• H-Farm opens up applications for its new Seed Program

    H-Farm, the Italian VC-slash-incubator-slash-holding company based in the countryside near Venice, just announced the opening of their new Seed Program. H-Farm will provide financing for three months worth of development, in which teams will work in their new Startup Village, and claims it will take a minority share in each company, but doesn’t add specific details. We’re… Read More

  • SplitGigs, a gig sharing platform that aims to bypass shady promoters

    SplitGigs is a social network that helps emerging bands or musicians find gigs to play. It’s a simple idea: let bands swap slots in their upcoming gigs so that in return for letting a competing act play, they get to do the same the other way. The result is that both bands get an extra opportunity to get their music heard. That’s the theory anyway, although in this… Read More

  • Italy's H-Farm is an incubator with ideas – and it's coming to London

    Italian startup incubator H-Farm Ventures is running a competition with $200,000 prize money to fund the the 10 most original and potentially successful ideas for web shows, interactive formats and what they call “trans-media narration”. Cirkus is a competition that ends on September 5th, 2009, and is open to anyone who can come up with a fresh and engaging web based program. Read More