The Italian venture capital industry is getting interesting

The Italian venture capital industry is very young, and now is getting interesting. Domestic investors and professionals commenced to give proper attention to new entrepreneurial initiatives in 2012, when the Italian Government issued the Italian policy framework for innovative start-ups (also…

Game changers: the Italian emerging tech trends discussed in the 2019 Tech Insights Conference, organised by United Ventures

Every year in Milan, United Ventures (unitedventures.it), one of the leading Italian venture capital firms, organises Tech Insights, a conference that gathers in Milan senior executives, VCs and entrepreneurs from all over the world to discuss the latest technology trends…

Legal framework for innovative start-ups

In 2012, with the Decree-Law 179/2012 (the “Startup Act”), an extensive regulatory framework was introduced to support innovative enterprises with high technological value (the “innovative start-ups”). For the definition of innovative start-up read: Innovative start-ups and SMEs: definition for the…

Innovative start-ups and SMEs: definition for the Italian law

With the Decree-Law 179/2012 on “Further urgent measures for Italy’s economic growth”, converted into Law 221/2012, and also known as “Decreto Crescita 2.0” (“Growth Decree 2.0”) or "Start-up Act", the Italian Government introduced into the Italian legal system the possibility for companies to be…