This article showcases our top picks for the best Italy based Finance companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Finance industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Italy Finance Companies
Satispay is a fintech company that provides a bank account enabled mobile payment platform. 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.
Satispay is able to process all payments with a structural cost advantage by connecting directly to the consumer and merchant bank accounts. As a result, consumers can pay friends and stores without any charges while merchants can finally accept payments with a cost-effective, convenient, and easy-to-use solution.
The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Milan, Lombardy.. .
Casavo is a tech-enabled market maker that makes the real estate market easier and less stressful. It offers hassle-free and quick transactions by acquiring properties directly and therefore cutting the sale time.
Casavo provides online, real-time evaluations, and purchase offers in 24 hours to sellers, allowing them to sell within 30 days, after a maximum of 2 home visits. The service is free, but an (average) 8% discount is applied to the purchase offers as compared to the market price.
Once acquired by Casavo, the properties are renovated or fractioned and sold again in the shortest time possible. Casavo works both with RE agencies and private sellers.
It was founded in 2017 and is based in Milan, Italy.. .
Criptalia uses blockchain technology to connect businesses that have projects to be funded with people and organizations who are looking for high-yield investments. We offer an online platform where companies publish their innovative ideas and industrial improvement projects.
Investors, people, and institutions can fund these projects by lending money in exchange for a higher interest rate.. .
BorsadelCredito is a peer to peer lending platform for companies. On the platform, which in the first two years of life has managed the credit requests of over 10 thousand companies, companies can find hundreds of lenders who have decided to invest in the real economy.
With an advantage not just: if the request is successful, the company gets the money in 3 days.. .
MDOTM they develop AI-driven investment strategies for the financial markets and they work closely with their clients – Banks, Family Offices, Wealth and Asset Management companies – providing them with their systematic models that support them in in their investment decision process. Their Artificial Intelligence algorithms analyze different asset classes with specific models for single-stock equity investing and multi-asset class allocation.
They believe that today the world of investments has become a “tech game”, the Internet has democratised access to traditional information and levelled out the asymmetries among the market players. The scientific method and state-of-the-art technology are the only way to extract significant information signals from the background noise of the markets – their algorithms analyse tens of millions of data points every month.
Thanks to their approach to research in the field of Artificial Intelligence they have been the only European fintech startup selected for the Silicon Valley acceleration program powered by Google for Entrepreneurs. At MDOTM data is where it all begins: they collect and clean the huge volume of noisy market data produced every day.
Then, using Artificial Intelligence, machine learning and advanced statistical techniques they analyse these large datasets, train their algorithms and develop actionable investment strategies that exploit known market inefficiencies. They specialise in establishing the real financial significance of the statistical research findings.
MDOTM was founded in London in late 2015 by Tommaso Migliore and Federico Mazzorin, graduates in finance and physics respectively and childhood friends. Today the team is based between London and Milan and composed of researchers and analysts with backgrounds ranging from finance and statistics, to computer science and structure of matter physics..
CashMe is an innovative online platform designed as a tool for small and medium-sized businesses to immediately monetize their commercial trade receivables without using the banking system. CashMe allows you to sell your pending trade receivables to investors willing to buy them through an electronic competitive auction process.
Everything is done online, in a very simple, flexible, fast and intuitive way. The service wants to put in communication two channels that traditionally do not have points of contact: the world of finance and investment funds, with that of small and medium-sized businesses..
Credimi provides digital factoring solutions for companies of various sectors. It serves customers in Italy and Europe.
Edmondo Porcu, Francesca Todeschini, Gianmarco Molinari, Ignazio Rocco di Torrepadula, Jacopo Anselmi, Roberto Arnetoli, and Sabino Costanza founded Credimi in September 2015. Its headquarters is in Milan in Italy..
Fees is an innovative startup that provides an online expense management service through a mobile App & Desktop App for end-users and businesses worldwide. Fees empowers its users with an application that allows them to store, manage and digitalize expenses to keep them always organized in their own account.
Fees is used to track: expense reports, warranties, and deductions. Fees was founded by Matteo Mazzolari and Paolo Pavesi in February 2019.
It is based in Cremona, Italy.. .
Extrabanca is the first retail banking company in Italy and one of the very few globally, founded in particular for foreign citizens living in Italy and for the businesses they run. It is not simply a bank, it is more a company offering services with the aim of encouriging the process of social integration.
The bank operates throughout the country from its headquarters in Milano and a branch in Brescia. Extrabanca owned by a consortium of several wealthy enterpreneurs, insurer Generali and Cariplo Foundation, has got a service model and offer which includes longer opening hours (Saturdays too), friendlier staff and products tailored to immigrants..
CrescItalia is an independent fintech advisory company that aims to offer high added value services to those institutional and corporate entities that have decided to support the world of Italian SMEs by seizing various market opportunities, including through alternative instruments, in the short and medium term. From 2018 CrescItalia has added to its Advisory services, in addition to those relating to the activities related to Mini-Bonds, also those related to the evaluation and management of the purchase of trade receivables.
The CrescItaliaLab tool is able to support the investor in all the preparatory stages of the investment: from identification, selection and evaluation to execution and monitoring. Thanks to its highly customizable evaluation methodologies and the different software modularities proposed, CrescItaliaLab is able to offer access to an operation adequate to the regulations in force in a “turnkey” plu & play mode allowing the investor to devote himself serenely to the selection and evaluation of opportunities without worrying about all activities related to internal functions and outsourcers.
On the other hand, the CrescItaliaLab Digital Experience allows SMEs to be able to devote themselves to their core activities by interfacing, for problems relating to the management of trade receivables, with a streamlined system of new conception focused on a new logic of true enhancement of the commercial chain.. .
Confirmo is a SaaS platform for all organizations that need to digitize processes that require a legal signature. Thanks to multimedia and a virtual assistant based on artificial intelligence, the application allows users to sign a document such as a contract, a consent, or a terms and conditions form with access to all the information necessary to understand it clearly and reasonably.
The integrated learning assessment system offers digitally documented evidence of understanding that can be used in the event of a lawsuit. In addition to providing a paperless document flow, Confirmo is compliant with the strictest privacy regulations such as the GDPR, significantly simplifying the work of Data Protection Officers.
The software can be integrated with all existing systems and is available for all customers, from single professionals to large companies. The application, designed to be easily used by anybody, already has thousands of successfully signed documents.
Confirmo, thanks to the fully-aware digital platform, revolutionizes digital signature providing greater transparency and legal protection.. .
AdviseOnly is a fintech firm specialized in personal finance that enables users to construct and share their own portfolios and investment ideas, which the platform then facilitates and supports with a number of easy-to-use investment tools. At the heart of the free service to registered users is a proprietary risk management system.
This tool performs state-of-the-art risk management and asset allocation calculations, delivering to everyday investors for free something that is typically only available to institutional investors. Social features enable users to access those portfolios shared by other users and discuss them within the community, which further allows access to professional investors such as financial advisors to share their insight, opinions and advices.
This bringing together of normal investors and professional investors in a web environment is central to the platform’s proposition.. .
Siamosoci is the directory for italian start ups. Siamosoci srl Italy provides transparency to the market of italian start ups.
the new companies can list in the directory including videos and multimedia support. they can include capital request for their own financing needs.
Siamosoci srl Italy facilitate the matching between local investors and the start ups.. .
LVenture Group is a participation holding listed on Borsa Italiana operating on an international level in Venture Capital. LVenture Group invests in “fast growth companies” in the digital world and is a leader in the following fields: – Micro Seed Financing: a limited resources investment made in startups participating in the acceleration program managed by LUISS ENLABS, the startup factory; – Seed Financing: investments made in startups already in a more advanced stage, with an option for those startups that have already taken part to the acceleration program and that are in need of finacial resources in order to support their exit process.
In addition to financial resources, LVenture Group provides marketing expertise, networking and training. #investnow.
YouInvest – The School of Finance and Investing is an organization based in Milan (Italy) and Lugano (Switzerland), founded in 2011 by Marco Liera, former Financial Editor of the leading italian business daily Il Sole – 24 Ore. The company provides financial education, training and consulting to design and implement wealth management models for banks, financial advisors netoworks and insurance companies.
We are in the business of providing high – standard financial solutions for our clients: our mission is to deliver the best academic research studies for personal finance. The financial education courses we provide to professionals and private investors are entirely based on our proprietary research and learning materials.
Our areas of research include investing, insurance, estate planning and behavioral finance. YouInvest offers financial education through classroom sessions and e-learning.
A selection of our proprietary research and other articles are available free on the company website (www.youinvest.org). YouInvest offers also specific courses, and an online portfolio builder and tracker, to private investors (not heavy traders) who want to improve their financial literacy and become financially independent..
Shapps is a globally unique platform that allows companies and developers to raise money and investors to find new exciting opportunities. Shapps is a promoter of InfinityTrade, an apps exchange trading platform where the securitization of apps-related revenue flows offers great investment opportunities.
Shapps is an accelerator of funding in return for rights on revenues, supporting the exchange with specific value-added services and offering enhanced liquidity. Shapps is the marketplace where developers meet investors, in a new and profitable way, making connections and boosting win-win scenarios..
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Pagita S.r.l. offers solutions to companies operating in the automatic distribution sector and their customers w/ a mobile app and a module, that can be installed on all types of vending machines.
The Pagita mobile application allows users to buy products from vending machines using your smartphone. The operation consists of a few steps, after reading the QR code or NFC on the vending machine just select the product and authorize the delivery, without the need to use cash or other payment instruments.
Pagita will also allow operators of automatic distribution to access advanced marketing information on customers and purchasing dynamics, while opening a direct channel for communication with users.. .
Fondo Strategico Italiano (FSI)
Fondo Strategico Italiano S.p.A. is a private equity firm specializing in investments in industry consolidations, growth capital, emerging growth, mature, convertible, and subordinated bonds, and preferred equity.
It seeks to invest in defense, security, infrastructure and public services, transportation, distribution and supply chain, communications, energy, insurance and financial intermediation, research, and high technology sectors. It seeks to invest in companies incorporated in Italy and operating worldwide.
The firm seeks to invest in companies with a minimum turnover of €240 million ($305.88 million) and an average of at least 200 employees. It prefers to acquire a minority stake and seeks an active involvement in the governance of its portfolio companies and a representation on the Board of Directors.
Fondo Strategico Italiano S.p.A. was founded in 2011 and is based in Milan, Italy..
Leanus is a cloud-based businesses analyzer leader in Italy now adapted by INFORMA D&B (our Partner) to Spanish companies. It is an easy to use artificial intelligence sophisticated tool for businesses, entrepreneurs and financial institutions.
It has a very lean and easy to use interface from which the client can either buy financial information on a company he is analyzing or use Leanus to analyze it saving time, money and with a better result. The market is full of data and reports on companies, the value added for clients is not just having the data but to be able to process and understand them in an economic way to take everyday’s decisions.
With Leanus the client can thoroughly analyse businesses’ balance sheets, carry out multi variant complex searches, make sectorial studies, group comparisons, simulations, high level business plans and presentations in an easy, quick and economic way – See more at: http://www.ilventure.co/leanus#sthash.UL31zE4V.dpuf. .
Banca Sistema is a fast growing specialist bank with offices in Milan, London and Rome providing funding for Italian and multinational corporates through the financing and collection of Italian public administration receivables. The bank has a leading position in its asset market and has strong relationships with a large base of blue chip corporates and SMEs looking to improve their working capital cycle.
This, combined with a well-diversified funding base of retail deposits and wholesale finance, means it is able to sustainably generate attractive ROEs.. .
Brain is a research company that develops proprietary signals based on alternative data and algorithms for investment. BRAIN also partners with Clients to support them in developing, optimizing and validating their own proprietary models.
Brain also partners with Clients to support them in developing, optimizing and validating their own proprietary models.. .
eKuota is revolutionizing corporate finance by providing an entirely online platform dedicated to international companies trading with foreign countries and purchasing raw materials. eKuota enables customers to enter the expected company payments and receipts and calculate the risk involved in the transaction.
Customers will have the ability to evaluate alternative strategies and will be able to monitor daily the achievement of company objectives by using the platform and reading the frequent updates provided on price movements of currencies and commodities. eKuota is the embodiment of the “make it simple” principle: complex systems and instruments put within your reach and easy to use so you can carry out your firm’s corporate finance and risk management needs.
The concept of “openness” was the backbone of the eKuota project that inspired the team of economists, engineers and researchers involved.. .
Money360.it operates as an online broker of retail financial and insurance products. It provides intermediary services for home and personal loans, and bank accounts, and insurance products offered by various institutions.
Money360.it began operation in 2010, with its headquarters in Milan in Italy. It operates as a subsidiary of Gruppo MutuiOnline..
Nuvolab is a business accelerator and an innovation consulting firm. Shaped on a selected group of concrete and collaborative people, it aims to create and to help exploiting the latent opportunities of innovation.
Thanks to the expertise of our team and our network of partners, Nuvolab provides services dedicated to organizations of all types and sizes, driven by a common mission: create value through innovation.. .
Friday5 is a subscription-based online donation platform. It enables users to take part in donating for a carefully curated cause.
They can also sign in to the Friday5 profile to get a weekly update on the details of donations and the causes they’ve supported.. .
Hybris Corporate Finance
Hybris Corporate Finance is a network of Corporate Finance consulting firms and experienced professionals established in 2013. Its young, flexible and independent structure provides consulting activities to enterprises and investors operating in the mid-market, but also to young entrepreneurs who need assistance in structuring business ideas and activities.
The network offers a wide range of financial consulting services in planning investment operations. Hybris Corporate Finance customers are mainly Italian and international mid – market companies, their shareholders, private equity funds and several institutional investors: The main aim of the network is to create tight and durable relationships with all these different entities.
Hybris Corporate Finance differs from its competitors because it is able to offer high added value services, including innovative customized solutions that could satisfy any customer need. The territorial presence represents one of the distinctive elements of the Hybris Corporate Finance model.
Today the network counts professionals and consulting companies strategically located in Italy and in Europe. Hybris Corporate Finance is an independent advisory network that offers its assistance in the areas of corporate finance and strategic and managerial consultancy.
The Hybris Corporate Finance activity is aimed at various areas such as Mergers and Acquisitions, Debt Restructuring, Fundraising and Facilitated Finance.. .
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