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Italy Startup Ecosystem Overview

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The Italy Startup Ecosystem is a regional Leader in innovation, ranked at number 29 globally, and shows a negative momentum -4 spots since 2020. Italy also ranks at number 14 for startups in Western Europe.

There are 34 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Italy and the top ranked city in Italy is Milan at 56 globally. Milan is followed by Rome at 140 and Turin at 231.

Italy is an ideal place to locate for Foodtech, Health and Energy & Environment startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 232 Foodtech startups in Italy, 97 Health startups in Italy and 90 Energy & Environment startups in Italy, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 715 startups in Italy, 7 accelerators in Italy, 22 coworking spaces in Italy, 9 organizations in Italy and no leaders in Italy.

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Translated is a Language Service Provider that manages more than 73.000 professional translators in over 110 countries. Since 1999, human and machine translation services have been available through its website and API. Translated uses NLP and AI to make translators’ life easier by minimizing repetitive tasks and making customers happier by reducing traditional agency intermediation. Translated has created MyMemory, the world’s largest translation memory, that combines machine translation with over 600 million human contributions. Translated uses MyMemory to increase the quality and speed of translation by suggesting sentences that have already been translated to translators. To identify the correct translator for each job, Translated has developed T-Rank an algorithm that matches the document to translate against ~30 criteria including translator speciality, real time availability and past performance evaluation from the 250.000+ translations Translated has delivered to date. Read more
WeSchool has the mission of digitizing the italian school. They help teachers with training on new teaching methods and they work with companies on projects that bring value to the world of school. Read more
Ludwig makes you write with confidence Read more is the search engine that collects doctors. Read more
ProntoPro is a marketplace that connects people in need with artisans and professional workers and small businesses. Read more
Paginemediche is a digital health platform that connects doctors and patients and offers a personalized health experience. Read more
We help our customers to get the best energy (power and gas) for their home, orientating them through the technical, administrative and commercial jungle to the offer that best fits them. Read more is a direct car insurance company. Read more
Our experts will review your English to correct mistakes and awkward forms. Just type your text and wait for the corrections. It's that simple! Help from human experts. Read more is a digital learning platform, optimised for IWBs (Interactive Whiteboard), computers, tablets and smartphones. It focuses on STEM subjects - Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics. Read more
Iubenda is the most stylish and effective way to generate a privacy policy for your website. Every website needs a privacy policy; it’s the law, everywhere in the world. Today privacy policies don’t work: boring to read, a chore to write. No privacy policy means you risk terrible fines, and you can’t rely on copy and paste. Iubenda is the ultimate solution. Generate a privacy policy in seconds: easy, fast, beautiful. Read more
Musement helps travellers get the best from destinations by providing a great choice of local tours and attractions bookable on multiple devices. More than just "things to do", our range includes temporary, exclusive, hidden-gem and even free activities. Use our site for planning and our app for on-the-go decisions as you hack the city with hints and tips from local experts. Read more
MoneyFarm will provide first class investment advisory to small savers through a scalable, UX driven, enjoyable and hassle free platform. Our clients will be able to build their portfolio with our asset allocation recommendations, manage it through time and execute all the transactions in a very simple and efficient way. Everything delivered with our obsession for them; the Zappos of the Financial Service Industry.  Read more
Founded in 2010 in Florence, Italy, Treedom helps individuals, companies and events to offset their CO2 emissions by participating in reforestation projects all over the world. Companies and individuals can plant and give trees as gifts, share their actions with clients and friends. The periodic online publication of photos guarantees the trees’ growth and therefore the effective offsetting of CO2 emissions. Because Treedom plants mostly fruit trees, the local communities involved in the projects directly benefit from the products the trees generate, a fair income and labor. In early 2014 Treedom will give the opportunity for everyone to adopt one of the 10k trees of the town of Florence. Treedom has 7 active forestry projects in Cameroon, Haiti, Argentina, Senegal, Malawi, Kenya and Italy. Read more
Young Platform is a brand-new cryptocurrency exchange designed for the next generation of investors. It is safe, quick and easy to use. Read more
Satispay is an independent and inexpensive payment network that can be used for micro payments, peer to peer money transfer, in-store and online purchases and nonprofit donations through a cross-platform mobile app. Satispay’s goal is to help people enjoy life and achieve their goals by making all money exchange easy. Read more
Fitprime is the online Marketplace for sport centers. The flexible way to live Fitness in hundreds of gyms by choosing from different plans. Read more
WeRoad puts together solo travelers eager to discovery the world, meet new cultures, and make new friends. Read more
Lorenzo Vinci is an e-commerce company that offers its clients a selection of Italian food and wine. Read more
You can conquer the world playing games on GamePix. Play more than 15.000 free online games and become the king. Try now for free! Facebook: Twitter: Blog: About us: Read more
Al.ta.Cucina is on the mission to create the world's largest community of Italian food lovers. Read more
Tutored is a social platform where students and new graduates boost their academic and professional career. Read more
Fiscozen is a digital managemnt company, to help small companies and freelancers. Read more
Pharmap is the delivery on demand service that allows you to request and receive any pharmacy product at home within 1 hour or in the most convenient time slot. Read more
Bauzaar is an online platform committed to Pets and their life quality in your families. We deliver the best products in the pet care sector and help people receive an outstanding service for their pets. The company offers a frequent delivery service that allows Pet Lovers to receive their orders on time and every time they want without repurchasing. We give to Pet Lovers the chance to save money and to spend more time with their Pets and less time buying food and waiting in line. We supply on time and on demand Premium and Super Premium Pet Food & Accessories for every breed, size and age directly to the door step. Bauzaar cares about less fortunate pets and will help them through a dedicated donation program. We are client-centric by offering a free high-quality vet support and a free top notch pre-sale and after-sale customer support services. Read more
Cortilia ( is an online agricultural market connecting consumers and local farmers: the freshest fruit and vegetables are just a click away, delivered to your doorstep from the farmer. With a strong dedication to enhancing the local economy, preserving the environment and supporting a healthy way of life, Cortilia is the perfect fit for all those wishing to bring into their kitchen the authentic flavours of genuine, locally grown products. How does it work? Setting up an account is easy and for free. Once logged in, you can either place a one-off order or a regular one (based on a weekly or biweekly delivery) and you’ll receive your fruit & veg box complete with any other product you may wish: cheese, bread, meats, jams, eggs, flour, wine, home-made beer and much more.  Read more
Lanieri is the first ecommerce to propose entirely Made in Italy, made-to-measure men's clothing online Read more
FruttaWeb is an e-commerce that allow people to order online among more than 1.500 fresh fruits and receive them directly at their doorstep. Read more
WikiDo is the Web 2.0 answer to a question that has been asked for years: What's going on tonight? With WikiDo, you'll be able to find all of the events within your city on any particular day. When you ask WikiDo to find events within your city, it searches the Internet and returns the results for every event that it can find. The things to do are helpfully categorized into several categories for you, including nightlife, food and drink, arts and museums, social events and more. Read more
LOVEThESIGN is the leading italian design ecommerce. The window through which everyone can get daily italian design inspirations: from top notch brands to the smallest artisan excellence. More than 7,000 products made with love by more than 300 producers. LOVEThESIGN offers flash discounted deals up to 70% as well as the most exclusive italian design around. Read more
Starting an online business has never been easier than this! Flazio is an innovative Visual CMS (Content Management System), which enables small business owners, professional and designers to create and manage their website with extreme ease. The project is based on a super-easy visual interface: editing is totally done through the GUI, receiving a real-time visual feedback of the operations right after they are performed. User experience is the very basis of the Flazio platform. Even the absolute beginner can be able to accomplish the most common operations (add, delete and edit, text, pictures, pages, and more). Some Flazio key features: you can import almost everything into your web project. You can start from a Facebook page (the content is automatically imported to create an awesome website) or even from a Photoshop project. No-one else is doing the same in the same market. Start creating your website, now! Read more provides Affordable Legal Services Online. Read more
Milkman is a logistics platform which offers a same-day delivery service and a tracking system. Read more
3Bee develops technologies in the field of hive monitoring, prevention, and care. Read more
CarPlanner is a digital car-as-a-service marketplace for all-inclusive, hassle-free car subscriptions. Read more
Chef in Camicia is a social channel that broadcasts new videos about the world of food. Read more
Macingo is the Italian community of sharing (sharing) of bulky goods transport. Read more
MyAppFree is a mobile CPI network based in Italy with over 5 years experience in the market Read more
Salesoar is the leading multi-channel eCommerce platform. Read more
Soisy is an Italian Payment Institution offering installment payments at point-of-sale (POS), financed via marketplace lending. Read more
Sailsquare is a peer-to-peer marketplace for sailing holidays. We want to make sailing holidays accessible to anyone, allowing our users to build up their crew with their friends and new buddies, in a fun and engaging way. Our mission is to make sailing holidays a unique experience, accessible to anyone, enabling the sharing of experiences among people from all over the world. Read more
Abiby is the italian leading platform that offers subscription services to discover and try new beauty brand and products. Read more
ClickMeter is a easy to use web-based professional analytic service. We help Companies, Agencies, Affiliates and Publisher to monitor, compare and optimize all their online marketing campaigns in one place. Track conversions, fight click fraud, share results with customers and partners. Read more
MioAssicuratore is an online insurance broker that helps customers in the harmful world of insurance. Read more
Things Mobile is a global network for IoT devices. Read more
Skinlabo is the Italian first digital skincare brand. High quality cosmetics affordable for all. Read more
CVing è la prima piattaforma di social video recruiting, posizionata sul mercato come l’evoluzione del “fast applying”. Il nuovo processo creato da CVING consente e garantisce alle aziende la selezione di talenti con un profilo in linea al ruolo da ricoprire. grazie alle automatizzazioni della piattaforma, l'efficienza della stessa e l'ausilio di altri strumenti digitali come social platform e chatbot avviene un vertiginoso abbattimento di costi e tempi per il cliente nonché un incremento di efficacia nel processo di selezione e la creazione di una nuova figura lavorativa: il Digital Recruiter. Read more
Tanaza is an all-in-one SaaS solution that makes Enterprise-grade Wi-Fi affordable for everyone, empowering compatible 3rd party vendors' consumer Wi-Fi Routers. Read more
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