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Industry focus
March 18, 2021
CDP Venture Capital: VC funds launched in 2020/2021

Speaker:
Alessandro Scortecci, Head of Strategy & Business Development CDP Venture Capital SGR
Giacomo Valentini, Partner CDP Venture Capital SGR

CDP Venture Capital – Fondo Nazionale Innovazione aims to make Venture Capital a strategic pillar to Italy's economic growth and innovation, creating the conditions for a comprehensive and sustainable growth of the Italian Venture Capital ecosystem. Together with Alessandro Scortecci and Giacomo Valentini we will deepen the various CDP venture capital funds.

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Industry focus
March 30, 2021
Invitalia, Adding value to Italy

Speaker:
Massimo Calzoni, System Coordinator Invitalia Startup
Sergio Donofrio, Senior Business Analyst Invitalia

Invitalia aspires to boost Italy’s economic growth, focusing on strategic sectors for development and employment. Together with Massimo Calzoni, Invitalia Startup System Coordinator and Sergio Donofrio, Senior Business Analyst Invitalia - Accompaniment Orientation Services, we will discover the tools and actions to support startups and SMEs.







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Business case
February 18, 2021
Get to know IAG

Speaker:
Leonardo Giagnoni, Managing Director IAG

Together with Leonardo Giagnoni, Managing Director IAG, we will discover Italian Angels for Growth, the largest Italian business angel network: from the screening process to associative life, from investments to due diligence and much more.

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Business case
January 21, 2021
Success stories: Spreaker

Speaker:
Francesco Baschieri, Technology Executive & Entrepreneur
Francesco Marini Clarelli, Co-founder and Onorary Chairman IAG

Together with Francesco Baschieri, Spreaker's founder and Francesco Marini Clarelli, Champion IAG in this investment, we will discover Spreaker/Voxnest's experience, since its establishment to the exit.

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Industry focus
December 09, 2020
CDP Recovery fund, how it works

Speaker:
Enrico Maini, CDP Recovery fund

Together with Enrico Maini, (18 years of finance experience spanning across investment banking, private equity and the software industry) we will discover investment focuses, matching mechanisms and operational processes of this CDP Fund for startups and innovative SMEs.





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Business case
November 19, 2020
Workshop in collaboration with BIP

Speaker:
Diego D'Alessandro, Partner Business Integration Partners

An event to look beyond the status quo of established relationships and perspectives, identifying new and unexpected points of view able to enhance all the elements of our precious and complex ecosystem where different worlds interact: Consulting, Business Angels and Startups.

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Champion training
November 11, 2020
Why act as a Champion?

Speaker:
Marco Becca, Carolina Gianardi e Claudio Zuccolotto, IAG business angel

In this workshop we will share the experiences of three new champions: Marco Becca, Carolina Gianardi and Claudio Zuccolotto, IAG business angels. We will discover what drove them to approach this role, difficulties, challenges and satisfactions related to this path.

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Angel investing
October 27, 2020
Types of rounds in Europe and how to prepare for a B Series

Speaker:
Fabio Mondini, Founder Cross Border Growth Capital
Lorenzo Triboli, Associate Cross Border Growth Capital

Together with Fabio Mondini, Founder Cross Border Growth Capital, and Lorenzo Triboli, Associate Cross Border Growth Capital, we will discover the approaches and characteristics of the A and B series rounds, the types of investors, the distinctive elements and the planning of an ideal fundraising.

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Technical / Tax
July 21, 2020
The state of the art in tax benefits for startups and SMEs

Speaker:
Nicola Campisi Frascà, KPMG Tax & Legal
Virginia Arcoraci, KPMG Tax & Legal

Together with Nicola Campisi Frascà and Virginia Arcoraci, professionals of KPMG Tax & Legal, we will talk about the new incentives for investors in innovative start-ups and SME’s introduced by the Decreto Rilancio and the coordination with the previous legislation.

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Angel investing
July 15, 2020
Evaluation criteria in seed investments

Speaker:
Marco Trombetti, Angel Investor, CEO & Co-Founder Pi Campus & Translated

Together with Marco Trombetti, Angel Investor, CEO and Co-Founder of Pi Campus and Translated, we will understand how to evaluate a startup in seed phase highlighting the true role of business angels, through the analysis of different types of models.

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Business case
June 09, 2020
The IAG anti portfolio, reflections on missed opportunities

Speaker:
Lorenzo Franchini, Co-Founder Italian Angels for Growth

Together with Lorenzo Franchini, founding partner of Italian Angels for Growth we will analyze those companies, today successful, in which we have chosen not to invest with a synthesis of the lessons learned.


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Technical / Legal
May 14, 2020
Negotiating a term sheet

Speaker:
Francesco Torelli, Partner of the law firm Hi.lex

Together with Francesco Torelli, Partner of Hi.lex law firm, we will discover how to negotiate a term sheet in venture capital transactions, its content (purpose, economics, corporate governance, founders' commitments, exit).

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Business case
April 29, 2020
Deep tech investment: the delicate balance between startup and corporate

Speaker:
Antonio Avitabile, Managing Director, Corporate Alliance and Investment, Sony Semiconductor Europe

Together with Antonio Avitabile, Managing Director, Corporate Alliance and Investment, Sony Semiconductor Europe, we will talk about Sony Corporation's experience and investment criteria, focusing on the delicate balance between startup and corporate.

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Industry focus
April 02, 2020
Smart & Start Italia, the national tool to support innovative startups

Speaker:
Federica Garbolino, Market and Services Development Manager, Invitalia
Massimo Calzoni, System Coordinator Invitalia Startup

Together with Federica Garbolino, Market and Services Development Manager, Invitalia and Massimo Calzoni, Invitalia Startup System Coordinator, we will discover the tools and actions to support innovative startups: Invitalia Startup system and the Smart&Start Italia tool.

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Technical / Tax
March 26, 2020
Innovative Startup Benefits: Fiscal incentive and Stock Option

Speaker:
Nunzio Incampo, Pomara Scibetta & Partners

Together with Nunzio Incampo (Studio Pomara Scibetta & Partners) we will talk about the definition of Innovative Startups and SME’s; Stock Options and Work for equity; tax benefits of investing in Innovative Startups and Innovative SME’s; tax management of Angel investment.

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Industry focus
February 24, 2020
Alternative capital raising instruments in the US - Main techniques and features

Speaker:
Maurizio Manzati, President Golden Eagle Capital Advisors
Fabio Scacciavillani, Chief Economist NUVERSE ADVISORS LLC

Together with Maurizio Manzati, President of Golden Eagle Capital Advisors, and Fabio Scacciavillani, Chief Economist NUVERSE ADVISORS LLC, we will explore a new capital raising opportunity for startups in unregulated US markets.

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  • Selected Speakers

    Meet and discuss with top venture capital entrepreneurs, experts and consultants

  • Insights and news

    Keep up to date with international trends in the investment world, emerging sectors, and technical, legal and tax issues.

  • Networking Opportunities

    Each workshop brings together more than 30 participants across IAG members and partners.

  • 10 workshops per year

    Each meeting lasts 2 hours including presentation and discussion. It is always possible to participate by videoconference

Venture capital and especially angel investing are landscapes full of opportunities, but also pitfalls. Get ready to know them and deal with them in a group of peers, where you have the opportunity to participate in continuing education workshops on the main topics of the sector. In addition, do not miss the opportunity for a knowledge exchange with more senior investors who are open to sharing their stories and help you minimize mistakes caused by inexperience.