With more than 11,000 companies focused on financial and insurance services and around 70,000 financial services employees, Milan is one of the largest financial markets in the world.
It hosts the ItalianStock Exchange (Borsa Italiana), which is part of the London Stock Exchange Group, and 17 out of the 20 largest World Banks by total assets have offices in Milan. The number of Fintech startups is now growing of 28% year-over-year with a 30% growth in revenue.
Milan is a city where funds and profits are secured for your start-up thanks to the extensive and growing net of investors able to provide for money and time, contacts, training and skills. Milano alone gathers 61,6% of the total VC investments in Italy. VC Investments in Lombardy have witnessed a 280% growth from 2017 to 2018. Crowdfunding, alternative lending and financial support services are growing accordingly, making Milan a global financial capital. On top of this, the city is a breeding ground for startups and scaleups thanks to its 30 incubators and accelerator programs.
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