Viceversa, an Italian Irish provider of revenue based financing for the support of digital firms, raised 10 million euros from CDP Venture Capital, Azimut Digitech Fund, Kairos Partners, Italian Angels for Growth (IAG), Fabrick Terrone, Raffaele Terrone, and Paolo Galvani (see here a previous post by BeBeez). Viceversa retained as advisors Vitale & Co and Orrick. The investors received assistance from CDP Venture Capital legal team and Studio Legale Cappelli RCCD. Azimut Digitech Fund appointed FNDX. Matteo Masserdotti and Pedro Salvi founded Viceversa in 2021.
Banca Valsabbina acquired the whole of peer to peer lending platform Prestiamoci (see here a previous post by BeBeez). The bank retained Studio BTLaws as advisor. Sources said to BeBeez that Banca Valsabbina acquired 9.9% of the target in 2021 through the subscription of a 2 million euros capital increase that also attracted the resources of Daniele Loro, Banca Sella, Club Italia Investimenti 2, Innogest, Digital Magics, Stefano Miccinelli, Luca Gacometti, and Roberto Condulmari.
We are Emma, an Italian haircare startup, raised a seed facility of 1.6 million euros from Matteo De Brabant, Ceresio Investors, Grippo, Caravatti, Visconti, Lazzaroni, Marco Coin, and other investors (see here a previous post by BeBeez). Danilo Gasparrini (chairman) and Vanessa Zani Guasti (ceo) founded the company that is going to open a shop in Milan.
Reasoned Art, an Italian startup that Giulio Bozzo and Andrea Marec founded in 2021, attracted seed resources of 1.4 million euros from South Korean Woori Technology Investment, LVenture Group, Rosario Bifulco, B Heroes, MetaVenture Holding, Urania, and other business angels (see here a previous post by BeBeez). The company will invest such proceeds in its organic development and proprietary technology.
On 11 May, Thrusday, Italian HR startup Game2Value will launch a 2-months equity crowdfunding campaign on Mamacrowd with a fundraising target of 1 million euros on the ground of a pre-money value of 3.8 million (see here a previous post by BeBeez). The early bird investors will receive an equity bonus of up to 21%. Gianmarco Pinto, the founder of Game2Value, said to BeBeez that the company attracted commitments of 0.4 million from professional investors.
Sealance, a scaleup that developed DeepSpeed, an electric motor for boats, attracted the resources of Progress Tech Transfer for which Mito Technology acts as advisor (see here a previous post by BeBeez). The fund provided the company with an undisclosed investment.
IAG (Italian Angels for Growth) and Israel’s CIC (Catalyst Investors Club) are going to launch Catalyst Crowd, a crowdinvesting platform for deep tech startups that may have its European hub in Italy, Leonardo Giagnoni, Mario Venezia and Ofer Carmel said to said to BeBeez (see here a previous post by BeBeez).
CashInvoice attracted the resources of Fasanara Capital and financing programmes of 500 million euros (see here a previous post by BeBeez). Sources said to BeBeez that Fasanara acquired 10% of Cashinvoice, a company that ceo Luca Scali founded in 2015.
Eureka!, a deep science and digital tech venture capital, investe in ALICE (a project of CNR and ENEA), Beyond CrioPurA (CNR), e-CO2Synt, and IliCO2Sep (Turin Polytechnic University) (see here a previous post by BeBeez). ALICE, Beyond CrioPurA, e-CO2Synt, and IliCO2Sep aim to develop innovative materials for several industrial fields. Studio L&B Partners Avvocati Associati assisted Eureka!. Stefano Peroncini is the ceo of the fund.
Change Capital, the fintech platform of Netfintech, will provide Italian football team tramite Atalanta with subsidized credit facilities and the AI-based tool CC Rank until 2025 (see here a previous post by BeBeez). Francesco Brami (ceo – 35.2%) and Tiziano Cetarini are the founders of Change Capital in 2019. In 2021, the company attracted the investment of Banca Popolare di Cortona (9.57%), Banca Valsabbina (5%) and We Holding (10%). Netfintech also belongs to Rewind (35.2%), Alessio Donati (3.77%), Daniele Agostini (0.84%), and Federico Giorda (0.42%). The company has sales of 1.2 million euros, an ebitda of minus 37000 euros and equity of 0.662 million.