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November 15th, 2018

Start Act: the draft law that can boost the world of Italian startups

By Andrea Di Camillo, Managing Partner of P101 SGR

From the Startup Act to the Start Act. A new regulatory framework (just a draft, at the moment) that should give a ‘shock to the Italian startup ecosystem’ – in the words of its petitioner, MP Mattia Mor. This proposal …

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November 6th, 2018

In Italy corporates are finally showing interest in start-ups

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Musement, Octorate and Bauzaar: three of our subsidiaries have been recently acquired by big corporates. On the basis of the French model, in Italy large companies have started looking at VC funds as engine of innovation. This can make a …

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October 17th, 2018

The wind of innovation blows from the Mediterranean

Giuseppe Donvito, P101 Partner

Madrid, Lisbon, Milan, Athens: here are the next VC capitals. The startup ecosystem of Southern Europe is worth as much as the Northern one and is attracting increasingly more investments. In Southern Europe you can breathe the fresh air of …

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October 4th, 2018

Change of pace for the Italian venture capital

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Many exits, investments constantly above 1million Euros and interest by foreign companies. These are the highlights of a market that is becoming more and more significant The Italian venture capital is scaling up. We are starting to see important numbers …

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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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September 5th, 2018

Startups en rose: 2017 was the best year for women in VC, even if they only collected 2% of funding

NewsFromThePlatform

Gender gap exists in venture capital too, however in Italy 20% of angel investors are women Gender gap? It exists in accessing venture capital too. Data confirms this, even those from evolved markets such as the US: according to the …

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July 6th, 2018

AlpGIP widens its range of action. It’s the first Italian fund embracing more than one region

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AlpGIP has completed three investments and is currently reviewing 40 more. The first macro-regional fund supporting innovative SMEs from Northern Italy has welcomed today yet another region: Liguria The Alpine Growth Investment Platform (AlpGIP) is the first macro-regional fund targeting …

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May 9th, 2018

Logistics will be crucial for the future of Amazon, Uber and e-commerce itself

P101 in collaboration with Trademachines

It’s clear, by now, that the world of online retail has disrupted the way we shop. This is so true that even in our very neighbourhoods we happen to see small and medium-sized businesses surrendering to the hegemony of digital …

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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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March 28th, 2018

Cassa Forense invests 175M euros in EIF’s fund of funds AMUF, to finance PE and VC

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Cibati: “1% of our assets is in this asset class” German fund Bayerische Versorgungskammer has invested 500M euros in PE, the French Erafp has invested 200M, not to speak of the astonishing numbers of UK and USA funds: over 2B …

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