Italian real estate crowdfunding: the 2021 statistics of CrowdfundingBuzz

According to CrowdfundingBuzz, in 2021, the Italian real estate crowdfunding platforms raised € 99.2 million in favour of 267 projects. This represents 1,5 times the amount raised in the previous year (€ 65 million) and 2.7 times the capital raised…

Startups and corporates for digital innovation in Italy. Expected +4% of investments by corporates in 2022

Italian companies have understood how digital innovation is crucial for competitiveness and growth. As a result, in 2022, almost half of the large Italian companies and SMEs will increase their ICT budget, with investments in innovation expected to grow by…

New venture capital operators for Italy: VC funds and investment initiatives announced in 2021

2021 was a significant year for the Italian venture capital industry. For the first time in Italian history, investments into startups exceeded the threshold of € 1 billion, with unprecedented annual growth (for more details: “Investments in Italian startups reached…

Investments in Italian startups reached € 1.46 billion in 2021, +118% on 2020

According to the research of the Hi-tech Startup Observatory of the School of Management of the Politecnico di Milano in collaboration with InnovUp - Italian Innovation & Startup Ecosystem, total equity investments in Italian hi-tech startups reached € 1.461 billion…

The 2022-2024 Strategic Plan of CDP (Cassa Depositi e Prestiti)

In November 2021, CDP (Cassa Depositi e Prestiti), the Italian investment bank owned by the Ministry for the Economy and Finance and banking foundations supporting the innovation, growth and internationalisation of small, medium and large enterprises, approved the 2022-2024 Strategic…