.itCup Registro, the competition for startups promoted by the CNR, ends the 2017 edition with the victory of Ludwig, the first linguistic search engine that helps to write correctly in English. The final, held in Rome, Thursday 26 October, in the presence of the CNR President Massimo Inguscio, starred the six startup finalists chosen in July from more than a 100 project entries, and who had already undergone three days of intensive training in Pisa in mid-October.
More than 100 applications were received, but only six teams were selected to appear from 4 to 7 October at the .itCup School in Pisa, during the Internet Festival, and at the final at the Rome CNR, on 26 October.
In Rome, before an audience made up of leading national investors in the startup sector and other well-known entrepreneurs, EasyTax Assistant, Ludwig, noon.care, Pharmercure, SmarTrainingSystem (STS), Glitch Factory will be carefully scrutinized by the jury, who will decide the winner of the already classic prize SanFranciscoDreaming, the chance to fly to Silicon Valley to attend the prestigious Startup School of Mind The Bridge.
The cannon shot has gone off! As from today, 5 May 2017, the sixth edition of the .itCup organized by Registro .it is on its way. At the stroke of midnight, the traditional startup competition celebrated the official start of the call for entries, the registration phase, which is open until 23.59 of 3 July 2017. So to register for the 2017 edition there are 60 days. The competition is open to both already legally constituted startup companies and also groups of young persons with business ideas still at the developmental stage, as long as they are relevant strictly to the ICT sector.