Invitalia Ventures manages the first public-private co-investment Fund to support the venture capital industry and innovation in Italy. The SGR company is fully owned by Invitalia, the National Agency for inward investment promotion and enterprise development.

Established at the end of 2015 to boost and encourage the development of Tech startups and innovative SMEs, Invitalia Ventures is now positioning as a one of the large early-stage VC operator in Italy.

Thanks to its powerful investors network, Invitalia Ventures provides not only smart capital but also know how and network to support business development of the Italian startup.


With €87 million in capital raised from large subscribers (Ministery of Ecomomic Development/Invitalia, Cisco Investments, the European Investment Bank, the Sardinia Banking Foundation and Metec Group), the Italia Venture Fund is dedicated to early stage equity investments in Italian startups.

We invest in the best-selected startups and Innovative SMEs together with national and international partners.


Board of Directors

Domenico Arcuri


Sergio Buonanno


Cristina Tumiatti

Board Member

Edoardo Garrone

Board Member

Management Team

Sergio Buonanno

Sergio Buonanno


Mario Scuderi

Investment Manager

Philippe Tandeau de Marsac

Business Development Manager



Viva Tech

Invitalia Ventures to attend Viva Technology in Paris


Viva Technology is the world’s rendez-vous for startups and leaders to celebrate innovation. Co-organized by Publicis Groupe and le Groupe Les Echos, Viva Tech will bring together 8.000 startups with 1.400 worldwide investors, companies & tech leaders.


Sergio Buonanno is the new CEO of Invitalia Ventures


The Board Directors of Invitalia Ventures SGR has recently appointed Mr. Sergio Buonanno as new Chief Executive Officer of Invitalia Ventures, the SGR that manages the Invitalia Venture I Fund.


Italian Investment Showcase

Invitalia Ventures to attend the Italian Investment showcase 2018


The Turin Industrial Union and GreenHill Advisory - in cooperation with the Piedmont Region, the Torino chamber of commerce, the Italian Foreign Ministry and the Italian Trade Agency - promote this initiative, which aims to sensitize foreign investors on the investments opportunities Italy may offer in hard tech and innovation.


0039 06421601
Invitalia Ventures SGR - SpA
Via Calabria n. 46 - Roma (RM) – 00187
VAT: 08480100018