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…

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.…

Incubators and accelerators in Italy: the Social Innovation Monitor 2021 statistics

According to the 2021 report of Social Innovation Monitor (SIM), there are 229 incubators and accelerators in Italy (17 more than last year), of which 38 incubators certified by the relevant Chamber of Commerce (the list of accredited incubators is…

Top 2021 fundraising rounds according to EY Venture Capital Barometer Italia 2021

2021 was an unprecedented year for venture capital investments in Italy. This is also confirmed by the research of EY (Venture Capital Barometer Italia 2021), according to which Italian VC investments reached € 1.243 billion with 334 deals, more than doubling (+118,4%) the…