THE STEPS ITALY HAS TAKEN IN
ORDER TO BECOME THE NEXT
START-UP NATION
Powered by:
Italian Ministry of Economic Development
BETTING ON START-UPS: WHY?
Competitiveness
Job
Creation
New
Business
Culture
GROWTH
Meritocracy
Social
Mobility
BUILDING A NEW POLICY:
HOW?
Public Task
Force
gathering 12
top experts
Open
Consultation
with +2.000
key players
LAW 221/2...
NICE!
ITALY HAS A START-UP ACT,
BUT…
What’s it
about?Eh eh eh…
PROCESSING ITALY’S STARTUPS
10 COMMANDMENTS
…
-1-
You can now register your
start-up
ONLINE,
FOR FREE
Don’t need to pay anything to set up your start-up!
-2-
FLEXIBLE Labour Law
applicable for the whole
start-up’s life cycle
Fixed-time contracts for 4 years!
-3-
VARIABLE PAY
depending on your
company’s performance
The better you work, the more $ you get!
-4-
You can remunerate
workers & consulants with
STOCK OPTIONS
No liquidity?
No worries! You can pay your team with stock ...
-5-
TAX CREDIT by 35% for
hiring highly-qualified
personnel
Need to hire a developer but don’t have 50k?
17.5k will be pro...
-6-
Robust (19-27%)
TAX RELIEF
on investments fueling
start-ups
I’ve seen VCs and Business Angels over the moon…
-7-
Start-ups can raise money
through EQUITY
CROWDFUNDING
portals
(1° ad hoc law on Earth)
-8-
Free, fast-track
PUBLIC GUARANTEE ON
BANK LOANS
covering 80% of the sum
Bye-bye credit crunch!
-9-
Tailored support
by the
ITALIAN TRADE AGENCY
Specialists at your beck and call will help you go
international!
-10-
FAIL-FAST
mechanism
In case things go wrong…
you can move on to your next start-up quickly!
OK, YOUR POLICY SOUNDS
INTERESTING, BUT…OK,
Sure it’s not just
a dream
book??
Sure.
± 1.800
high-tech start-ups
set up in the last 12 months
Don’t believe me? Type on
http://startup.registroimprese.it...
Italy’s Start-up Ecosystem
± 1.800 NEW HOPES FOR ITALY’S ECONOMY!
Where are our start-ups based?
Italy’s 3 most populated Regions:
1. Lombardy
2. Lazio
3. Emilia-Romagna
Italy’s 3 most pop...
What do they do?
AGRICOLTURA E
PESCA
0,2%
INDUSTRIA E
ARTIGIANATO
17,7%
TURISMO
0,4%
COMMERCIO
3,6%
Servizidiinformazionee...
What’s next?
ITALIA STARTUP VISA
Do you want to set up a start-up in Italy?
Send us your business model, you’ll get
your V...
Thank you!
For further information:
Web: http://www.mise.gov.it/
Email: startup@mise.gov.it
Twitter: @MinSviluppo
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Italy's startup policy

  1. 1. THE STEPS ITALY HAS TAKEN IN ORDER TO BECOME THE NEXT START-UP NATION Powered by: Italian Ministry of Economic Development
  2. 2. BETTING ON START-UPS: WHY? Competitiveness Job Creation New Business Culture GROWTH Meritocracy Social Mobility
  3. 3. BUILDING A NEW POLICY: HOW? Public Task Force gathering 12 top experts Open Consultation with +2.000 key players LAW 221/2012: ITALY’S “START-UP ACT”
  4. 4. NICE! ITALY HAS A START-UP ACT, BUT… What’s it about?Eh eh eh…
  5. 5. PROCESSING ITALY’S STARTUPS 10 COMMANDMENTS …
  6. 6. -1- You can now register your start-up ONLINE, FOR FREE Don’t need to pay anything to set up your start-up!
  7. 7. -2- FLEXIBLE Labour Law applicable for the whole start-up’s life cycle Fixed-time contracts for 4 years!
  8. 8. -3- VARIABLE PAY depending on your company’s performance The better you work, the more $ you get!
  9. 9. -4- You can remunerate workers & consulants with STOCK OPTIONS No liquidity? No worries! You can pay your team with stock options!
  10. 10. -5- TAX CREDIT by 35% for hiring highly-qualified personnel Need to hire a developer but don’t have 50k? 17.5k will be provided by the Gov!
  11. 11. -6- Robust (19-27%) TAX RELIEF on investments fueling start-ups I’ve seen VCs and Business Angels over the moon…
  12. 12. -7- Start-ups can raise money through EQUITY CROWDFUNDING portals (1° ad hoc law on Earth)
  13. 13. -8- Free, fast-track PUBLIC GUARANTEE ON BANK LOANS covering 80% of the sum Bye-bye credit crunch!
  14. 14. -9- Tailored support by the ITALIAN TRADE AGENCY Specialists at your beck and call will help you go international!
  15. 15. -10- FAIL-FAST mechanism In case things go wrong… you can move on to your next start-up quickly!
  16. 16. OK, YOUR POLICY SOUNDS INTERESTING, BUT…OK, Sure it’s not just a dream book??
  17. 17. Sure. ± 1.800 high-tech start-ups set up in the last 12 months Don’t believe me? Type on http://startup.registroimprese.it/report/startup.pdf
  18. 18. Italy’s Start-up Ecosystem ± 1.800 NEW HOPES FOR ITALY’S ECONOMY!
  19. 19. Where are our start-ups based? Italy’s 3 most populated Regions: 1. Lombardy 2. Lazio 3. Emilia-Romagna Italy’s 3 most populated cities: 1. Milan 2. Rome 3. Turin
  20. 20. What do they do? AGRICOLTURA E PESCA 0,2% INDUSTRIA E ARTIGIANATO 17,7% TURISMO 0,4% COMMERCIO 3,6% Servizidiinformazionee comunicazione 30,9% Ricerca scientifica e sviluppo 17,9% Altreattività dei servizi 29,3% SERVIZI 78,1%
  21. 21. What’s next? ITALIA STARTUP VISA Do you want to set up a start-up in Italy? Send us your business model, you’ll get your Visa within 4 weeks
  22. 22. Thank you!
  23. 23. For further information: Web: http://www.mise.gov.it/ Email: startup@mise.gov.it Twitter: @MinSviluppo

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