The week in Italian startups - Issue #127
Serenis extended the round announced in June, 🇮🇹raising an additional €2.7m from Angelini Ventures, Azimut, and Invictus Capital.
A-World, a climate-tech startup, 🇮🇹raised €2m in a bridge round. Investors include Telefonica, CDP VC, IAG, and others.
WeShort, a short-movies streaming service, 🇮🇹raised €1m from Minerva Pictures.
Irreo, an agri-tech startup, 🇮🇹raised €850k from Primo Space, Digital Magics, and Lazio Innova.
Condeo, a proptech startup, 🇮🇹raised €700k from Svicom and Edison.
Demetra Holding 🇮🇹invested an undisclosed amount in Authentico, a food/blockchain startup.
M&A and other news
Less than 9 months after its acquisition, Cazoo sold Brumbrum to Stellantis for an unknown amount.
Reading this week
Scientifica VC 🇮🇹pays one year of sabbatical leave to up to 5 students or researchers who want to launch a startup.
Azimut 🇮🇹invested €50m in Fastway, a project to develop and deploy EV charging columns. I am not sure whether this counts as an investment in a startup 😅.
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