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The week in Italian startups - Issue #75

The week in Italian startups - Issue #75
By Niccolò Sanarico • Issue #75 • View online
I am Niccolò from Primo Ventures. Welcome back to my digest of the latest news from the Italian startup ecosystem.
In this issue: 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. The Week in Italian Startups Space Edition: an interview with Raffaele Mauro.
Enjoy the reading,

The Money
  • MotorK acquired 3 European companies (🇪🇸Dapda, 🇫🇷Fidcar, and 🇫🇷FranceProNet), to further its expansion.
New funds
A plan for Advanced Air Mobility
  • Italy has released a plan for the adoption of large-scale commercial advanced air mobility (AAM) — including eVTOL air taxi and drone operations — by 2030. Linked in the article is a 130+ pages presentation from ENAC.
The Week in Mamacrowd
  • Mamacrowd, one of the first equity crowdfunding platforms in Italy, 🇮🇹announced last week to have reached €100 million of capital raised on the platform, with more than 100k registered users.
A selection of positions published last week on XJobs
About XJobs:
  • The XJobs platform is a free portal listing open job positions from the Italian startup ecosystem, managed by CDP Venture Capital. If you desire, you can apply for free and have your job positions posted on the platform by following this link.
Ending Notes
Join the Clubhouse conversation between Giacomo Mollo and myself, commenting on the latest news, Monday at 6:30 pm CEST. In case you miss the live discussion, you can subscribe to the podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcast, and other podcast platforms.
The Podcast Special Edition - Space VC for the Space Economy: we published a special episode of the podcast, featuring Raffaele Mauro, GP of Primo Space, explaining how the fund works and why the Space Economy is one of the most exciting sectors to invest in. You can find the interview on Youtube (below) and our usual podcast platforms.
More guests are coming: feel free to reply to this message with comments, suggestions, or questions, as always highly appreciated.
A discussion on Space Startups with Raffaele Mauro from Primo Space VC
A discussion on Space Startups with Raffaele Mauro from Primo Space VC
Have a great week,
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Niccolò Sanarico

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