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Nouscom, Planet Farms, Xnext, Nextsense, and others raised funding. Nextalia announced a new VC fund. +Simple acquired Crea.
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.
Nouscom, a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company, raised €67.5 million ($72 million) in an oversubscribed Series C financing round. The funding was led by Andera Partners, Bpifrance, and M Ventures, with participation from Revelation Partners, Indaco Venture Partners, Panakès Partners, XGen Ventures, and other undisclosed investors.
ReLearn, a Turin-based startup specializing in waste management, 🇮🇹raised a funding round of €1m. The investment was led by Cdp Venture Capital sgr, along with participation from LA4G - Luiss Alumni 4 Growth, Club degli Investitori, LVenture Group, Feel Venture, and Sensible Capital.
Nextalia 🇮🇹announced a new VC fund (paywall).
+Simple, the French multinational digital insurance brokerage, 🇮🇹acquired Italian insurtech Crea Assicurazioni.
Anima Holding 🇮🇹acquired Kairos Partners SGR for €20-25m.
DGS 🇮🇹acquired Core Sistemi.
WeBravo 🇮🇹acquired CheBuoni.
Reading this week
Kyutai is a French AI research lab with a $330 million budget that will make everything open source. Meanwhile, the OpenAI board ousted Sam Altman in a sudden and unexpected public announcement. And, within 24 hours, they were discussing to re-instate him. 🤯
AI, the coming revolution (from Coatue).
2023: The State of Generative AI in the Enterprise (from Menlo Ventures).
State of the OpenCloud (from Battery Ventures).
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