Fintech is the most interesting Italian industry for Italian Angels for Growth (IAG) investors. The results of IAG INDEX 2020-2021

Italian Angels for Growth (IAG), the largest business angel network in Italy, recently presented an 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…

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…

Investor Visa: € 40 million foreign investments attracted to Italy

The Investor Visa for Italy programme attracted approx. € 40 million of foreign investments in strategic areas for the development and competitiveness of Italy. The Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) launched the Investor Visa for Italy programme in November 2017.…