Discover our journey through 2017
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Talent Garden Universe at a Glance

Meet our big family!
We are now more than


In 2017 our community 
of digital and tech startups raised

€1.1 billion 

It’s all a matter of networking:
180 corporates and SMEs are partnering with us on digital innovation, education and high impact projects. Here are a few examples

Partnership with Google For Entrepreneurs

Talent Garden has been selected by Google as the onlyItalian partner of Google For Entrepreneurs, a projectthat aggregates the most successful tech communitieswith the aim of fostering a thriving startup ecosystem allaround the world.

The opening of Talent Garden Fondazione Agnelli

A brand new campus in Turin opened in partnershipwith the Agnelli Foundation. The futuristic coworking space features Siemens’ IoT sensors that allow the work environment to be customised according to the professionals’ needs.

We are passionate about tech and digital and we love to share the culture of innovation all over the universe!

Discover our TAG books: a collection of 8 titles about digital transformation and the future of technology


We like the dreams of tomorrow better than the history of the past. That’s why we devise projects to support future generations

Tech industry is creating jobs faster than the rest of the industries in Europe. That’s why we choose to connect the most vibrant tech cities and to create a constellation of digital innovators.

Kaunas , Vienna , Barcelona
Tirana, Bucharest, Milan
Brescia, Turin, Sarzana
Rome, Pordenone, Pisa
Padua, Genoa, Cosenza

Who are Talent Garden’s Explorers and Innovators?

Greetings from all the taggers! Let us give you some awesome news

Partnership with Google
For Entrepreneurs

Startup 24.2%
Investor 1.5%
Agency 10.3%
Other 1.7%
Media 2.1%
SME 35%
Freelancer 19.7%
Corporate 5.5% 

Every day 235 companies grow their businesses in our spaces and we are super proud about it

In which sector do they operate?

Business & productivity 54%
High Tech 21%
Lifestyle & entertainment 11%
Mobility & transportation 8%
Financial services 5.5%
Life sciences & agriculture 0.5%


of our members started new projects and partnerships because of the valuable connections they established within Talent Garden

Our Community Success Stories

Sit down and listen up: we have a lot of success stories to tell you. Here are some of them: download the complete report to discover them all

Eni and Talent Garden:

Eni entered Talent Garden Calabiana in Milan with its Open Lab to create connections with innovators. The multinational oil and gas company was looking to add a new dimension to its innovation path as well as becoming more competitive.Eni worked with Talent Garden to build a complex and interdisciplinary project within the first Master in Business Data Analysis through a mentorship programme for the students, as well as co-organising meetups to aggregate the expertise of the data analysis community in Milan.


The idea of Clairy was born two years ago at Politecnico di Milano from a thesis project by Vincenzo Vitiello and Alessio D’Andrea, who designed a vase with the potential to fight indoor air pollution. Paolo Ganis – co-founder of Talent Garden Pordenone – joined the project, giving rise to an innovative new startup. Clairy’s mission is to raise awareness of green ethics and healthcare issues. Since its launch, Clairy followed an acceleration programme in the Silicon Valley, completed a successful campaign on Kickstarter, and this year received a €2 million investment from the European Union thanks to the Horizon 2020 programme.

Giulia Pagan

Giulia has been selected for the Master in Digital Transformation for Made in Italy from more than 1,800 candidates, with the goal of becoming a digital transformation expert; driving companies forward in the Digital Economy, improving organisational processes, products and services and employing the most innovative digital technologies and methodologies. Today Giulia works at PwC Italy’s Innovation unit, a leading business in strategic, legal and fiscal consulting.


MDOTM – the Fintech startup based in Talent Garden Calabiana in Milan – is the first to be selected for Google For Entrepreneurs’ BlackBox Connect programme. Thanks to the partnership Talent Garden signed with Google, the team will spend a period in Silicon Valley at Fact0ry, an innovative hub in San Francisco where the best entrepreneurs around the world gather to innovate their businesses and lay the foundations for new partnerships. In the next few months, MDOTM is planning a capital increase to accelerate R&D and boost their sales network throughout Europe, building towards becoming a full asset management firm in its own right.

Our Community Success Stories