After the first investment made by BigProfiles founders, in 2017, BigProfiles entered LuissEnlabs, a startup accelerator based in Rome, and successfully completed the program receiving a pre seed investment of € 80’000. Given the optimal results and significant progress made by BigProfiles in the months following the acceleration program, in September 2017, the company received a seed investment amounting to € 600’000 raised by Invitalia Ventures, LVenture Group and some precious business angels.
LVenture Group is a holding company listed on the MTA of the Italian Stock Exchange operating in the field of Venture Capital. LVenture invests in innovative digital companies with high growth potential and is currently one of the leading Italian operators in micro seed financing and seed financing. LVenture invests both on startups at an advanced stage of growth and on the ones included in the acceleration program run by “Luiss EnLabs, the startup factory.”
Invitalia Ventures SGR manages “Italia Venture Fund I” – a fund of € 50 ML allocated by the Italian government to support the best Italian Hard-Tech Startups and SMEs. Invitalia Ventures co-invest up to a maximum of 70% in Series A, from € 0.5 ML to € 1.5 ML, in high growth sectors. With its network of co-investors, Invitalia Ventures provides smart risk capital, adding know-how and a network for business development.