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April 7th, 2021

Fintech will be bank, bank will be fintech

By Giuseppe Donvito, Partner of P101 SGR

Around the corner there will be many open challenges and surprises, in the post-Covid time that still needs to be imagined. According to McKinsey & Company, in 2020 European economies shrank by 11% on average, and the most updated estimates …

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March 18th, 2021

The competitive advantage of European technology lies in its purpose

Stefano Guidotti, Partner at P101

“Some say the Chinese have all the data and the Americans have all the money. But when I see what we have going for us here in Europe, I see that we have purpose”. European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager …

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November 2nd, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has consolidated the data economy

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner at P101

Data, data, data. They are at the center of the economy, they are the most important asset today. And the companies that know how to make the most of them will be only ones thriving. This year’s edition of Saastock …

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October 8th, 2020

Five steps to create value and innovate the economy and society through Venture Capital

Andrea Di Camillo, Managing Partner at P101

VC creates value and can act as a driving force for Italy’s recovery. We have always said so, but during the Covid-19 emergency evidence was there for all to see, since the emergency urged all well-established businesses to embrace digitization. …

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September 16th, 2020

AI and blockchain are the only means to revive business and the economy

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner at P101

Artificial intelligence and blockchain will soon be two essential elements of business models. They will apply to almost every industry, but only if companies will be able to integrate technology within their strategy with the aim to support human intelligence. …

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November 7th, 2019

Southern Europe is growing as an innovation centre

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Innovation is traveling south. The first signs of the strengthening of this trend are two events: the South Summit in Madrid at the beginning of October and the Web Summit in Lisbon at the beginning of November. These are two …

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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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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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December 13th, 2018

State action in favour of startups? Yes, if well balanced

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In the US, jobs come from start-ups. This was stated, among others, in a recent report by the Kauffman Foundation. It’s a trend that the OECD has been monitoring for about 20 years: big corporates are firing employees, while innovative …

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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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