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…

Italian real estate crowdfunding: the 2021 statistics of CrowdfundingBuzz

According to CrowdfundingBuzz, in 2021, the Italian real estate crowdfunding platforms raised € 99.2 million in favour of 267 projects. This represents 1,5 times the amount raised in the previous year (€ 65 million) and 2.7 times the capital raised…

Startups and corporates for digital innovation in Italy. Expected +4% of investments by corporates in 2022

Italian companies have understood how digital innovation is crucial for competitiveness and growth. As a result, in 2022, almost half of the large Italian companies and SMEs will increase their ICT budget, with investments in innovation expected to grow by…