How can startups use ‘corporate culture’ to innovate and embrace disruption? Week 3 of the Nature-Accelerator 2018

June 21st, 2018|

Corporate culture Corporate culture is the main instrument for corporate management, and one way to deal with the unintended negatives of growth. While startups or any business may dream of growth, with growth may come [...]

How do we analyze a startup market? Week 2 of the Nature-Accelerator 2018

June 12th, 2018|

Market Analysis Six forces press a company: competitive rivalry, threat of new entry, threat of substitution, supplier power, buyer power and complementary productives. While startups may face challenges breaking into and are remaining in the [...]

Why do we hack startup business model? Week 1 of the Nature-Accelerator 2018

June 6th, 2018|

Hack startups’ business models A business model is how a business can create, deliver and capture values, while making money or achieving what the company defines as success (Giulia Turra | Galileo Visionary District). Why [...]

Padua becomes the capital of green innovation Week 1 of the Nature-Accelerator 2018

May 30th, 2018|

The Nature-Accelerator is an intensive eight-week program to guide eight nature-based entrepreneurs towards a path of financial and environmental sustainability. It is part of the European project ECOSTAR, conceived and promoted by Etifor Srl and [...]


May 10th, 2018|

Exciting and anxious is how we could describe these last few months of recruiting and evaluation for The Nature-Accelerator. Following all this work and commitment came the hardest part, the selection. Overall, more than 250 [...]


April 6th, 2018|

The Nature-Accelerator has closed its call for applications with almost 250+ potential recruits offering sustainable solutions in the agriculture (150+), forestry (20+), ecotourism (60+) and natural resource (70+) sectors! All applications have been going through [...]