Italian food brand miscusi raised 10 million euros from MIP Milano Investment Partners, Picus Capital, Kitchen Fund, Amundi, Gaetano Marzotto, and Wellness Holding (see here a previous post by BeBeez). Alberto Cartasegna (ceo) and Filippo Mottolese founded miscusi in 2017. The company opened restaurants in Italy and the UK. In 2021, the company raised 20 million. The business generates sales of 13 million (+30% yoy) with an ebitda of 1 million. Cartasegna said to BeBeez that the company will invest the raised proceeds in opening restaurants with new formats and expanding its international operations.
Enrico Noseda, one of the founders of Limenet (an Italian startup that turns CO2 emissions into a solution that counteracts ocean acidification), said to BeBeez that the firm launched a 2.5 million euros round through the issuance of a hybrid instrument (see here a previous post by BeBeez). The company will invest such proceeds in the develoment of an industrial plant and selling carbon credits. Giovanni Cappello, Stefano Cappello and Noseda founded the company in 2022.
Noleggio Energia (NE), an innovative SME that Diego Teani founded in 2017, raised 0.445 million euros throung an equity crowdfunding campaign that launched on 2meet2biz on the ground of a pre-money value of 4 million (4.5 million post-money) (see here a previous post by BeBeez). NE rents machinery for the production of renewable energy to to Italian SMEs. The company sold for 0.44 million a 10% to Spanish GNE Finance, while a private investor poured 5000 euros. Teani said to BeBeez that the company has sales of 6.6 million, an ebitda of 0.45 million, net profits of 0.122 million and a net debt of 1.1 million.
Jacopo Mele, general partner, and Chiara Castelli, investment manager, founded Moonstone, a venture capital that aims to support moonshot projects with pre-seed and seed facilities (see here a previous post by BeBeez). Moonstone aims to invest in at least 60 startups in the next two years (30 of them in 2023) with up to 50000 euros through a selection process of up to 10 days and a founder-friendly approach.
Paris-listed Innovative-RFK (i-RFK) and a club deal acquired from the Beoni Family a 65% of Audio Technologies, a producer of medical devices and biomaterials (see here a previous post by BeBeez). Banco BPM financed the transaction. Arkios Italy and Studio Grimaldi Alliance assisted the buyers. Studio Nobili RTZ Legal advised the vendors. Audio Technologies has sales of 4 million euros and a 35% ebitda margin. Vittorio Beoni and Piero D’Agri will head the company. Prior to the acquisition, Audio Technologies belonged to Franco Beoni (63.5%), Vittorio Beoni (25%) and Franca Schiavi (11.5%).
Seed Money, an accelerator for early-stage firms, said it invested an undisclosed amount of resources in Startup Geeks, an Italian EduTech for entrepreneurs that Alessio Boceda and Giulia D’Amato founded in 2019 (see here a previous post by BeBeez). The company will invest the raised proceeds in its organic development. Marco Rizzelli is the general manager of Seed Money
Club degli Investitori announced its investment 2.6 million US Dollar convertible loan that OurCrowd led for Israeli’s Largix, a 3D printing startup (see here a previous post by BeBeez). Ronen Orr and Amir Sheelo founded Largix in 2015.