Impact of Covid-19 on the Italian fintech & insurtech ecosystem: the 2020 research of the Fintech and Insurtech Observatory

According to the 2020 research of the Fintech and Insurtech Observatory at MIP, the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano, Covid-19 has accelerated the digitalisation of the financial and insurance industry in Italy. The lockdown period has changed the needs and…

IAG INDEX: the indicator that monitors investment opportunities for business angels in the Italian start-up ecosystem – first statistics

Italian Angels for Growth (IAG), the largest business angel network in Italy, recently presented the IAG INDEX, an indicator that aims at monitoring the vibrancy of the Italian start-up ecosystem in terms of investment opportunities for business angels. It also…

Online establishment of Italian innovative start-ups: the new record during Covid-19 pandemic

Since July 2016, innovative Italian entrepreneurs can establish and register their start-ups at the Chamber of Commerce with the Italian Business Register in a free and fully digitalised manner, with the technical support of their own Chamber of Commerce (CCIAA)…

The Italian FinTech ecosystem: the current status according to the EY and FinTech District research

EY, together with the FinTech District, conducted a research on the FinTech ecosystem in Italy. After an introduction on the Italian financial industry, the study focuses on FinTech start-ups operating in Italy. THE FINANCIAL INDUSTRY The banking sector in Italy…

Blockchain for SMEs and entrepreneurs in Italy: the first study published by OECD and CFE

Italy is the first European country to publish a study on the development of the blockchain technology and the impacts on Italian start-ups and SMEs. The study "Blockchain for start-ups and SMEs in Italy" (“Blockchain per startup e PMI in…