Startup investment manager, startup mentor and open innovation advisor. Since 2008 he has supported startups and SMEs in the development of new business models, business plans and economic-financial-equity plans. Since 2010 he has helped many startups in raising capital from Venture Capital, Business Angel, Family Office and Seed Capital funds. Since 2014 he has been part of the A11 Venture investment board. Today he is mentor at important startup acceleration programs. Degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Pisa and Master in finance: ‘Risk management and portfolio choices’ from the University of Pisa.