Interview with Giovanni Stracquadaneo, Co-Founder and COO of GenomeUp, the company that developed a digital ecosystem to support the diagnosis of rare genetic diseases

Giovanni Stracquadaneo is the Co-Founder and COO of GenomeUp, the company that developed a digital ecosystem to support the diagnosis of rare genetic diseases. Prior to GenomeUp, Giovanni worked as Founder and CEO of i2M Factory, an international digital agency…

Interview with Benedetta Arese Lucini, Co-Founder of Oval Money, a micro-savings and micro-investment app for digital natives for managing their personal finances

Benedetta Arese Lucini is the Co-Founder of Oval Money, a micro-savings and micro-investment app for digital natives for managing their personal finances. Benedetta worked in investment banking at Morgan Stanley in London and Credit Suisse in San Francisco. She then…

New venture capital operators for Italy: VC funds and investment clubs announced in 2020

The Italian venture capital industry is growing and getting more structured. This is certainly a consequence of the increasing attention of the Italian public institutions to themes related to innovation (read: National Innovation Fund: the government-sponsored funds to boost the…

Impact of Covid-19 on the Italian fintech & insurtech ecosystem: the 2020 research of the Fintech and Insurtech Observatory

According to the 2020 research of the Fintech and Insurtech Observatory at MIP, the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano, Covid-19 has accelerated the digitalisation of the financial and insurance industry in Italy. The lockdown period has changed the needs and…

IAG INDEX: the indicator that monitors investment opportunities for business angels in the Italian start-up ecosystem – first statistics

Italian Angels for Growth (IAG), the largest business angel network in Italy, recently presented the IAG INDEX, an indicator that aims at monitoring the vibrancy of the Italian start-up ecosystem in terms of investment opportunities for business angels. It also…