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.
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.
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 years. The Decree also provides for further investments in R&D and reconversion of existing sites aiming at supporting the production of industrial components.
When shareholder agreements can be classified as contracts in favor of third parties
The Italian Supreme Court recently ruled that, in order to classify a shareholder agreement as a contract in favor of a third party pursuant to Section 1411 of the Italian Civil Code, it is necessary to ascertain the specific intention of the shareholders to bind themselves toward a third party by granting the latter a subjective right.
Ten tips for starting an innovative and sustainable new business
Ten tips for managing and developing a new business in an innovative and sustainable way, including from an organizational and managerial standpoint, with an ambitious and clear perspective.
Five questions to: Lisa Di Sevo
Watch the video interview (in Italian) of our Antonia Verna with Lisa Di Sevo, Partner at PranaVentures and Chairman at She Tech Italy.