Portolano Cavallo
Startup and
Venture Capital

21 Mar 23
Subscription Agreement for Future Equity
Portolano Cavallo provides founders and investors with a “Subscription Agreement for Future Equity”, an off-the-shelf template for an agreement for funding the initial steps of an innovative company.
21 Oct 22
What innovators say: Interview with Enrica Angelone – CEO at Wallife
Enrica Angelone (CEO at Wallife) talks about what means to be a scaleup, and in what it differs from a startup – including the management and organization, business development strategies, as well as the criticism of the process of transition from startups to scaleups.
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.
15 Jul 21
Startup, come aumentare i finanziamenti ai progetti italiani
Non perdere la puntata di Sky TG24 Business con ospite la nostra socia Antonia Verna
7 Feb 20
Venture capital watch: an overview of 2019 investments
We recently attended the country-focused seminar Healthcare: Italy on the Move 2020 during the weeklong J.P. Morgan Annual Healthcare Conference in San Francisco. The event is organized each year by the Italian trade agency and the Italian consulate of San Francisco, and it is dedicated to attracting foreign investments in the life sciences Italian industry.
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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