The week in Italian startups - Issue #117
Deliveristo, a marketplace for restaurants, 🇮🇹raised €7m in a round led by Vertis.
ItalianWay, a short-term rental/PMS startup, raised €2.5m from a syndicate of investors.
ParkingMyCar, a booking system for parking spots, 🇮🇹raised €655k from a syndicate of investors.
Blacksheep (Eureka! SGR) 🇮🇹led a €2m round in AdTonos, a UK-based audio-advertising startup.
Reading this week, as you come back from summer break
Interesting reading about PLG now / PLG later startups, by Gil Dibner.
A presentation about climate-tech by the folks at Cavalry VC.
Richemont is in talks to sell of YNAP (Yoox Net-A-Porter) to FarFetch. In case the agreement is reached, Richemont would take a 2.7bn writedown of its investment in YNAP.
Every week, I update my fundraising tracker based on the news I publish.
Recent job positions from XJobs
Drivesec is looking for a Junior Sales Account Manager
XTN is looking for a DevOps Engineer
Drivesec is looking for a Embedded Software Engineer for Cybersecurity
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.
Giacomo Mollo and I comment on the latest news every week: subscribe to our podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcast, and other podcast platforms to get additional insights on what is happening in the Italian ecosystem.
Have a great week,