Francesco is a business lawyer with several years of experience in the Venture Capital sectors.
After finishing his studies between Italy and the US he moved to the UK in 2013 where he joined iStarter, the Italian accelerator in London. For 2 years he was responsible for managing the operations of the UK branch and started “Made in Italy 18.104.22.168”, the Italian lead road-show that connects the best Italian tech scale-ups with professional international investors in NYC, Bejing, and London.
He was then Director of Operations for Toucan Ventures, a UK Seed Capital Firm that supports female creative entrepreneurs in the F&B, Retail and Lifestyle sectors.
Francesco has been selected from Forbes Italia in the Best 100 under 30 list of 2018 as one of the top 5 Italians operating in the Venture Capital sector. In the Forbes article, he highlighted how important is for VC firms and innovators to try to concentrate at least part of their efforts and finances on a social impact aspect in order to contribute to making the world a better place.