The week in Italian startups - Issue #108



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The week in Italian startups - Issue #108
By Niccolò Sanarico • Issue #108 • View online
I am Niccolò from Primo Ventures. Welcome back to my digest of the latest news from the Italian startup ecosystem.
News from the week: Arduino, Rentuu, Marshmallow Games, OranGogo, and others raised funding. CDP VC announced a new fund. How to become a billionaire at 87 and other readings.
Enjoy the reading,

The Money
  • Arduino raised $32m in a Series B round participated by Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Renesas, Anzu Partners, and Arm.
  • Rentuu, a UK-based equipment rental startup, raised €3m from a syndicate of investors including Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and Fabio Cannavale
  • Marshmallow Games, an edtech company, 🇮🇹raised €2m from CDP Venture Capital and Sefea Impact SGR.
  • OranGoGo, a sports-tech startup, 🇮🇹is raising €1.5m in a round joined by Banca Sella.
  • Green Independence, a cleantech startup, 🇮🇹raised an undisclosed bridge round from Scientifica Venture Capital.
New funds
  • CDP Venture capital 🇮🇹announced the first closing of its €60m “service tech” fund.
Reading this week
Fundraising tracker
Every week, I am posting a fundraising tracker based on the news I publish.
Ending Notes
Join the conversation between Giacomo Mollo and myself commenting on the latest news, every Monday at 7:00 pm CET (follow us on Twitter for a live reminder and the link: Nico / Jack). If you miss the live discussion, you can subscribe to our podcast on SpotifyApple Podcast, and other podcast platforms.
Have a great week,
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Niccolò Sanarico

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