Overview

The Italian Tech Tour 2017 is promoting innovation and investment for the best technology companies of Italy and showcasing the regions best investment opportunities.

 

The Italian Tech Tour is taking place in Rome on September 11-12, 2017 and will be a meeting platform for 28 Italian companies selected by a Selection Committee  and will have 80+ Italian and international venture capital and corporate investors and partners attending the 2 day event.

 

The first Italian Tech Tour took place in 2003, and since then the Italian ecosystem has rapidly changed and brought great tractions to the country.  New tax breaks as well as more sources of funding for CEOs have been introduced, and as a results more foreign investors have been attracted to Italy.

 

Companies that have presented in the past editions of the Tech Tour have significantly grown their business. As an example, Octo Telematics was awarded as Tech Tour Growth Company 2016 and has continued to be involved in the Italian Tech Tour as a sponsor for the 2016 edition. As stated by its CEO, Fabio Sbianchi, “It was a big satisfaction to win the Main Award 2016 after 15 years of hard work to make the company successful.”

 

Pietro Strada from Silverpeak, co-president of the Italian Tech Tour 2017 notices how: ‘Italy is today a great opportunity for international tech investors. Even if under-covered by international funds in the past, things are rapidly changing and some smart-money has already realised this opportunity. We are proud to present at the Italian Tech Tour in Rome 28 of the best series-A software and internet companies there are nowadays on the Italian ecosystem.’’

 

 

Some key data concerning the Italian Tech Tour:

  • Italian 28 companies presenting in the Digital and Software sectors
  • 60+ attending VCs, corporate investors and business angels 
  • 130+ attendees
  • Exclusive opportunity to learn from some of the best companies in the world


Which companies will be there?  

  • Start-ups and SMEs looking for partnerships and funding with headquarters in Italy
  • Active in one of the sectors: ICT, Life Sciences, Luxury Tech, Food tech and Energy
  • SME’s of seed and Serie A (  < 3 Million rounds)

Which investors will be there?

  • Large corporate investors
  • Leading venture capitalists
  • Business angels