The Week in Italian Startup discusses and analyzes the latest news from the Italian startup ecosystem. Giacomo Mollo is a former academic in philosophy turned tech investor. He is co-founder and partner of iN3 Ventures, a corporate innovation and VC firm. Niccolò Sanarico is an Oxford MBA and a software engineer with a passion for innovation and startups. He is currently an Investment Manager at Primo Ventures SGR, a venture capital firm based in Italy.
Wetacoo, Aryel, Algor, and others raise funding. Epsilon Bio was acquired by Chroma, Keyless was acquired by Sift, Alira Health acquired PatchAI, and more M&A. CDP Venture Capital launches Tech4Planet. Oltre Impact launches Oltre III.
30 min 31 sec
BionIT Labs, TOT, Deesup, Neuron Guard, Endurance Group, and Random Power raise funding. Genenta files for an IPO. Acquisitions by Teamsystem, Lutech, and Datrix. The EU launches Cassini. The FT on Investing in Italy.
27 min 36 sec
Viceversa, Sibill, and Emotiva raise funding. Namirial, Gada Group, IBM, and Amilon go shopping. Reading or listening to this week: the IAG index, Let’s Venture, and a call for bigger VCs. The Harmonic Innovation Hub.
28 min 40 sec
Midori, Step4Business, Herbolea raise funding. The Italian government funds CDP Venture Capital with €2bn. IPOs (Defence Tech, Alfonsino) & liquidations (Vetrya). AppQuality, Hippocrates Holding, and ISEO go shopping
25 min 28 sec
Join our discussion on what is happening in the EU in the Early Stage ecosystem; SWG strategy and how they grew B2B companies in the past two years.
42 min 40 sec
Credem invests in the USA. 3DNextech raises funding. Atida acquires efarma.com. An interview with Claudia Pingue. Azimut and Gellify move East.
20 min 3 sec
WeRoad, Sidereus, Divinea, WelMed, and others raised funding. Seco acquired a German IoT company. Doctolib acquired dottori.it. MotorK plans an IPO before the end of the year.
32 min 43 sec
Matchplat, Endu, Mylab Nutrition, and others raise funding. MotorK shops in France and Spain. New funds: Five Seasons launches Fund II; Azimut launches a crypto fund.
28 min 6 sec
Join me and Niccolò Sanarico from Primo Ventures in our discussion on the latest updates in the Space Economy. We talk with Raffaele Mauro, GP of Primo Space, one of the first VC funds launched in Italy focused on Space tech.
36 min 18 sec
Futurely, MDOTM, Lithium Lasers, and others raised funding; ITATech 2.0; reports from Startup Wise Guys, Legal Tech Italy, and other readings; the State of the European Tech 2021.
31 min 21 sec
Treedom, Exein, and others raise funding; lessons learned from TrueLayer’s new unicorn status.
24 min 51 sec
Caracol, Epicura, and 4Securitas raise funding; CDP VC announces a new fund; Objectway shops in Germany; the relevance of Italian crowdfunding.
35 min 38 sec
Scalapay raises $155m; BlackSheep Ventures announces the first closing at €40m; MiScusi opens in London, Wallapop launches in Italy; Piacentini joins Exor Seeds.
31 min 43 sec
Italian founders raising funding abroad (Heroes, Eight Sleep); Newcleo raises capital for nuclear energy; My Solar Family and Kyklos are acquired; Renovacor in a SPAC merger.
28 min 12 sec
New funds for Oversonic Robotics, Tau Group, and Corticale; Exor invests in India; Telepass launches Telepass Digital; Neva SGR opens its fund to private investors; CDP Xjobs.
32 min 43 sec
Summer rounds for Entando, Resalis Therapeutics, Enerbrain, YOLO, Seedata, and HT Material Science; Helbiz completes its listing on the NASDAQ.
25 min 17 sec
Funding rounds announced by Walliance, Vedrai, Develhope, and several others; P101 exits from Bipi; Prana Ventures announces the first closing of its seed fund.
24 min 34 sec
Soldo and Yapily raise more than $230m in funding; Poke House invests in the Netherlands; new funds in biotech and medtech; Azimut gets approval for a crypto-focused fund.
20 min 49 sec
Erbert, Reviva, Rebo, and Superfluid raised capital; several M&A news involving Satispay, Kaleyra, Cloudcare, and others; Stevanato goes public; CDP launches an edtech accelerator and a senior living startup.
23 min 47 sec
Lots of funding rounds were announced, including by Cubbit, ShippyPro, Lampoo, Senso, and others; Enea Tech may return to invest in startups; the Italian fintech sandbox.
23 min 47 sec
New funds for Translated, Wonderflow, Kampaay, and others; InvestCorp acquires CloudCare; more action in the online wine market with XtraWine; H1 2021 in Italian startups.
29 min 44 sec
Italian crypto exchange Young Platform; Big Data and ML: Datrix and Sith Sense. MeglioQuesto goes public and Spindox plans to do the same; Elon Musk in Italy.
20 min 46 sec
Automotive startups take the scene (Brumbrum, AutoXY, MotorK); Habyt raises capital and acquires another competitor; Zucchetti again; the CyberXcelerator; EdtechItaly.
23 min 47 sec
Join us for our weekly recap of the biggest news from the Italian tech ecosystem. In this episode: CyberGuru, 4books, Collegia, Neurala, Zucchetti acquiring Axioma, Global Tech Ventures and the Italian National Cybersecurity Agency.
19 min 42 sec