Interview with Edoardo Agamennone, Co-founder and Managing Partner of Levante Capital, an SIS (simple investment company) that invests in Southern European technology companies and assists them in their development in Asia

Edoardo Agamennone, Co-founder and Managing Partner of Levante Capital, an SIS (società d’investimento semplice) investing in Southern European technology companies and assisting them in their development in Asia. Edoardo is also a Lecturer at the Institut d'études politiques de Paris…

ItaliaFintech: fintech loans to SMEs reached € 2.3bn in the first 9 months of 2021

According to a survey of ItaliaFintech, the association that brings together some of Italy's leading digital finance players, in the period January-September 2021, the total value of loans provided to SMEs through fintech platforms reached over €2.3 billion (2.2x compared…

Fintech is the Italian industry with the fastest growing company valuations. The results of IAG INDEX 2021

Italian Angels for Growth (IAG), the largest business angel network in Italy, recently presented the updated analysis of the IAG INDEX. This indicator aims at monitoring the vibrancy of the Italian startup ecosystem in terms of investment opportunities for business…

Interview with Paolo Gesess, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of United Ventures, a leading Italian independent Venture Capital firm supporting visionary entrepreneurs to reinvent industries through technology

Paolo Gesess is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of United Ventures, a leading Italian independent Venture Capital firm supporting visionary entrepreneurs to reinvent industries through technology. Paolo has originated, managed, and exited venture capital deals since 1998. Before co-founding United…

Additional € 2 billion to the National Innovation Fund: an update of the government-sponsored funds managed by CDP Venture Capital

The “National Innovation Fund” (NIF, in Italian: “Fondo Nazionale Innovazione”) is the government-sponsored program created in 2019 to boost the Italian startup ecosystem. For more details on the creation of the National Innovation Fund, read: National Innovation Fund: a hope for…