The subscription platform continues to deliver a best-in-class digital experience meant to inspire and motivate their active community with the addition of FATMAP’s 3D mapping technology making outdoor adventures easier to discover, experience and share

Strava, the subscription platform at the center of connected fitness, announced the acquisition of FATMAP, a mobile app for discovering, planning, navigating and memorializing outdoor adventures. The acquisition will give Strava subscribers access to the full FATMAP offering.

The acquisition is part of  Strava’s ongoing investment to provide a best-in-class digital experience for people who are striving for an active lifestyle. FATMAP has built a global proprietary 3D mapping technology that will be enabled in all of Strava’s services, empowering active individuals to holistically discover and plan an outdoor experience with curated local guides, points of interest and safety information.

“In 2022, nearly 10 million routes were saved and recommended by active individuals around the world on Strava. Maps and tools are powerful unlocks to deliver daily value and motivate our active community,” said Michael Horvath, CEO and co-founder of Strava. “We have a shared vision with FATMAP to inspire more people to move by empowering them to discover and experience the joy of the outdoors. For us, the opportunity to reimagine the purpose of maps and how they inspire exploration is an outsized advantage for a differentiated outdoor experience.”

Designed specifically for trails and exploring the outdoor world, FATMAP’s technology enables people to safely discover, navigate and share adventures, even without a mobile connection. FATMAP’s community of hikers, mountain bikers, skiers and trail runners are already active in over 100 countries around the world. Paired with Strava’s data set of more than 8 billion activities, the acquisition will enable a universal map for human-powered experiences whether moving on the slopes, trails, city streets or suburban neighborhoods.

Based in Europe, FATMAP was founded in 2013 by Misha Gopaul and David Cowell and has nearly 50 highly skilled team members that will join Strava’s workforce across the continent including offices in Chamonix, Berlin and Vilnius. Gopaul will shift from his current role as FATMAP CEO to serve as a Strava vice president of product, reporting to Steve Lloyd, Strava’s chief product and technology officer.

Gopaul said: “We started FATMAP with a mission to make outdoor experiences more accessible. Where other map platforms have been designed for navigating streets and cities, we wanted to build a map designed specifically to help people explore. Joining forces with Strava opens up new exciting possibilities and will accelerate our progress to enable millions more people to explore the world’s wild places, safely and sustainably.”

This acquisition follows last year’s product enhancements from Strava, including the introduction of new trail sports types and its enhanced suite of routing features to help active people explore and power their adventures. It is also the second acquisition since summer 2022, when the organization acquired Recover Athletics, a prehab and injury prevention app for active individuals. These additions reinforce its steady technology investments to provide active individuals with higher value and access to more tools to plan, motivate and power an active lifestyle on a singular platform.

Strava also recently announced 9 new sports types, including racquet sports, pilates and HIIT. Now supporting 50 different activity types, the community platform continues to grow subscriber benefits, such as ski area mapping, Recover Athletics pre-hab content, Beacon safety tracking, route recommendations, an online route builder, global and personal heatmaps, and segment leaderboards. With these product upgrades, Strava has enacted a price change to reflect the increased benefits. These updates aim to deliver daily value to active people around the world.

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About Strava

Strava is the leading subscription platform at the center of connected fitness, with more than 100 million active people in 195 countries. The platform offers a holistic view of your active lifestyle, no matter where you live, which sport you love and/or what device you use. Everyone belongs on Strava when they are pursuing an active life. Join the community, find motivation and discover new experiences with a Strava subscription.

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  • More than 8 billion activities shared on Strava
  • Active individuals in every country on Earth
  • 40 million activities uploaded per week
  • Over 30 million Segments
  • Over 3,000 professional athletes on Strava
  • Almost 10 billion Kudos given last year
  • Over 10 million photos and videos shared per week
  • Over 2,000 partner organizations making their communities better with Strava Metro
  • 400+ employees around the world, with seven offices across the globe:
    • San Francisco, CA (headquarters)
    • Berlin, Germany
    • Bristol, UK
    • Chamonix, France
    • Denver, CO
    • Dublin, Ireland
    • Vilnius, Lithuania



FATMAP helps millions of people around the world enjoy better, safer outdoor adventures. With its cutting-edge 3D map the platform allows its community to plan, track and share their adventures. For those looking for adventure inspiration, there are thousands of professionally curated routes and guidebooks, covering a range of mountain activities. With FATMAP Explore, members can unlock premium features and benefits so they have everything they need to make the most of their time in the mountains. Whether hiking, biking, trail running, ski touring, or freeriding, if you love mountain adventures you’ll find your community on FATMAP.

Milan, December 21st 2022 – P101 SGR, the Italian venture capital manager investing in digital and technology-driven companies, signed the first closing of its new fund Programma 103 at €150M, aiming to reach €250M by 2023. With this close, P101’s asset under management reaches almost €400M. P101 is currently managing the two funds Programma 101 and Programma 102 and a retail VC fund, ITA 500, managed on behalf of Azimut.

60% of this close was funded by previous investors and 40% by new ones. Among investors: Azimut, CDP, European Investment Fund, BPM, Inarcassa, ISP Group Pension Fund, and some Italian family offices.

Programma 103’s investment target will be early and growth stage, digital and technology-driven companies, providing B2C and B2B services in these sectors: fintech, proptech, edutech, cybersecurity. Sustainability will be a major feature of all investments. Investment tickets will range between €1M and €10M+ each.

The fund’s main focus countries will be Italy and Spain, where P101 SGR has already made some investments. Other European countries will also be taken into consideration.

With a track record of over 100 funding rounds, 15 exits, 46 portfolio companies (with an overall turnover of €2bn), 4 funds under management, and deals like the ones of Tannico and Campari, Moet-Hennesy; MusixMatch and TPG, P101 SGR has drawn the attention of international players, confirming the quality of its investments.

This close will allow P101 SGR to strengthen its position in Italy and Europe”, stated Andrea Di Camillo, Founder and Managing Partner of P101 SGR. “Our goal is to raise higher investments for each company, in order to create start-ups and scale-ups that can attract foreign capital – as some of our companies recently have. The corrections of NASDAQ and USA markets have shed light on the European and Italian scenario and have emphasised the appeal of our scale-up companies towards corporate and PE players”.

P101 has been one of the first European operators to create a dedicated team to support the growth of its portfolio companies.

Partnership Strengthens Musixmatch’s Position in Growing Market and Drives Creator-Centric Expansion Opportunities in New Geographies and Verticals

Bologna, Italy; San Francisco, CA – July 27, 2022 – Musixmatch, a leading global music data platform, today announced a significant investment from TPG, a leading global alternative asset management firm. TPG is making its investment through TPG Growth, the firm’s middle market and growth equity platform. The partnership with TPG advances Musixmatch’s mission to provide lyrical content, tools, enriched metadata, and services to a growing community, while expanding its offerings internationally and in new verticals.

Since the company’s founding in 2010, Musixmatch has assembled the world’s largest lyrics catalogue, while bolstering its capabilities and identifying new use cases for lyrics. With lyrical content for millions of songs across 80+ languages, Musixmatch provides its metadata to digital service providers (DSPs), including Amazon Music, Apple Music, Google, Instagram, Spotify, and Tidal. The content is generated and continuously updated by a global community of more than 20 million curators, a sophisticated artificial intelligence / machine learning technology stack, a network of more than a million verified artists, and a team of in-house trained quality assurance specialists. The company has relationships with more than 100,000 music publishers globally, including BMG, Kobalt, Sony Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing, and Warner Chappell.

“Over the past decade, our team has built Musixmatch from the ground up with a vision to better represent songwriters and artists, allowing their lyrics to reach a global community of music lovers,” said Musixmatch Founder and CEO Max Ciociola. “The team at TPG brings more than just deep experience investing behind world-class music and streaming companies – they also share our ethos and the entrepreneurial spirit that has been a hallmark of our success to date and will continue to drive our next phase of growth. We are thrilled to welcome TPG as a partner and look forward to what we can bring to our artists and their fans.”

“Digital music streaming has become the default form of music consumption and continues to experience robust growth,” said Jacqui Hawwa, a Business Unit Partner at TPG Growth. “We have long admired the impressive platform that Max and his team have built and believe Musixmatch’s unparalleled metadata catalogue, proprietary lyrics sourcing engine, and extensive relationships with streaming platforms and IP owners will continue to position the company for success in this large and growing market.”

TPG has significant experience investing in music and streaming and has an extensive portfolio of music and broader media investments including Calm, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), DirecTV, Entertainment Partners, Fandom, and Spotify.

Citi acted as financial advisor to Musixmatch, Legance served as legal counsel, and Tremonti Romagnoli Piccardi & Associates and Goodwin assisted management on this transaction. Ropes & Gray and Chiomenti served as TPG’s legal counsel.

About Musixmatch

Founded in 2010 in Bologna, Italy by Max Ciociola, Giuseppe Costantino, Gianluca Delli Carri, Francesco Delfino, and Loreto Parisi and backed by Micheli Associati, P101 Venture, and United Venture,

Musixmatch features the world’s largest lyrics metadata collection, enhanced by additional metadata across 80+ languages. Today, Musixmatch has more than 120 employees across Italy and Europe.

About TPG

TPG is a leading global alternative asset management firm founded in San Francisco in 1992 with $120 billion of assets under management and investment and operational teams in 12 offices globally. TPG invests across five multi-product platforms: Capital, Growth, Impact, Real Estate, and Market Solutions and our unique strategy is driven by collaboration, innovation, and inclusion. Our teams combine deep product and sector experience with broad capabilities and expertise to develop differentiated insights and add value for our fund investors, portfolio companies, management teams, and communities.

  • Casavo raccoglie 100 milioni di euro nel round di investimento Serie D guidato da Exor, si tratta del più grande finanziamento di sempre nel settore PropTech in Europa
  • La società si è inoltre assicurata ulteriori linee di credito di 300 milioni di euro da parte di Intesa Sanpaolo, Viola Credit e altri importanti istituti di credito
  • Casavo mira a estendere la propria leadership di settore in Europa continuando a sviluppare la propria piattaforma ed espandendosi in nuovi mercati

Milano, 19 luglio 2022 – Casavo, la piattaforma PropTech europea leader di mercato che sta ridisegnando l’esperienza di chi vende e compra casa, annuncia oggi una raccolta di capitale da 400 milioni di euro.

Questo round di finanziamento Serie D da 100 milioni di euro dimostra i solidi fondamentali del business e ne conferma le prospettive di crescita nonostante le difficili condizioni nel mercato dei capitali. Le ulteriori linee di credito di 300 milioni di euro aumentano a oltre 500 milioni di euro i capitali per scalare l’attività di acquisizione immobiliare per i prossimi anni.

Numerosi gli investitori coinvolti
Il round di finanziamento è stato guidato da Exor NV. Tra i nuovi investitori figurano, tra gli altri, Neva SGR (Gruppo Intesa Sanpaolo), Endeavor Catalyst, Hambro Perks, Fuse Ventures Partners, oltre a angel investor come Sébastien de Lafond (fondatore di MeilleursAgents). L’insieme degli investitori coinvolti fornisce un mix di competenze strategiche per supportare la crescita futura dell’azienda. Tutti i principali investitori attuali tra cui Greenoaks, Project A Ventures, 360 Capital, P101 SGR, Picus Capital e Bonsai Partners hanno partecipato al round di investimento Serie D.

Siamo felici di rafforzare la nostra relazione con Exor dopo il loro investimento iniziale dello scorso anno, e di dare il benvenuto a tutti i nuovi investitori a fianco dei nostri attuali azionisti” afferma Giorgio Tinacci, Fondatore e CEO di Casavo. “Questa operazione straordinaria è il riconoscimento della nostra continua attenzione alla crescita sostenibile e della nostra strategia di lungo termine. Questo round ci consentirà di consolidare la nostra leadership in Europa attraverso ulteriore crescita in Italia, Spagna e Portogallo, e ci permetterà di espandere il nostro business in nuovi mercati, con la Francia come priorità. Continueremo a investire nella nostra missione di semplificare il modo in cui le persone vendono e comprano casa, proseguendo il percorso di evoluzione da Instant Buyer a marketplace residenziale di nuova generazione“.

Casavo sta diventando leader indiscusso in Europa nel settore PropTech e siamo entusiasti di continuare il viaggio con Giorgio. Nonostante le turbolente condizioni del mercato, il team ha lavorato molto bene fino a oggi e siamo ottimisti per il futuro“, ha affermato Noam Ohana, Managing Director di Exor Seeds.

Accesso al capitale ad un costo ridotto

L’ulteriore finanziamento asset-backed di 300 milioni di euro include un’estensione di 190 milioni di euro della principale linea di credito di Casavo, a sostegno dell’espansione in altre aree geografiche. L’operazione ha visto la partecipazione di nuovi finanziatori, tra i quali Intesa Sanpaolo (IMI Corporate & Investment Banking Division), che si uniscono alla compagine attuale composta da Goldman Sachs e D.E. Shaw & Co. Il finanziamento prevede una significativa riduzione del costo del capitale. La fiducia dimostrata dagli investitori conferma la solidità del modello di business di Casavo.

Una piattaforma integrata per chi vende e acquista casa

Fin dalla sua fondazione nel 2017, Casavo è stata guidata da una visione chiara: rimuovere le complessità tipiche della compravendita immobiliare. Casavo è nata come piattaforma per l’acquisto diretto di case, con un modello di business noto come “Instant Buying”, ed è diventata il punto di riferimento online per la maggior parte dei venditori grazie a un servizio veloce e trasparente, a differenza del processo tradizionale.

Sfruttando la sua tecnologia proprietaria, l’azienda si è poi evoluta in un marketplace innovativo, dove i proprietari di casa possono iniziare il processo di vendita o di acquisto con il pieno supporto di Casavo in ogni fase. Ad oggi, Casavo ha eseguito transazioni per oltre 1 miliardo di euro.

I venditori possono ricevere un’offerta di acquisto direttamente da Casavo, oppure trovare l’acquirente perfetto sul mercato grazie alla rete di agenzie partner. Gli acquirenti hanno accesso a una selezione di immobili “pronti per essere abitati”, integrata a un’esperienza utente curata e a servizi complementari come Casavo Mutui. La piattaforma di Casavo mette inoltre in contatto gli operatori del settore immobiliare, tra cui agenzie immobiliari, banche e società di ristrutturazione, generando valore per tutti gli attori dell’ecosistema.


Casavo è la piattaforma digitale per il mercato residenziale che sta ridisegnando l’esperienza di chi vende e compra casa in Europa attraverso l’utilizzo della tecnologia in ogni fase del processo di compravendita. Casavo aiuta chiunque voglia vendere o comprare casa a farlo in maniera semplice, veloce e vantaggiosa, fornendo la soluzione più adatta alle esigenze di ognuno. Casavo offre servizi integrati dedicati alla casa e un’esperienza chiavi in mano, anche grazie al modello inclusivo sviluppato per collaborare stabilmente con i principali operatori del mercato (agenzie immobiliari, imprese di ristrutturazione e banche). Fondata nel 2017 da Giorgio Tinacci, Casavo opera attualmente in Italia (Milano, Roma, Torino, Firenze e Bologna), Spagna (Madrid, Barcellona, Malaga e Siviglia) e Portogallo (Lisbona), e si sta rapidamente espandendo in nuovi mercati europei, grazie a un team internazionale di oltre 450 persone e al supporto di investitori a livello globale. Per maggiori informazioni,

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife, March 10, 2022. – The online check-in software for hotels and hotel chains, Civitfun Hospitality, has closed a €2,000,000 investment round led by P101 SGR, the Italian venture capital firm that invests in digital and technology companies in Europe, that has already also bet on other Spanish startups.

In this investment round, Civitfun Hospitality brings in Claudio Bellinzona and Fabio Zecchini as advisors, both founders of the startup Musement, which was also owned by P101 SGR and was acquired in 2018 by the travel giant TUI. In addition, Claudio Bellinzona joins the Board of Directors of Civitfun Hospitality.

As a result of this investment, Civitfun Hospitality will expand its team to 50 employees, including sales representatives and engineers. They will also strengthen their current team to simultaneously continue develop various areas within the company (IT, product, project manager, customer service, marketing, and sales). Furthermore, the company intends to consolidate its leading position in Spain and initiate its international expansion in Europe.

This capital increase will be dedicated to improving the Civitfun Hospitality product, with a focus on increasing automation and boosting marketing efforts on a recently launched product: Civitfun Hub.

This revolutionary product removes many of the barriers that currently exist in the tourism sector and allows any tourism company (OTAs, tour operators, booking engines, chatbots or apps, among others) to integrate their own online check-in with the main PMS (Property Management System) through a single integration with the Civitfun Hub API. Currently, different online agencies such as, leading European tour operators and other companies in the travel sector are already using this integration, and such these agreements in place, Civitfun Hospitality aims to grow by more than 2,000,000 new hotel rooms by 2022.

The new post-pandemic tourist shows new behavioral habits. These changing trends have resulted, among other things, in increased demand for the digitization of travel services and hotel check-ins. This change has prompted many travel companies, such as online agencies and tour operators, to integrate with Civitfun Hub to digitize guest check-in.

Currently, over 250,000 rooms are using the Civitfun Hospitality  online check-in solution in over 20 countries around the world. Moreover, many of the main Spanish hotel chains have chosen Civitfun Hospitality as their official supplier to automate online check-in at their hotels.

Some success stories include Barceló Hotel Group, Catalonia Hotels & Resorts, the Lopesan Group, Ilunion Hotels, Sirenis Hotels & Resorts, Garden Hotels, PortAventura Hotels, Karisma Hotels & Resorts, among many others.

In 2020, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Civitfun Hospitality increased its turnover by 180%. This increase took place in just 6 months as hotels needed an online check-in solution to comply with anti-COVID protocols, and Civitfun Hospitality has been leading the Spanish market since 2016. This growth continued in 2021 with a 200% increase in the number of clients. In addition, more than 4 million guests have used the online check-in solution provided by thousands of hotels.

‘This capital increase will enable us to lead the shift towards the 100% online digitization of the online check-in process in hotels and hotel chains. At Civitfun Hospitality, we want to strengthen our leadership in Spain and replicate the same process in Europe and Latin America, where we are also currently operating. Civitfun Hub will help us grow by engaging all key industry players in the digitization of online check-ins,’ says Civitfun Hospitality CEO Mariano de Oleza.


About Civitfun Hospitality

Civitfun Hospitality was founded by Mariano de Oleza, Germán March, Javier Gómez, and Massimo de Faveri seven years ago. Since then, the company has helped hotels and hotel chains automate millions of online guest check-ins all around the world, operating in more than 20 countries and providing their online check-in solution to over 250,000 rooms. The leading online check-in solution for hotels and hotel chains in Spain launched Civitfun Hub to provide any OTA, Tour Operator, or any travel company with the option to offer an online check-in process integrated with the main PMS in the industry. In addition, it successfully partnered with to digitize online check-ins at hotels and hotel chains.

The startup participated in the 2017 Seedrocket campus, won in the startup category of the Business Travel IBTA 2016 award, was chosen as a finalist in the travel category of South Summit 2021, among other milestones, and is now part of the investment portfolio of P101 SGR.

  • The digital company already leads the industry in Europe and in just two years has experienced a 15-fold increase in its turnover: from €1M in 2019 to profits of €15M in 2021
  • This capital injection, led by the international investment fund P101, and co-led by Autotech Ventures and Maniv Mobility, will allow the company to hire 50 engineers to implement technological improvements on the platform and grow internationally

Barcelona, February 9 2022Mundimoto, the largest online motorcycle buying and selling platform in Europe, manages to raise 20 million euros in an investment round led by the international fund P101, and co-led by Autotech Ventures and Maniv Mobility. This capital increase represents a decisive injection for the company, which plans to hire 50 engineers and 250 new employees and start its international growth plan throughout Europe.

The round is led by P101, one of the leading venture capital firms in Italy, with assets under management of more than 200 million euros, and which has already invested in Spanish startups such as DeporVillage, Colvin and Bipi. “The outstanding performance of the last 24 months is in our opinion just the tip of the iceberg of what Mundimoto’s stellar team can achieve in the motorbike sector, which has been left behind in the digital transformation that have touched consumer sectors across the board. We are convinced Mundimoto have all the ingredients to build a very strong, pan-European player that will transform the two-wheel industry through innovative ownership models and a more sustainable and circular value chain, starting from the great opportunity in the Spanish and Italian markets” – Stefano Guidotti, Partner at P101. On the other hand, the round is completed by Autotech Ventures and Maniv Mobility participations, the largest mobility specialised funds in the United States and Israel, respectively.

The digital company, which was founded in Barcelona in 2019 by two friends, Alberto Fossas, a businessman and motoring expert, and Josep Talavera, an entrepreneur with a wide previous experience on creating several digital companies, such as Decowood, began its journey with an initial investment of €500,000 – €250,000 by each of the co-founders- and today it already leads the sector in Europe.

Since its creation, Mundimoto has seen a 15-fold increase in turnover: from €1 million in 2019 to earnings of €15 million in 2021.

Josep Talavera, co-founder and Mundimoto’s CEO, explains that: “This capital increase is a unique opportunity to improve and adapt the platform’s services for the growing demand, as well as to make the leap to Italy, the country with the highest volume of motorcycles in Europe, and to the Netherlands. 15% of our sales are already international and it is crucial for the company to be able to invest more resources in our expansion operations and hiring qualified staff to make it possible.”

Mundimoto is a 100% online, fast and safe service to buy and sell motorcycles through its website: So, the company offers sales facilities as online valuation, secure and direct payment to the user’s account, vehicle pick-up at home and free change of ownership, as well as purchase facilities.

Being an online platform allows important cost savings that result in more competitive prices compared to other companies in the sector. In addition, Mundimoto has an avant-garde workshop team to manage the previous reconditioning of the vehicles. Also, the company allows flexibility in financing and has a delivery service to receive the vehicle directly at home. The company acquires an average of 1000 motorcycles per month and, in the last year, Mundimoto has sold a total of 4000 vehicles.

15% of Mundimoto’s sales are already international

15% of Mundimoto’s sales are already international and come from Poland and Holland. Nationally, 30% of sales come from Catalonia and 70% from the rest of Spain.

This financing round will allow for two new openings in Europe: in Italy and Holland, as well as further growth in Spain. Also, Mundimoto plans to start its international growth plan throughout Europe soon.

The company has recently moved into Panrico’s former logistics centre in La Verneda, outside Barcelona, with more than 17,000m2, where the headquarters and the logistics centre are located.

A project backed by successful entrepreneurs

With the goal of growing Mundimoto in Europe, Albert Fossas and Josep Talavera have surrounded themselves, from the beginning, with a team of expert entrepreneurs such as Alex Lopera, co-founder of VERSE and TipsterChat, as director of operations, and Pablo Fernández, co-founder of Clicars, as investor and advisor, among others.

In addition, Mundimoto has recently incorporated three new figures to carry out the expansion platform’s next steps: Jordi Pellat, as VP of Engineering, Jacob Cañadas, as new CTO (Chief Technology Officer) and Jaume Civit as Chief Data Officer. All three have wide experience in globally successful digital companies such as Facebook, Snapchat, Typeform and Wallapop.

About Mundimoto

Mundimoto is the Spanish online motorcycle buying and selling start-up that offers a 100% online, fast and safe service. Created in 2019 by two friends, Alberto Fossas, and Josep Talavera, Mundimoto has become the largest online motorcycle buying and selling platform in Europe. The company acquires an average of 1000 motorcycles per month and in 2021 has sold 4000 vehicles. Located in Barcelona, it has 150 employees in Spain. Mundimoto plans to open an office in Milan, Italy, and in the coming months also in Holland and to continue its consolidation in Spain.

About P101 SGR

P101 SGR is one of the leading venture capital firms in Italy, investing in digital and technology-driven companies in Europe. Founded in 2013 by Andrea Di Camillo, it is supported by Azimut, Fondo Italiano di Investimento, European Investment Fund, Fondo Pensione BCC, Cassa Forense, as well as some of the main Italian entrepreneurial families.

P101 SGR currently manages two funds, as well as the first VC retail investment fund, developed in collaboration with Azimut Group. Managing assets for over € 200 million, P101 has invested in over 40 tech companies, including Opyn, Cortilia, Milkman, MusixMatch and Tannico.

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  • Il round da 15 milioni di dollari è stato guidato da P101 SGR attraverso il suo secondo veicolo d’investimento P102 e ITALIA 500 (Gruppo Azimut) e dalla società di investimento svizzera HBM Healthcare Investments. Giuseppe Donvito, Partner di P101 e Alexander Asam, Investment Advisor di HBM Partners entreranno a far parte del board di 1000Farmacie.
  • 1000Farmacie opera nel settore e-pharmacy, riunendo su un’unica piattaforma online le migliori farmacie italiane, per consentire ai clienti di trovare sempre il prodotto cercato, al prezzo migliore e con consegna a domicilio. Fondata nel 2020, nell’ultimo anno ha visto una crescita del 600%.
  • Il funding servirà per espandere l’attività e il servizio di consegna dell’ultimo miglio. Entro il 2023 inoltre la società integrerà anche servizi aggiuntivi di assistenza sanitaria per supportare i pazienti.

Milano, 8 febbraio 2022 – 1000Farmacie, il marketplace che unisce le migliori farmacie italiane su un’unica piattaforma online garantendo ai consumatori ampia scelta, consegna veloce e convenienza, chiude un round di investimento da $15 milioni, guidato da P101 SGR – attraverso il suo secondo veicolo P102 e ITALIA 500 (fondo di venture capital istituito da Azimut Libera Impresa sgr e gestito in delega da P101) – e da HBM Healthcare Investments, uno dei principali investitori mondiali nell’innovazione sanitaria, quotato alla Borsa svizzera.

Al round hanno partecipato anche il family office svizzero Corisol Holding, Club degli Investitori (che ha effettuato l’investimento per il tramite della Simon Fiduciaria del gruppo Ersel), IAG, LIFTT e Healthware Ventures (che aveva già investito nella startup in fase seed). La startup ad aprile 2020 aveva già chiuso un round seed da $ 1,7 milioni, portando così il totale raccolto a circa 17 milioni di dollari.

Con i fondi raccolti la società punta a espandere l’attività e il suo servizio di consegna dell’ultimo miglio (sul modello di Pillpack, startup americana acquisita da Amazon nel 2018) e a rendere maggiormente capillare la propria rete di partnership con le farmacie locali. Entro il 2023 inoltre 1000Farmacie intende integrare all’interno della piattaforma servizi aggiuntivi di assistenza sanitaria per supportare maggiormente i pazienti.

Il mercato farmaceutico italiano è molto frammentato e attualmente è determinato da circa 23.000 farmacie indipendenti, che non utilizzano canali di vendita online e dispongono di uno stock limitato: la tecnologia di 1000Farmacie integra su un’unica piattaforma i magazzini delle farmacie indipendenti più performanti, per crearne uno comune in modo da offrire all’utente il maggior assortimento possibile e un servizio di delivery più veloce ed efficiente. Assistenza centrata sui clienti e attenzione al loro benessere sono fondamentali per la piattaforma, che seleziona con cura ogni farmacia per assicurarsi che questi valori vengano trasmessi all’utente in ogni momento.

Fondata a marzo 2020 dal CEO Nicolò Petrone – che in precedenza ha finalizzato un’operazione di exit con la piattaforma fintech MEDICI, acquisita dall’unicorno Prove – e dai due co-founders Mohamed Younes (COO) ed Alberto Marchetti (CMO), la società ha visto in meno di due anni una crescita esponenziale. Con una rete di oltre 100 farmacie indipendenti nelle maggiori città italiane e 95.000 prodotti in vendita, 1000Farmacie conta oggi più di 250.000 clienti e una crescita del fatturato del 600% nell’ultimo anno. La startup inoltre collabora con alcune importanti big Pharma che possono servirsi della tecnologia sviluppata da 1000Farmacie per rendere più efficiente il proprio servizio di delivery di farmaci.

1000Farmacie si inserisce nel settore e-pharmacy, mercato con un valore potenziale di 180 miliardi di euro in Europa ma con una penetrazione online ancora prossima allo zero (fonte Sempora). Si tratta infatti di un mercato altamente frammentato, ancora fortemente legato alla

vendita off-line (oltre 200.000 prodotti venduti in più di 50.000 negozi fisici in Europa) e con una presenza piuttosto bassa di marketplace digitali, che al momento coprono soltanto il 25-30% del mercato. In Italia in particolare le potenzialità di sviluppo sono enormi: nel nostro Paese, infatti, il tasso di penetrazione del settore e-pharmacy è tra i più bassi in Europa (4,5%) ed è inferiore anche a quello di altri settori come viaggi (34%) ed elettronica (24%), ma sta crescendo molto più rapidamente: tra il 2018 e il 2020 ha infatti triplicato il suo volume.

La nostra missione è rendere i nostri clienti soddisfatti migliorando la loro esperienza di acquisto: grazie a questo round potremo ampliare notevolmente la gamma di servizi offerti, innovando un settore che è ancora fortemente arretrato da un punto di vista digitale. In Italia il prezzo dello stesso medicinale varia moltissimo da farmacia a farmacia. La nostra piattaforma rende visibili queste differenze, in modo da aiutare il cliente a trovare sempre tutti i prodotti che sta cercando al miglior prezzo sul mercato”, afferma Nicolò Petrone, CEO di 1000Farmacie.

Le potenzialità e gli elevati tassi di crescita sottostanti il settore dell’e-pharmacy ci hanno spinto senza esitazione ad investire su 1000Farmacie. Siamo certi che, anche grazie all’elevata capacità del team manageriale, in poco tempo la società ricoprirà una posizione da leader e siamo orgogliosi di aver contribuito fin da subito alla sua crescita. Amiamo i progetti in grado di svecchiare il loro settore di riferimento portando una ventata tecnologica ed innovativa: e 1000Farmacie è sicuramente uno di questi”, afferma Giuseppe Donvito, Partner di P101 SGR.

Siamo lieti di portare in 1000Farmacie il nostro expertise maturato a livello globale nel segmento dell’e-pharmacy. HBM ha infatti investito early stage anche nel marketplace farmaceutico indiano Tata 1mg, nell’azienda leader nel settore sanitario digitale latinoamericano Farmalisto e in Jianke (la principale azienda cinese di assistenza sanitaria digitale e telemedicina). Inoltre, HBM è anche uno dei primi investitori nella community digitale di infermieri e assistenti sanitari ConnectRN, con sede negli Stati Uniti”, conclude Matthias Fehr, Board Member, Head of Private Equity di HBM Partners, Svizzera

P101 SGR

P101 SGR è uno dei principali gestori di fondi di venture capital in Italia, specializzato in investimenti in società̀ innovative e technology driven in Europa. Nato nel 2013 e fondato da Andrea Di Camillo, annovera tra gli investitori dei propri fondi Azimut, Fondo Italiano di Investimento, European Investment Fund, Fondo Pensione BCC, Cassa Forense oltre ad alcune tra le principali famiglie imprenditoriali italiane. P101 SGR, gestisce attualmente due fondi, oltre al primo veicolo di investimento retail destinato al venture capital sviluppato in collaborazione con il Gruppo Azimut. Con masse in gestione superiori a € 200 milioni, P101 ha investito in oltre 40 società tra cui Opyn (ex, Cortilia, Milkman, MusixMatch, e Tannico.


HBM Healthcare Investments investe nel settore sanitario. La Società detiene e gestisce un portafoglio internazionale di aziende promettenti nei settori della medicina umana, delle biotecnologie, della tecnologia medica, della diagnostica e della sanità digitale. I prodotti di punta di molte di queste aziende sono già disponibili sul mercato o in una fase avanzata di sviluppo. Le società in portafoglio sono seguite da vicino e guidate attivamente nella loro direzione strategica. Questo è ciò che rende HBM Healthcare Investments un’interessante alternativa agli investimenti in grandi aziende farmaceutiche e biotecnologiche. HBM Healthcare Investments ha una base di azionisti internazionali ed è quotata su SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker: HBMN).

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Biometric authentication innovator eliminates password-based account takeover and enables PSD2 Strong Customer Authentication while preserving user privacy

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sift, the leader in Digital Trust & Safety, today announced that it has acquired Keyless, a pioneer in passwordless and multi-factor authentication. Keyless’ zero-knowledge cryptography and privacy-preserving biometric authentication technology eliminates account takeover (ATO) fraud due to weak or stolen passwords, phishing, and credential reuse, while allowing users to log into websites and apps simply by looking into their device’s camera. Keyless’ technology meets the Strong Authentication Compliance requirements of PSD2, is FIDO Certified, and helps online businesses more easily meet the requirements of GDPR. Sift will offer Keyless products to regulated businesses and online merchants around the world.

With account takeover attacks reaching new and sustained heights during the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses have faced an ongoing, evolving threat from cybercriminals using large-scale automation to launch massive ATO attacks to steal stored account value, payment information, and other personal data. Keyless’ biometric-based authentication eliminates a primary vector of ATO attacks by solving the root problem: passwords. Adding to the ATO prevention capabilities in Sift Account Defense, Keyless provides account security for any business that is ready to embrace a passwordless customer experience through multi-factor authentication that seamlessly allows users to log in to sites and apps from any device.

Keyless’ proprietary technology frees businesses from storing and managing passwords. Rather than tying a user’s biometric factor to a password, Keyless’ SDKs allow businesses to deploy biometric logins interoperably on their websites and apps as the primary authentication mechanism, or integrate the Keyless authenticator app into the login experience. In either deployment, users can simply look into the camera on their smartphone or computer to authenticate, with a consistent experience across devices.

“Protecting businesses from fraud while reducing customer friction is the foundation of a Digital Trust & Safety strategy,” said Marc Olesen, President & CEO of Sift. “Keyless has created a truly innovative product that provides better account security with less friction for users, and meets the qualifications for regional regulations like PSD2. We’re so excited to bring the Keyless team to Sift and for our customers to benefit from their incredible technology and expertise.”

Importantly, Keyless puts privacy at the center of the experience by authenticating users without storing their biometric or cryptographic information on their device or in any central location—and by leveraging advanced privacy-preserving, multi-party computation protocols. The Keyless network does not have access to the biometrics, and therefore no one but the user has access to it.

“Our mission at Keyless is to provide people and organizations with a passwordless future, where the user is the key,” said Andrea Carmignani, CEO and Co-founder of Keyless. “Joining Sift will allow us to reach businesses around the world, stop account takeover attacks at scale, and ensure that users can authenticate seamlessly across devices with nothing more than a glance at their device’s camera.”

“Advances in biometric technology have signaled the beginning of the end for passwords,” said Andrew Shikiar, Executive Director and CMO of the FIDO Alliance, an open industry association focused on providing open and free authentication standards. “Keyless has developed a novel and secure approach that leverages FIDO’s protocols to make authentication easier for consumers. I look forward to seeing Sift and Keyless drive adoption of this standards-based technology that both businesses and consumers desperately need to thwart the growing number of account takeover attacks.”

For more information on Sift’s acquisition of Keyless, go here.

About Sift
Sift is the leader in Digital Trust & Safety, empowering digital disruptors to Fortune 500 companies to unlock new revenue without risk. Sift dynamically prevents fraud and abuse through industry-leading technology and expertise, an unrivaled global data network of 70 billion events per month, and a commitment to long-term customer partnerships. Global brands such as Airbnb, Doordash, and Wayfair rely on Sift to gain a competitive advantage in their markets. Visit us at, and follow us on Twitter @GetSift.

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  • Il nuovo fondo, denominato PROGRAMMA 102, investirà dall’early stage al later stage, in società B2C e B2B principalmente italiane operanti nelle industry di food, fashion, design, travel, real estate, fintech e cyber security
  • Al primo closing raccolti oltre 65 milioni grazie al sostegno di Fondo Italiano d’Investimento, European Investment Fund, Azimut, Fondazione Sardegna e diversi family office in rappresentanza dell’imprenditoria italiana
  • Tra le scommesse del nuovo fondo: riuscire ad attirare nel Venture Capital italiano anche gli investitori internazionali

Milano, 17 maggio 2018 – P101 SGR, il gestore di venture capital specializzato in investimenti in società digitali e technology driven, annuncia il lancio del suo secondo veicolo d’investimento, il fondo “Programma 102”, con l’obiettivo di raccogliere 120 milioni, per arrivare a 200 milioni di masse gestite. Al primo closing di oltre 65 milioni hanno contribuito investitori istituzionali come il Fondo Europeo per gli InvestimentiFondo Italiano d’InvestimentoAzimut (tra i principali investitori del primo fondo lanciato nel 2013), Fondazione Sardegna e numerosi investitori e imprenditori di spicco del panorama italiano.

Il target di investimento del nuovo fondo saranno società digitali e technology driven che forniscono servizi B2C e B2B nei settori food, fashion, design, travel, oltre a real estate, fintech cyber security. A differenza del primo fondo, dedicato alla fase early stage, il nuovo veicolo investirà dall’early stage al later stage con singoli ticket da 1-2 milioni fino a 8-10 milioni per singola società, ma guarderà anche a poche e selezionate operazioni seed. Il focus di PROGRAMMA 102 saranno principalmente realtà basate in Italia, ma anche imprenditori italiani all’estero e società europee che vogliano entrare sul mercato italiano.

Tra le scommesse del nuovo fondo: riuscire ad attirare nel Venture Capital italiano anche i venture capitalist internazionali che tendono a favorire operazioni dimensionalmente più rilevanti ed in geografie diverse da quella italiana. Già in passato alcune operazioni effettuate da P101 con il primo fondo sono state supportate da primari investitori istituzionali che hanno più che raddoppiato l’apporto iniziale di P101 a supporto delle società partecipate. Tale effetto leva potrebbe avere risultati sostanziali per sostenere la creazione di nuove aziende innovative di cui il mercato italiano ha un bisogno ormai critico ed essenziale e confermare il trend qualitativo delle singole operazioni, già avviato nel 2017.

Il lancio del secondo fondo consentirà di consolidare la nostra posizione in Italia con una massa critica che comincia sicuramente ad avere dimensioni significative anche rispetto al panorama europeo – commenta Andrea Di Camillo, Managing Partner e fondatore di P101 SGR – Le maggiori masse gestite ci permetteranno di aumentare la capacità di investimento per singola azienda e nel medio periodo. In questo modo cercheremo di colmare ulteriormente quello che è ancora oggi l’evidente gap dimensionale tra gli investimenti medi per azienda rispetto al resto del panorama europeo (per non parlare di quello cinese o US).”

P101 SGR ha investito con il suo primo fondo oltre 40 milioni di euro in 4 anni in 26 società tecnologiche early stage, fra cui, Cortilia, Tannico e Musement, realizzando exit come quelle di Bauzaar e Octorate.

P101 SGR – Insightful Venture Capital

P101 SGR è un gestore di fondi di venture capital specializzato in investimenti in società digital e technology driven. Nata nel 2013, con una dotazione corrente di oltre 130 milioni di euro e 26 società in portafoglio, P101 si distingue per la capacità di mettere a disposizione degli imprenditori di nuova generazione, oltre a risorse economiche, anche competenze e servizi necessari a dare impulso alla crescita delle aziende. P101 SGR fondata da Andrea Di Camillo – 20 anni di esperienza nel venture capital e tra i fondatori di Banzai e Vitaminic – annovera tra gli investitori dei propri fondi Azimut, Fondo Italiano di Investimento e European Investment Fund. Tra le partecipate di Programma 101:, Cortilia, Tannico, Musement e MusixMatch. Le società partecipate occupano oggi complessivamente oltre 700 risorse e generano un fatturato in costante crescita e già oggi superiore agli 110 milioni annui. P101 prende il nome dal primo personal computer prodotto da Olivetti, negli anni ’60, esempio di innovazione italiana che ha lasciato il segno nella storia della tecnologia digitale.


Il Fondo Programma 102 è supportato da InnovFin Equity, con il sostegno finanziario da parte dell’Unione Europea attraverso gli strumenti finanziari di “Horizon 2020” e del Fondo Europeo per gli Investimenti Strategici (FEIS), istituito nell’ambito del Piano di investimenti per l’Europa. Lo scopo del FEIS è contribuire a sostenere il finanziamento ed attuare investimenti produttivi nell’Unione Europea così come garantire un maggiore accesso alle fonti di finanziamento.