Aptus.ai raised funding. Digital Magics is preparing Step Ventures, a new fund. Walliance acquired Lymo, and TestBusters acquired UniAdmissions.
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.
Aptus.AI, a Pisa-based reg-tech startup, raised €3m in a pre-Series A funding round led by Programma 103, an investment fund managed by P101 Sgr. The round also saw participation from business angels and Fin+Tech, the accelerator of CDP Venture Capital.
Digital Magics 🇮🇹is preparing to launch Step Ventures (paywall).
Walliance acquired Lymo, France's first crowdfunding platform.
TestBusters 🇮🇹acquired UniAdmissions, a UK-based company offering test and admission preparation to Oxford and Cambridge.
Reading this week
Italian Tech Alliance’s 🇮🇹report on the performance of equity crowdfunding in Italy.
Qomodo 🇮🇹announced a partnership with Mastercard.
Chatwin and Over Ventures 🇮🇹teamed up to support startups raising capital.
Banca Valsabbina, Azimut, Fleap, and Integrae Sim 🇮🇹announced Fleap Holding, an investment vehicle aiming at investing in startups across Europe and raising capital through quasi-equity instruments (🇮🇹SFP, in Italy) fully tokenized on the blockchain.
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