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December 20th, 2018

Italian start-up funding is higher than expected: almost 600 million euros at the end of November

Andrea Di Camillo, Managing Partner of P101 SGR

Halfway through the year, we stated that the market of investments into Italian start-up companies would reach half a billion euros by the end of 2018. It seemed like an unusual size for Italy, whose market has always been around …

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September 19th, 2017

P101 Ventures at the Tech Tour: Giuseppe Donvito tells that “Italy is attractive for venture capital. But we need more funding”

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Increasing the scale of Italian venture capital funds and encouraging the encounter between venture capitalists and innovators who want to translate their out-of-the-box ideas into business. These are the two pillars on which the growth of the Italian venture capital …

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April 20th, 2017

Investors Meeting and International Roadshow 2017: an intense and positive year for P101

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On the rooftop of P101, our annual Investors Meeting is taking place. Today, we explain our latest achievements but also our strategy for the future. This past year has been an intense time for P101, our team has grown in …

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June 22nd, 2016

What’s Hot? Digital Innovation Needs Physical Logistics

NewsFromThePlatform in collaboration with Milkman

There is great excitement in the world of logistics and transport. Amazon Fresh has recently landed in London with same-day fresh food delivery; the freight forwarding company Flexport has swept onto TechCrunch radar and a Facebook group has filled the …

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June 16th, 2016

Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers Internet Trends are our future: here’s why entrepreneurs cannot ignore them

Andrea Di Camillo, Managing Partner at P101

The highly anticipated Mary Meeker and Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers data were finally published two weeks ago. Every year in this season, Mary Meeker and the KPCB fund draw the numbers and trends of the global technological and digital market …

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June 9th, 2016

What could encourage innovation in Italy? More freedom for institutional investors

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As frequently highlighted by researchers and the industry, the importance of looking beyond traditional investment tools, as well as recognizing the potential difficulties associated with alternative investments (such as illiquid asset class restrictions), is accepted all over the world. Institutional …

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April 20th, 2016

Our Bet on Italy

Andrea Di Camillo, Managing Partner at P101

Our challenge for the year 2016 is to fulfill the promise we made in 2015 – that is, that companies in which we have invested will grow and become big employers and important economic realities of 2016, 2017 and all …

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March 30th, 2016

VIDEO: Venture Capital in Italy: Luigi Tommasini of the Italian Investment Fund (Fondo Italiano d’Investimento) explains his vision to Andrea di Camillo of P101

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“Innovation has entered the political agenda only in recent times. However, already in the year 2012 the Fondo Italiano had started wondering what could be done in this regard. Venture Capital […] was one of the main solutions we had …

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March 9th, 2016

A good day starts in the morning

Mariano Ambrosio, Senior Analyst P101

All over the world, Italy is appreciated for its historic cities, its welcoming culture and its delicious food. Recently, though, Italy’s fame has not come from art or history, rather – believe it or not! – from its vibrant start-up …

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February 17th, 2016

Start-up: Italy’s great opportunity

Andrea Di Camillo, Managing Partner at P101

$89 billion: that’s the value of innovation in the USA. That’s because 83% of the total value of US research & development ($108 billion) comes from companies born and bred thanks to venture capital investment. But that’s not all. The …

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