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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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May 25th, 2016

Waynaut: the Lessons We Have Learnt in the Last Five Years

Matteo Lo Manto, UX Product Manager & Co-Founder di Waynaut

Five years history, two rounds funding, and a gradual refinement of the business model. Hundreds of hours spent in meetings and brainstorming, thousands of hours for programming and development, sometimes even at night, more than 200 presentations to potential customers …

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May 19th, 2016

VIDEO: The Italian start-up scenario explained by Councillor for Innovation Paolo Barberis

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“I’m analyzing this world [of Italian start-ups, ed] from my experience as an entrepreneur and also with the desire to make the digital world of innovation and technological development more and more vigorous.” These are the words with which Paolo …

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April 27th, 2016

Exit growth: a changing geography

Alessandro Petrich, Analyst at P101

Exit, the “magic word” when it comes to start-up investment, does no longer frighten Europe. According to the European Tech Exits Report by Tech.eu, in 2015, in the tech industry only, European exits have been 594 – 65% more than …

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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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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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