Enartis has acquired a majority stake in the promising startup founded by Rogerio Nogueira and Lucia Bilro.
Investing in companies that incorporate ESG values represents a great opportunity to differentiate oneself in an increasingly competitive venture capital market while actively contributing to solving the greatest challenges of the 21st century.
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'December 05, 2023
Enartis has acquired a majority stake in the promising startup founded by Rogerio Nogueira and Lucia Bilro.'November 23, 2023
Graduate in International Relations & Finance from the University of Trieste, Sara Burigo has a long international career in finance that began at Citigroup Panama as Risk Management Officer. In 1999 she moved to London to begin a career in investment banking first at UBS and then from 2001 at Goldman Sachs, where she held various roles at the European level managing relationships with institutional and hedge funds on a global scale.'November 08, 2023
Investing in companies that incorporate ESG values represents a great opportunity to differentiate oneself in an increasingly competitive venture capital market while actively contributing to solving the greatest challenges of the 21st century.'October 30, 2023
As emerged from the first reports published (Quarterly Observatory on Venture Capital in Italy), the absence of the mega rounds led by international investors that characterized 2022 has affected the data of these first months: both deals and capital invested are down compared to the same period last year. This trend is also partly reflected in the data that emerged from the IAG Index, a thermometer of the startup ecosystem calculated on startups that entered deal-flow.'October 27, 2023
Nadia Sillano, a Bocconi Economics graduate, and Senior Business Executive with more than 20 years of experience in launching new businesses/startups and structured companies, describes herself as a dynamic, results-oriented person with an inspirational leadership style.'October 16, 2023
Technology infrastructure enabling businesses to collaborate in training of AI models; gain insights through federated knowledge without sharing data; receives funding from Gaingels, Notion Capital, Founders Factory, Fastweb, Connect Ventures, IAG and B Heroes.'October 14, 2023
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'September 18, 2023
Anna Benini is an organizational psychologist, specializing in Strategic Human Resources at Ecornell University and in change management at MIT Boston. She holds a Global Executive MBA from SDA Bocconi. She has 20 years of experience in HR, M&A, Turnaround, Talent Management, Recruitment, L&OD and business strategy alignment to HR in Italy and abroad.'September 05, 2023
Sooma launched a capital raising together with business angels from Italian Angels for Growth (IAG) who had already bet on it in 2019, on the platform of Doorway - innovative Italian fintech operating in Venture Capital that enables direct investment in this asset class by private and corporate investors. The campaign ended last August 18 with the raising of €319,000.'July 24, 2023
Veronica Mariani after creating several successful Digital projects as an entrepreneur, decided that the next step in her career path would be to support other companies with the skills and know-how she acquired.'June 28, 2023
The startup creator of a revolutionary system that takes home automation to a new level won first prize in the competition devised by Enegan in collaboration with Italian Angels for Growth (IAG). The award ceremony was held at the Florentine innovation hub Nana Bianca.'June 27, 2023
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'June 27, 2023
Event reserved for members of Italian Angels for Growth'June 15, 2023
To the Turin-based startup the second edition of the competition conceived by IAG and Mastercard. More than two hundred startups participated in the selection, but only three finalists were selected for the awards ceremony held during the Mastercard Innovation Forum 2023 in Milan.'June 07, 2023
On Sept. 14 and 15 at Palacultura the event that will bring big tech companies to Messina.'June 06, 2023
The importance of a culture of inclusion explained by someone who has been used since childhood to deal with inequalities and fighting against stereotypes in order to follow her own aspirations.'May 08, 2023
The fintech startup brought revenue-based financing to Italy, supporting the growth of more than 100 digital businesses in six countries. The deal involved CDP Venture Capital as lead investor, along with investors such as Azimut Libera Impresa, Kairos Partners, Italian Angel for Growth and other co-investors.'April 21, 2023
IAG business angels participate in the investment round of Votis, a Jerusalem-based startup, creator of a revolutionary tool for diagnosing and monitoring diabetic foot syndrome: Votis PedCheck™.'April 20, 2023
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'April 04, 2023
Inaugurated the competition among startups to find the new champion of Enegan, the energy partner that supports businesses toward sustainable growth. The project, in collaboration with Italian Angels for Growth, will award the most disruptive startup in the Italian cleantech landscape.'March 28, 2023
IAG business angels sell their shares in Ultroneo Srl to Sistemi Spa. After supporting the startup's growth, today Ultroneo is a benchmark in the retail automation sector.'March 14, 2023
Eden Ventures, an investment firm in partnership with business angels from Italian Angels for Growth (IAG) and Vento Investments, the Italian chapter of Exor Ventures for investments in early-stage Italian founders, are pleased to announce the signing of a partnership.'February 17, 2023
Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Amity, Francesca leads the company's global expansion and growth. Originally from Perugia, she graduated in Law from Bocconi University and began her career in Dubai, working for the law firm Baker McKenzie. She then joined PwC and moved to South Africa, where she lived for three years, to head PwC's European Desk in the sub-Saharan region.'February 16, 2023
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'February 10, 2023
1000Farmacie was founded in March 2020 by CEO Nicolò Petrone, COO Mohamed Younes, and Alberto Marchetti, CMO. The company has seen exponential growth in less than two years. With a network of more than 100 independent pharmacies in major Italian cities and over 100,000 products for sale, 1000Farmacie now has more than 500,000 customers. In the past year, it has experienced a 600 percent growth in sales. The startup also collaborates with some major Pharma biggies.'February 06, 2023
2022 was a decidedly good year for Venture Capital in Italy, which celebrated the first 10 years of the Startup Act, the decree-law that officially gave birth to the Italian Startup Ecosystem, providing a framework for the sector on issues such as the labor market, tax breaks, administrative simplification, and bankruptcy law.'January 30, 2023
Wora, a Milan-based startup offering same-day delivery services by appointment, dedicated to e-commerce and retailers, has closed a €600,000 seed round that will enable it to continue the development of its proprietary technology and extend the service to new Italian cities and major European capitals. Lead investor the members of Italian Angels for Growth, along with Club degli Investitori and some business angels.'January 16, 2023
Italian Angels for Growth (IAG) is the largest business angel network in Italy. Over the years, more than 500 leaders from the business, financial and industrial worlds have been IAG members, investing time, skills and capital in the growth of innovative startups. Founded in 2007, IAG recently celebrated its 15th anniversary: in this interview we discuss the role of the business angel and its evolution with IAG Vice Chair Paola Bonomo.'December 21, 2022
In this interview we will find out more about UNGUESS together with Luca Manara, Ceo and Co-Founder of the company, a reference point for crowdtesting and Gaetano Liggieri, IAG Champion in this investment together with Gianluca D'Agostino.'December 19, 2022
Neurobrave is the revolutionary AI software solution, decoding in real-time biomarkers of personal cognitive state for mental wellness, stress management, safety, and productivity, from everyday wearable devices. The new Investment will allow the company to add R&D and business development professionals in EU, Japan, and U.S to strengthen agreements with current customers and partners, most of them rated top tier wearable devices, consumer electronics, and chip manufacturer in the sector.'December 14, 2022
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'December 12, 2022
Eppur si muove. In a predominantly male-driven world, the ranks of women are beginning to swell. "And they will get bigger and bigger"-convinced Carolina Gianardi and Silvia Pugi, two women whose careers have always been surrounded by men. The former, Vice President and General Manager of the Global Commercial Service division of American Express Italy, the latter, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at Manageritalia.'November 28, 2022
Veronica Diquattro, CEO Global Markets DAZN, has been part of DAZN's leadership team since its inception, launching the service in Italy and Spain in 2018. Prior to DAZN, Veronica served as Managing Director, Southern and Eastern Europe at Spotify, leading the brand's strategy and growth in 16 countries. Previously, as Director of Markets Strategy and Operations, she led the successful launch of Spotify in Italy.'November 22, 2022
Every journey that has the ambition to become epic is born from a grand vision and is supported by inspiring leadership. For IAG, this has a name: Ronald P. Spogli.'November 17, 2022
IAG alongside companies to create value through ESG operational best practices. Joining VentureESG represents IAG's first step to ride the trend of sustainable investments, a fast-growing trend with more than $120 billion invested globally in ESG by 2021.'November 09, 2022
"What limit should we set for ourselves?" - "None."
So began, ten years ago, the journey of the Startup Act. With a specific exhortation to fly high, to go to school from the best in the world, return home and put the lessons learned into practice. With no limits and no foreclosures. Only in this way could we have made Italy a country for startups.'November 04, 2022
Telefónica Open Innovation, CDP Venture Capital, Italian Angels for Growth (IAG), Equiter through the RIF-T fund, Banca Patrimoni Sella C. Spa, Digital Magics and Sport Horizon Holding participated in the investment round aimed at the growth of the Italian start-up and the preparation of a forthcoming European round.'October 26, 2022
Last Friday, October 21, 2022, the first Italian TEDx dedicated to Venture Capital and the Italian innovation ecosystem was held in the modern setting of Opificio Golinelli, home of the Foundation of the same name. The aim of this special event was to turn the spotlight on the great changes dictated by the digital revolution and on entrepreneurial success stories, spreading the culture of innovation with the intention of looking at the future with different eyes.'October 22, 2022
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'October 20, 2022
Angelini Industries announces the creation of Angelini Ventures, a venture capital company that will invest in early-stage companies in the biotechnology, life sciences and digital health sectors. Angelini Ventures has invested €60 million to-date.'October 18, 2022
Eden Venture by IAG: the Pre-Seed startup garden that will enable entrepreneurs to let their talents flourish'October 12, 2022
Italian Angels for Growth (IAG), a leader in Italian seed venture capital and a point of reference in Italy for those who want to invest in startups, is pleased to announce a partnership agreement with Unicorn Trainers Club, Friuli Venezia Giulia's association of enthusiasts in innovation and startups, which aims to encourage and facilitate venture capital and angel investing activities by promoting and facilitating collaborative relationships with university scientific institutions and research centers.'October 10, 2022
On Friday, October 21, 2022, in the context of the Golinelli Foundation headquarters, we will turn the spotlight on the major changes dictated by the digital revolution and entrepreneurial success stories, thanks to five protagonists who will take turns on stage for the 33rd edition of a TEDxBologna event.'October 06, 2022
The last few years have shown a sustained growth of Venture Capital in Italy: in the first half of 2022 alone, our country almost reached the total investment in 2021 (957 million euros), an increase of 123 percent compared to the same period last year.'October 05, 2022
Was the egg or the chicken born first? That is, looking at the world of innovation investments: were startups or capital born first?'October 04, 2022
The startup competition born from the partnership between Italian Angels for Growth and Mastercard.'September 27, 2022
Nanoligent SL, a Spanish biotech company specialized in the development of cancer treatments based on unique protein conjugates, today announces the completion of a Seed financing round of total € 2.8 M.'September 19, 2022
Mapendo, is an Italian company, based in Bologna, working with artificial intelligence in the online advertising industry, specializing in user acquisition for mobile apps. It offers an A.I.-enhanced performance marketing service to clients based in Silicon Valley.'September 12, 2022
Futurely is a startup that was born in 2019 from the intuition of two bright young Italian women, Elisa Piscitelli and Maria Paola Testa, graduates in Management Engineering from the Milan Polytechnic, with a path abroad. Both Elisa and Mariapaola have a common denominator: a boundless passion for STEM and education.'September 05, 2022
If I got where I am now, it is because I met people who stimulated me and protected me at the same time, people who helped me, supported me, spurred me, protected me. People with whom I created a unique relationship. One above all: Francesco Marini Clarelli. My history in IAG I owe it all - or almost all - to this extraordinary Champion.'August 01, 2022
The £2 million seed round was led by former Apple/DataTiger executives Philip Mohr and Puli Liyanagama and supported by MMC Ventures, Plug and Play, an InnovateUK Smart Grant and Italian Angels for Growth. The new funds will fuel BuiltAI’s R&D and product growth - including furthering its AI geospatial analytics and extending its customer acquisition in the UK and Europe.'July 27, 2022
The capitalization will go to intensify the research and development and marketing projects of the Italian cybersecurity startup that offers SMEs and large companies military-grade cyber protection.'July 26, 2022
Members of Italian Angels for Growth (IAG) are investing in Connectly.ai, a conversational commerce software and a WhatsApp Business Partner Solution (BPS) focused on transforming customer messages into revenue.'July 15, 2022
Entrepreneur and Commercial/Marketing Manager with international experience in the engineering industry, gained in the field of automatic packaging machines.
Lucia Romagnoli has been working as a business consultant for several years and is also interested in innovative startups, in the capacity of Business Angel and Angel Investor. Let's get to know her better.'July 04, 2022
Timing, in life, is everything. And it is even more so if you operate in the field of innovation. Being able to understand when it's time to invest, when it's time to make changes, when to let go, end the adventure or - in the best of cases - take other paths made of exits and acquisitions, is crucial. And this is the most important lesson that Marco De Guzzis and Alessandro Petazzi, both very important faces in the history of Musement, the startup turned scaleup that has conquered the world by betting on Italian cultural tourism, cherish - and disseminate.'June 30, 2022
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'June 21, 2022
Anna Amati is an Architect, Founding Partner of META Group and EUREKA! Venture SGR Spa, as well as a member of the Investment Committee of Eureka!Fund I Tech Transfer. A Founding Partner of Angels4Women, she is a Jury Member of the EIC Accelerator Program. Member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian "Treccani" Institute, advisor of the Teatro Stabile dell'Umbria, as well as a member of Italian Angels for Growth. Let's get to know her better.'June 15, 2022
Event reserved for members of Italian Angels for Growth
Swoop, the one-stop money shop for businesses, has raised £5.4m in a Series A funding round to accelerate international expansion and help more companies to access an array of financing options.'June 10, 2022
Italian Angels for Growth is Italy's leading Angel Group with a mission to facilitate private capital investment in the Italian and international startup ecosystem, becoming the meeting point between entrepreneurs, investors, and companies.'June 09, 2022
An equipment rental and tool hire platform, backed by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the founder of easyJet, has raised an additional €3m in capital to fund future growth in European markets.'June 07, 2022
Since 2019 Italian Angels for Growth, Italy's largest group of professional business angels, has opened its doors to national and international companies interested in researching and promoting innovation.'May 27, 2022
Since 2019 Italian Angels for Growth, Italy's largest group of professional business angels, has opened its doors to national and international companies interested in researching and promoting innovation. Among the IAG Corporate Partners from the first period is also Banca Finnat.'May 25, 2022
IAG, Italy's largest network of professional business angels investing time and capital for the growth of innovative Italian and international startups, will use the services of ClubDeal Digital Platform to manage future club deals and the activation of fiduciary mandates in a fully digital and remote mode.'May 24, 2022
One of the first Google Italy partners, Nomesia has also received in recent years the support of some members of Italian Angels for Growth, and in recent days was acquired by Co.Mark SpA, TINEXTA S.P.A., through its subsidiary Queryo Advance Srl.'May 23, 2022
Since 2019 Italian Angels for Growth, Italy's largest group of professional business angels, has opened its doors to domestic and international companies interested in researching and promoting innovation.'May 19, 2022
In Israel's record year of investments, IAG initiated a week-long professional visit to promote its business interests and activities.'May 12, 2022
IAG Index, a thermometer of the startup ecosystem calculated on the database of startups analyzed in the selection of investment opportunities of Italian Angels for Growth.'May 11, 2022
An initiative organized by Medtronic and Università del Salento in partnership with BIP and IAG.'May 02, 2022
Business Angel and Entrepreneur, Valerio Caracciolo, is passionate about innovation. From 2015 to 2021 he was vice president of Italian Angels for Growth, contributing significantly to its growth and development.'April 28, 2022
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'April 27, 2022
The point of view of Laurenne Hemily-Figus, among the very first IAG members since 2008, and Andrea Di Natale, who joined the network almost two years ago.'April 20, 2022
Measure Protocol, a UK scale-up that offers a new way to access consumer behavioural data at a scale, has secured funding to allow it to continue the development of its technology and to scale-up its marketing and sales efforts.'April 19, 2022
In 2021 the Fintech world experienced a moment of ferment and growth. Let's find out more about this together with one of the protagonists of the sector: Alessandro Longoni, Head of Fintech District.'April 08, 2022
IAG members Paolo Gonano and Massimo Vanzi, have long been part of the Screening Committee, the body that deals with selecting the investment opportunities presented to shareholders during Investor Days. Working with them is Nicolas Ott, who joined the Committee in 2019.
This year IAG celebrates the 15th anniversary since its birth: let's find out more about the Committee, its functioning, and its evolution over the years together with some of the protagonists.
Carlotta Siniscalco, MBA at Stanford University, is a Partner at Emergence Capital, an early-stage VC fund based in Silicon Valley. Hers is one of the success stories of Italians in Silicon Valley. Milanese by birth, after spending the fourth year of high school in the U.S., she decided to carry out her university studies overseas, and then began her career as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs. Let's get to know her better.'March 23, 2022
Italian Angels for Growth is the most important Italian Angel Group, active since 2007 in supporting the development of startups with high growth potential with method and professionalism.'March 17, 2022
Kither Biotech (also known as “Kither” or “the Company”), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for rare respiratory diseases, announces that it has raised €18.5 million in a Series B financing round and has appointed current Board Member Dr. Vincent Metzler as Chief Executive Officer.'March 14, 2022
Massimo Jakelich, business angel of Italian Angels for Growth, has been Chief Investment Strategist of Azimut Wealth Management, Strategist and Senior Portfolio Manager since December 2011, as well as Member of the Investment Committees of the Discretionary Portfolio Management team and of the Advisory team of Azimut Capital Management SGR. Let's get to know him better.
Antonio Leone, Electronic Engineer with vast experience in the Biotech sector, was Chairman and CEO of Kontron Instruments, Roche Group, where he headed 5 development and research centers and 4 production sites as well as a series of acquisitions.
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'February 21, 2022
Stefano Dominedò, born in 1979, works in risk management, insurance and data analytics consulting. He currently holds the position of International Head of Strategy & Financial Planning at Marsh Advisory (Marsh & McLennan). Stefano holds an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) certification.
Enrico Castellano and Lorenzo Franchini are among the founding members of Italian Angels for Growth along with Francesco Marini Clarelli, Luigi Amati, Marco Asquini, Luigi Capello, Andrea Mandel Mantello, Antonio Sfiligoj, and Marco Villa. This year IAG celebrates 15 years since its birth. Let's find out more about the successes and difficulties of the first years of the association together with the protagonists.'February 16, 2022
In recent years, the association has been enriched with the profiles of new generations, the IAnG group, an example for aspiring angels who wish to enter the startup world and who often meet to discuss the issues of innovation, eager to learn from the experience gained in the network. Among them are Lisa Foltran and Federico Pistono. Let's get to know them better.'February 08, 2022
The funding will be used to expand the business and the last mile delivery service. By 2023, the company will also integrate additional healthcare services to support patients.'February 03, 2022
The round has been led by members of Italian Angels for Growth, the largest network of business angels in Italy, through the investment vehicle Nanolinvest, and AVANTECA Partners, a Swiss privately held asset management firm.'January 28, 2022
Founded in 2007, Italian Angels for Growth is the non-profit association that brought to Italy an investment formula, born in the U.S. that involves putting private capital at the service of innovative startups with method and professionalism.'January 27, 2022
A few months ago, F10 and Italian Angels for Growth (IAG) signed a letter of intent to work together to strengthen the global FinTech & InsurTech Startup ecosystem. The partnership between F10 and IAG is a strategic initiative whose aim is to increase investment opportunities for startups graduating from F10 programs. The recent round led by IAG for F10 alumni company Sonect was just the beginning.
Italian Angels for Growth (IAG), the first group of angels in Italy founded in 2007, celebrates 15 years of activity with more than 6,500 startups analyzed, a network of over 500 angels, 300 million raised, over 100 investments, 11 exits (among the most famous are: Spreaker, Musement, Inventia) and 3 offices in Italy (Milan, Rome and Florence).'January 24, 2022
Roberta Bonasoni, Financial Consultant. In 2016, after 18 years of experience in banking in the Finance sector, she joined Azimut Capital Management as Wealth Manager and since 2017 she has held the role of Specialist Previdenza e Welfare for Azimut Emilia-Romagna, Marche and Umbria.'January 12, 2022
In this interview with Andrea Balestra, COO at Restorative Neurotechnologies and Paolo Angelucci, IAG Champion in this investment, we will discover how the startup was born, the importance of having good investors and a successful team at your side and the future plans of the company.'December 22, 2021
IAnG: Over thirty young professionals who have chosen to join Italian Angels for Growth to support innovation.'December 21, 2021
In this interview, we will discover more about the start-up with Marco Bolgiani and Fabrizio Centrone, IAG Champion in this investment, and Sandipan Chakraborty, Founder and CEO of Sonect.
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'December 14, 2021
The objective of the investment is to bring to the market the biotech company's unique proprietary technology that enables in-depth analysis of the efficacy of cell therapies in oncology.'December 13, 2021
The new home of business angels of Italian Angels for Growth (IAG) in Florence was inaugurated in collaboration with Nana Bianca, startup studio and accelerator that operates as a development center for the birth and growth of new digital enterprises in Italy.'December 03, 2021
Italian Angels for Growth is pleased to announce their partnership agreement with The Techshop, SGR that launched the VC Techshop Primo Fund, focused on B2B digital startups in the Seed stage of their business.'December 02, 2021
Mirta, an Italian startup that promotes “Made in Italy” artisans by making their products known abroad, wins the first prize in the competition promoted by Italian Angels for Growth in collaboration with Mastercard.
Inclusion and diversity are essential for success. Female role models and exchange of experiences are a wealth to be valued.'November 15, 2021
IAG joins the association along with the Investors Club, Angels4Impact and Angels4Women.
F10 and Italian Angels for Growth (IAG) sign letter of intent to work together to strengthen the global FinTech & InsurTech Startup ecosystem.
The last five years have shown a constant trend: Fintech, a world that is not limited to just the banking sector, but is made up of various players and protagonists, has certainly been one of the fastest growing sectors.'October 27, 2021
Pasquale Zaccarella, graduate in Finance, continued his education at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). After an initial experience in Intesa Sanpaolo, he moved to Banca d'Italia and in the last year he joined the European Central Bank, where he held the role of Inspector.'October 26, 2021
Graduated in Business Administration and with a Master in Corporate Finance at Bocconi University, Carolina boasts a long working experience in Italy and abroad in the financial services division of the General Electric Group, first as Financial Planning Manager and then CFO, until becoming Sales and Marketing Director and finally Head of the Consumer Division.'October 20, 2021
The competition for start-ups promoted by Italian Angels for Growth in collaboration with Mastercard'October 19, 2021
IAG business angels contribute to the collection, together with Doorway. By the end of the year the app will also be available on the Italian market thanks to two important partnership agreements. The international expansion continues.
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'September 29, 2021
Ismail Gazarin, engineer, after 10 years of experience in an American multinational IT and consulting company, in 1999 co-founded Eidosmedia, a company born to create a publishing system of new conception (multi-channel enterprise content publishing platform), where he served as Chief Technology and Product Officer in charge of the conception/design and development of the company's products until 2020. In the last years his passion
for the world of start-ups was born and the choice to become a business angel.
The start-up that offers a digital path of innovative orientation, founded by two young entrepreneurs, Elisa Piscitelli and Mariapaola Testa and incubated at Harvard, wins the confidence of Italian Business Angels.'September 22, 2021
Antonella Grassigli, IAG partner, is business angel of the year 2021.'September 14, 2021
Interview with Christian Miccoli - Co-founder of Conio.
Conio, IAG portfolio, is the first fintech in Italy to develop a bitcoin wallet accessible and manageable through a mobile app. Founded in 2015, the fintech has experienced unprecedented growth: from March 2020 to May 2021, the number of active customers on the platform has grown by over 1000%, and today it has over 270,000 customers.'July 26, 2021
"The dematerialization of payment systems with the development of market verticals (GDO, Transport, etc.) and new business models for SMEs will bring a cross-industry revolution".'July 21, 2021
“As investors we have the opportunity and the responsibility to guide start-ups towards greater diversity".'July 08, 2021
Techstars and Primo Ventures reinvest in Cubbit. Fondo Digitech - Azimut Libera Impresa, CDP Venture Capital Sgr, GELLIFY, the partners of IAG (Italian Angels for Growth, together with the holdings Moffu, Ulixes Capital and 10x Club of Federico Pistono), the F.O. of Massimo Prelz Oltramonti join as new investors.'June 28, 2021
On the occasion of the 3d Investor Day was held the Assembly that elected the Board of Directors of the association for the three-year period 2021/2024.'June 27, 2021
Graduated in Electronic Engineering, energetic, eclectic, naturally inclined to communication, marketing and business development. Passionate about (and involved in) financial trading and real estate investment, Tommaso has been an IAG partner since 2019. In this interview, we will find out more about his background and passion for innovation.'June 24, 2021
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'June 21, 2021
In this interview we will discover more about the fintech start-up and the role of the Champions together with Marko Maras, CEO and Founder of Fido and Gianluca D'Agostino, IAG Champion, successful entrepreneur and investor who recently launched his initiative in the Italian Venture Capital, "The Techshop".
Startup and Innovation: Italian Angels for Growth launches a partnership with BG4Real, Banca Generali's program to support the real economy.'June 07, 2021
Event reserved for members of Italian Angels for Growth.'May 27, 2021
With the latest round of funding concluded in May, with subscriptions exceeding expectations at 1.4 million, AorticLab, taking into account grants, funding and equity, has raised a total of over 13 million euros that will allow the achievement of important clinical and regulatory milestones already by the end of this year or early 2022.'May 24, 2021
In this double interview a comparison on innovation and the creation of startups in different realities. On one side a metropolis like Milan, on the other side Pordenone, a province of Friuli-Venezia Giulia.'May 20, 2021
Italian Angels for Growth (IAG), the largest network of Italian business angels who invest time and capital for the growth of innovative start-ups, and Angels for Women (A4W), an association of business angels, unique in Italy, focused on early-stage investments in women-led start-ups, promoted by AXA Italia and Impact Hub Società Benefit, have signed an agreement to encourage the participation of members in both networks.'April 27, 2021
Alessandro J. Vescovi, one of the youngest business angels of Italian Angels for Growth, tells us about his entry into IAG: exciting despite his young age. An example for the new generations who want to discover start-up’s world.'April 26, 2021
PEP-Therapy, a biotechnology company developing cell penetrating peptides as targeted therapies for the treatment of cancers, announces it has raised a €2.75 million in a Series A financing round. The financing was led by Italian Angels for Growth (IAG), with participation from Doorway, Magna Capital Partner (MCP) and Business Angels des Grandes Ecoles (BADGE) as well as existing investors Seventure Partners (Quadrivium 1 Seed Fund) and Dr. Bernard Majoie (former Chairman and CEO of Laboratoires Fournier).'April 22, 2021
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'April 19, 2021
Riccardo Fisogni, mentor, business angel and expert of the IAG Fintech Community, tells us about his experience as Champion of Conio, Fintech active in cryptocurrency services, and about future trends in this sector.'April 14, 2021
Current shareholders – 3B Future Health Fund, (formerly Helsinn Investment Fund), Innogest SGR, Meta Group, CDP Venture Capital Sgr, Italian Angels for Growth and other private investors - subscribed a new capital increase to allow the company to reach new and important milestones in the field of bone regeneration.'March 30, 2021
In this double interview we will discover more about GetYourBill, startup Fintech, thanks to the founder Alvise Abù-Khalil and the Champion IAG, Carlo Asquini, who has been consulting in the field of extraordinary finance and private equity since 1998.'March 26, 2021
Alda De Rose, Business Consultant and Advisor Media and Digital, Angel Investor, Co-founder of Foolfarm, Start-up Studio on AI, a long and thorough experience in all aspects of Media business. In more than 25 years in this industry, he has successfully managed diverse and growing responsibilities. In this interview she tells us about her choice to join IAG, the link between corporate innovation and the world of Start-ups and gives some advice to young women to develop their leadership skills and overcome self-imposed limits, even in promoting themselves.'March 19, 2021
Italian Angels for Growth (IAG), the largest business angel network in Italy, presented the IAG INDEX 2020, al.an indicator that aims at monitoring the vibrancy of the Italian start-up ecosystem in terms of investment opportunities for business angels. It also helps to monitor the trends in the Italian seed venture capital.'March 15, 2021
Angel investing is growing more popular! It is getting increasingly more attractive to the next generation of high-net-worth individuals who have often earned their wealth by being entrepreneurs, understand the way early-stage scene works and have a whole new perspective on the act of investing.'March 12, 2021
In 2020 venture capital market recorded transactions for a total of over 700 million euros, confirming the strategic positioning of IAG as a pillar of the Italian start-up ecosystem in support of entrepreneurial projects innovative.'February 24, 2021
Entrepreneur, Executive Coach, Business Angel, engaged in the promotion of issues related to supporting female professional development. In this interview with Laura De Chiara, we will talk about her experience in IAG as member of the Screening Committee and Champion of Hypersurfaces, and how far there is still to go to enhance the talent of women, penalized by health emergency that amplified the gap of the employment structure in Italy.'February 19, 2021
EdilGo has closed a 300,000 euro investment round in which CDP Venture Capital Sgr through the Accelerators Fund, LVenture Group and the members of Italian Angels for Growth (IAG) participated.'February 18, 2021
"IAG is a large and consolidated angel network, which has allowed us over time to create a series of verticals dedicated to different sectors, grouping business angels with relevant profiles and experiences".'February 01, 2021
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'January 26, 2021
Founded in 2018 by Manuel Corona, Irene Gullotta and Mirco Peragine, Shampora is a startup to create, produce and buy completely customized personal care products online.
The investors of the previous rounds (LVG, IAG and Club degli Investitori) and Vertis SGR, as lead investor, took part in the operation.'December 16, 2020
A commercial distribution agreement to start offering Conio’s services to Banca Generali customers in 2021 has also been signed, the companies said.'December 16, 2020
Angiodroid is the innovative SME that invented the first and only automatic carbon dioxide injector as a contrast medium in peripheral angiography'December 15, 2020
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'November 30, 2020
Italy Country Manager and Head of EME Automotive at Barclays, Enrico is the Business Angel of the year 2020!
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iHeartMedia has reached agreement to fully acquire Voxnest'November 25, 2020
The startup is going to strengthen its international expansion'November 23, 2020
LUISS EnLabs Investment Process: 2 IAG Day per year, with 12 presented opportunities'November 13, 2020
New financing round for Qapla’: internationalisation and increasingly accessible services for the eCommerce merchants are the operation objectives'November 13, 2020
The startup has developed a solution that allows hosts to remotely open accommodation facilities and manage online all bureaucratic procedures, while contactless technologies are trending in the post Covid-19 era.'October 30, 2020
IAG INDEX: the indicator that monitors investment opportunities for business angels in the Italian start-up ecosystem – first statistics
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The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'October 05, 2020
The aim of the company is to develop and commercialize, on both the Italian and the International market, new telemedicine solutions to facilitate the de-hospitalization of patients with neurological diseases. The capital increase will allow the team to continue investing in research projects, collecting further scientific evidence and, at the same time, expanding the commercial skills for corporate scale-up.'September 01, 2020
Fido is an innovative digital credit & risk scoring platform that uses new types of data and artificial intelligence to verify the identity of consumers online and assess its reliability.'August 03, 2020
The Italian startup AorticLab closed a round of €1.3 million with the equity crowdfunding campaign on the Doorway, the business angels of Italian Angels for Growth (IAG) and Investors’ Club.'July 23, 2020
Deliveristo, B2B Foodtech digital platform, has closed a 1,5M€ investment round led by Italian Angels of Growth, Gellify, Seven Investments, together with the investors of Doorway and another pool of private investors.'June 30, 2020
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'June 22, 2020
Rentuu, a UK based cloud-based technology platform for the multi-billion pound equipment hire industry within construction and events, has received investment from members of Italian Angels of Growth (IAG), Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou (founder of easyJet), Pilabs VC, Boost Heroes VC and others. IAG are Italy’s largest network of entrepreneurs and financial players that invest time and money to drive the growth of innovative start-ups.'June 04, 2020
LUISS EnLabs Investment Process: 2 IAG Day per year, with 12 presented opportunities'May 11, 2020
The startup, thanks to the economic support of Pariter Partners Syndicate, the members of Italian Angels for Growth (IAG) and Club degli Investitori, together with the Cogliati Family, will develop intelligent, flexible and sustainable electronic systems for the packaging and biomedical industry that can reach the market within 3 years.'April 21, 2020
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'February 13, 2020
The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.'January 22, 2020
Rejoint, a startup pioneer in new technology and surgical approaches in Total Knee Arthroplasty, closes a round of over 1.3 million euros.'December 20, 2019
LVenture Group, Italian Angels for Growth and other business angels poured resources in the company that will invest the proceeds in expanding its foreign activities.'December 18, 2019
Thanks to the capital increase from IAG members and Athensmed, the startup aims to take its drug-free therapy for depression to worldwide market.'October 31, 2019
Thanks to the capital increase signed by IAG members, and crowdfunding through BacktoWork24, the startup aims to expand its market in Italy and Europe.'October 16, 2019
Yobs Technologies, the California Based startup, was founded in 2016 by two young European entrepreneurs: Raphael Danilo and Federico Dubini. The company just raised a €280k investment from the members of Italian Angels for Growth – IAG, joining the $2.0M Seed round jointly with Fabio Mondini, cross-border investor and partner of the IAG network.'July 08, 2019
Fintastico, the fintech TripAdvisor, and Italian Angels for Growth (IAG) signed a strategic agreement to encourage investments in Italian fintech startups.'July 05, 2019
The financing round is one of the most significant in Italy in 2019, driven by the involvement of Invitalia Ventures, business angels connected to Italian Angels for Growth (via the Breath 80 investment vehicle), Ersel and Club degli Investitori (via Simon Fiduciaria), ACE Venture, together with the Elysia Capital and Moschini family offices and other private investors.'June 13, 2019
Fitprime, the online Marketplace for sport centers, closed a round of over 700k led by business angel of Italian Angels for Growth, with Club degli Investitori, LVenture Group, Boost Heroes and prevous investors.'May 30, 2019
Founded in 2015 by Matteo Esposito, Flora Caroli, Paolo Pascolo and Luca Ferrari Trecate, inVRsion is a virtual reality company based in Milan and New York, closes a roun of 400k led by IAG members.'April 01, 2019
Angel Partner Group (APG) joins Italian Angels for Growth (IAG), creating the largest Italian network of business angels.
Cellply has been awarded with the prestigious Gaetano Marzotto prize and received an €300,000 grant and an assistance programme from the CUOA Business School.'October 08, 2018
Vikey, a LVenture Group portfolio startup , closed an investment round of over € 500K led by Italian Angels for Growth (IAG) and Investor Club (CdI).'August 24, 2018
GiPStech, a tecnology company developer of the industry’s leading hybrid geomagnetic indoor location platform, announced its inclusion in the “Cool Vendors in Location Services and Applications” report by Gartner, Inc.
AppQuality, the first “pure player” CROWD TESTING PLATFORM won in the Mobile Business category at the Digital360 Awards.'June 22, 2018
Conio, a fintech startup company providing blockchain services to banks and financial institutions, announced that it raised 3 million dollars in a new investment round from a group of strategic investors gathered and coordinated by its advisor Innova et Bella'June 20, 2018
Food delivery startup Supermercato24 has raised €13 million in a round led by Fondo Italiano d'Investimento, per reports.'May 31, 2018
With this grant funding, Cellply will industrialize the oncology diagnostic platform currently in Beta version, with the aim to expand clinical studies to hospitals and clinics in Europe.