The week in Italian startups - Issue #85
Termo, a green tech startup, raised €7.3m in a round led by FITEC.
Cellply, a startup developing life sciences analytical tools, raised €2m from a syndicate of investors including LIFTT, Indaco, IAG, and others.
Mirta, a B2B marketplace for luxury accessories, announced on Linkedin the closing of a €2.5m seed round.
Red Circle Investments invested an undisclosed amount in Bending Spoons.
Eye4nir, a spinoff of the Politecnico of Milan, 🇮🇹raised €600k from Eureka! Ventures and 360cp.
WeWear, a digital twin for clothing startup, 🇮🇹raised €1.5m.
WiseAir, an air quality monitoring startup, 🇮🇹raised €1m in a round led by Novum Capital Partners.
Cercaofficina.it 🇮🇹raised €1m from CDP Venture Capital and other investors.
IPOs, M&A, liquidity events
Genenta went public on the Nasdaq, selling 2.4m shares at $11.50 per share.
Sababa Security 🇮🇹went public on the Euronext Growth Italia market, raising €9m.
Moneyfarm acquired Wealthsimple's portfolio of 16.000 UK customers.
GO Sharing acquired Zig Zag Sharing.
BusForFun 🇮🇹 acquired GoGoBus' assets.
CY4gate 🇮🇹announced the acquisition of Aurora SpA, a holding controlling 8 cybersecurity companies, for €90m.
New funds & accelerators
CDP Venture Capital launched Forward Factory, a new accelerator for industrial innovation, alongside GELLIFY, Azimut Libera Impresa, Scm Group, and others.
The Italian Ministry for Economic Development 🇮🇹announced the creation of a €45m fund dedicated to AI and blockchain.
Neva, the VC fund owned by Intesa SanPaolo, launched Neva First Italia, a fund dedicated to deeptech and fintech investments.
Reading this week
Ubaldo Mafrici from Aster Capital published an analysis about the warehouse of the future.
A selection of positions published last week on XJobs
Codemotion is looking for a Project Manager
Casavo is looking for a Portfolio Management role
Buzzoole is looking for a Creative Strategist
Boom is looking for a Tech Lead
ACBC is looking for a Business Analyst
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.
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