CDP Venture Capital Sgr – Fondo Nazionale Innovazione has co-invested in ten startups among those of LVenture Group, a Venture Capital holding listed on the MTA of the Italian Stock Exchange and one of the main startup accelerators in Europe.
CDP Venture Capital Sgr’s 2.46 million euro investment mobilized resources for a total value of 6.56 million euro. In addition to CDP Venture Capital Sgr and LVenture Group, which invested 750 thousand euros, many other professional investors participated. The investment transactions execute the agreement signed between LVenture Group and CDP Venture Capital Sgr, which co-invested an average of about 200,000 euros through the Fondo Acceleratori and Fondo Italia Venture II in each startup.
According to this investment, Venture Capital is confirmed as a strategic asset to shape the Italian future entrepreneurial fabric, also thanks to CDP Venture Capital Sgr as that committed in attracting investments towards startups and innovation in general.
Enrico Resmini, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of CDP Venture Capital Sgr – Fondo Nazionale Innovazione, comments: “CDP Venture Capital Sgr is willing to take the lead in Italy when it comes to put together investments and funds to help the development of innovative and strategic realities. It is essential for us to work with companies such as LVenture Group and support early-stage companies, also through the action of the Fondo Acceleratori and the Fondo Italia Venture II“.
“CDP Venture Capital is the game changer for the Venture Capital supply chain and for the entire Italian innovation ecosystem. Its role as anchor investor obviously attracts additional capital, boosting the growth process of Italian startups. We are very proud of the synergies we have created together, which have accelerated and increased the investment in our startups, confirming the excellent work done so far in developing the most promising Italian companies“, said Luigi Capello, CEO of LVenture Group.
These are the startups that have closed the round:
BeSafe Rate, a digital service for hotels that lets their customers book an insured rate that protects them in case of cancellation, guaranteeing earnings to the accommodation facility;
Confirmo, an app that digitizes the processes of informed consent of a document to be signed, promoting transparency, protection and a better understanding of legal documents;
DrexCode, an online platform to rent designer clothing and accessories, which also offers a stylist service;
EdilGo, e-procurement software for the construction industry that allows companies to contact the best suppliers to purchase materials, saving money and time;
eShoppingAdvisor, a platform that helps people find the best e-commerce based on the desired product and at the same times it lets e-commerce companies increase their reputation by collecting, managing and analyzing the reviews of their customers;
Insoore, a platform that helps insurance and fleet management companies to optimize the claims management process, through video-photographic inspections and damage estimates, carried out by a community of thousands of experts, in real time and on request;
Ipervox, a platform that allows you to quickly create voice applications, helping companies to reach their customers on dedicated platforms such as Amazon Alexa, Google and Siri;
Shampora, an e-commerce that allows customers to create and purchase personalized hair products thanks to a virtual assistant who analyzes their specific needs;
Offlunch, a food delivery service dedicated to company employees to order lunch in their office easily and cheaply;
Vikey, a hardware and software solution that manages the remote check-ins and door openings in holiday homes, hotels and B & Bs, along with of all the paperwork.