SPEAKERS

Discover our first speakers for this 2019 session of TECH INVEST MILAN

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ALEXANDER KILTZ

Investement associate Uternehmertum Venture Capital Parener

Alexander Kiltz is an investor at Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners (UVC Partners, www.uvcpartners.com), an early-stage venture capital firm investing in B2B technology startups in the fields of industrial technologies, enterprise software and mobility. He thrives on the opportunity to be immersed in innovative technologies, market trends, and scalable startups. Alex enjoys engaging with founders and partnering with fast-growing tech startups that tackle meaningful problems, have a big vision, and a thorough execution plan.

Giovanni VECCHIO

Director and Italy Representative for Euronext

KEYNOTE#1: (2:15pm)

How Technology is rewriting European capital markets ?

 

Giovanni Vecchio is a Director and Italy Representative for Euronext running Euronext equity business in Italy. 
Giovanni gained a strong track record in SMEs financing including more than 6 IPOs completed with Integrae SIM, a leading italian investment bank focused on small cap ECM/DCM, as well as several M&A deals and structured debt securities issuing. His sector expertise includes financial and venture, ICT, cleantech and energy. 
He was also investment manager with focus on portfolio valorization and exits at TTVenture, a venture capital fund managed by Quadrivio, one of the largest and diversified AMC in Italy, where he managed a portfolio of 5 companies in lifescience and new materials and completed several deals such as an international IPO on a portfolio company engaged in on nanoparticles industry.
Previous experience includes trading on Nasdaq at UBS in USA and business consulting at Ernst & Young as well as an experience with a small healthcare M&A boutique in Milano.
Currently Giovanni still holds board seats on several tech companies in lifescience and aerospace industry.
Giovanni holds a MsC in Business at Bocconi University in Milano and a Master in Finance from University of California, San Diego.

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Stefano Giannone

LCA lawyer with expertise in corporate/private equity/venture matters

KEYNOTE#2: (3:15pm)

How Technology is rewriting European capital markets ?

 

Stefano is a Corporate and M&A lawyer at LCA. He advises on national and international extraordinary transactions and in particular on equity investments and divestments, corporate governance and commercial contracts. He has gained a significant experience with startups and investment funds.

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Roberto MAGNIFICO

Partner & Board Member

LVenture Group

KEYNOTE#3: (4:00pm):

Never Join an Accelerator

 

With a background in investment banking, he is a mentor with LUISS EnLabs, Partner and Board Member of LVenture GroupSoundreef, and InnovActionLabAngel Partner Group chairman since 2015. Active with startups since 2008. Co-founder and CFO of Netlex (exit), business angel, advisor, and mentor, focusing on SaaS, monetisation, internationalisation and crowdsourcing. He has worked in New York, Rome, and London, at Lehman Brothers, Banco di Roma, UBS, Barclays Capital, and Dresdner Kleinwort Benson. Degree in Economics from the University of Bari. 

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Giusy CANNONE

CEO

Fashion Technology Accelerator

Giusy has 10 years experience in the investment and startups area. She has been Investment Manager at Italian Angels for Growth, business angels network with 14M€ invested. Previously, she was innovation specialist at in Intesa Sanpaolo bank, running a program which supports business development of tech start-ups. Earlier, she had working experience in the United States working first as Researcher at the Kauffman Foundation then at the Mind the Bridge as coordinator of the incubation program in San Francisco. She has also been involved in consultancy projects to develop entrepreneurial ecosystem in different countries. She is lecturer at the major Italian Fashion Schools such as Istituto Marangoni and Domus Academy. 

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GIUSEPPE DONVITO

Partner 

P101 Venture

KEYNOTE#5: ( 6:25pm)

How to build a successful exit ?

 

Giuseppe is currently Partner at VC fund P101 Ventures, investing in ambitious tech companies in sectors like fintech, software, big data, artificial intelligence. Giuseppe holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Pisa and attended the Advanced Executive Program at the Kellogg Business School in Chicago (USA). He has more than 20 year experience in venture capital and private equity in companies like 3i Group plc, HSBC and Telecom Italia.

Over his career he has been involved in several investments and divestments investing more than 300 Million Euro in total. As a Non-Executive Director, he has also contributed to value growth in portfolio companies.

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ANTONINO SACCÀ

CEO & Founder

Hephaestus Venture​

Currently leading the expansion to USA, Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa, United Kingdom and Germany of a Private Equity Fund and the creation of an Accelerator in Italy with verticals in portfolio such as FinTech, Smart Mobility, Energy and Digital Health.Hephaestus Ventures is a private equity fund supporting the growth of Corporate Venture Capital through the creation of an accelerator in Milan called HV Labs to support the creation of new products and services and the expansion abroad of Italian Companies towards Brazil, United States, China, South Africa, Russia and India, United Kingdom and Germany. We support Senior Managers in their process of Digital Transformation to create Spin-Off of the projects of Open Innovation of the Corporates from which they come from in these verticals: FinTech, Energy, Smart Mobility , Digital Health.

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