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June 13, 2024
III Investor Day 2024
Milano & Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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May 16, 2024
“Asking for Help is an Act of Strength”: Lidi Grimaldi's Inspiration from Branding to Angel Investing

For more than 15 years, Lidi Grimaldi has been working on brand strategy as an asset and growth accelerator for business. Today she is CEO of Interbrand Italia, working mainly on innovation and change management projects for international companies in the most diverse sectors. Passionate advocate of Venture Capital as a necessary tool to generate broad-based positive social impact. Let's get to know her better.

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April 29, 2024
The Future of Venture Capital in Italy: CDP's New Plan

On April 9, 2024, CDP Venture Capital presented the 2024-2028 Business Plan. The business plan is the strategic roadmap pursued by CDP Venture Capital that aims to position Italy as a hub of innovation and technological development that promotes innovation through various funds and direct investments.

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April 22, 2024
New investment for IAG business angels: Rubedo Life Science

Rubedo Life Sciences Closes $40M Series A Financing Led by Khosla Ventures and Ahren Innovation Capital. Series A financing to advance clinical development of lead candidate RLS-1496 into Phase 1 studies this year in chronic atopic dermatitis and chronic psoriasis. Financing will also advance respiratory program, recipient of a substantial CIRM grant last year, to development candidate nomination for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

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April 18, 2024
II Investor Day 2024
Roma & Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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April 16, 2024
Paola Monteferri: From IT Sector Pioneer to Innovative Startup Advocate

Paola Monteferri, Business Angel at Italian Angels for Growth (IAG), Senior Sales Leader across EMEA with over 30 years of experience in IT, boasts significant expertise in business development, sales management, as well as deep knowledge in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Hybrid Cloud, Analytics, digital transformation, mainframe systems, and software pricing models. Let's get to know her better.

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March 18, 2024
Changing to Grow: Valentina Ferretti's Journey through Investments, Diversity & Inclusion, and New Opportunities

"If you don't do different things, nothing different happens." Valentina Ferretti, business angel at Italian Angels for Growth (IAG), has decided to change everything, her 25-year career, and embark on a new journey, completely open, completely free.

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March 12, 2024
IAG - Riccardo Vanelli Finance Under 30 category by Forbes Italia

Riccardo Vanelli, IAG Investment Associate, has been included by Forbes Italy in the annual list dedicated to the under-30s, the ranking that rewards the best talents in business, entertainment, communications or finance.

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February 26, 2024
IAG Index 2023: The Startup Ecosystem Between Challenges and Growth

Italian Angels for Growth's thermometer of the startup ecosystem - An in-depth analysis of venture capital and market trends.

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February 22, 2024
I Investor Day 2024
Milano & Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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February 21, 2024
Crossing borders: Lucinda Furci's experience between Biomedical Research and Diversity

Lucinda Furci, Business Angel at Italian Angels for Growth (IAG), is Senior Consultant at Tempo Ritrovato Holding. She graduated in Biological Sciences in Milan and received her PhD in Biochemistry from Vanderbilt University, USA. She worked on major biomedical research projects in the USA and then moved to Italy where she became a Leader Scientist in the field of virology and immunology. Let's get to know her better.

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February 16, 2024
AorticLab - FLOWer™ is CE Marked

AorticLab™ is pleased to announce the successful achievement of CE certification for FLOWer™ (FLOWer), an innovative transcatether embolic protection device (EPD) indicated for the cerebral and systemic protection of patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVI) procedures.

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January 29, 2024
Antonella Chirichiello: A Multifaceted Journey Between Innovation, Diversity and Sustainability

Antonella Chirichiello is a professional engineer, visionary, creative, with a positive attitude and a commitment to excellence. A business entrepreneur with a multicultural approach, an expert in technological innovation, open innovation, digital transformation, and sustainability, she has worked professionally and as a consultant in various public and private companies.

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January 25, 2024
IAG lands in Silicon Valley: investment, business angels and networking

IAG, the leading Network-Powered Venture Capital investor in Italy, has strengthened its presence in the U.S. territory and on the West Coast, where it has already been active for several years. Today, this transatlantic link is strengthened by establishing a privileged presence in Silicon Valley through significant investments in the US VC firm Lombardstreet Ventures.

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December 21, 2023
ALKemist Bio announces a €6.9M Investment Round

Newly launched TCR company ALKemist Bio announces a €6.9M Investment Round to develop first-in-class TCR Cell Therapy for ALK-Positive Tumors.

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December 18, 2023
Interview with Letizia Mansutti - A path between medicine, innovation and investment

Letizia Mansutti, an Italian Canadian who has been in Italian Angels for a few years, has a degree in Medicine and Surgery, a specialist in Ophthalmology, a master’s degree in Ophthalmoplasty in France and in SMIEM-Agorà Aesthetic Medicine, as well as being certified in NLP.

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December 14, 2023
V Investor Day 2023
Milano & Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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December 12, 2023
Artemest and IAG: an innovative love story - Winning exit strategies

An emblematic example of the fundamental contribution of business angels to the innovation ecosystem.

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December 05, 2023
IAG and Doorway announce Winegrid exit

Enartis has acquired a majority stake in the promising startup founded by Rogerio Nogueira and Lucia Bilro.

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November 23, 2023
The importance of diversity in organizations: strategies to improve performance - Interview with Sara Burigo

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.

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November 08, 2023
ESG: sustainability is indispensable in every investment choice

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.

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October 30, 2023
IAG Index - First Half 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.

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October 27, 2023
Interview with Nadia Sillano - The energy of working with startups

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.

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October 16, 2023
Fantix Closes First Investment Round of $1.6 Million To Advance Privacy Safe AI Model Development

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.

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October 14, 2023
IV Investor Day 2023
Sicilia & Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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September 18, 2023
People at the center of growth - Interview with Anna Benini

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.

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September 05, 2023
Lifescience attracts investors - New fundraising for Sooma Medical led by IAG and Doorway

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.

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July 24, 2023
Women and Entrepreneurship - Interview with Veronica Mariani

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.

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June 28, 2023
Homsai, the Italian startup harnessing AI to reduce consumption on utility bills, wins the first edition of the Energy Innovation Cup

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.

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June 27, 2023
Convocation of the ordinary assembly 2023
Florence and online

Event reserved for members of Italian Angels for Growth

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June 27, 2023
III Investor Day 2023
Firenze, Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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June 15, 2023
ClearboxAI, the Italian startup against gender inequality in AI, wins the Women & Sustainability Fintech Competition

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.

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June 07, 2023
First Southern Innovation Summit presented: big tech companies meet in Messina

On Sept. 14 and 15 at Palacultura the event that will bring big tech companies to Messina.

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June 06, 2023
Diversity and differences: an asset to be valued

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.

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May 08, 2023
Viceversa completes €10 million funding round

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.

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April 21, 2023
IAG invests in Israeli Startup Votis

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™.

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April 20, 2023
II Investor Day 2023
Rome, Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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April 04, 2023
First Edition - Enegan Innovation Cup

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.

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March 28, 2023
New Exit for IAG: The Success Story of Ultroneo

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.

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March 14, 2023
New and important opportunities for tech talents and their entrepreneurial projects thanks to Bug-Pilot, a platform powered by Artificial Intelligence

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.

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February 17, 2023
Francesca Gargaglia: "Passion will save startups and startups will save the world"

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.

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February 16, 2023
I Investor Day 2023
Milan, Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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February 10, 2023
IAG business angels alongside startups - Success stories: 1000Farmacie

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.

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February 06, 2023
IAG Index 2022: growing Italian startups and focus in pre-seed

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.

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January 30, 2023
Wora closes €600,000 seed round

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.

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January 16, 2023
The Angels Team

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.

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December 21, 2022
UNGUESS, alongside companies to test products and services

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.

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December 19, 2022
NeuroBrave Secure an investment from the leading Italian investors IAG to boost its business development

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.

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December 14, 2022
V Investor Day 2022
Milano e online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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December 12, 2022
The strength of diversity - Carolina Gianardi and Silvia Pugi

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.

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November 28, 2022
Veronica Diquattro: The formula for successful ambition

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.

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November 22, 2022
Italy's future is in venture capital - Face to face with Ambassador Ronald P. Spogli

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.

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November 17, 2022
ESG venture capital, IAG invests in sustainability

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.

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November 09, 2022
Italy can be a country for startups - By Corrado Passera

"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.

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November 04, 2022
AWorld raises a two million bridge round

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.

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October 26, 2022
Disruptive Ambition: What an Experience!

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.

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October 22, 2022
IV Investor Day 2022
Bologna, Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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October 20, 2022
Angelini Industries launches Angelini Ventures with € 300 million commitment

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.

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October 18, 2022
IAG launches its Pre-Seed program

Eden Venture by IAG: the Pre-Seed startup garden that will enable entrepreneurs to let their talents flourish

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October 12, 2022
Closed agreement between IAG and Unicorn Trainers Club: Over 350 managers and entrepreneurs to serve startups

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.

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October 10, 2022
TEDxBologna Salon - Disruptive Ambition

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.

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October 06, 2022
IAG Index: sustained growth for Italian VC ecosystem

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.

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October 05, 2022
Italy is a country for Champions

Was the egg or the chicken born first? That is, looking at the world of innovation investments: were startups or capital born first?

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October 04, 2022
The Second Edition of Women & Sustainability Innovation Cup Is Live

The startup competition born from the partnership between Italian Angels for Growth and Mastercard.

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September 27, 2022
Nanoligent raised €2.8 M and completed Seed round financing with support of i&i Biotech Fund I

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.

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September 19, 2022
Mapendo, performance marketing empowered by artificial intelligence

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.

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September 12, 2022
Women and entrepreneurship: the story of Futurely

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.

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September 05, 2022
The Champion who changed my life

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.

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August 01, 2022
BuiltAI raises £2m to deliver first-of-its kind big-data transparency to UK’s commercial real estate

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.

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July 27, 2022
Cybersecurity Made in Italy: €5 million round for Gyala

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.

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July 26, 2022
IAG Hot Deal- New investment in Connectly

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. 

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July 15, 2022
Women and Entrepreneurship: interview with Lucia Romagnoli

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.

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July 04, 2022
Sliding doors: the lesson of Musement

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.

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June 30, 2022
III Investor Day 2022
Milan and Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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June 21, 2022
Women and Innovation: interview with Anna Amati

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.

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June 15, 2022
Fintech Swoop lands £5.4 million funding for international expansion

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.

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June 15, 2022
Convocation of the ordinary assembly
Milan and Online

Event reserved for members of Italian Angels for Growth

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June 10, 2022
Professional business angels: interview with Carlo Brunetti, Enrico Chiapparoli and Roberto Scibetta

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.

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June 09, 2022
Rentuu backed by easyJet founder raises additional €3m to make equipment hire easy

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.

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June 07, 2022
Corporate point of view: interview with MSD

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.

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May 27, 2022
Banking ecosystem and innovation: the fintech revolution

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.

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May 25, 2022
ClubDealFiduciaria: partnership with Italian Angels for Growth to use ClubDeal Digital Platform

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.

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May 24, 2022
NOMESIA joins the TINEXTA group: exit for IAG

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.

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May 23, 2022
Corporate perspective: interview with Mastercard

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.

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May 19, 2022
IAG gets in the game: bridging the Europe and Israeli VC ecosystems

In Israel's record year of investments, IAG initiated a week-long professional visit to promote its business interests and activities.

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May 12, 2022
IAG Index 2021-2020: the relaunch of Fintech

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.

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May 11, 2022
Salento Biomedical District: the Heart Failure hackathon is live

An initiative organized by Medtronic and Università del Salento in partnership with BIP and IAG.

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May 02, 2022
Valerio Caracciolo: "Let the Business Angels spread their wings even beyond the border"

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.

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April 28, 2022
II Investor Day 2022
Rome and Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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April 27, 2022
European and American investors: interview with Laurenne Hemily-Figus and Andrea Di Natale

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.

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April 20, 2022
Measure Protocol secures investment to further global growth ambitions

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.

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April 19, 2022
Why focus on Fintech? Interview with Alessandro Longoni

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.

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April 08, 2022
Investing is - also - a matter of trust. The point of view of Paolo Gonano, Massimo Vanzi and Nicolas Ott

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.

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March 28, 2022
Inspirational Success Stories - Interview with Carlotta Siniscalco

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.

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March 23, 2022
The first steps of IAG and the entry of APG: interview with Luigi Capello and Roberto Magnifico

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.

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March 17, 2022
Kither Biotech Raises €18.5 Million Series B

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.

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March 14, 2022
Massimo Jakelich: "Giving a face to a wallet"

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.

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March 02, 2022
Antonio Leone: “Business Angel? Investors that create value”

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.

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February 24, 2022
I Investor Day 2022
Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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February 21, 2022
The Insurtech challenge: interview with Stefano Dominedò

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.

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February 21, 2022
The first years of IAG told by Enrico Castellano and Lorenzo Franchini

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.

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February 16, 2022
The IAnG group, interview with Lisa Foltran and Federico Pistono

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.

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February 08, 2022
$15 Million Round for 1000Farmacie

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.

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February 03, 2022
Nanoligent raises €1M in Series Seed financing

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.

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January 28, 2022
The birth of IAG: the story of Francesco Marini Clarelli

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.

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January 27, 2022
Interview with Andreas Iten, F10 CEO and Co-Founder

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.

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January 26, 2022
15 years of Italian Angels for Growth, the first in seed venture capital in Italy

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).

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January 24, 2022
Roberta Bonasoni: "A new era has begun, that of the woman sapiens"

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.

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January 12, 2022
Restorative Neurotechnologies: interview to the protagonists

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.

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December 22, 2021
Young business angels, the IAnG group is born

IAnG: Over thirty young professionals who have chosen to join Italian Angels for Growth to support innovation.

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December 21, 2021
Sonect, the revolution of the expensive cash industry

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.

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December 15, 2021
V Investor Day 2021
Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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December 14, 2021
CellPly, the technology that revolutionizes the characterization of cell therapies, closed two million round

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.

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December 13, 2021
The 3rd IAG headquarters opens in Florence in collaboration with Nana Bianca

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.

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December 03, 2021
IAG and The Techshop, together to invest in the best early stage B2B digital startups

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.

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December 02, 2021
Women & Sustainability Innovation Cup: Mirta wins

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.



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November 25, 2021
Anna De Stefano, creating "value with values"

Inclusion and diversity are essential for success. Female role models and exchange of experiences are a wealth to be valued.

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November 15, 2021
Italian Angels for Growth joins the Italian Tech Alliance

IAG joins the association along with the Investors Club, Angels4Impact and Angels4Women.

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November 10, 2021
F10 strengthens investor network through partnership with Italian Angels for Growth

F10 and Italian Angels for Growth (IAG) sign letter of intent to work together to strengthen the global FinTech & InsurTech Startup ecosystem.

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November 03, 2021
IAG INDEX - Fintech: a fast growing sector driven by women

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.

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October 27, 2021
Pasquale Zaccarella: "The future scenario? Banks and Fintech will come together through mergers and acquisitions"

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.

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October 26, 2021
Carolina Gianardi: "Gender gap? From single standalone measures to a multi-year structural plan"

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.

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October 20, 2021
Women & Sustainability Innovation Cup

The competition for start-ups promoted by Italian Angels for Growth in collaboration with Mastercard

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October 19, 2021
Sonect exceeds € 4 mln in new investment round

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.

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October 15, 2021
IV Investor Day 2021
Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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September 29, 2021
Ismail Gazarin: "Diversity and multiculturalism: an opportunity for growth"

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.

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September 28, 2021
IAG and Angels4Women partners invest in FUTURELY

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.

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September 22, 2021
Business angel of the year 2021: Antonella Grassigli

Antonella Grassigli, IAG partner, is business angel of the year 2021.

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September 14, 2021
Bitcoin, a valuable asset to differentiate one's investment portfolio

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.

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July 26, 2021
Paolo Maresca: "Fintech? The Italian market has great opportunities in credit for SMEs and in digital payments"

"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".

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July 21, 2021
Barbara Falcomer: "Promoting diversity to support innovation"

“As investors we have the opportunity and the responsibility to guide start-ups towards greater diversity".

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July 08, 2021
7 million euros raised in funding by Cubbit

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.

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June 28, 2021
Italian Angels for Growth, new Board of Directors elected. Carlo Tassi President

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.

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June 27, 2021
Tommaso Galli Torrini: "Investing in startups requires multiple skills"

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.

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June 24, 2021
III Investor Day
Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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June 21, 2021
Fido, digital credit scoring: interview to the protagonists

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".

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June 18, 2021
Italian Angels for Growth together with Banca Generali to support startups and SMEs

Startup and Innovation: Italian Angels for Growth launches a partnership with BG4Real, Banca Generali's program to support the real economy.

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June 07, 2021
Convocation of the extraordinary and ordinary assembly

Event reserved for members of Italian Angels for Growth.

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May 27, 2021
AorticLab announces First in Human cases of Embrace

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.

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May 24, 2021
Metropolises vs. provinces: comparing innovation

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.

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May 20, 2021
Italian Angels for Growth and Angels for Women in support of female entrepreneurship

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.

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April 27, 2021
Alessandro J. Vescovi: "Coming into IAG was a blender. I didn't want to follow a homemade approach"

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.

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April 26, 2021
PEP-Therapy raises €2.75 million in Series A financing to advance its lead candidate, PEP-010, into the clinic

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).

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April 22, 2021
II Investor Day
Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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April 19, 2021
Riccardo Fisogni: “The real change in Fintech? The evolution of its characteristics"

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.

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April 14, 2021
GreenBone closes a € 10 million Series B round

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.

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March 30, 2021
Interview Champion/Founder GetYourBill

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.

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March 26, 2021
Alda De Rose: "The willingness to take responsibility for one’s own life is the source of self-respect"

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.

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March 19, 2021
IAG Index - The role of business angels in the discovery of new drugs and vaccines

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.

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March 15, 2021
The future of angel investing

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.

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March 12, 2021
Historic record for IAG angels: 25 investment deals for € 68 million

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.

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February 24, 2021
Laura De Chiara: “When change comes the only thing, we can do is accept it"

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.

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February 19, 2021
EdilGo, the startup accelerating the digital transformation of construction, closes a €300K round

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.

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February 18, 2021
Gerd Pircher: "In IAG to create a credible track record also in the Fintech sector"

"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".

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February 01, 2021
I Investor Day
Online, February 25th 2021

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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January 26, 2021
Shampora, a competent team made of 70% women

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.

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January 12, 2021
Fitprime: capital increase of 2.5 million euros

The investors of the previous rounds (LVG, IAG and Club degli Investitori) and Vertis SGR, as lead investor, took part in the operation.

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December 16, 2020
Angiodroid wins the 10° edition of Gaetano Marzotto Company Prize

Angiodroid is the innovative SME that invented the first and only automatic carbon dioxide injector as a contrast medium in peripheral angiography

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December 16, 2020
Banca Generali Leads $14M Round in Italian Crypto Custody Firm Conio

A commercial distribution agreement to start offering Conio’s services to Banca Generali customers in 2021 has also been signed, the companies said.

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December 15, 2020
V Investor Day
Tuesday, December 15th 2020, Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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November 30, 2020
Business angel of the year 2020: Enrico Chiapparoli

Italy Country Manager and Head of EME Automotive at Barclays, Enrico is the Business Angel of the year 2020!



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November 27, 2020
iHeartMedia To Acquire Voxnest

iHeartMedia has reached agreement to fully acquire Voxnest

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November 25, 2020
Shampora closes a new €3M investment round

The startup is going to strengthen its international expansion

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November 23, 2020
IAG DAY
Monday, November 23rd 2020, Online

LUISS EnLabs Investment Process: 2 IAG Day per year, with 12 presented opportunities

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November 13, 2020
The self check-in business goes on: Vikey has closed a € 800K investment round

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.

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November 13, 2020
Qapla’ closes a 950,000 € round of investment

New financing round for Qapla’: internationalisation and increasingly accessible services for the eCommerce merchants are the operation objectives

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October 30, 2020
IAG INDEX

IAG INDEX: the indicator that monitors investment opportunities for business angels in the Italian start-up ecosystem – first statistics



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October 16, 2020
IV Investor Day
Friday, October 16th 2020, Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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October 05, 2020
Restorative Neurotechnologies closed an investment round of 1M€

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.

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September 01, 2020
The Italian fintech company Fido closes a €1.1 million financing round

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.

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August 03, 2020
Aorticlab closes a round of €1.3 million

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.

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July 23, 2020
Deliveristo closes an investment round of 1,5M€

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.

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June 30, 2020
III Investor Day
Tuesday, June 30th 2020, Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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June 22, 2020
Italian Angels for Growth members participate in a £1.5 million investment round in Rentuu

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.

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June 04, 2020
IAG DAY
Thursday, June 4th 2020, Online

LUISS EnLabs Investment Process: 2 IAG Day per year, with 12 presented opportunities

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May 11, 2020
FLEEP Technologies raises 800 thousand euro of private investments to bring printable electronics to the market

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.

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April 21, 2020
II Investor Day
Tuesday, April 21st 2020, Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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February 13, 2020
I Investor Day
Thursday, February 13th 2020, HSBC Italy and Online

The startups pitching at the event are chosen by IAG Screening Committee.

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January 22, 2020
REJOINT closes an investment round of over 1.3 million euros

Rejoint, a startup pioneer in new technology and surgical approaches in Total Knee Arthroplasty, closes a round of over 1.3 million euros.

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December 20, 2019
Apical, a TravelTech startup, closed a seed round of 400k euros

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.

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December 18, 2019
SOOMA closes an investment round of over 1.2 Million EUR

Thanks to the capital increase from IAG members and Athensmed, the startup aims to take its drug-free therapy for depression to worldwide market.

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October 31, 2019
Comehome, the airbnb of in-home events, closes an investment round of 800k

Thanks to the capital increase signed by IAG members, and crowdfunding through BacktoWork24, the startup aims to expand its market in Italy and Europe.

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October 16, 2019
Yobs Tecnologies, a US startup that uses AI to innovate HR, raised € 280k from IAG

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.

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July 08, 2019
Fintastico and IAG signed a strategic agreement

Fintastico, the fintech TripAdvisor, and Italian Angels for Growth (IAG) signed a strategic agreement to encourage investments in Italian fintech startups.

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July 05, 2019
Kither Biotech raises a €5.6m financing round to support the clinical development of a new drug

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.

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June 13, 2019
Fitprime closes a round of over 700k

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.

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May 30, 2019
InVRsion closes a round of 400k

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.

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April 01, 2019
Angel Partner Group joins Italian Angels for Growth

Angel Partner Group (APG) joins Italian Angels for Growth (IAG), creating the largest Italian network of business angels.

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November 23, 2018
Cellply wins the €300k Gaetano Marzotto prize and Unicredit StartLab prize

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.

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October 08, 2018
Vikey announced a new 500.000 € investment round

Vikey, a LVenture Group portfolio startup , closed an investment round of over € 500K led by Italian Angels for Growth (IAG) and Investor Club (CdI).

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August 24, 2018
GiPStech Named a Cool Vendor 2018 in Location Services and Applications by Gartner

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. 

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July 27, 2018
Digital360 Awards: AppQuality won in the category Mobile Business

AppQuality, the first “pure player” CROWD TESTING PLATFORM won in the Mobile Business category at the Digital360 Awards.

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June 22, 2018
Bitcoin wallet Conio raises a new 3 mln $ round

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

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June 20, 2018
Italian grocery delivery service Supermercato24 picks up €13M Series B

Food delivery startup Supermercato24 has raised €13 million in a round led by Fondo Italiano d'Investimento, per reports.

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May 31, 2018
Cellply receives €2.34m from SME Instrument program

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.

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