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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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November 28th, 2018

P101 at LendIt, where the future of banking is told

Giuseppe Donvito, P101 Partner

P101 and BorsadelCredito.it represented Italy during the major European Fintech event. Where the next trends have been traced: open banking, Baas and challenger banks LendIt Fintech Europe 2018, the biggest European conference in the innovation of financial services, ended in …

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April 24th, 2018

Investors Meeting, 2018: P101 development and general future trends

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On April 19th, on the terrace of P101 headquarters in the heart of Milan, our Investors Meeting took place. It’s our annual event in which we look back on last year’s achievements as well as taking a look at the …

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April 9th, 2018

Artificial intelligence: the game changer in financial services

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner of P101 Ventures

Notes from London by Giuseppe Donvito, Partner of P101 In 2017 investors poured in over $15.2B in funding to AI startups across industries. It was a 141% jump in funding from 2016. This monster figure will decrease when machine learning …

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January 10th, 2018

Innovation? It implies a cultural change

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner of P101 Ventures

Forget open innovation and the other buzzwords: in order to seriously innovate, Boards must plan and activate a reorganization. And use M&A operations as a means to acquire new technologies “Innovation” is a mantra for contemporary managers. Everyone talks about …

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October 17th, 2017

The fintech revolution of P2P lending: product innovation, secondary loan market, re-bundled banking by the end of 2018. Forecasts from LendIT 2017

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The next 15 months will see a strong acceleration and profound changes in the world of P2P lending LendIt Europe ends in London with this this great promise. Two days were entirely devoted to the world of marketplace lending, an …

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March 23rd, 2017

The survival of banks in the digital age

Antonio Lafiosca, BorsadelCredito.it

VC-backed Fintech companies raised $12.7B across 836 deals in 2016. Europe Fintech deal activity reached five-year high, rising 11% compared to 2015 and 124% compared to 2011’s total. Indeed, European VC-backed companies raised $1.2B across 179 deals. This success is …

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October 13th, 2016

The future of peer-to-peer lending: highlights from Lendit Europe 2016

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner P101

With more than 200 speakers, several CEOs of the major Fintech platforms, various banks and asset management companies, as well as with the cooperation of the peer-to-peer Finance Association (P2PFA, the industry self-regulatory body), Lendit Europe is the most authoritative …

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July 13th, 2016

Time for Fintech and Banks to start a Beautiful Friendship

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner P101

So much has been written and said in recent months about Fintech, i.e. the technology that is dramatically changing the world of finance and banking. Banks are starting to question the future sustainability of their business model, which – as …

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