Events

We like hosting networking meetings with successful entrepreneurs, investors, and startup friends
Understanding the Design Sprint methodology

Understanding the Design Sprint methodology

Developed at Google Ventures, the Design Sprint methodology is a process that helps startup founders to design, prototype and get customers feedback on their business idea in just 5 days. It brings together business strategy, innovation, behavior science, design thinking, and more. On September, 17th, we are hosting a workshop for our startups and some guests organized by our friends at the Moze design studio.

Usability Testing Night

Usability Testing Night

This event is organized with the contribution of Nois3, a creative studio specialized in developing visual concepts, digital strategies, web and mobile applications. The folks at Nois3 are the organizers of the World Usability Day in Rome too. The participation is limited to startups founders, designers and product owners. You can ask for an invitation here.

Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on Public Administration

Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on Public Administration

The advent of artificial intelligence will bring on the table new and unexpected problematics and opportunities on which the legislator will be called to legislate. Or not. For this reason, Pi Campus merged with the Italian Parliament’s Intergroup on AI to organize a workshop for public administrators with the aim to inform Italian politicians on the most important aspects of the AI and provide them with some of the most important information required to face the new challenges.

Pi Networking with Luciano Pietronero and Walter Quattrociocchi

Pi Networking with Luciano Pietronero and Walter Quattrociocchi

During this event, we will introduce you to two new scientific data-based theories that explain the new world we live in. The first one is the Economic Fitness and Complexity methodology, that can be used for monitoring, planning and forecasting the economic growth of companies, specific industries and, in general, the innovation and creativity process. The second theory describes the cognitive determinants behind misinformation and rumor spreading, and was already included in the Global Risk Report presented by the World Economic Forum. The event is invite-only. You can request an invitation here

Driving an Autonomous Future

Driving an Autonomous Future

On Friday, June 28th we organize a founders meetup with Andrew Kouri, former developer of the Tesla autopilot, who left Elon Musk’s company to found lvl5, a company focusing on deep learning, computer vision, and maps for autonomous vehicles. lvl5 was backed by Y Combinator, and we invested in the startup during the W17 Demo Day. Andrew and his co-founders recently agreed to be acquired. During the meetup, Andrew will talk about the process of starting a company, working with co-founders, and eventually making the decision to sell a company.

These events are reserved to Pi Campus founders and our guests. If you were not invited, you can request an invitation here. Be aware that requesting an invitation does not guarantee an invitation from us.

Founders Meetup with Nicola Mattina

Founders Meetup with Nicola Mattina

On Tuesday, June 25th we organize a founders meetup with Nicola Mattina, who recently sold Stamplay, the startup he co-founded with Giuliano Iacobelli, to Apple. Nicola will share with us the lessons he learned during his journey from starting up the company to deciding to sell it and, finally, selling to one of the leading companies of the technology ecosystem.

What Happens When We Let Go Everything Important We Thought We Had?

What Happens When We Let Go Everything Important We Thought We Had?

We are hosting a conversation with the author of the novel I solitari, a book that explores the challenges the new generation of talent, those young people who work in the startups we fund, is facing, and analyzes the crisis and transformation our society is experiencing. Join us to discuss the topics with writer and politician Alessandro Fusacchia.

Teaching Fairness to Machine

Teaching Fairness to Machine

Today, AI systems and products are becoming widespread in many aspects of everyday life, from insurance to policing and online platforms. Can we ensure that an algorithm is fair to everyone? While fairness has now become an essential concept in machine learning, its adoption still requires a fundamental shift in how we view and perceive intelligent systems. Join us to discuss this topic with Silvia Chiappa, Senior Research Scientist at DeepMind.

Pi Event with Carlo D’Asaro Biondo

Pi Event with Carlo D’Asaro Biondo

The Internet already triggered a revolution in the life of every one of us, but we are now facing a second revolution in which artificial intelligence, internet of things, and the digital economy will further change what is already changed. Join us to discuss with Google EMEA President Partnership Carlo D’Asaro Biondo why and how everything we thought we know is about to change again. Request an invitation

Pi Networking With Massimiliano Magrini

Pi Networking With Massimiliano Magrini

Massimiliano Magrini is an Italian entrepreneur and investor. He cofounded the venture capital fund United Ventures, a high-tech start-up investment fund financed by private individuals and institutional investors. Recently, Massimiliano published a book about divergent thinking at the origins of innovation.

Join us to discover how to turn dissatisfaction in stimulus to innovate.

Presenting The New Prince

Presenting The New Prince

To celebrate Pi Day, we are hosting a special event during which our founder Marco Trombetti will present his upcoming book The New Prince – Why and How to Startup. Join us to discuss the counterintuitive reasons and strategies that led to success the new generations of entrepreneurs.

Pi Design Competition

Pi Design Competition

Two times per year, we invite top coders and designers from our network to a knockout competition that takes place during a special party. This is an opportunity for our startups to meet the smartest developers and designers.

Apply to take part.

Pi Networking with Samantha Cristoforetti

Pi Networking with Samantha Cristoforetti

A conversation about finding your way to the stars, with one of the ESA astronauts who spent the most days in the space. By invitation only.

Pi Networking with Ariel Poler

Pi Networking with Ariel Poler

We will host a fireside chat with Ariel Poler, serial entrepreneur, mentor, and investor, followed by a networking aperitif. Ariel is the founder of Human Augmentation Syndicate, a company devoted to enhancing human capabilities in the next decade, and an investor who took part in some of the most interesting VC rounds in the Silicon Valley.

Pi Networking with Illia Polosukhin

Pi Networking with Illia Polosukhin

Illia is the co-founder of NEAR.ai, where he is teaching machines how to code, former Engineering Manager at Google, one of the authors of a paper which first described the Transformer model implemented in tensor2tensor, “Attention is all you need” (Vaswani et al. 2017), and has worked on neural network architectures and NLP. Join us in hearing from Illia how this will impact the future of software development.

Pi Networking with Adi Rosenfeld

Pi Networking with Adi Rosenfeld

We are hosting a meeting with a delegation of Israeli investors and entrepreneurs guided by Adi Rosenfeld, with the goal to establish a proficuous and long-lasting relationship between the Israeli and the Italian innovation ecosystem

Pi Networking with Carlo Gualandri and Roberto Bonanzinga

Pi Networking with Carlo Gualandri and Roberto Bonanzinga

Join us to discuss what happens when starting up a company in a market disrupted by the digital revolution and the new challenges for venture capitalists and business angels. Our guests are Carlo Gualandri, one of the men who most contributed to building up the Italian Internet market, and Roberto Bonanzinga, Investment Partner at InReach Ventures, the first AI-powered investment firm to be fully focused on the early stage European sector.

Ai and the Future of Mobility

Ai and the Future of Mobility

From autonomous cars to drone delivery, Artificial Intelligence has already worked its way into the fabric of our daily lives. Many experts believe AI is poised to transform the mobility industry – creating an entirely new ecosystem for how we move through the world. But how will an AI-driven transportation revolution change some of our most beloved cities and the lives of its inhabitants?

Join us at Pi School as our panel of experts discuss how we can embrace the positive changes AI promises while safeguarding the individual culture and heritage of cities like Rome.

Pi Campus at Rome Startup Week

Pi Campus at Rome Startup Week

Next week Pi Campus will take part in the Rome Startup Week, an amazing festival of events to federate local, national and international startup ecosystems operators and stakeholders around the themes of innovative entrepreneurship and investment in startups. Pi Campus is one of the main sponsors of the initiative and we will take part in the following events:

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