartIT Validator Programme (Validator) managed by the MITA Innovation Hub (MIH) kicked off on Monday 6th July 2020 and came to an end on Tuesday 18th August 2020. Nine startup teams participated in the seven-week-long programme, with five teams making it through to the next phase of the YouStartIT [...]

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 [...]