Underscore district, Addax Biosciences, Voidless, and others raised funding. A new Fund-of-Funds by Sella Venture Partners.
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.
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The Money 💰
Sella Venture Partners SGR 🇮🇹announced its second fund of funds dedicated to investing in international VC funds.
Reading this week 📚
Notion Capital’s Top 100 Cloud Challengers. (only 1 Italian startup mentioned 😩).
A survey: The state of engineering productivity.
🌟Jobs in Italian Startups🌟
Startup Events in Italy🎪
Newly added events:
Fundraising Tracker 📈
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