List of Italian startups to follow in 2020. Part II
The Sifted team in partnership with dealroom.co have created the list of Italian startups to watch in 2020. AIN.TECH publishes the first part of 20.
Founded: In 2015 by Francesco Bellomi, Antonio Perini and Tommaso Baù
Valuation: €26-€38 million
Milkman is a logistics platform that offers a same-day delivery service and a tracking system. Among their clients are internationally famous brands such as Amazon, Zara, Nespresso, IKEA & Eataly.
Founded: In 2015 by Andrea Verdelocco, Filippo Agostino and Matteo Filippi
Valuation: €22-€34 million
2Hire offers mobility solutions, turning all types of vehicles into connected cars. Equipping vehicles with a 2Hire plug and play device, all actions of the car are performed remotely using a smartphone thanks to its software. Real-time data analysis improves fleet management and full utilization of available resources.
Founded: In 2015 by Giacomo Arcaro
Valuation: €15-€22 million
Black Marketing Guru is a social media and digital marketing campaigns using unconventional techniques. The company designs tools, scripts, and algorithms that can exponentially increase social engagement as well as considerably decrease the budget invested in advertising.
Founded: In 2015 by Luca Carlucci and Flavio Del Bianco.
Valuation: €10-€15 million
BizAway is the ultimate platform to book, manage, and control business travel. The company offers an all-in-one tool, developed to simplify every aspect of business travel and cut all the unnecessary work for its clients.
Founded: In 2015 by Guido Magrin, Luca Iozzia and Roberto Salamina
Valuation: €4-€7 million
TeiaCare is an Italian digital health company. The company was born with the aim of paying particular attention to the elderly, improving their quality of care and their well-being by putting innovative technologies and skills at the service of the social care sector.
Founded: In 2014 by Pierluigi Paracchi, Bernhard Gentner and Luigi Naldini
Valuation: €53-€79 million
Genenta Science is a biotechnology company that develops gene transfer therapy for the treatment of cancer tumors.
Founded: In 2015 by Ignazio Rocco di Torrepadula
Valuation: €40-€60 million
Credimi is developing a new product of digital lending targeted to SMEs and institutional investors. It serves customers in Italy and Europe. Credimi’s mission is to make invoice financing for SME, faster, simpler, and more transparent than any other available alternative.
Founded: In 2011 by Davide Dattoli and Gianfausto Ferrari
Valuation: €176-€264 million
Talent Garden is a co-working platform that allows digital, technology, and creative professionals to work, learn, and connect. Talent Garden’s mission is to create local, vibrant, globally-connected campuses that empower digital & tech communities. To date, they have 21 campuses in 7 countries. (Austria, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Romania, Spain).
Founded: In 2012 by Marco Magnocavallo
Valuation: €10-€15 million
Tannico is an e-commerce platform that provides wines and premium spirits in Italy. The company has an extensive catalog consisting of over 10,000 labels from 1,500 wineries and same-day delivery in Milan and within 48 hours throughout Italy and in the main European countries. In addition to the services that every day allow delivering goods to 50,000 customers throughout Italy and abroad, Tannico has created 3 other business units at the service of wineries and small producers, thus penetrating every area of the wine world, from B2C to B2B.
Founded: In 2015 by Giuseppe Prisco, Hannah Teichmann and Massimiliano Simi
Valuation: €80-€120 million
MMI is a developer of novel robotic solutions for unmet medical needs. MMI is aimed to improve the quality of patient care by pushing the boundaries of microsurgery. The company developed Symani®, a groundbreaking technology that addresses unmet patient needs and helps to enhance surgeons’ skills during delicate, complex procedures.
Founded: In 2014 by Andrea Lacalamita, Fabio Marraa, and Monica Regazzi
Valuation: €20 million
Homepal is the first Italian digital real estate agency, at a low cost for customers. Through the website owners and buyers can come into direct contact and independently organize visits to the properties for sale. And if there is a purchase interest, the experts of Homepal Real Estate – the real estate agency of Homepal.it – can provide the necessary support to finish the deal.
Founded: In 2014 by Guido Ferrarini and Andrea Crovetto
Valuation: €13- million
Epic is the real economy marketplace specialized in financial solutions for SMEs: equity, bonds, direct lending. Epic’s fintech platform forms a bridge between small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and a selected audience made of qualified professional investors. The platform enables the connection, discussion, and exchange of information, enhancing an ongoing dialogue. With Epic, companies can find an alternative source of funding for their growth projects, while investors gain access to a new asset class to enhance their portfolios’ yield.
Founded: In 2014 by Davide Scarantino and Gianluca Bulgheroni
Valuation: €16-€24 million
Italianway is an innovative company of vacation rental: they manage apartments for short and medium-term rentals. The company offers its services to both property owners and business and leisure travelers.
Founded: In 2014 by Alessio Lorusso
Valuation: €120 million
Roboze develops, manufactures, and sells innovative 3D printing solutions. Using its patented technology, the company offers powerful tools comprising a one-of-a-kind combination of high-quality 3D printers and advanced thermoplastic polymers.
Founded: In 2014 by Mastalli Andrea Filippo
Valuation: €12-€18 million
SCLAK is a secure access control system that includes an electronic device and a smartphone app that allows you to integrate all your electronic locks into a simple and secure system. Sclak was designed to guarantee the highest levels of security. Equipped with military-grade SHA2 encryption protocol, it’s secure enough to be used on safes.
Founded: In 2013 by Alberto Dalmasso, Dario Brignone and Samuele Pinta
Valuation: €115- million
Satispay is a smart payment platform that enables individuals and merchants to send and receive payments. A “bank account enabled” mobile payment platform that is independent of debit and credit card networks. The consumer app is available for anybody with a bank account, while merchants both online and offline can accept payments using any kind of device and POS.
Founded: In 2013 by Fabrizio Perrone
Valuation: €8-€12 million
Buzzoole is a marketing services company that automates, manages, and measures investments with influencers. Its end-to-end platform uses cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence technology to simplify every stage of the creator marketing process. Buzzoole serves over 850 international brand partners and boasts the largest opt-in community of more than 260,000 creators from all over the world.
Founded: In 2013 by Giovanni Blandina
Valuation: €20-€30 million
Easy rain is the first active safety system able to counter aquaplaning. The company is aimed to improve the safety of any wheeled vehicle, thanks to an intelligent system of fluid jets capable of countering the phenomenon of aquaplaning.
Founded: In 2013 by Mirko Lalli with the help of H-FARM, a start-up hub based in Venice, Italy
Valuation: €11-€16 million
Travel Appeal reads and processes millions of data to turn them into plain insights and smart suggestions for your business. The company is aimed to help businesses make sense of the data and create the best customer experiences. Also, they offer dedicated learning opportunities to enhance the knowledge of professionals and keep them up to date with the latest trends impacting the industry.
Founded: In 2013 by Simone Maggi and Riccardo Schiavotto
Valuation: €12-€18 million
Lanieri is the first e-commerce to propose entirely Made in Italy, made-to-measure men’s clothing online, using only high-quality Italian fabrics such as Loro Piana, Reda, Vitale Barberis Canonico, and Albini. Lanieri offers a range of products that includes suits, vests, pants, shirts, blazers, and accessories. Each product is highly customizable using an online configurator that guides the customer through every possible selectable detail. The customer comfortably receives the chosen product, realized according to his preferences, at his own house in just 4 weeks from the order.