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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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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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January 9th, 2019

Why the IT industry (and software in particular) is not a bubble

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner of P101 SGR

SaaS spending will grow by 8.5% annually over the next three years. GDP will grow by 2.3%. In the last 6 years, venture capital investments in SaaS companies have grown by four times. AI, machine learning, cloud and content creation: …

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July 12th, 2018

PropTech: the digital transformation that will change our way of living in houses and cities

Giuseppe Donvito, P101 Partner

Mipim, the real estate convention par excellence, discovers the new frontiers of technological innovation and disruption The new frontier of real estate – and of Fintech too – is called PropTech. It’s tech disrupting a hyper-conventional industry like that of …

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June 20th, 2018

Value Creation in Venture Capital

Giuseppe Donvito, Partner of P101 Ventures

Talent scouting and coaching, here’s how VC funds help companies and investors grow their assets The subject of value creation of an asset class such as VC has become more and more important to the Italian system, which is growing …

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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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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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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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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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February 16th, 2017

Cyber security, an investment opportunity for innovation

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Over 1600 deals for more than $13 billion that have been invested since 2012. An estimated growth  of 700% over the next 10 years, and the creation of 2 million new jobs in the US alone. We are talking of …

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