Banca Popolare di Lajatico

Banca Popolare di Lajatico was founded on 14 Sptember 1884 by a group of partners led by mr. Guelfo Guelfi. This initaitive was part of the constitution of the “Society for people education”, ideated by mr. guelfi to educate the people and fight illiteracy.

Since the very beginning, Banca Popolare di Lajatico was considered by the partners and local inhabitants as a powerful resource and as a key element to foster local economic development.

After world war II, during the economic boom, the activity of the bank increased considerably, starting investing in several fields and becoming one of the main bank of its territory (Toscany).