Digital Transformation is a priority across many sectors. The panel wants to explore how companies can create value embracing the digital revolution in Italy. Given lack of funding and general cultural resistance to change and risk taking, Italy ranks 30th in the 2018 Global Innovation Index, after Cyprus and Slovenia.
The Italian Fintech market reached the top European countries in funding with Fintech venture investments that boosted in 2018 skyrocketing to c. €200m. The panel wants to explore the Italian Fintech best practice and understand why the same success is not replicated in other industries.
The panel wants to explore how the investment community can support and foster the digital revolution in Italy. Innovative start-ups with high growth potential struggle to raise capital because the venture capital market in Italy is still underdeveloped. Corporates do not invest in a venture capital strategy limiting the domestic exit market.
Italy ranks 51 out of 190 economies in ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The panel wants to explore the key differences of doing business in Italy compared to other countries. Speakers will share their experience in dealing with talents, scale up their business and finding strategic partners.