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Carlo Tassi, IAG Chairman
Carolina Gianardi, IAG Board of Directors
Together with President Carlo Tassi, Board Member Carolina Gianardi, and team members Leonardo Giagnoni and Emanuele Torlonia we will discover more about the activities, results and processes of the association: from training activities to the screening process, from due diligence to the construction of a diversified portfolio and much more.Online
Leonardo Giagnoni, Managing Director IAG
What investment strategies does a venture fund use to build its portfolio? What are the factors analyzed in a startup and red flags in a due diligence? What are the time horizon for an exit and return expectations? Let's hear from some of the leading Italian venture capitalists.Online
Jan Debets, Head of Operations BAE
Valerio Caracciolo, Business Angel IAG
Together with Jan Debets and Valerio Caracciolo we will discover the world of Business Angels associations in Europe, the different models of organizations and their peculiarities. A focus on sharing the network and the best investment opportunities, to accelerate growth and support the international development of companies.Online
Francesco Torelli, Partner @Hilex
Together with Francesco Torelli (Partner of Hi.lex law firm) we will analyze the legal aspects of stock option and work-for-equity plans and of the most popular semi-equity instruments to invest in startups and innovative SMEs.Online
Federico Pistono, Silvia Pugi and Luca Rossetto, IAG business angels
In this workshop we will share the experiences of three IAG business angels: Federico Pistono, Silvia Pugi and Luca Rossetto. We will discover what led them to approach the role of Champion/Sponsor, the difficulties, challenges and satisfactions, comparing the different paths.Online
Fabio Mondini, CEO & Founder Growth Capital
Lorenzo Triboli, Associate Growth Capital
Successful exits are not random events, but situations strategically planned in advance several years before, which are best defined round after round, going to feel the market and the desirability of the different options available. In this webinar we will see how an exit is built over time, which are the main stakeholders and how to approach them, based on direct experience and real case studies.Online
Nicola Campisi Frascà, Senior Tax Manager, KPMG, Virginia Arcoraci Tax Specialist, KPMG
Alain Rigamonti, Senior Manager, KPMG
We will focus on the following points: the opportunities of work for equity for employees and collaborators and stock options; the tax credit for listing on the Stock Exchange; the opportunities of the tax credit on research and development expenses; the audit: a step to become an Innovative SME that creates value.Online
Nunzio Incampo, Tax Advisor e Auditor, Pomara Scibetta & Partners
Marco Graziani, Partner Legance - Avvocati Associati
Together with Nunzio Incampo (Studio Pomara Scibetta & Partners) and Marco Graziani (IAG Business Angel and Lawyer) we will talk about tax issues of investments in startups: benefits, concessions and tools to manage exits / write-offs. We will also focus on Individual Savings Plans (PIR).Online
We will talk about it together with Carolina Gianardi, IAG Board of Directors, Andrea Ragaini, Deputy General Manager of Banca Generali, Laura Scaramella, Partner CDP Venture Capital SGR - Fondo Nazionale Innovazione, Luca Corti, Vice President Business Development Mastercard and Roberto Catanzaro, Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer Nexi.Online
The Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) and Enea Tech, a private law foundation supervised by the MiSE, are among the main Italian players operating in support of the development of innovative technologies of national strategic interest and on a global scale, in particular in the field of Deep tech. Together with Matteo Bonfanti, Technology Transfer Director (IIT), Carmelo Graceffa, Senior Investment Manager - Deep Tech ENEA Tech and Massimo Vanzi, IAG partner, manager and entrepreneur with more than 40 years of experience, we will discover the potential and initiatives at Deep Tech support in Italy.Online
Andrea Giustina, Serial Entrepreneur & Advisor
How to calculate pre-money valuation of digital startup.
Together with Andrea Giustina, senior IAG business angel in Digital and Tech sector with an entrepreneurial experience as CTO in which he reached the exit with Cisco, we will deepen the evaluation models of a digital company, based on international standards and experiences gained in IAG.Online
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.
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.Online
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.Online
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.Online
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.Online
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.
Meet and discuss with top venture capital entrepreneurs, experts and consultants
Keep up to date with international trends in the investment world, emerging sectors, and technical, legal and tax issues.
Each workshop brings together more than 30 participants across IAG members and partners.
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.