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…

Investments in Italian startups reached € 1.46 billion in 2021, +118% on 2020

According to the research of the Hi-tech Startup Observatory of the School of Management of the Politecnico di Milano in collaboration with InnovUp - Italian Innovation & Startup Ecosystem, total equity investments in Italian hi-tech startups reached € 1.461 billion…

ItaliaFintech: fintech loans to SMEs reached € 2.3bn in the first 9 months of 2021

According to a survey of ItaliaFintech, the association that brings together some of Italy's leading digital finance players, in the period January-September 2021, the total value of loans provided to SMEs through fintech platforms reached over €2.3 billion (2.2x compared…

Fintech is the Italian industry with the fastest growing company valuations. The results of IAG INDEX 2021

Italian Angels for Growth (IAG), the largest business angel network in Italy, recently presented the 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…