The week in Italian startups - Issue #97
Boom! Imagestudio 🇮🇹raised €6.6m in a round led by Vintage Capital.
Turin-based Heqet Therapeutics raised £6.6m in a round led by Claris Ventures.
Banca Valsabbina 🇮🇹acquired a 9% stake in Opstart, a crowdfunding platform.
Elaisian, an agri-tech startup, 🇮🇹raised €800k from Fortitude Group Holding investment, Ulixes SGR, and Innova Venture.
PerForms, a biotech startup, 🇮🇹raised an undisclosed amount from Utopia sis.
Primo Ventures announced the first closing at €62m of Primo Digital, a seed-to-early-stage fund. ✌🏻
IH1, the investment holding launched by Mamazen, 🇮🇹raised €1.65m
Reading this week
The FoodTech 500 2021 is out.
ESG is coming to venture capital: Vertis 🇮🇹appoints an ESG manager.
Every week, I am posting a fundraising tracker based on the news I publish.
Recent job positions from XJobs
Loud is looking for a Sviluppatore Frontend
Kineton is looking for a Cybersecurity junior engineer
Cubbit is looking for a DevOps Engineer
Fit Prime is looking for a B2B Sales Account
Treatwell is looking for a Sales Manager
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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Have a great week,