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April 27th, 2016

Exit growth: a changing geography

Alessandro Petrich, Analyst at P101

Exit, the “magic word” when it comes to start-up investment, does no longer frighten Europe. According to the European Tech Exits Report by Tech.eu, in 2015, in the tech industry only, European exits have been 594 – 65% more than …

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April 20th, 2016

Our Bet on Italy

Andrea Di Camillo, Managing Partner at P101

Our challenge for the year 2016 is to fulfill the promise we made in 2015 – that is, that companies in which we have invested will grow and become big employers and important economic realities of 2016, 2017 and all …

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April 13th, 2016

Investors Meeting 2016 and International Roadshow: a year of growth for P101

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On the terrace at P101 our Investors Meeting is going on. We tell our guests about the results we have achieved, and especially about future strategy. Today our startups present themselves to international investors and tell them about their idea, …

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April 6th, 2016

Online Design: the Lessons Learned by Juliette Bellavita, Founder of shoppable.it

Juliette Bellavita, founder and CEO at Shoppable

Scattered notes from a conversation with Juliette Bellavita, founder of Shoppable, the e-commerce reference website for lifestyle and unconventional décor. What have we learned, developed and perfected at Shoppable in three years, during which we have created a community of …

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March 30th, 2016

VIDEO: Venture Capital in Italy: Luigi Tommasini of the Italian Investment Fund (Fondo Italiano d’Investimento) explains his vision to Andrea di Camillo of P101

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“Innovation has entered the political agenda only in recent times. However, already in the year 2012 the Fondo Italiano had started wondering what could be done in this regard. Venture Capital […] was one of the main solutions we had …

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March 23rd, 2016

The future of computing

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner P101

“After a glorious 50 years, Moore’s law — which states that computer power doubles every two years at the same cost — is running out of steam”, has recently been published in The Economist. After five decades, the end of …

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March 16th, 2016

Last mile, or the “holy grail” of the new millennium

Antonio Perini, CEO and founder at Milkman

Many people ask us: why has the last mile (the last stretch of home delivery, the one that brings products to your home) become a topic of conversation not only for insiders but also among the general public? Just imagine: …

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March 9th, 2016

A good day starts in the morning

Mariano Ambrosio, Senior Analyst P101

All over the world, Italy is appreciated for its historic cities, its welcoming culture and its delicious food. Recently, though, Italy’s fame has not come from art or history, rather – believe it or not! – from its vibrant start-up …

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March 2nd, 2016

Big retailers: stellar delay in digitization

Luca Catzola, Venture Partner P101

Italian large retailers have an enormous potential but are afraid of the digital revolution. They shun omnichannel strategy, missing sales for tens of billions of Euros. Other industries, such as tourism and electronics, have seized the digital challenge – so …

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