Interview with Andrea Patricelli Malizia, CEO of IAMA Therapeutics, an Italian pharmaceutical company focused on neuroscience drug discovery

Andrea Patricelli Malizia is the CEO of IAMA Therapeutics, a preclinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialisation of novel medicines to make a difference in the lives of individuals suffering from brain disorders. Before IAMA Therapeutics, Andrea…

Interview with Alessandro Campanella, COO and CFO of Newlisi, an Italian company active in the sustainable management of sludge generated by wastewater treatment

Alessandro Campanella is COO and CFO of Newlisi, an Italian company active in the sustainable management of sewage sludge generated by wastewater treatment. Before Newlisi, Alessandro worked in financial advisory in different contexts, from auditing and corporate finance advisory (BIG4,…

Record investments in Italian insurtech in 2021. But investments in startups are still minimal

According to the research carried out by the Italian Insurtech Association (Iia) in collaboration with the Fintech and Insurtech Observatory of the Politecnico di Milano, the Italian insurtech industry started to grow: in 2021, investments were € 280 million, compared…

Guaranteed loans to innovative startups and SMEs: the 2021 statistics

According to the quarterly report produced by the Directorate-General for Industrial Policy, Competitiveness and SMEs of MISE, in collaboration with MedioCredito Centrale, in the period 2013-2021, the Guarantee Fund for SMEs has managed 19,901 financing operations, potentially providing guarantees on € 4.3 billion…

The 16 winning startups of Fin+Tech, CDP Venture’s accelerator programme for fintech and insurtech

The first call of Fin+Tech, the three-year acceleration programme for fintech and insurtech startups launched by CDP Venture Capital, a joint initiative with Digital Magics, Startupbootcamp and Fintech District, closed with 16 startups selected. Fin+Tech started with an initial endowment…