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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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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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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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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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October 6th, 2016

The online wine market in Italy and abroad: a world to explore

Marco Magnocavallo, Founder of Tannico

When talking about online wine sales, many people tend to label them as a niche, but is it really such a small segment? Here is some overall data: • Italian wineries are more than 100,000; • The Italian wine industry …

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July 27th, 2016

Southern Europe, the new cradle for innovation

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When talking about start-ups and innovation in Europe, our thought immediately goes to cities like London and Berlin. Sometimes Amsterdam, or Paris. The southern area of the old continent has so far been a little acclaimed and silent player. This …

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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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