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November 15th, 2018

Start Act: the draft law that can boost the world of Italian startups

By Andrea Di Camillo, Managing Partner of P101 SGR

From the Startup Act to the Start Act. A new regulatory framework (just a draft, at the moment) that should give a ‘shock to the Italian startup ecosystem’ – in the words of its petitioner, MP Mattia Mor. This proposal …

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November 6th, 2018

In Italy corporates are finally showing interest in start-ups

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Musement, Octorate and Bauzaar: three of our subsidiaries have been recently acquired by big corporates. On the basis of the French model, in Italy large companies have started looking at VC funds as engine of innovation. This can make a …

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October 17th, 2018

The wind of innovation blows from the Mediterranean

Giuseppe Donvito, P101 Partner

Madrid, Lisbon, Milan, Athens: here are the next VC capitals. The startup ecosystem of Southern Europe is worth as much as the Northern one and is attracting increasingly more investments. In Southern Europe you can breathe the fresh air of …

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October 4th, 2018

Change of pace for the Italian venture capital

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Many exits, investments constantly above 1million Euros and interest by foreign companies. These are the highlights of a market that is becoming more and more significant The Italian venture capital is scaling up. We are starting to see important numbers …

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September 20th, 2018

Billions-worth start-ups and increasingly powerful VCs: innovation speaks Mandarin

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China beats USA. In the second quarter of 2018, for the first time, Chinese start-ups collected more money than North American ones: exactly 47% of total financing by VCs versus 35%. This numbers, revealed by Crunchbase, are just some of …

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September 5th, 2018

Startups en rose: 2017 was the best year for women in VC, even if they only collected 2% of funding

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Gender gap exists in venture capital too, however in Italy 20% of angel investors are women Gender gap? It exists in accessing venture capital too. Data confirms this, even those from evolved markets such as the US: according to the …

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July 31st, 2018

Record year for the Italian venture capital, which aims to invest 500 million euros in start-ups

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The 31 deals that were closed in June, for a total funding of € 250M, raise hopes that 2018 could mark a turning point for the start-up market – which is the engine of the country’s growth 2018 is marking …

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July 12th, 2018

PropTech: the digital transformation that will change our way of living in houses and cities

Giuseppe Donvito, P101 Partner

Mipim, the real estate convention par excellence, discovers the new frontiers of technological innovation and disruption The new frontier of real estate – and of Fintech too – is called PropTech. It’s tech disrupting a hyper-conventional industry like that of …

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July 6th, 2018

AlpGIP widens its range of action. It’s the first Italian fund embracing more than one region

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AlpGIP has completed three investments and is currently reviewing 40 more. The first macro-regional fund supporting innovative SMEs from Northern Italy has welcomed today yet another region: Liguria The Alpine Growth Investment Platform (AlpGIP) is the first macro-regional fund targeting …

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