Italian venture capital market: the 2020 statistics

The Italian early-stage segment (seed, startup and scaleup stages) registered an important growth in 2020. The Covid-19 pandemic accelerated the penetration of e-commerce and brought large corporations closer to innovation and startups. The trend that sees international investors focusing on…

Incubators and accelerators in Italy: the Social Innovation Monitor updated statistics

According to the 2020 report of Social Innovation Monitor (SIM), there are 212 incubators and accelerators in Italy, 15 more than last year. Approx. 60% of these companies are located in the north of Italy, mainly in Lombardy (26%), and…

Guaranteed loans to innovative start-ups and SMEs: the 2020 statistics

According to the quarterly report produced by the Directorate-General for Industrial Policy, Competitiveness and SMEs of MISE, in collaboration with MedioCredito Centrale, as of December 2020 the Guarantee Fund for SMEs has provided guarantees on € 2,5 billion of granted…