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Top 50 Hardware Startup Investors in Italy

A list of 50 angel investors and VC funds that invest in Hardware startups based in Italy. We rank investors based on the number of investments they made in Hardware companies from Italy. We update this investor list every month.

Top 50 Hardware Startup Investors in Italy

Investor Hardware Italy investments
CDP Venture Capital 15
Primo Ventures 14
Club degli Investitori 12
Vertis 9
Club Italia Investimenti 2 9
Italian Angels for Growth 9
Invitalia Ventures 8
LIFTT 8
360 Capital 7
Principia SGR 7
P101 7
UniCredit 6
GELLIFY 6
TIM Ventures 5
Invitalia 4
Atlante Ventures 4
Embed Capital 4
Growth Engine 4
Eureka Venture 4
Neva SGR 3
035 Investimenti 3
Fabio Mondini de Focatiis 3
RedSeed Ventures 3
PranaVentures 3
Pi Campus 3
Atlante Seeds 2
EXOR N.V. 2
Key Capital 2
Intesa Sanpaolo 2
Rancilio Cube 2
Giorgio Chiellini 2
OurCrowd 2
Azimut Digitech Fund 2
DVR Capital 2
Lazio Innova 2
Family, Friends & Angels 2
Cassa Depositi e Prestiti 2
dPixel 2
Green Arrow Capital 2
Nico Rosberg 2
United Ventures 2
3LB Seed Capital Srl 2
Andrea Dusi 2
Francesco Starace 2
Fabrick 1
MITO Techonolgy 1
Trentino Sviluppo 1
Alantra 1
Doorway Capital 1
FITEC 1
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CDP Venture Capital VC Fund · Rome, Lazio, Italy · 10 investments in the past 12 months
CDP Venture Capital Sgr - National Innovation Fund aims to make venture capital a cornerstone of the country's economic development and innovation, creating the conditions for an overall and sustainable growth of the venture capital ecosystem.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Italy, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Loquis — La prima piattaforma per ascoltare e raccontare il mondo tramite podcast geolocalizzati
  • Axelera AI — A powerful, efficient, cost-effective, and user-friendly hardware and software AI platform to accelerate computer vision in edge devices.
  • Daze — Discover Daze's innovative electric car charging systems. The only charging systems with integrated load balancing.
Primo Ventures VC Fund · Milan, Lombardia, Italy · 7 investments in the past 12 months
Primo Ventures is a venture capital firm focused on seed and early stage startups. The firm manages two funds focused on the digital sector and one fund specializing in the new space economy.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Aerospace
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Italy, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • qomodo — Qomodo: La piattaforma BNPL innovativa. Rate a tasso zero, approvazioni veloci, transazioni sicure. Rivoluzionaria nell'acquisto per aziende e consumatori.
  • Revolv Space — Revolv Space enables continuous data generation for small satellites by rethinking their critical components. The company solves problems by designing, manufacturing, and testing the next generation of critical components enabling continuous payload operations and full monetization of space assets.
  • Lithium Lasers — Lithium Lasers manufactures innovative femtosecond GHz-burst laser for industrial micromachining.
Club degli Investitori VC Fund · Torino, Piemonte, Italy · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Club degli Investitori (Investors Club) is a network of investors and business angels that invest on early-stage SMEs and startups. The community of 300+ Members (entrepreneurs, CEOs, executive managers) actively scouts for investing opportunities on SMEs & startups and invests with a minimum ticket of €200k. The Club supports business byinvesting capital and by leveraging the Members' network and experience.Club degli Investitori is supported by Unicredit and KPMG Italy.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Health Care, Software
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Italy, United Kingdom, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • Glaut — Glaut is an AI-native customer survey platform that conducts in-depth, AI-moderated interviews with customers at scale.
  • Algor Education — Algor Lab is a company that provides tools and materials needed for teaching through artificial intelligence.
  • ALKemist Bio — ALKemist Bio provides cell treatment to cancer patients.
Vertis VC Fund · Milan, Lombardia, Italy · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Vertis is a dynamic and independent investment management company authorised by Bank of Italy. It manages five closed-end funds for qualified investors by participating in research projects, spin-offs, startups and PMI and deals with the investments of the innovative Made in Italy.
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, Computer
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Italy, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Aindo — Unlock the full potential of your data. The power of synthetic data integrated in a comprehensive Data Platform.
  • NEWTWEN — We develop software that generates real-time embedded digital twin solutions for model predictive control and diagnostics of electromechanical systems, enhancing performance, longevity, and reliability. In essence, our toolchain creates a precise digital replica of a physical device, such as an electric motor or generator, in order to accuratelymodel the electrodynamic and thermodynamic behavior of the system across a wide range of operating conditions. We then apply our proprietary mathematical approach to exponentially reduce the computational complexity of this model—so much so, in fact, that our digital twin can be integrated into the device itself to compute in real-time, “on-chip,” as part of an amazingly fast and accurate firmware solution. By accurately predicting temperatures and other critical system parameters thousands of times per second, our Digital Twin On-Chip solutions not only provide unprecedented insight for real-time control techniques to enhance system performance, but also pave the way for data-as-a-service capabilities such as predictive maintenance, monitoring of component aging, and anomaly detection.
  • Coverzen — The digital office of insurers
Club Italia Investimenti 2 VC Fund · Milan, Lombardia, Italy
Club Italia Investimenti is a Milan-based venture capital firm that assists startups in raising seed capital.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Software, Mobile
  • Seed, Funding Round, Pre-Seed
  • Italy, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • UNGUESS (formerly AppQuality) — UNGUESS is the crowdsourcing platform for effective testing and real insights. Take the guesswork out of your work.
  • Paragraph — Powerful stories and powerful storytellers. Each week find seven of the world's best shorts in text, audio, and video: http://bit.ly/1usXQd5
  • La Passione — High quality Italian Road and Urban cycling wear at fair prices. We use only the finest materials and sell direct to you with no middleman. Shop now!
Italian Angels for Growth VC Fund · Milan, Lombardia, Italy
IAG is an angel investor network that offers access to its affiliates to early-stage venture opportunities. Its members to date have deployed over 22 million Euros to support 41 startups in the series seed/series A stage in many verticals, among which: Medtech, SAAS, e-commerce, Fintech, and high tech at large. Every investment opportunityat IAG is vetted by a professional team together with expert members of the group. Once invested, the company receives the support of up to two Investment champions, who bring their expertise to the table and help them succeed.
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, Health Care
  • Seed, Angel, Series A
  • Italy, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • ALKemist Bio — ALKemist Bio provides cell treatment to cancer patients.
  • Viceversa — Viceversa provides capital to European digital businesses to support companies in sustainable and ethical growth. The company was founded in 2021 and has locations in Milan and Dublin.
  • Clearbox AI — Benefit from Synthetic Data to unlock your AI projects, overcome privacy issues and improve the utility of your data.
Invitalia Ventures VC Fund · Rome, Lazio, Italy
Invitalia Ventures SGR manages the “Italia Venture Fund I”, a 87€/Ml sized co-investment fund that invests in early stage operations in Italy. They co-invest up to a maximum of 70% in round A (€ 0.5ML - € 1.5ML) in high growth sectors. Invitalia Ventures, with its network of co-investors not only provides risk capital, but also know-how and anetwork for business development. Main LPs includes the Ministery of Economic Development, the European Investment Bank, Cisco Group, the Sardinian Banking Foundation and Metec Group.They are looking for visionary entrepreneurs who share their passion for innovation. Growth is their mission!!For more information please contact us at info@invitaliaventures.it or visit our website: www.invitaliaventures.it
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Investment focus
  • Software, Medical, Health Care
  • Series A, Funding Round, Seed
  • Italy, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Ecomate — The ESG Rating platform for every company
  • BigProfiles — A deep understanding of customers let a company tailor marketing campaigns and CRM strategies, but companies have only basic data about customers (e.g. gender or age). External data sources like Social Networks, Public Registries and Socio-Demographic data contain rich information about billions of people, like job titles, levels of education,interests and habits.BigProfiles is a Customer Intelligence SAAS that leverages external information about persons to enrich customer profiling: it can profile a company's customers with previously unknown information about them. Thanks to its Identity Resolution algorithm (the result of a PHD), it identifies a person’s information scattered among external sources.Through this technology, BigProfiles provides customer base analytics and behavior predictions: using Artificial Intelligence on enriched profiles allows to predict churn, fraud and willingness to buy.
  • Codemotion — Codemotion is the ecosystem devoted to innovation, focused on developers and coding, open to all programming languages and technologies. Pioneering spirits, it scout the future to deliver a first class experience to our people. Codemotion is one of the biggest tech-conferences in Europe, with an international network of 30.000 developers and 350speakers coming from all over the world and from the most important IT realities.Codemotion draw in its main conferences, thousands of attendees eager to discuss about hottest topics: it tailor for them disruptive proposals ranging from mobile to UX, develops, cloud, big data, gamedev, security, methods, languages, web, Internet of things. Codemotion is also a startup, providing a bunch of services and activities, for personal and business customers.
LIFTT VC Fund · Turin, Piemonte, Italy · 14 investments in the past 12 months
A not-only-profit operating investment company, eager to create a bridge between innovative ideas, territory and capital.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Biotechnology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Italy, United Kingdom, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Touch Sensity — Touch Sensity is an information technology company that specializes in the fields of IoT and sensors.
  • BetaGlue Technologies — BetaGlue Therapeutics is a life sciences company that delivers radiotherapy from within. Introducing Yntradose, our proprietary product.
  • Evergreen Theragnostics — Increasing access to treatment and diagnostic options through radiopharmaceuticals
360 Capital VC Fund · Paris, Ile-de-France, France · 17 investments in the past 12 months
As an early-stage European VC, we invest from pre-seed to Series B in Deep Tech, Climate Tech, and Digital-First solutions. Embrace sustainable technological progress with us. Stay updated on the latest tech trends and portfolio news. We invest in the future now.
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • France, Italy, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Zefi.ai — Unify and categorize all feedback automatically. Prioritize better and build what matters.
  • enspired — enspired is a fully digital energy trading-as-a-service company. We drive the energy transition by enabling our clients to bring flexible assets to power spot markets and capture their full value with our AI-based trading services. Our team consists of leading algorithmic traders, data scientists and technology enthusiasts who firmly believe thatthe way power is traded will soon drastically change - in our world, there is no room for trading screens and traditional optimization. All trades get executed in a fully automated fashion using advanced AI algorithms that outperform the market and monetize our client's flexibility to the fullest while supporting grid stability. Our clients include leading utilities, operators of renewables and batteries or consumption assets across Europe.
  • C12 Quantum Electronics — C12 Quantum Electronics develop reliable quantum processors with carbon nanotubes. Its unique technology reduces drastically the error rate, making the platform a prime candidate for noisy intermediate-scale quantum applications. The Paris, Ile-de-France, France-based company was formed in 2019 by Pierre and Matthieu Desjardins.
Principia SGR VC Fund · Milan, Lombardia, Italy
Principia is an Italian Venture Capital firm with over Eur 80M under management. Currently Principia has two funds investing in digital start ups and expansion capital opportunities and in particular cases, we invest also in seed opportunities.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Biotechnology, Software
  • Funding Round, Series A, Seed
  • Italy, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • KLISBio — KLISBio is a medtech company currently developing a variety of regenerative medicine implantable products leveraging the power of silk fibroin to promote an endogenous repair of human soft tissues.
  • ENTEROME — We are a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel drugs to transform human health based on our unique ability to de-code molecular interactions in the gut microbiome.
  • WISE — WISE (Wiringless Implantable Stretchable Electronics) is a start-up company created in 2011 with the mission of producing the new generation of leads for neuromodulation for treatment of chronic pain and Parkinson: unbreakable, less invasive and cheaper.
P101 VC Fund · Milan, Lombardia, Italy · 4 investments in the past 12 months
P101 is an Italian venture capital firm focused on early-stage investments in the digital sector. Agreement to handle personal data I agree I don't agree
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, Mobile
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • Italy, Spain, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Loquis — La prima piattaforma per ascoltare e raccontare il mondo tramite podcast geolocalizzati
  • Aptus.AI — Aptus.AI exploits AI to make regulations machine readable, toward a new digital format to change the way humans and machines interact with textual documents
  • DataKrypto — The Cloud Encryption Company DataKrypto -
UniCredit VC Fund · Milan, Lombardia, Italy · 3 investments in the past 12 months
UniCredit Group is an Italian global banking and financial services company. Its network spanning 50 markets in 20 countries, with more than 9,000 branches and over 148,000 employees. Its strategic position in Western and Eastern Europe gives the group one of the region's highest market shares.
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Investment focus
  • Energy, Manufacturing, Financial Services
  • Debt Financing, Post-IPO Debt, Funding Round
  • Italy, Germany, Sweden
Portfolio highlights
  • 3Sun — Our photovoltaic solutions drive change towards a sustainable future, setting new standards of excellence for solar energy applications.
  • Goglio Group — Goglio Group produces full trademark food packaging.
  • Enel Green Power — Enel Green Power is the company that deals with renewable energy from every perspective: from direct sales through PPA, to commitment at the forefront with its plants worldwide.
GELLIFY VC Fund · Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
GELLIFY is the first innovation platform that invests in B2B digital software startups and connects them to traditional companies with the purpose of innovating their processes, products and business models, through Open Innovation.We make B2B software digital startups grow from the early stage, that we call the liquid state, to the solid one,thanks to our innovative process called "Gellification".A company which is looking to innovate can partner with GELLIFY to leverage all critical capabilities for digital transformation and focus on these specialties: Entrepreneurship, Sales & Marketing, Phygital Factory & Operations, Smart Technology and Smart Human. GELLIFY has also built a B2B Innovation Community, called “EXPLORE”, whose aim is to connect entrepreneurs, innovators and professionals through B2B events and phygital experiences.We operate globally from the following locations: Italy, United Arab Emirates, Spain and Portugal.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Italy, United Kingdom, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Deliveristo — B2B Foodtech marketplace and delivery platform which allows chefs and restaurant owners to digitally organize their orders directly from farmers and distributors
  • Smartpricing — Smartpricing is a provider of computer software application and revenue management system solutions to Hotel.
  • CercaOfficina — Cercaofficina.it is the online portal that helps you compare quotes for some mechanical repairs and bodywork on your car. By cutting the revision, from small tweaks body to replace the brake pads, the tire change, change Installation system oil LPG / CNG.
TIM Ventures VC Fund · Rome, Lazio, Italy
TIM Ventures prefers to invest in the internet, digital life, mobile evolution, e-learning, and green technology sectors. It provides capital for startups in Italy and Europe. The company provides startups with consulting services and support. Salvo Mizzi founded TIM Ventures was founded in July 1995, with its headquarters in Milan in Italy.
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Investment focus
  • Mobile, FinTech, Finance
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • Webidoo — We provide the digital tools and advanced that big businesses use, but built and designed so they can be easily utilized by local independent business owners. webidoo is dedicated to partnering with local businesses. We’re here to give the solutions you need to connect with customers, wherever they may be. Our clients include businesses of everytype: restaurants, attorneys, builders, doctors, delicatessens, electricians and many others. We can provide solutions that allow companies to connect with their customers, real and potential, like never before. We’re all about supporting local businesses. And we feel good about that.
  • Satispay — Satispay is a fintech company that provides a bank account enabled mobile payment platform. The consumer app is available for anybody with a bank account, while merchants both online and offline can accept payments using any kind of device and POS. Satispay is able to process all payments with a structural cost advantage by connecting directly tothe consumer and merchant bank accounts. As a result, consumers can pay friends and stores without any charges while merchants can finally accept payments with a cost-effective, convenient, and easy-to-use solution.The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Milan, Lombardy.
  • WeSchool — We empower teachers and educators to transform schools, universities and professional development and impact the future of learning.
Invitalia VC Fund · Roma, Lazio, Italy
Invitalia, the National Agency for inward investment promotion and enterprise development, is mandated by the Italian government to increase the country's competitiveness, particularly in the South, and to support strategic sectors for development. Its main objectives are: Supporting innovation and growth of the productive system - support theinvestment programs of new business or already underway through a package of instruments between them complementary, capable of increasing the competitiveness of companies.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Machine Learning
  • Grant, Debt Financing, Seed
  • Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • MinervaS — La soluzione context-aware per ridurre consumi ed emissioni del trasporto su gomma.
  • Socialbeat — Socialbeat is a SaaS platform that aggregates millions of news, social posts and videos, monitoring in real time the success on the main social platforms and giving to customer the opportunity to stay up to date using a single web page.Moreover, Socialbeat has developed AI algorithms to support media company to automate the production of socialposts on their pages (Instagram, Facebook and Twitter) and to personalize their content distribution based on the user.
  • Energy Dome — Energy Dome | Groundbreaking Long Duration Energy Storage. Using CO2 against climate change. Our Technology enables to store renewable energy efficiently.
Atlante Ventures VC Fund · Milano, Lombardia, Italy
Atlante Ventures is a leading Italian VC fund, operated by IMI Fondi Chiusi SGR, part of Intesa Sanpaolo Group.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Biotechnology, Hardware
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • Italy, United States, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • treet — Treet helps brands launch fully-branded recommerce sites where customers can buy & sell items from each other.
  • Newronika — Newronika restores brain and body functions with innovative technologies. We translate our deep knowledge on biosignal decoding into clinical practice, with the aim of improving treatments, health, and wellness. With our revolutionary brain devices, the patient receives the right stimulation at the right moment, thus becoming able to perform normaldaily activities and improve quality of life. Newronika is the spin-off company of two leading research institutions in Italy, the Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Hospital and the University of Milan. ​ Newronika comprises a multidisciplinary team formed from Neuroscience research groups and involves scientists with expertise in neurophysiology, neurology, biomedical engineering, neuropsychology, bioinformatics, and biotechnologies.
  • WISE — WISE (Wiringless Implantable Stretchable Electronics) is a start-up company created in 2011 with the mission of producing the new generation of leads for neuromodulation for treatment of chronic pain and Parkinson: unbreakable, less invasive and cheaper.
Embed Capital VC Fund · Milan, Lombardia, Italy
Embed Capital directly invests in startups, established or in the process of creation.Embed is mainly focused on innovative companies that:- Are active in the so-called “real economy” sectors: industrials, technology, environment, services, retail or social;- Are characterized by simple and intuitive business models and valuepropositions, and operate in markets or market segments featuring high growth potential;- Present a clear competitive advantage and high barriers-to-entry;- Are cash-generative in the medium term.Given that Embed Capital is not a closed-end fund, it doesn’t have specific time-constrains and it can assess on a project-by-project basis to determine the best time to sell a participation, and sign customized agreements with the entrepreneurs.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Health Care, Mobile
  • Seed, Funding Round, Pre-Seed
  • Italy, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Piantando — Piantando sells plants connected to initiatives for the preservation of the planet engaged in the following areas: land, water, climate, biodiversity and local communities. Each plant is equivalent to a transparent and unique contribution, destined to an initiative certified by our Value Chain. Everyone become ambassadors of a new way of livinggreen and understanding their commitment to the planet.
  • FrescoFrigo - Healthy food close to you — FrescoFRIGO is a smart fridge with fresh and quality products designed for the needs of worker. Improve everyday lifestyle, through automated proximity selling of good, fresh and healthy product, innovating technology and user experience.
  • The Nemesis — The Nemesis is the Metaverse for the mass market: virtual worlds, adventures, gaming Play & Earn and amazing experiences.
Growth Engine VC Fund · Milan, Lombardia, Italy · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Growth Engine is a holding company that invests in startups and scaleups with high growth potential founded by Fabio Mondini de Focatiis, Andrea Marangione, Michele Appendino and Marco Ariello, Venture Capital professionals with an excellent track record. Growth Engine invests in Italian startups at the Pre-Seed and Seed stage.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, E-Commerce, Software
  • Secondary Market, Seed, Convertible Note
  • Italy, Mexico, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Guidoio — Guidoio is an ed-tech company that streamlines the process of getting your driver's license.
  • Zefi.ai — Unify and categorize all feedback automatically. Prioritize better and build what matters.
  • TrueScreen — Certify photo, video, screenshot, document and audio recording with legal value. Prevent fraud and disputes obtaining indisputable evidences
Eureka Venture VC Fund · Milano, Lombardia, Italy · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Eureka! is the first independent Italian venture capital Asset Management company exclusively focused on deep tech investments
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Investment focus
  • Nanotechnology, Renewable Energy, Medical Device
  • Funding Round, Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • Planckian — Charging the future by powering energy with science We explore frontiers of energy science by developing quantum...
  • INTA Systems — Nanotech and artificial intelligence for biomolecular analysis
  • BeDimensional — We produce graphene and others two-dimensional materials (2D) with few atomic layers. Find out more.
Neva SGR VC Fund · Turin, Piemonte, Italy · 5 investments in the past 12 months
Neva SGR, part of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group and wholly owned by the Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center, plans and manages investment funds for professional investors interested in seizing diversification and high-yield opportunities offered by Venture Capital investments. Neva SGR can count on Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center’s and Intesa SanpaoloGroup’s strength, financial resources, know-how and network of relationships, a unique source of value on the market. Neva SGR is the perfect blend of strength, reputation and stability of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group and the best practices of international venture capital firms. Neva SGR aims to boost the Italian economy through new technologies and to be market maker of the VC asset class of venture capital in Italy.
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Investment focus
  • Software, FinTech, Financial Services
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • Italy, Israel, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Tr1x — Tr1x develops cellular therapies intended for the treatment of autoimmune disorders.
  • NeoPhore — NeoPhore targets the dynamics of cancer neoantigen evolution and makes effective medicines that will become a key part of the next-generation of cancer immunotherapies.
  • BetaGlue Technologies — BetaGlue Therapeutics is a life sciences company that delivers radiotherapy from within. Introducing Yntradose, our proprietary product.
035 Investimenti VC Fund · Bergamo, Lombardia, Italy
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Investment focus
  • Electronics, Manufacturing, Electric Vehicle
  • Seed, Series A, Convertible Note
  • Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • Daze — Discover Daze's innovative electric car charging systems. The only charging systems with integrated load balancing.
Fabio Mondini de Focatiis Angel · Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Venture Partner, Eurazeo InvestmentInternational Venture Capitalist, Business Angel and SVP with >20 years experience in >20 countries, with a successful track as VC, BA and Entrepreneur in a truly global environment. Fabio is a Venture Partner in Eurazeo Investment, following their acquisition of IDINVEST Partners, a leading Europeanprivate equity firm with >9B€ AUM, focusing on Venture Capital investments in Italy across sectors and in the Smart City sector (Energy, Cleantech, Eco-mobility) worldwide. Fabio is the Founder and CEO of growth Capital, the leading Italian investment banking focusing on advising innovative, fast-growing companies on fund raising and M&A. Fabio is also an active Business Angel, with a personal portfolio of more than 30 startups. a Member of the Investment Committee of Lazio Innova. Previously Fabio has been a Senior Advisor in the European Investment Fund (EIF), leading the joint efforts of EIF and Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) to establish TT Investment Funds in Italy to develop its ecosystem for Innovation. Before entering the Private Equity sector, Fabio has lead Soitec Solar Division sale after it has increased its revenues from ~2M€ to >40M€ and achieved the world record of PV Module Efficiency and Solar Cell Efficiency. He had earlier founded and lead RenEn Renewable Energy to a leading renewable energy consulting firm. Earlier Fabio has been in McKinsey, ENEL and Russell Reynolds. In ENEL, Fabio has been Head of Integration, Head of International Management, Head of HR and Organisation and member of the Board of various international companies. Fabio received his M.S. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from M.I.T. and his M.B.A. from INSEAD. He is fluent in English, Italian, French and Spanish.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Retail, Information Technology
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Equity Crowdfunding
  • Italy, France, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Homepal — Homepal, a digital real estate agency, allows owners and buyers to make direct contact and independently organize visits to the house. It is also a site to buy, sell, and rent a house with the full support of a real estate agency, at low costs. The team of the Homepal RE real estate agency will then help in managing the negotiations and thecontracts.It was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Italy.
  • HiNelson — HiNelson an Italian-based online store for nautical accessories. HiNelson is the first nautical online store about high-level boating components. They select the best and successful brands in the nautical worldwide market, such as Veleria San Giorgio to guarantee maritime safety with their life jackets, moving through Polyform’s boat fenders foryacht protection, or the best anchoring and docking system by Lofrans’, Max Power and Quick and finishing with the most famous Plastimo’s compasses or and Bartomarine sail’s accessories.
  • Yobs — Record your interviews, accelerate candidate review, coach recruiters and build a fair and rigorous hiring process.
RedSeed Ventures VC Fund · Milano, Lombardia, Italy
RedSeed Ventures is a Venture Capital firm investing in Early Stage Companies and Scaleups, in Europe and more particularly in Italy.
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Investment focus
  • Retail, Crowdsourcing, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A
  • Italy, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Dianax — Milan-based Dianax was founded in 2013 starting from a group scientists led by Eugenio Iannone and Maurizio Moroni and by a few angel investors orchestrated by Gabriele Bavagnoli. Dianax mission is to develop and manufacture labs-on-chip aiming to trasform protein-based diagnostics and make it prompt, easy to use, inexpensive and reliableTheDianax novel technology is designed to make precise diagnostic results convenient, easily accessible, and affordable to patients and healthcare professionals, to empower them to effective prevention, ongoing accurate management and timely emergency treatment.The Dianax technology is the first ever application to diagnostics of a combination of microfluidic innovations and electrochemistry detection systems.Dianax was founded by Eugenio Iannone and his partners to pursue technical and market opportunities based on proprietary, independent research.
  • Leaf Space — Leaf Space aims to become a global leading service provider in the new, emerging microsatellite market by developing a technology platform providing all basic services required by microsatellite operators.
  • WIB Machines — Smart vending machines and smart lockers manufacturer pioneering smart, web-based retail automation globally. Patented solutions enabling next-gen retail.
PranaVentures VC Fund · Milano, Lombardia, Italy · 2 investments in the past 12 months
PranaVentures is an operational venture capital fund launched in 2021 with the goal of filling the funding gap between newly established and startup companies supporting them to grow and quickly reach the next stage of development. The investment strategy is focused on seed and post-seed startups operating in the digital space, with an interest ininnovative sectors such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, software as a service (SaaS), e-commerce and marketplaces. Leveraging a wide network of stakeholders, PranaVentures supports emerging entrepreneurs with capital and strategic expertise.
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Investment focus
  • SaaS, Hospitality, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • Jet HR — Jet HR makes managing people incredibly simple: payroll, benefits, devices, compliance and much more. We re-thought the HR function, removing anything that is cumbersome and simplifying any action on employees. We are funded by the best Italian VCs (Exor Ventures, Italian Founders Fund and 6 more) and by the best Italian founders (founders ofCasavo, Satispay, Scalapay, Bending Spoons, Musixmatch, Talent Garden, Oyster HR, etc).
  • BeSafe Group — BeSafe: la Suite di Tool e Strumenti che semplifica la Gestione della tua Struttura e migliora le tue Strategie di Revenue Alberghiero.
  • Daze — Discover Daze's innovative electric car charging systems. The only charging systems with integrated load balancing.
Pi Campus VC Fund · Rome, Lazio, Italy
Pi Campus is a startup district and a venture fund that invests in talent. We provide startups with money, mentorship and the best work environment for growth.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Mobile, Biotechnology
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • Italy, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Loquis — La prima piattaforma per ascoltare e raccontare il mondo tramite podcast geolocalizzati
  • Fondo — Fondo is an all-in-one accounting platform for startups. We'll handle your bookkeeping, tax, and tax credits so you can focus on building your startup.
  • Sixfold Bioscience — Sixfold Bioscience engineers programmable oligonucleotide delivery systems are able to deliver RNA exclusively to diseased cells. It is based in London.
Atlante Seeds VC Fund · Milano, Lombardia, Italy
Atlante Seed is an Intesa Sanpaolo Group's Fund dedicated to seed and early stage capital, it invests in innovative companies still small but with high growth potential, with a particular attention to those belonging to the high technology industry. Besides this activity (direct investments), the Fund invests in selected business incubators oraccelerators specialized in specific sectors (indirect investments).
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Investment focus
  • Sports, Incubators, Hardware
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • Italy, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Sellf — Sellfapp, the CRM Mobile for an easier sales tracking and clients managing. Ask for more information and download our 14 days free trials.
  • GoPillar — Get dozens of high quality projects from professional designers: easy, fast and on a budget. Redesign your space on GoPillar.
  • WISE — WISE (Wiringless Implantable Stretchable Electronics) is a start-up company created in 2011 with the mission of producing the new generation of leads for neuromodulation for treatment of chronic pain and Parkinson: unbreakable, less invasive and cheaper.
EXOR N.V. VC Fund · Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands · 2 investments in the past 12 months
EXOR is a holding company based in the Netherlands that the Agnelli family controls. The company has a diverse portfolio of investments in various industries, including automotive, real estate, and finance. The company is known for taking a long-term approach to its assets and has a reputation for being a patient and value-oriented investor. Thecompany's primary focus is on creating long-term value for its shareholders by actively managing and growing its portfolio of investments.EXOR's core mission is to cultivate exceptional enterprises, simultaneously nurturing opportunities for its talented workforce to flourish, make meaningful societal contributions, and yield outstanding returns for its valued investors.
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Investment focus
  • Manufacturing, Health Care, Biotechnology
  • Series A, Funding Round, Series B
  • United States, France, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Backed Finance — Backed is a bridge between stocks, ETFs and the emerging DeFi ecosystem.
  • Verity — Our automated inventory tracking system powered by self-flying inventory drones makes the zero-error warehouse a reality.
  • Philips — Koninklijke Philips is a technology company that provides healthcare, consumer lifestyle, and lighting products, solutions, and services. The company offers professionals with healthcare, lighting, and oral healthcare products, professional dictation, and display solutions, and innovation services. It offers consumers electronic products related tosound and vision, personal care, mother and child care, housewares, lighting, PCs and phones, and more.
Key Capital VC Fund · Milan, Lombardia, Italy
We are a venture incubator that wants to exploit the extraordinary human capital of the new digital entrepreneurship. From design to ready-to-market, up looking for new partners and capital, we create value along the entire continuum of mentoring: direct investment , skills qualified and specialized network support the growth of new businesses oftomorrow. With our deal flow , we are able to select innovative ideas with high potential with a business model that minimizes the investment risk and guarantee the success on the market.
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Investment focus
  • Internet, Apps, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Italy, United States, Philippines
Portfolio highlights
  • Pixies — Pixies is a Startup that design solutions for Autonomous Cities and a more sustainable future of our planet. Merging Urban Design, Robotics and AI, we believe that urban spaces can now become able to take care of themselves.
  • Alokino Gelato — Alokino Gelato produces plant-based and preservative-less artisanal ice creams.
  • Nimai Digital Company — Think. Create. Make it happen.
Intesa Sanpaolo VC Fund · Torino, Piemonte, Italy · 16 investments in the past 12 months
Intesa Sanpaolo is a banking group that specializes in wealth management, protection, advisory, and digital orientation. Their products and services include accounts, cards, loans, mortgages, insurance, digital payments, retirement planning, investments, and consulting.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, FinTech, Renewable Energy
  • Debt Financing, Post-IPO Debt, Series A
  • Italy, United Kingdom, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • AdaniConneX — AdaniConneX is the largest Hyperscale Data Center provider. Avail the maximum uptime, highest energy efficiency, full scalability and security to your business and customers.
  • Vena Energy — Vena Energy is a leading independent power producer (IPP), and a multi award-winning renewable energy developer in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Adani Green Energy — Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) is developing a renewable portfolio of 25 GW by 2025 which includes wind power, solar power, and hybrid power projects.
Rancilio Cube VC Fund · Milano, Lombardia, Italy
Cube is the investment office founded by Rancilio family
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Software, Financial Services
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Italy, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Convoy — Using technology and automation, the Convoy Platform seamlessly connects carriers with loads from shippers and brokers across the nation.
  • FinCompare - Smarter Business Finance — FinCompare was founded by Stephan Heller and is a fintech startup that helps businesses to find, compare, and close the financing solutions. Via the online platform, companies can access a wide range of financing options. They can independently compare offers from well-known banks, fintechs, and alternative financial services providers in Germanyand close the financing. The company also offers a convenient one-stop destination for all financing questions relating to the company.FinCompare financing solutions including corporate loan, factoring, company leasing/hire purchase, warehouse financing, fine trading/purchase financing, and mezzanine capital. It simplifies the financing process with its digital application process and can thus provide your company financing. The company allows SMEs to receive and compare various offers for loans.FinCompare was founded in October 2016 by Stephan Heller and is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.
  • Finom — Finom is an online payment solution for companies and freelancers that helps entrepreneurs manage their finances. It's easy to use, secure, and covers all business needs.
Giorgio Chiellini Angel · Turin, Piemonte, Italy
Giorgio Chiellini
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Investment focus
  • Gamification, Social Impact, Natural Resources
  • Seed, Series B, Funding Round
  • Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • Vedrai — Vedrai develops online platforms based on AL.
  • Treedom — Grow a tree and follow the story of the project of which it is a part.
OurCrowd VC Fund · Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel · 11 investments in the past 12 months
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Investment focus
  • Software, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning
  • Series B, Series A, Seed
  • Israel, United States, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Carrar — A complete thermal management solution for electric vehicles dissipating heat faster and more efficiently than ever before. Thermal management for ev batteries.
  • Jooules — Jooules offers a sustainable food system to ensure a greener, healthier future by using fermentation technologies to create nutritious protein ingredients.
  • Metrovate — Metrovate is a biotechnology company which enhance global health and sustainability via sophisticated research and development.
Azimut Digitech Fund VC Fund
Azimut Digitech Fund Was created as part of a partnership with the Gellify Group.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Computer, Events
  • Series A, Seed, Funding Round
  • Italy, San Marino
Portfolio highlights
  • Kampaay — The digital platform for organizing corporate events, in person, virtual or hybrid, in just a few clicks!
  • Codemotion — Codemotion is the ecosystem devoted to innovation, focused on developers and coding, open to all programming languages and technologies. Pioneering spirits, it scout the future to deliver a first class experience to our people. Codemotion is one of the biggest tech-conferences in Europe, with an international network of 30.000 developers and 350speakers coming from all over the world and from the most important IT realities.Codemotion draw in its main conferences, thousands of attendees eager to discuss about hottest topics: it tailor for them disruptive proposals ranging from mobile to UX, develops, cloud, big data, gamedev, security, methods, languages, web, Internet of things. Codemotion is also a startup, providing a bunch of services and activities, for personal and business customers.
  • Smartpricing — Smartpricing is a provider of computer software application and revenue management system solutions to Hotel.
DVR Capital VC Fund · Lombard, Illinois, United States
DVR Capital offers M&A advisory and private equity as well as equity services for businesses, financial investors, and multinationals
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Investment focus
  • Gamification, Social Impact, Natural Resources
  • Funding Round
  • Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • Treedom — Grow a tree and follow the story of the project of which it is a part.
Lazio Innova VC Fund · Rome, Lazio, Italy
Lazio Innova is a venture capital firm with its headquarters in Rome in Italy. The firm provides services in areas such as credit support and guarantees, interventions in risk capital, internationalization services, promotion of business networks and services for the creation and enterprise development.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Artificial Intelligence
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Grant
  • Italy, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Joinrs — We developed an artificial intelligence model able to read job offers for you and show you the ones that best match your profile.
  • Medicud — Medicud develops a device for treating wounds with negative pressure dressing.
  • Ticketoo — Ticketoo: compra e vendi biglietti fan-to-fan in modo sicuro
Family, Friends & Angels Angel
Family, Friends & Angels
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Investment focus
  • SaaS, Software, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Convertible Note
  • Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • Zakeke — Try out Zakeke's 3D Product Configurator & Customizer plugin for eCommerce. Let customers craft & buy their dream products. Try for free!
Cassa Depositi e Prestiti VC Fund · Rome, Lazio, Italy · 2 investments in the past 12 months
The Cassa depositi e prestiti Group is the national promotional institution that has supported the Italian economy since 1850
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Investment focus
  • CleanTech, InsurTech, Insurance
  • Pre-Seed, Seed, Convertible Note
  • Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • Eni — Eni is an Italian energy company that engages in oil and natural gas exploration, field development and production, as well as in the supply, trading, and shipping of natural gas, LNG, electricity, fuels, and chemical products. Eni’s strategies, resource allocation processes, and conduct of day-by-day operations underpin the delivery of sustainablevalue to its shareholders and, more generally, to all of its stakeholders, respecting the countries where the company operates and the people who work for and with Eni.Founded in 1953, the company aims to build a future where everyone can access energy resources efficiently and sustainably.
  • Newarc srl — With the help of technology, we simplify and improve the home buying and selling process.
  • ViteSicure — Vite sicure is the first insurtech broker selling life insurance policies in Italy (soon in Europe) that transforms the policy purchase experience by making it simple and instant.ViteSicure offers insurance products that guarantee safe lives, because our mission is going straight to the heart of our customer, who with a great sense ofresponsibility are looking for financial security for the most difficult, unpredictable moments of life. ViteSicure fill the protection gap by identifying trigger points in the life of the target and proposing specific solutions to guarantee safe lives in under-insured markets.With an innovative user experience based on growth hacking techniques, ViteSicure bridge the distance between customers and insurance through:• Digitization of the marketing funnel • Digital Customer onboarding • Online download of the Policy • Educational Online Systems • Protection Calculator • Comparison on the need • customer relationship API • Marketing Automation • Digital Customer ServiceThe business model is based on removing the intermediation of insurance products and enabling clients to access to best tailormade insurance solutions based on the specific need.
dPixel VC Fund · Milan, Lombardia, Italy
dpixel seleziona e connette imprese, startup, talenti e istituzioni per generare innovazione e crescita attraverso programmi formativi, accelerazione...
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, E-Commerce, Blockchain
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • Italy, United States, Brazil
Portfolio highlights
  • Intraverse — The evolution of acquisition, engagement and loyalty.
  • Lendit — Lendit is a credit-sharing platform where companies and professionals can lend and apply for liquidity in a simple, fast and tailor-made manner. Specifically, Lendit provides a web-based platform to match corporate loan requests with companies, professionals or institutional investors who want to lend liquidity. Lendit's objective is to makeaccess to credit inclusive and accessible to all 'fragile' micro enterprises and entrepreneurs to credit. In fact, Lendit's target is microcredit, with applications ranging from a minimum of EUR 1,000 to a maximum of EUR 50,000. To date, almost two million enterprises are unable to obtain the desired credit. Of these, the greatest difficulty encountered is with applications under 20,000€. Lendit is also structured and built to be not only a "simple' p2p lending platform, but also to be integrated with financial institutions (thanks to partnerships with banks and intermediaries) in order to so as to create an open, multi-platform system that allows users to use innovative p2p lending services directly from their home banking
  • Seed Venture — Seed Venture is a blockchain-based platform that decentralizes fundraising activities for startups and SMEs by providing liquidity matching between investors and startups.
Green Arrow Capital VC Fund · Milan, Lombardia, Italy
Green Arrow Capital is an independent financial group specializing in alternative investments across Europe. They represent a one-of-a-kind platform, capable of connecting the financial system with the real economy through the management of private equity, private debt, infrastructure, and special credit situation funds as well as thematic fundssuch as microfinance and funds of funds that are currently under management. Their team has a successful track record in asset management, investment banking, industry sectors, technology startups, management consulting, renewable energy, and has government and regulatory experience. Their group is mainly composed of investment, asset management, and financial advisory companies. Their aim is to create a solid financial platform to launch and manage investment funds dedicated to alternatives and to the real economy.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Biotechnology, Manufacturing
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • Italy, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Cogisen — Cogisen develops artificial intelligence solutions. It offers SENCOGI, an eye-tracking software for smartphones/mobile phones. Chiara Passacantilli and Christiaan Erik Rijnders founded Cogisen in 2009. Its headquarters is in Naples in Italy.
  • Directa Plus — Directa Plus is a nanotechnology company, manufactures nanoparticles.
  • Glomeria Therapeutics — Glomeria Therapeutics researches, develops, and markets new medical devices for the treatment of serious diseases in the nephrological area. It offers DesmoPD, peritoneal dialysis connection system; SmartPD, an automated management device for peritoneal dialysis solutions to be instilled in peritoneum; and solutions for peritoneal dialysis.Andrea Zanella founded Glomeria Therapeutics in 2010. Its headquarters is in Chieti in Italy.
Nico Rosberg Angel · Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany
Nico Rosberg is a sustainability entrepreneur, investor and 2016 Formula One World Champion.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Logistics, Manufacturing
  • Seed, Funding Round, Angel
  • Germany, France, Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • Ivy — We are building a global API for instant bank payments
  • Hyperline — Enjoy the most flexible billing platform for B2B SaaS businesses. Start today without a single line of code.
  • Guided Energy — Guided Energy is the smart energy platform to power the next generation of renewable, electric fleets. Our platform makes it easier and cheaper to charge, operate and manage electric vehicles.
United Ventures VC Fund · Milan, Lombardia, Italy · 5 investments in the past 12 months
We are an independent Venture Capitalfirm supporting visionary entrepreneurs toreinvent industries through technology.
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Investment focus
  • Software, FinTech, Information Technology
  • Series A, Seed, Funding Round
  • Italy, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • D-Orbit — End-to-end services for the New Space industry, including platform engineering, launch and deployment, and decommissioning.
  • Avaneidi — Discover Avaneidi's enterprise storage solutions. Designed in Italy with a 'security by design' approach for unparalleled security and reliability.
  • Futura — Futura provides personalized learning using data driven approach and modular classes that adapt to student's Individual needs.
3LB Seed Capital Srl VC Fund · Torino, Piemonte, Italy
3LB Seed Capital is not an alternative to start-ups incubators and accelerators, rather acts as a complementary reality that helps to enhance your project in terms of attractiveness for the investor and venture capital market.As investors they are the first willing to know if your project has what it takes to grow successfully. If they areconvinced of your potential, they are ready to bet on you, by joining you and helping you to develop your project.3LB Seed Capital does not provide a percentage of equity in exchange for accompanying activities, but relies exclusively on a premium at the time of its first direct investment in your company.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Information Technology, B2B
  • Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • Vikey — Self check-in Automatico e Domotica per Gestire da Remoto ogni aspetto dell'accoglienza in Hotel, Case Vacanze, Appartamenti e B&B.
  • YoAgents — Presto di nuovo online!
  • Metis Precision Medicine — Metis Precision Medicine is a B-Corp founded with the vision of bringing powerful cancer therapies to patients in need. Metis owns the intellectual property of a suite of anti-Met monoclonal antibodies (mAbs), with different and unique mechanisms of action, and is currently seeking investors, biotech or pharmaceutical companies interested inacquiring the relevant platform technology on a global basis.
Andrea Dusi Angel · Verona, Veneto, Italy
Entrepreneur and investor. After working in management consulting, in 2006 he created Wish Days, known above all for the Emozione3 gift boxes. In April 2016, he sold the company to the Smartbox group with a millionaire exit. In 2017, together with Cristina Pozzi, already a partner in Wish Days he founded Impactscool.He is advisor of dozens oftechnological initiatives and business angels in 150+ startups focusing on clean tech.He is the author of the book “Come far fallire una startup ed essere fellici” – How to make a startup fail and be happy, published by Bompiani, Bestseller in 2018.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Information Technology
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Italy, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Talyn Air — Inspired by two-stage rockets, our innovative eVTOL uses two flight vehicles to transform flight. Fixed-wing performance with VTOL capabilities.
  • BillionToOne — We are a team at the forefront of disease detection focused on moving Prenatal Screening and Liquid Biopsy forward.
  • CaSRevolution — A novel disease-modifying approach against neurodegeneration
Francesco Starace Angel
Graduated in Nuclear Engineering at Politecnico di Milano University in 1980, he hold several managerial positions during the Eighties: he was Safety Analyst at the nuclear power plants of NIRA Ansaldo (1981-1982), he worked as a manager at SAE SADELMI (company belonging to the General Electric network), in Italy and in foreign countries such asUS, Egypt and Saudi Arabia (1982-1987). In 1987 he moved to ABB and in 1993 he was Operations Manager at SOIMI. He later was appointed CEO at ABB Combustion Engineering Italy in 1997, while between 1998 and 2000 he worked as senior vice president of global sales and turnkey plants in the gas turbine division.In 2000 Francesco Starace joined Enel, appointed Energy Management of Enel Produzione, becoming Head of Business Power Division for the three-year period between 2002 and 2005. In that same year, he became Enel Italian Market Division Director.He later was in charge of the Renewable Energy Division of Enel and CEO of Enel Green Power (2008-2014).In 2014, Francesco Starace was appointed General Manger as well as CEO of Enel and the year after became part of the United Nations Global Compact.Honoured with several prizes, he received in 2010 Agici and Accenture’s the "Manager Utilities Prize 2010", in 2011 the "Chess and business strategies" prize, in 2013 Fondazione Energia’s "Sustainable Energy Prize 2013" and finally in 2016 he received Staffetta Quotidiana’s “Man of The Year” award.
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Investment focus
  • Automotive, Smart Home, Cloud Computing
  • Seed, Angel
  • Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • Atooma — Resonance AI is a key enabler to new generations of smart devices designed to:Listen to people's behavior across apps and devicesAct accordingly with the desired action in the right moment for a magic experienceAnalyze the patterns and get the most out of themIt provides a framework for cross-device interactions to brands and devicemanufacturers that needs their products to make the best of the Internet of Things layer potential. Most of the existing solutions for the Internet of Things provide strictly verticalized use cases, building ecosystems basically blind to any horizontal cross-device interaction. On the other hand, Atooma team is developing different SDKs for each of the main fragmented sectors of the IoT market, such as: automotive, home automation, wearables, and mobile devices. Also, as last step of integration within the platform, Atooma has developed a “suggestion engine” that makes use of the big data coming from user’s behavior monitoring, pro-actively suggesting them coherent and contextual use cases fitting their lifestyle, based on how they used the context-aware device.“Context awareness is not just a buzz word, we are building the fast track for the full participation in the contextual era for the internet of things players.” - Fabrizio Cialdea, CEO of Atooma
Fabrick VC Fund · Milan, Lombardia, Italy
Fabrick offers Open Banking solutions: a new way of thinking about the bank, open, modular and data driven, closer to your needs
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Investment focus
  • Computer, Software, FinTech
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • PINV — PINV develops multi-banking management software to digitize & simplify the financial & administrative management of small & medium business.
  • Smartpricing — Smartpricing is a provider of computer software application and revenue management system solutions to Hotel.
  • Viceversa — Viceversa provides capital to European digital businesses to support companies in sustainable and ethical growth. The company was founded in 2021 and has locations in Milan and Dublin.
MITO Techonolgy VC Fund
At the intersection of IP law, technology and business strategy
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Investment focus
  • Big Data, Computer, Computer Vision
  • Series A
  • Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • WaterView — Weather affects every aspect of our life. So, in the era of smart cities, smart roads, smart everything, why not having smart weather monitoring, to automatically provide meaningful weather insights and make our lives better? This is what we do everyday at WaterView, by developing groundbreaking technologies that look from a completely newperspective what everyone else considers a simple camera. By turning every camera into multivariable weather stations, we indeed abate the costs for high spatial and temporal resolution weather monitoring, thus democratizing and delivering the power of weather big data and bringing actionable weather insights in the control rooms of road administrations, smart cities, energy company and much more.
Trentino Sviluppo VC Fund
Trentino Sviluppo is the agency set up by the Autonomous Province of Trento to foster the sustainable development of the Trentino system.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Apps, Fashion
  • Seed, Grant
  • Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • Leevia — Leevia is a digital marketing product suite designed to allow brands and media agencies to easily create online contests in a few minutes. Leevia’s products are fully integrated with Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter in order to allow the best results in terms of lead generation and social engagement.
  • Unyli — Unyli, set up by entrepreneurs Valentina Fabbri and Vanessa Fiore with the collaboration of industry expert Franceso De Paolo, transforms the underwear supply chain, creating a win-win system for brands, stores and consumers. Thanks to a proprietary management software specific for underwear, which optimizes the management of the assortments, Unyliaggregates traditional stores into a purchasing group and integrates with primary underwear brands. The affiliated stores also become the "territorial hubs" to which the orders collected through Unyli e-commerce site are diverted. Unyli's mission is to lead the underwear supply chain into a new world, both physical and digital, combining both the values ​​of tradition with flexibility, simplicity and the typical efficiency of digitization. In less than 2 years of activity, and despite the pandemic, Unyli has already been able to aggregate 15 stores and integrate 20 primary producers.
  • Smartpricing — Smartpricing is a provider of computer software application and revenue management system solutions to Hotel.
Alantra VC Fund · Madrid, Madrid, Spain
ALANTRA is a PROJECT, a firm being built by all its partners and professionals, a collective aspiration which aims to become an enduring institution for the generations to come. It is a GLOBAL FIRM, being founded by the partners of the 19 countries we are present in.It is an open firm, articulated around the principles of ENTREPRENEURSHIP,PARTNERSHIP, INNOVATION and FLEXIBILITY.Their segment is the MID-MARKET, a space for growth, for new ambitions, for creative and innovative spirits. We grow with our clients, we share their mindset and we build very long-term relationships with them.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, Manufacturing, Information Technology
  • Private Equity, Debt Financing, Series B
  • Spain, France, Sweden
Portfolio highlights
  • enmacc — The enmacc OTC platform is a energy trading platform for the future of the global energy markets. We are building a next-generation trading platform, powered digital RFQ technology, that will help you to trade smarter, faster and better.
  • SunRoof — Roof of the future
  • Eturnity AG — Die Eturnity Software automatisiert den und erleichtert den Beratungs- und Verkaufsprozess im Bereich der Erneuerbaren Energiesysteme.
Doorway Capital VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom
Doorway Capital is an independent provider of risk capital to law firms. It offers facilities of between £50,000 and £20 million to firms authorized by the SRA to practice law in England and Wales. These facilities can be used to fund disbursements, acquisitions, lock-up, tax liabilities, or anything else. It also purchases paid disbursements fromlaw firms for up to 80% of their face value. These means capital earning little or no return can be redeployed into more profitable activities of the firm or returned to its partners.Doorway Capital was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in London, England.
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Investment focus
  • Food and Beverage, E-Commerce, Marketplace
  • Series A, Seed, Funding Round
  • Italy, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Deliveristo — B2B Foodtech marketplace and delivery platform which allows chefs and restaurant owners to digitally organize their orders directly from farmers and distributors
  • Smartpricing — Il Software di Revenue Management per Hotel che trova il Prezzo Giusto al Momento Giusto. Richiedi la tua dimostrazione. Scelto da oltre 2000 Strutture Ricettive.
  • Babaco Market — Babaco Market is a subscription with which you receive out-of-the-ordinary fruit and vegetables at home. Products that do not exceed the beauty contests organized by traditional channels and which risk being wasted. We deliver them to your home, in a box. Bring all the goodness of nature to the table and reduce food waste!
FITEC VC Fund · Milan, Lombardia, Italy
FITEC, managed by Fondo Italiano d’Investimento SGR, with a target commitment of Euro 150 million is the first Italian technology private equity and late-stage venture capital fund. It is entirely dedicated to equity investments in small and medium-sized technology-based Italian companies, which are either backed by VC funds, like Termo, Everli andBeMyEye, or have been self-financed and are owned by entrepreneurs seeking further investment to grow, like Seco and Healthware Group. The fund announced its first closing in September 2017 with Cassa Depositi e Prestiti as Cornerstone Investor. Fondo Italiano d’investimento SGR currently manages a total of eight investment funds, dedicated to institutional investors, for a total of about Euro 3 billion of target Asset Under Management.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Software, Mobile
  • Series B, Series C, Private Equity
  • Italy, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Termo — Supportiamo imprese, condomini e privati ad abbattere i consumi e a diventare sostenibili.
  • Apparound — How to digitize the corporate sales journey? With Apparound, the all-in-one solution to a successful digital selling.
  • UNGUESS (formerly AppQuality) — UNGUESS is the crowdsourcing platform for effective testing and real insights. Take the guesswork out of your work.
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