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July 10th, 2019

How to boost Italian Venture Capital? Streamline bureaucracy

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“The Italian venture capital has been suffering from a structural delay and hence it has fallen behind both on a dimensional and on a regulatory level. But, at least on the former, we are catching up. As for the latter, …

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Ob
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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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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May 23rd, 2018

Venture capital funds? In the long term, they’ll beat the market

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What are the returns on VC? On average, a diversified portfolio today makes about twice the funding provided to grow a business. And, surprisingly, first time funds’ performance is close to that of historical funds, which frees the field from …

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March 28th, 2018

Cassa Forense invests 175M euros in EIF’s fund of funds AMUF, to finance PE and VC

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Cibati: “1% of our assets is in this asset class” German fund Bayerische Versorgungskammer has invested 500M euros in PE, the French Erafp has invested 200M, not to speak of the astonishing numbers of UK and USA funds: over 2B …

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February 28th, 2018

European and Italian institutions investing in VC: why (and how) pension funds can help startups

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Public financing accounts for 18% of European VC funding. In three years, Italian pension and insurance funds will be able to provide startup s with 1 billion Euros “Europe’s economy is about the same size as that of the US, …

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