Digital Magics, listed on AIM Italia, is a business incubator of digital projects that provides consulting services and acceleration services to startups and enterprises, to facilitate the development of new technological businesses. Thanks to the partnership with Talent Garden and Tamburi Investment Partners, Digital Magics has created the most important national platform for innovation for DIGITAL MADE IN ITALY, by providing support to innovative startups to create successful projects, from conception to IPO, while offering services for the digital transformation and “Open Innovation” to excellent enterprises. The incubation and acceleration services offered by Digital Magics are active in the TAG co-working campuses present throughout Italy. Complementary services include investment activities, which have produced over the years a portfolio of 68 investments in active startups, scaleups and digital spinoffs with high growth rates. Accelerated companies are flanked by Digital Magics’ team, a partner of enormous business and digital experience, and benefit not only from the large network of private and institutional investors that support them through “club deals”, but also from the many partner companies that support them on an industrial scale.
BNL is one of the major Italian banking groups, with about 1000 branches operating across the country. Since 2006 it is part of the BNP Paribas Group, present in over 70 countries. The emphasis that BNL and the Group addressed for the startup ecosystem led to global successful initiatives such as “BNP Paribas International Hackathon”, a startup challenge for FinTech, which involved simultaneously 10 Countries, 320 teams (40 startups and 120 startuppers only in Italy) in order to create and develop high-tech solutions by improving customer experience in the banking industry. Furthermore, BNL and the Group promote meetings like “Meet the Startup” aiming to create a direct link between new companies and top clients, investors and entrepreneurs, all potentially interested in startup projects. Several incubation and acceleration programs as well as “open innovation” events have also been supported directly by the Bank or in collaboration with key industry players. Among them: the “Start Uperitivi”, informal meetings bringing various functional departments of BNL and the companies related to BNP Paribas in Italy together with startups, as potentially interesting to improve banking procedures and extend Bank’s services to clients; and the partnership for “A.I. Worklab”, aiming to leverage the development of the artificial intelligence industry.
Credem is a multiregional banking group, operating across Italy with 638 branches, enterprise and financial advisory centres, 6.223 employees and 806 financial advisors acting with client mandate. In the first half of 2019, Credem Group continues its upward growth on the bancassurance model, an effective service to manage client’s multiple needs. The Group continued in supporting Italian economy, with loans growing at 5% YoY (against +0,6% registered by the system overall in the same period) and reaching 25,5 B€. The Group consolidated also its financial strength, firmly at the top of the banking system. CET1 ratio was equal to 13,3%, 530 bps higher than the 8% regulatory minimum requirement (the lowest among Italian banks subject to ECB supervisory). Additionally, the number of employees continued to grow: 149 new employees of which the 77,2% recently graduated from school or university. Consolidated net income showed a 6,8% growth rate and was equal to 101,5 M€, compared to 95 M€ at the end of the first half of 2018 and confirm the continuous profitability of the Group.
Fintech District is the community that represents the reference point for the fintech ecosystem in Italy, and beyond. It defines and generates the best conditions for startups, financial institutions, corporations, professionals, institutions, national and international investors to create and find opportunities for growth on the ground and internationally. It is not just a location but a community of players with one thing in common: high technological innovation and the same need to find an ecosystem able to develop and affirm new paradigms. Fintech District now has over 130 startups and numerous collaborations with public institutions, investors, professionals, financial institutions, international innovation hubs, universities, and corporations.
Innogest is a venture capital firm with offices in Turin, Milan, Geneva and San Francisco. It manages investment funds for a total value of over €200 million and invests in startups mainly in seed and early stage phases. Focused on two major investment sectors: digital, with specific emphasis on fintech, food&retail, fashion&lifestyle, travel and health; and biomedical, with particular attention to innovative medical devices in areas such as cardiovascular, neurology, and oncology. Since 2006 Innogest has invested in over 40 companies. Along with a strong team with over a decade of expertise, Innogest operates on a global network of specialists, entrepreneurs and venture partners branching in all major ecosystems of global innovation and with the most important research centers and scientific institutions in Italy, Europe and U.S.
Online Sim is the most important online open architecture in Italy and the market leader for funds and Sicav online distribution. It was the first online funds supermarket in Italy launched in early 2000 and in 2004 it became part of Ersel, a historical wealth management group in Italy. Online Sim offer a B2C service to private clients as well as a B2B service of fund brokerage and sub-distribution to institutional clients. Some facts: 20 years experience in the market; no conflict of interest with partners; part of an historical and strong private Group; proven concept and processes.
Poste Italiane is an integral part of the social and productive fabric of the country and represents unique reality in Italy in terms of size, recognition, capillarity and trust on the part of customers. The company is the largest service distribution network in Italy: its activities include financial and insurance services, payment systems, mobile telephony and mail and parcel delivery. From 27 October 2015, 35% of Poste Italiane's share capital is listed on the Milan Stock Exchange. The company is already in the second year of implementation of the five-year strategic plan, Deliver 2022, which aims to maximize the value of the distribution network and exploit the market opportunities offered by digital transformation.
Reale Group is an international company active in Italy, Spain, and Chile operating through its parent company—Società Reale Mutua di Assicurazioni, the largest mutual insurance company and its subsidiaries. It offers solutions and protection to around 5 million Clients in the insurance, banking, real estate, and services sectors; with over 3,700 employees in Italy, Spain, and Chile, Real Group demonstrates one of the highest solidity rates on the market, as evidenced by the Solvency II index, calculated according to the Group’s Internal Partial Model, equal to 281.4% (Year End 2018). In 2018, Reale Group closed with a profit of 148 million euro, with a total premium income of almost 5 billion euro, which is up in comparison with the previous year.
SisalPay is the brand that has been facilitating the life of Italians for over ten years, improving and safening everyday payments. SisalPay’s offer is exclusively dedicated to payments: it’s available through an extensive network of points of sale, also reachable on web and mobile, and actually represents the strategic vision of the shareholder CVC Capital Partners. Today SisalPay is an added value for customers that can directly pay bills or taxes, top-up their phone credit or prepaid cards, easily and in total security. Over 15 M customers, more than 40 K points of sales, around 200 M transactions per year, 500 payment services and deals with over 100 partner companies: a model which creates value and improves service delivery to citizens. As a result PagoPA, SisalPay’s channel for payments towards the Public Administration, today represents the preferred channel for this kind of payments.
TIM is the largest Information and Communication Technology group in Italy. We are building the future through our state-of-the-art network infrastructures including 5G and fibre. To our nearly 100 million customers in Italy and Brazil we offer fixed and mobile telecommunications, internet, premium digital content for entertainment, advanced cloud platforms and IT solutions. We just launched “Operazione Risorgimento Digitale” (Operation Digital Renaissance), a great project of digital inclusion for Italy. The initiative is supported by the Italian Representation of the European Commission. 2018 TIM's key numbers:f 57,901 headcount; 6,4 B€ investments (including 5g licenses); 19 B€ revenues; 7,4 B€ EBITDA.