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March 9th, 2017

VC Party: the value of networking

Jan Borgstädt, Partner JOIN Capital

On February 27th and for the second year, the German JOIN Capital and the Italian P101 organized the VC Party, within the framework of the SuperVenture conference. This conference is the “sister” of SuperReturn International – the famous private equity …

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March 2nd, 2017

E-commerce and traditional retail, a new friendship

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The Italian digital market is taking off: the number of customers has increased to 21 million, and purchase frequency and average amount have increased too. 2017 could be the year that sees the highest e-commerce growth since 2010, reaching a …

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February 23rd, 2017

Insurtech: the new face of insurance

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974 companies in 53 countries for 16.5 billion dollars investment. It is the insurtech industry, which in recent years has undergone a real boom. In the first half of 2016 the number of transactions has almost doubled compared to the …

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February 16th, 2017

Cyber security, an investment opportunity for innovation

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Over 1600 deals for more than $13 billion that have been invested since 2012. An estimated growth  of 700% over the next 10 years, and the creation of 2 million new jobs in the US alone. We are talking of …

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February 9th, 2017

Innovation, a Mediterranean formula

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Forget Silicon Valley: Europe is more and more often in the spotlight when it comes to start-ups. The latest news is that Facebook, along with the businessman Xavier Niel, will open the world’s largest company incubator in Paris. It will …

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February 2nd, 2017

Big data, a whole new life for companies (if they learn how to use them)

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The transformational potential of big data is huge. The volume of data continues to double every three years as information pours in from digital platforms, wireless sensors, virtual-reality applications, and billions of mobile phones. Data-storage capacity has increased, while its …

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January 25th, 2017

Virtual reality and augmented reality: are they really the future?

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According to TechCrunch experts, by the year 2018 our smartphones will be able to support virtual reality and augmented reality. This is despite a fluctuating market, that last year had to face some difficulties – especially in the field of …

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January 18th, 2017

A year of surprises for logistics

Antonio Perini, founder and CEO of Milkman

In the past the world of last-mile delivery, that is the last part of the delivery route of items that are shopped online, had to adapt to the needs of couriers, but is now experiencing a momentous focal shift: today, …

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January 11th, 2017

Board metamorphosis in High-Tech companies

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner P101

Starting up a company is really hard work: it can be an on-off game where a single mistake can compromise everything. But what happens when a company grows moving away from the “start-up” phase and going into the “scale-up” territory? …

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