107 startups and over 7 million euros invested: a summary of Italy’s FinTech with an infographic created by SmartMoney
With the arrival of 2015, borders begin to have a renewed importance. Especially when discussing e-commerce and taxes.
Here below is an overview of the FinTech events already on the agenda for 2015. London reconfirms itself as the point of reference. And events in Las Vegas, Barcelona, and in Milan will follow
Lending Club, the American personal and small business loan company, went public on the stock market and reached values of 24.69 dollars per share, 65% above the initial offer
By 2017, 700 billion dollars will be invested in mobile Internet, 516 of which through smartphone acquisitions
The young talents of Italian fintech rewarded by David Wolman and other experts of innovation.
The two payment circuits are working in collaboration to substitute the current authentication system: one-time passwords and fingerprints by 2015
Empatica, created in Italy, and Jolla, co-founded by Italian Stefano Mosconi, collected over one million dollars in just a few hours on Indiegogo.
2014 will close as the all time high for VC investments in the Fitech sector, but 2015 may prove to be the year of explotion.
Roberto Bonanzinga is a Venture Partner at Balderton Capital, one of Europe’s main investment funds. Based in London for seven years now, after having lived and worked in Silicon Valley, he is probably the ideal person to talk to about the specifics of the startup ecosystem on our continent and the role that innovative Italian… Read more »