Planet Farms, a vertical farming startup, 🇮🇹 raised €30m from Red Circle, Nuova Energia Holding, and several private investors.
1000farmacie, an e-pharmacy marketplace, raised USD$15m in a round led by P101 and HBM Healthcare Investments.
GenomeUp, a startup developing AI-powered genetic diseases analysis tools, raised $1.2m in a round led by Lumen Ventures, with a|impact, Finalca, GCM Group, Padda Health participating.
Serenis, a mental wellness startup, 🇮🇹raised €1.1m from a syndicate of investors (including Exor Seeds).
BonusX, a startup making it easier to access public funding, 🇮🇹raised €1m from Banco BPM, Invitalia, and Moffulabs in a mix of debt and equity.
Punchlab, a combat sports fitness startup, 🇮🇹raised €840k in a round participated by Primo Ventures, Sport Horizon Holding, LVenture Group, and ALIcrowd.
Zwap, a business networking app, 🇮🇹raised €200k from a syndicate of business angels.
Specto Photonics, a medical diagnostics startup, 🇮🇹raised €750k from Progress Tech Transfer Fund and LIFTT.
Quomi, a ready-to-cook meal kit delivery startup, 🇮🇹raised €400k from CDP Venture Capital.
Europe prepares the big guns
The EU Council approved
the plan to create a $10Bn megafund (to be called “ETCI”, European Tech Champions Initiative
), to support the creation of 10 to 20 late-stage VC funds.
Venice on blockchain
Now, investors in the project proposed by Elviria will have the opportunity
to purchase tokens on their blockchain of choice, instead of traditional and boring shares of the SPV.
Blockchain is coming to an island next to you.
EY Venture Capital Barometer
It’s again that time of the year, and once again EY 🇮🇹released
its Venture Capital barometer for 2021. The report is brief and packed with information regarding 2021 in Italian startups (including a contribution of your truly
about startup exits during the year). Follow the link above to request your copy 😉