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6 Oct 22
Terms sheet e glossario per un round A di investimento
Crediamo fermamente nelle potenzialità di crescita dell’ecosistema italiano delle startup e ogni giorno ci interroghiamo su come contribuire al suo sviluppo. Mossi da questo spirito, insieme a investitori e fondatori di startup membri di Italian Tech Alliance e ai consulenti finanziari di Growth Capital abbiamo predisposto un esempio di term sheet per un round A di investimento.
3 Mar 22
Investing in biotech
At the end of last year, our partners Luca Gambini and Antonia Verna talked to Elizabeth Robinson, vice chairman of the board of Indaco Venture Partners, and Ciro Spedaliere, partner in Claris Ventures SGR S.p.A., about the last trends in venture capital investments in the biotech sector.
31 Mar 21
Venture capital watch: Interview with Marco Di Miceli (Sequitur Capital)
Marco Di Miceli is Partner and Co-founder of Sequitur Capital, an independent investor focused on deep tech growth opportunities in Europe and the USA
9 Jun 20
Decreto Rilancio: An overview of the most important measures for Startups
Law Decree No. 34 of May 19, 2020 (“Decreto Rilancio”) set forth several measures regarding businesses that under certain circumstances may be addressed to startups.
8 Jun 20
Venture Capital watch: Interview with Roberta Gilardi (G2 Startups) and Fabrizio Conicella (Zcube - Zambon and Openzone) on how COVID-19 is affecting the Venture Capital
For our series of interviews with players of the venture capital industry, we asked Roberta Gilardi, CEO and partner of G2 Startups, and Fabrizio Conicella, general manager and board member of ZCube – Zambon and OpenZone, how Covid-19 is affecting the VC industry and what advice they would offer startups and the Italian legislature.
Welcome to the Portolano Cavallo Startup and Venture Capital blog, focusing on key legal issues and market trends affecting startups and the venture capital industry.
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Our enthusiastic and passionate team of professionals will provide newsinsight, and multidisciplinary commentary on the hottest and most recent provisions of law and investment and market and contractual trends in the startup and venture capital sector with an eye not only to the Italian market but to the entire European and international ecosystem.

This blog will be a place for sharing information and experiences related to the launch of new innovative businesses, discussing the different characteristics of investment rounds in the seed, early stage, and growth phases, and looking at trends in venture capital transactions.

The main purpose of this blog is to contribute to the growth of the Italian venture capital ecosystem by helping the Italian community develop domestic and international connections.

April 21, 2022
Investimenti sostenibili 4.0: an aid scheme of around €677 million for new innovative and sustainable investments will be available to SMEs from May 18, 2022, with the aim of fostering the...
February 24, 2022
The Council of Ministers has approved a Law Decree introducing new measures to support the reconversion of the automotive industry with a fund of 1 billion euros per year for the next 8 year...
November 4, 2021
The European Startup Nations Alliance (ESNA) has been launched to support states in ensuring their startups have the best conditions to grow at every stage of their life cycle
May 5, 2021
Draft of Sostegni bis decree: until 2025, innovative startups and SMEs’ investors will not pay 26% tax on capital gains on the sale of stakes owned for at least three years, provided that ...
April 9, 2021
Convegno annuale AIFI 19 aprile 2021 “Recovery e Private Capital”: crescita significativa del venture capital italiano, 378 milioni investiti (+40%), 306 investimenti (+82%).
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