Years after crashing on Travis Kalanick’s couch, this Italian founder has raised $18 million for his startup

 For Mashape CEO Augusto Marietti, the Silicon Valley dream is playing out as well as could be imagined. In 2009, Marietti and his cofounder Marco Palladino — who’d formed a software company in Milan a year earlier — learned of and were accepted into TechCrunch50, a pitch competition that has evolved into today’s giant TechCrunch Disrupt events. As the event… Read More

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