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…

ItaliaFintech: fintech loans to SMEs reached € 2.3bn in the first 9 months of 2021

According to a survey of ItaliaFintech, the association that brings together some of Italy's leading digital finance players, in the period January-September 2021, the total value of loans provided to SMEs through fintech platforms reached over €2.3 billion (2.2x compared…

70% of Italian startups created jobs in 2020: the research of Egon Zehnder and VC Hub Italia

Even during the Covid-19 pandemic period, startups have continued to hire and offer opportunities for professional development with the growth of their businesses. According to the research conducted by Egon Zehnder and VC Hub Italia, Italian startups have continued to…