Based on the first RISIS project from 2014-2018, RISIS goes on given the high interest on RISIS datasets and their integration. RISIS2 has started in 2019 and provides ongoing access to the existing RISIS datasets:

RISIS2 Project Website

The SMS platform and the data store remain accessible:

SMS Platform

This project is funded by the European Union under the Seventh Framework Programme Grant Agreement n°313082
European Union
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What we know about Venture Capital in Europe: exploring VICO

February 4, 2015 @ 9:00 am - February 5, 2015 @ 4:00 pm

SCA organized by Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy



Course objectives

The objective of the course is to describe the features of the VICO infrastructure (click here for further information), highlighting its potential applications to early stage researchers interested in entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial finance, practitioners and policy makers. The course also aims at providing a practical training for the exploitation of the VICO infrastructure.

See the LEAFLET of the course


Deadline for request participation

December 31, 2014


Programme and contents

DAY 1 – FEBRUARY 4, 2015
11.00 – 11.30
Presentation of the course
11.30 – 13.00
Overview of the VICO infrastructure

14.00 – 16.00
Research questions that can beaddressed with the VICO infrastructure

16.30 – 18.30
Descriptive statistics on VC activity in Europe


DAY 2 – FEBRUARY 5, 2015
9.00 – 11.00
Descriptive statistics on VC backed firms
11.30 – 13.00
VC backed-firms vs non VC backed-firms
14.00 – 17.00
Practical computer session

If you are interested to attend the course, please send an updated CV to Massimiliano Guerini


Contact person

Dr. Massimiliano Guerini


February 4, 2015 @ 9:00 am
February 5, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
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Prof. Massimo Colombo


Politecnico di Milano, Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
Via Lambruschini 4/b, Milano
Milano, Italy
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