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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 31 globally, and shows a negative momentum -2 spots since 2021. Italy also ranks at number 15 for startups in Western Europe.

There are 42 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Italy and the top ranked city in Italy is Milan at 65 globally. Milan is followed by Rome at 143 and Turin at 273.

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 302 Foodtech startups in Italy, 147 Health startups in Italy and 112 Energy & Environment startups in Italy, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 1074 startups in Italy, 8 accelerators in Italy, 22 coworking spaces in Italy, 9 organizations in Italy and no leaders in Italy.

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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
Everli is a marketplace for online grocery shopping where customers can choose groceries from a variety of retailers. Read more is a direct car insurance company. 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
Musixmatch is a Music AI company developing algorithms and tools for music discovery, reccomandation, search trough the power of lyrics Read more
Casavo is a tech-enabled market maker that makes the real estate market easier and less stressful. Read more
CHILI is a comprehensive entertainment-centered marketplace for movie and TV fans. Read more
DoveConviene designs and develops a digital platform which helps people to shop by saving money through offers and leaflets. Read more
ProntoPro is a marketplace that connects people in need with artisans and professional workers and small businesses. 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
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
THRON is a SaaS that allows you to unify products and digital assets in a single Platform, removing all duplications 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
brumbrum is the first Italian direct online car retailer of used and 0 km cars, and private Long-Term Rental. Using 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
Milkman is a last-mile delivery platform company, offering technology and expertise for designing optimal delivery experiences. Read more
The Online Destination for Timeless Craft Read more
Our handmade men's shoes follow the centuries-old tradition of Italian craftsmanship. We offer free shipping and returns in the United States. Read more
Credimi is developing a new product of digital lending targeted to SMEs and institutional investors. Read more
ShippyPro makes companies great at fulfilling and returning orders to offer the delivery experience consumers expect when they shop online. Read more
CoreView is a SaaS management platform (SMP) helping organizations protect, manage, and optimize Microsoft 365 and other SaaS applications. Read more
Workout with your personal trainer, everywhere Read more
Homepal, a digital real estate agency, allows owners and buyers to make direct contact and independently organize visits to the house. Read more
Fiscozen is a digital managemnt company, to help small companies and freelancers. Read more
Buzzoole is the first IEO (Influence engine optimization) platform. Through our platform, we want to help users optimize their online presence and engagement with their network to help them become influential in subjects in which they have expertise and teach them how to become a potential brand ambassador. PRO Users will pay a small fee for boost services of their social profiles on search engines. Business model We replicate the Google adwords model in buzz marketing. Through our fully automated platform brands can generate buzz about their products / services through influencers of their niche market . The company pays on the basis of posts generated by the influencers. This model will allow us to offer all sizes of solutions, from startups to the top brands. We want to be the first platform that will allow small and medium-size enterprises to plan buzz campaigns, now impossible given the minimum budgets of competitors and digital PR agencies.  Read more
Codemotion is an ecosystem devoted to innovation, focused on developers and coding. Read more
Lanieri is the first ecommerce to propose entirely Made in Italy, made-to-measure men's clothing online Read more
Uptown Network provides a new type of app for consumers and venues. For the first time, the app is the network of brands and expertise. Consumers spend with confidence as value is delivered. The more participants, the greater value for venues and consumers alike. Guest confidence soars with the perfect suggestion at the perfect time. Welcome to Uptown, we pair your desires with the offerings of world class venues and brands. Take your venue and experience Uptown. Read more
Soundreef Ltd is an Independent Management Entity which manages the rights of over 39,000 songwriters and music publishers worldwide, 22,000 of whom are Italian, and operates in over 90 countries either directly or via representation agreements Read more
Legami manufactures and markets stationery, bags, diaries, and other accessories. Read more
Winelivery is an italian e-Commerce that provides the fastest, easiest and most reliable on-demand wine and other drinks delivery service. Read more
Skinlabo is the Italian first digital skincare brand. High quality cosmetics affordable for all. 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
4books is an edutech platform that offers micro-learning solutions through eBooks. Read more
We develop groundbreaking wearable devices with clinical quality sensing. We are a super passionate team, from diverse engineering fields, such as sensor design, electrical, DSP, data science, biomedical, and software development and wearable.We design and develop the world's smallest and most accurate wearable device for medical research of human behavior in daily life. Our E4 is used in 30 countries around the world, its clients are the most respected hospitals, universities, and companies that use it for advanced research on human behavior. The E4 provides the most sophisticated way to monitor autonomic nervous system disruption and heart rate variability, among a set of 5 sensors.We are launching the Embrace watch, a wearable device designed to improve lives, that has just completed a very successful crowdfunding campaign. Read more
MyAppFree is a mobile CPI network based in Italy with over 5 years experience in the market Read more
World’s 1st distributed cloud provider. Cubbit recycles the Internet we waste into the most competitive & secure web services. Read more
Enapter makes highly efficient hydrogen generators with patented Anion Exchange Membrane (AEM) technology and Energy Management Software. Read more
Sailogy is the market place for sailing holidays, where customers meet with yacht charter companies and private boat owners; Sailogy eliminates intermediaries and local market makers, creating a single platform to connect local supply with global demand; Sailogy’s website is a fun, informative and hassle free. Charter Companies using Sailogy save money and reach out to a wider audience of customers, increasing their margins and reducing excess inventory.  Read more
Account Sharing Made Easy! Save up to 80% on the cost of services that can be shared among friends, family members, roommates & co-workers! Read more
Manebì focuses on the production and distribution of espadrilles shoes which are handmade by expert craftsmen. Read more
Yolo, a Milan, Italy-based insurtech startup Read more
Inxpect provides radio based sensing technology for home automation, security and industrial safety. Read more
A fashion social e-commerce, based on the creation of outfits by the user community, with products purchasable from the best online stores. Read more
Commerce Layer is a fast, flexible, and secure REST API that lets you add e-commerce to any website, and mobile applications. Read more
Pharmercure is a home delivery service for medicines and any other product that can be purchased in a pharmacy. 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
MDOTM develops AI-driven investment strategies for the financial markets. Read more
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