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The week in Italian startups - Issue #61

The week in Italian startups - Issue #61
By Niccolò Sanarico • Issue #61 • View online
Hello,
I am Niccolò and this is my digest of what happened last week in Italian startups.
In this issue: automotive startups take the scene (Brumbrum, AutoXY, MotorK); Habyt raises capital and acquires another competitor; Zucchetti again; the CyberXcelerator; EdtechItaly.
Enjoy the reading, see you on the other side,
N.

The Money
Liquidity events
  • Italian martech company Jakala 🇮🇹 acquired its Spanish competitor Bmind. Terms undisclosed.
  • CityNews, a local news company, 🇮🇹 acquired GoalShouter, a live comments platform for sports. Terms undisclosed.
  • Vertis SGR 🇮🇹 sold its stake in AutoXY to Gruppo Gedi. Terms undisclosed.
  • MotorK, an automotive sales&marketing company is considering an IPO on the Amsterdam stock exchange, according to Bloomberg.
CDP and Startup Wise Guys
  • CDP Venture Capital 🇮🇹 announced the launch of a new startup accelerator, this time in partnership with Startup Wise Guys: the CyberXcelerator will focus on cybersec & AI startups and the program will be based out of Cosenza, in the south of Italy. CDP and the industrial partners (Leonardo, Ntt Data) will commit €5m to support 30 startups in the next three years.
Edtech Italia
  • A group of entrepreneurs and investors 🇮🇹 is working on the launch of Edtech Italia, the association of Italian operators in the edtech market. If you are interested in participating, 🇮🇹there’s a survey here.
Readings this week
McKinseys's top tech trends
McKinseys's top tech trends
Jobs in Italian startups
  • You can explore 🔍 open positions here. Feel free to share the link with your contacts.
  • You are welcome to add new open positions using this form 📥 . Or, forward the link to your CEO or HR person - the more open positions, the more relevant the list, the more it will travel across the web, the more candidates will see it. Thank you! 🙏🏻
Ending Notes
The Week in Italian Startups goes Live on Clubhouse! Join Giacomo Mollo and myself discussing the deals of the week. Every Monday, from 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm. In case you miss the episode, you can subscribe to the podcast on Spotify.
Have a great week,
N.
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Niccolò Sanarico

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