negg® finalist of the "Le Fonti Innovation Awards"

20 Nov 2018

A New great accomplishment for negg® which has been selected among the finalists of the VIII edition “Le Fonti Innovation Awards®”. Francesco Taccone, CEO of negg®, has been invited to the CEO SUMMIT, the main event of the “Le Fonti Awards®”, a roundtable discussion on a wide range of topics involving the economy and more. And besides negg® has been nominated for “Excellence of the year, Innovation and Leadership” category. The ceremony will take place on 22nd of November in Milan, at Palazzo Mezzanotte, where the Italian Stock Exchange is located. Our Company has been chosen on the basis of a survey conducted by over 40,000 qualified companies and professionals all over the world.

negg® has experienced a strong growth over recent years. Founded in 2014, it has very quickly emerged as a leader in information security and ICT engineering fields. In the modern world, which is highly competitive, negg® was able to successfully stand out from all the others for the high standards of products and safety applied strategies. Starting from a small business counted only a few employees, negg® has been able to promote itself as a reference point for the computer security in the new digital era, embodying the best of "Cybersecurity Made in Italy". In a short time, the Company has developed a sophisticated surveillance system which has been considered the most advanced on the market. This exponential growth has been possible, firstly thanks to the observation of the highest possible standards and secondly because of the excellent administrative strategy and continuous investment undertaken by the CEO Francesco Taccone, who immediately aimed at creating innovation, customers’ satisfaction and quality. In the light of the recent threatening predictions on the loss caused by cyber attacks, globally estimated in 3 thousands billion of dollars by 2020, the Taccone’s vision aimed at developing high standards security software to help companies to prevent ransoms requests, information leakage and data loss.

This important growth has not gone unnoticed and for this very reason, negg® has been selected as a finalist of the VIII edition of "Le Fonti Innovation Awards®", which is an annual awards ceremony recognizing organizations that demonstrate corporate excellence in the fields of business innovation, leadership, technological achievement and employee engagement. It has been recognized as one of the world's leading ceremonies of business awards and personal honours support services. The winners will be selected by a panel of experts composed of representatives of the academic, financial, business and legal fields. The show’s moderators of the prestigious event will be Alan Friedman (Author and International Journalist); Angela Maria Scullica (Editor in Chief at Le Fonti); Debora Rosciani (Radio24); Marco Gaiazzi (Mediaset, La7) and Giuseppe Di Vittorio (National Director at Le Fonti) and Alessandro Giuli (Journalist).

The prize-giving ceremony will be held before the usual prestigious audience of CEO and top executives of the main enterprises. The Italian and International press will widely report the event which is supported by the European Commission as well. Moreover “Le Fonti Awards” will be broadcasted live on and streamed 24-hour and 7-day on Il Sole 24 Ore (

Among the participants and the past gold winners there are: Hitachi Systems Cbt, Fujitsu, Epson, Vodafone, Unilever, Robert Bosch, Bmw, Sanofi, Menarini, Sanofi Pasteur Msd, Dompe’ Farmaceutici, Msd Italia, Isagro, Korian – Winmedical, Janssen-Cilag, Axa, Assicurazioni Generali, Banca Generali, Gruppo Allianz, Chiara Assicurazioni, Helvetia, Coface, Das, Aviva Italia, Salini Impregilo, Eni, Snam, Prysmian, Banca Mediolanum, Metro, Intesa Sanpaolo, Bnp Paripas, Versace, Sorin, Pioneer Investments, D’amico, Banca Generali, Indesit, Amplifon, Deutsche Bank, Rai – Radiotelevisione Italiana, Lottomatica, Societe Generale, Yves Rocher, Leasys , Deutsche Bank, Aberdeen, Unicredit, Ternienergia, It Way, Smartbox, Terna, Ibm, Novamont, Tesmec, Exprivia, Tbs, Elica, Prima Industrie, Swarovski, Panasonic, Ricoh.

The special program devoted to the event will include “The Gold Bar of the Winners”. There will be several authoritative contributions from Nobel Prize winners, Economists and Opinion leader: Joseph E. Stiglitz, Christine Lagarde, Kenneth Rogoff and Michael Spence.

The next stages of “Le Fonti Awards®” will take place in Hong Kong, London (London Stock Exchange), New York (Harvard Club), Dubai and Singapore.

About the nomination, Francesco Taccone has declared: “It is a privilege for our company to be a part of this ceremony. We are strongly committed to negg®’s growth and in this respect, we will undertake every effort to promote it. We believe that innovation and safety will be the two keywords of the future business market. We have already created high-quality products which are used and loved by thousands of customers all around the world. Anyway, we regard it just as a starting point because every day we try to push ourselves beyond our limits. Our motto is “if you can imagine it, we can create it”.

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