The week in Italian startups - Issue #73
Treedom, a remote tree-planting startup, raised €10m in a syndicated round participated by Exor, Chiellini (the football player), Nico Roseberg, and various angels.
Exein, a cybersecurity startup, raised €6m in a round led by Future Industry Ventures and eCAPITAL Entrepreneurial Partners.
TrueLayer, the UK-based open banking API platform, raised $130m at a $1Bn+ valuation in a round led by Tiger Global and participated by Stripe. Pietro Bezza, the first VC investing in the company back in 2016, published a "lessons learned" post to recap his experience with the startup.
Home cooks network Le Cesarine 🇮🇹raised €1.1m from Finalca and CDP Venture Capital.
Gellify invested an undisclosed amount in Athics, a conversational AI startup.
Italian Tech Week
Last week the long-awaited Italian Tech Week took place, with Elon Musk as a special guest (unfortunately, not in person as it was originally advertised). In case you want to take a look, the videos from the event can be watched here.
A selection of positions published last week on XJobs
KPI6 is looking for a Research Analyst
Contents.com is looking for a Chief Marketing Officer
Moneyfarm is looking for an HR Intern
Mygrants is looking for a Data Scientist
Nest Italy is looking for an Executive Assistant
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.
Tweet of the week
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