New venture capital operators for Italy: VC funds and investment clubs announced in 2020

The Italian venture capital industry is growing and getting more structured. This is certainly a consequence of the increasing attention of the Italian public institutions to themes related to innovation (read: National Innovation Fund: the government-sponsored funds to boost the…

National Innovation Fund: the government-sponsored funds to boost the Italian start-up ecosystem

The “National Innovation Fund” (NIF, in Italian: “Fondo Nazionale Innovazione”) is the € 1 billion government-sponsored program to boost the Italian start-up ecosystem. For more details on the creation of the National Innovation Fund, read: National Innovation Fund: a hope for the…

Italian AI National Strategy: the plan drafted by the MISE’s Group of AI Experts

The Ministry of economic development (MISE) just published the National Strategy on artificial intelligence (AI). The document was drafted by a group of 30 experts in the field of artificial intelligence, in 1,5 year of work. MISE considers the definition…

The 2020-2022 business plan of CDP Venture Capital, the Government body that promotes Italian innovative companies

In the past days, CDP Venture Capital, the Government body that promotes the growth and development of Italian companies with high technological content or innovation, approved its 2020-2022 business plan called “From Italy to innovating Italy”. The plan’s main objective…