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June 3rd, 2019

Innovation ecosystem: do Italian entrepreneurs do their part?

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“Together with financial resources, another important ingredient of a thriving start-up ecosystem  are entrepreneurs who are ready to engage in new projects,” stated Oecd in an assessment report of the Italian Startup Act, the policy including heterogeneous tools aimed at …

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May 17th, 2019

Creative destruction, trial and error, lateral thinking: but always keeping a focus on customers

Giuseppe Donvito, partner of P101 SGR

If there is a universal guide to innovation that every company should read, it is in the letters to shareholders that Jeff Bezos, owner of Amazon, writes every year. In particular, in the latest (published in April), the CEO of …

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May 13th, 2019

Mobility, Health, Real Estate, Finance: VC is looking at these increasingly tech industries

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2018: record year for VC investments in the world 2018 was a record year for the venture capital market not just in Italy but globally. According to Kpmg, VC investments have reached 254 billion dollars worldwide – a sharp increase …

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May 10th, 2019

2019 Investors Meeting: P101 explains how venture capital will evolve after the acceleration of year 2018

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Italian start-ups closed rounds for an overall amount of 480 million Euros in 2018. Deals that were worth at least 3 million euros amounted to a total of 408 million Euros. Italy is preparing to reap the benefits of government …

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April 15th, 2019

The French startup model, an inspiration for Italy and Europe

Andrea Di Camillo, Managing Partner of P101 SGR

Blablacar, Sigfox, Withings? They are Unicorns and they are French. Around Paris, innovation is pushed to the levels of London and Berlin. This was noted, at least since 2015, by the EY Venture Capital Barometer in France. The latest update …

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March 29th, 2019

There are more than 10,000 innovative startups in Italy

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Italy counts more than 10,000 innovative startups. This is good news for the Venture Capital market, since it means that VC funds can pick and choose from a wider basket, thus increasing their portfolio quality. The growing number of start-up …

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March 12th, 2019

The Italian venture capital market is coming of age, and with the boost of the new Budget Law it can grow even faster

Andrea Di Camillo, Managing Partner at P101 SGR

The new Budget Law comprehends several innovative measures that, if well directed by the Implementation Decrees that should see the light at the end of March, will give new impetus to the Italian market of Venture Capital. These measures all …

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February 25th, 2019

M&As can accelerate the change brought on by FinTech

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner of P101 SGR

Something is deeply changing in the relationship between banks and FinTech. Banks started to see FinTech startups as a threat only in 2010, but it wasn’t until five years later that they understood a simple truth: that instead of fighting …

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February 8th, 2019

Mymenu: “Here’s how, focusing on quality and giving value to drivers, we have become the largest Italian food delivery company”

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Here’s the story of Mymenu, which is growing and innovating, focusing on senior and business customers, in a global food delivery industry that is still far from break-even and that represents an open bet for venture capital. Mymenu is not …

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