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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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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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May 17th, 2019

Creative destruction, trial and error, lateral thinking: but always keeping a focus on customers

Giuseppe Donvito, partner of P101 SGR

If there is a universal guide to innovation that every company should read, it is in the letters to shareholders that Jeff Bezos, owner of Amazon, writes every year. In particular, in the latest (published in April), the CEO of …

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September 20th, 2018

Billions-worth start-ups and increasingly powerful VCs: innovation speaks Mandarin

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China beats USA. In the second quarter of 2018, for the first time, Chinese start-ups collected more money than North American ones: exactly 47% of total financing by VCs versus 35%. This numbers, revealed by Crunchbase, are just some of …

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June 6th, 2018

The future of start-ups: what shall we expect by this “People’s Government”

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It has been called “government of the People” and also “Government of change” even before it was born. From June 4th, after 90 days of convulsive negotiations and several twists, Giuseppe Conte, lawyer and private law professor, is officially the …

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January 31st, 2018

Venture capital: the policy changes that will make it fly in 2018

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In the Finance Bill, a more generous deduction of 30%. But the real opportunity will be the European EuVeca reform, in March The big news that was so long awaited for by the world of Italian Venture capital? In the …

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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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December 20th, 2017

The 10 books and events you shouldn’t miss if you are an entrepreneur in 2018

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“Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.” Albert Einstein thought so. There is a rather easy way to increase our value as people before that as entrepreneurs: to read and …

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December 1st, 2016

How much innovation is there in the Italian retail industry?

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Not much, but rapidly growing – according to the Observatory for Digital Innovation in Retail, promoted by the Politecnico School of Management in Milan. If the absolute numbers of the Italian retail industry’s investment in technology are small – only …

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November 10th, 2016

Web Summit 2016, from Lisbon the new European innovation network

Andrea Di Camillo, Managing Partner at P101

53,000 participants, 15,000 companies from 166 countries, 7,000 CEOs, 21 conferences, an expected turnover of about 250 million euros. This is Web Summit 2016, that is taking place in Lisbon these days. The Web Summit is the most important technology …

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