Shop Circle, Arduino, T4i and QuantaBrain raised funding. Connect Ventures Fund IV. Cortilia has a new CEO.
Welcome back to The Week in Italian Startups. This is Niccolò from Primo Ventures: Every week, I publish my curated list of the latest news from the Italian startup ecosystem.
Shop Circle, an e-commerce software startup based in London, has successfully secured $120m in Series A funding through a combination of debt and equity. The funding was raised from 645 Ventures, NFX, QED, and 3VC. 🇮🇹A syndicate of Italian investors including CDP VC, The Techshop, BlackSheep Ventures, and Primo Ventures joined the round. Finally, I80 Group provided the debt facility.
QuantaBrain, a start-up focused on improving the diagnosis of psychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders using AI algorithms, 🇮🇹raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Scientifica Venture Capital.
Reading this week
A 🇮🇹profile of Panakes.
Pietro Bezza announced Connect Fund IV 💪🏻💪🏻
Andrea Colombo 🇮🇹is the new CEO of Cortilia.
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Have a great week,