Team

Aurelio Mezzotero: Managing Director
Salvatore AvvedutoInvestment Analyst
Edoardo DavidInvestment Analyst

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Feb

Fruttaweb

http://www.fruttaweb.com/it/ Location: Molinelle (BO), Italy. Industry: E-commerce/Food Fruttaweb is a premium-quality produce e-commerce with more than 1500 products that delivers in Italy ...
24
Feb

GoSeemba

http://goseemba.com/ Location: Israel  Industry: Mobile GoSeemba is a Tel Aviv-based startup founded by 3 students of the Singularity University that ...
13
Feb

Supermercato24

https://www.supermercato24.it/#/ Location: Verona, Italy. Industry: e-Grocery Supermercato24 is an online service that enables the user to buy groceries in a ...
13
Feb

Artemest

https://artemest.com/ Location: Milan, Italy. Industry: Internet/Furniture Artemest is a high-end artwork marketplace that offers the products of Italian artisans and designers to an ...
23
Jan

Gianluca D'Agostino

NEOMOBILE FOUNDER, NON EXECUTIVE & ANGEL INVESTOR Gianluca D’Agostino is a successful entrepreneur and a pioneer in business innovation in ...
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Jan
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Dec

Mapendo

http://mapendo.co/ Location: Bologna, Italy. Industry: Advertising Mapendo is a startup that manages user acquisition campaigns for mobile applications on iOS and ...
22
Dec

Charity Stars

https://www.charitystars.com/?lang=it Location: Milan, Italy. Industry: Internet/Charity Charity Stars is a startup that raises money for charity by putting up for ...
20
Oct

Matteo Manfredi

Mr. Manfredi is Co-Head of Houlihan Lokey’s European Corporate Finance Group and CEO of Leonardo & Co. in Association with ...
20
Oct

Giovanni Longhi

Specialized in real estate, particularly in Germany, where he worked with listed groups. Start his own experience in finance and ...
20
Oct

Mirco Fiumene

Mirco Fiumene acts as Marketing Director and Head of Strategic partnerships EMEA at Groupon. He is based in the European ...
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Oct
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Oct
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Oct
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Oct

Alessandro Bondi

Former Chairman and former CEO of Compass S.p.A., a leader in the consumer credit Italian market with total assets of ...
19
Oct
13
Sep

Nano Tech Projects (NTP)

http://www.ntpsrl.biz/   Location: Sant’Angelo in Vado, Italy. Industry : Bio-technology/Medical devices Nano Tech Projects (NTP) developed Nano-Eye, an advanced optical-laser microscopy ...
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Jul
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May

Mogees

http://mogees.co.uk/   Location: London, UK. Industry: Music/Education. Mogees has developed a technology that can transform every object into a musical instrument. ...
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Mar

Laura De Chiara

Senior Executive in Marketing Strategy and Communication, Entrepreneur, Business Angel and Start up Mentor, Business Strategy Consultant and Marketing Trainer. ...
14
Mar

Giovanni Longhi

Specialized in real estate, particularly in Germany, where he worked with listed groups. Start his own experience in finance and ...
08
Mar

Manfredi Matteo

Mr. Manfredi is Co-Head of Houlihan Lokey’s European Corporate Finance Group and CEO of Leonardo & Co. in Association with ...
02
Mar

Fiumene Mirco

Mirco Fiumene acts as Marketing Director and Head of Strategic partnerships EMEA at Groupon. He is based in the European ...
01
Mar

Get Your Bill

http://www.getyourbill.com/   Location: Udine, Italy. Industry : ICT/Payments. Get Your Bill is a system for the invoicing of a firm’s expenses. By ...
01
Mar

Greenbone

http://greenbone.it/   Location: Faenza, Italy. Industry : Biomedical. Greenbone is an innovative startup run by its co-founder and CEO/COO Lorenzo Pradella. The ...
09
Feb

Startups: 10 trend to keep an eye on in 2016

Giuseppe Visentini and Paolo Berra, Italian angels for Growth partners, analyze the 10 most important development trends for startups: among ...
15
Jan

Cardile Dario

Dario is one of the leading eCommerce and new digital markets experts in Italy, with over two decades of experience, ...
14
Jan

Spani Pasquale

Pasquale Alberto Spani is a senior leader with over twenty years of broad experience in the financial services sector, at ...
14
Jan

Scarpelli Marco

Marco is a Partner of Sweat Equity, boutique investment banking focused on M&A transactions and equity fundraising, since 2015. He ...
14
Dec

Ferrero Michele

Engineer with over 15 years of experience in management consulting in Europe and in Italy working for multinational consulting companies ...
11
Dec

Liscia Sergio

Executive with extensive experience in digital marketing and channel strategy, especially e-commerce, gained through multiple engagements across the world. Management ...
10
Nov

“Life sciences” startups of the IAG portfolio in the front row at SMAU 2015

Italian Angels For Growth took part, along with president Antonio Leone, to the 52nd edition of Smau exhibition in Fiera ...
13
Oct

Augusto Fazioli

Augusto Fazioli started his career at Microsoft USA as Project Manager. Upon returning to Italy, he founded IrisCube one of the first companies in ...
12
Oct

Marco Sentimenti

I was born in Bologna,the 25 august 1958, married, one son. I develop my enterprise in Budrio (BO).   My ...
12
Oct

Stefano Cattaruzza

Relevant expertise in Finance and Business Control, mainly in the heat exchangers, household appliances and office furniture industries; for 7 ...
05
Aug

Internet of Things: where innovation actually matters

With system-integration being the most valuable and crucial phase in the development of virtually any IoT-based solution, it is imperative ...
31
Jul

Internet of Things: how to identify the best business opportunities?

The list of new products and services that are presented as “Internet of Things” (IoT) applications is growing at an ...
22
Jul

Falcomer Barbara

Barbara Falcomer is an experienced manager, having 25+ years experience in global companies operating in different markets: from books publishing ...
23
Jun

3 tips to prepare to the pitch with the business angels

Let’s try to identify some ground rules to help startups introduce themselves to the angels in the right way. “Know ...
10
Apr

Four things we learned at Global Entrepreneurship Congress

The Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2015 has ended, leaving behind a trail of tired eyes and action points. What have we ...
02
Apr

Lucchetti Stefania

Stefania specializes in commercial contracts, Private Equity M&A (with particular expertise in cross border and multi-jurisdictional transactions), joint ventures, operational ...
02
Apr
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Apr

Toffolutti Giovanni

Giovanni is an entrepreneur, investor and Business Angel currently based in Udine, Italy. He’s been a member of Italian Angels ...
02
Apr

Inventia

www.inventia.biz Location: Milan, Italy. Industry: ICT / RETAIL Inventia has created a cross-platform Video Engagement software to increase Corporate Sales, Productivity and Customer ...
19
Mar

Jonathan Ortmans talks about the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Milan

Amid all the political angst among nations on the front pages of our newspapers, economic policymaking is enjoying a peaceful ...
17
Mar

Biomedical: Business Angels for “Made in Italy” startups

In Italy there are all the specialized facilities, the culture and the know-how needed for the development of advanced technologies ...
26
Feb

Internationalization 2.0 for startups: you are born global

“Should I stay or should I go?” So the Clash chanted in the 80s. A few decades later the question ...
03
Feb

There’s no arguing with innovation: what is the meaning of innovation for investors, which innovative startup they like and why

“Would you have invested in Facebook?”. There it goes. The question. And you know that you will say the truth ...
14
Jan

Drexcode

http://drexcode.com/ Location: Milan, Italy. Industry: Fashion/Internet DREXCODE is a website that allow to rent luxury dresses of current collections by several luxury brands such ...
09
Jan

Malaponti Rino

Experience span all across Enterprise Software Value Chain, he has worked in R&D (Italtel, AT&T Bell Labs), Management Consulting and ...
10
Dec

Business Angels: It’s the time for women

In a recent post we discussed the increasing share of women among business angels in the United States, where they ...
24
Nov

Qurami

www.qurami.com  Location: Roma, Italia . Industry: ICT / Mobile QURAMI is the App that gets a virtual ticket on your smartphone and checks the queue ...
24
Nov

Wineverse

http://www.wineverse.it/  Location: Milano, Italia . Industry: E-commerce WINEVERSE is an e-commerce site dedicated to the retail of wine “made in Italy”. You can buy ...
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Nov
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Oct

Kauffman foundation: Discover the origin of IAG

The story of Francesco Marini Clarelli, President of IAG The 30th of July of 2007, while I was packing to ...
21
Oct

Spreaker: four years after

Four years have passed since we announced our business angel partners’ investment in Speaker, the web platform invented in 2009 ...
14
Oct

Tok.tv

http://www.tok.tv/ Location: Palo Alto, California, Italy. Industry: Entertainment/New Media Tok.tv is a social Tv company that allows friends to interact ...
08
Oct

Business Angel and Start-ups: IAG launches a new Blog dedicated to innovation

When Italian Angels for Growth’s (IAG) adventure began, nearly seven years ago, the debate over start-ups and the financing of ...
25
Sep

Giusy Cannone

Giusy Cannone is the Network Manager at Italian Angels for Growth, the largest business angels group in Italy. Here Giusy ...
19
Sep

GiPStech

http://www.gipstech.com Location: Rende (CS), Italy. Industry: IT GiPStech has developed an innovative technology for accurate indoor localization, where GPS does ...
16
Sep

IAG investment in Lovli

IAG members invested € 420.000 in LOVLI, industry design/e-commerce. Lovli.it is the World Destination for Italian Design. Lovli is a ...
19
Aug

Lovli.it

www.lovli.it Location: Milan, Italy. Industry: Design/E-commerce Lovli.it is the World Destination for Italian Design. Lovli is a e-commerce website which ...
19
Jul

Cellply

www.cellply.com Location: Bologna, Italy. Industry: Medical/Diagnostic CELLPLY advances personalized cancer treatment by providing diagnostic tools for defining the efficacy of ...
10
Jun

Musement

www.musement.com Location: Milan, Italy. Industry: Internet/Entertainment Musement is a one-stop shop for travelers to discover and book in-destination activities, attractions, city ...
19
May

Angiodroid

www.angiodroid.com Location: Bologna, Italy. Industry: Medical/Diagnostics. ANGIODROID is a medical device for performing angiographies through the injection of CO2 gas, instead ...
19
Apr

Proxtome

www.proxtome.com Location: San Francisco, California, USA. Industry: ICT/Mobile. PROXTOME is a smartphone app that allows to discover, chat and share ...
21
Mar

IAG investment in CellPly

IAG members invested € 870.000 in CELLPLY, industry medical/diagnostic. CELLPLY advances personalized cancer treatment by providing diagnostic tools for defining ...
19
Mar

Margherita

www.margheritainventions.com Location: Pavia, Italy Industry: Medical Devices MARGHERITA FingerGuard is the syringe accessory that prevents accidental stick injury. A new ...
19
Feb

Sedicidodici

http://www.sedicidodici.com/ Location: Pordenone, Italy. Industry: Medical/Diagnostics. A high tech medical device, Smart Clot, is able to identify through a single ...
19
Jan

Agroils Technologies

www.agroils.com/jatropha/ Location: Florence, Italy. Industry: Cleantech/Biotech. Agroils Technologies developed a patented technology for the production of edible protein meals from ...
19
Dec

Stereo Mood

www.stereomood.com Location: Rome, Italy. Industry: Internet/New Media. Stereo Mood is a free emotional internet radio that offers a wide range ...
19
Nov

Winmedical

www.winmed.it Location: Pontedera, Italy. Industry: Diagnostics/Electronics. WIN produces a biomedical device that allows wireless remote monitoring of patients suffering from ...
04
Nov

IAG investment in Musement

IAG members invested € 193.000 in MUSEMENT, industry internet/entertainment. MUSEMENT is an online aggregator where you can buy tickets for ...
28
Oct

IAG Investment in Angiodroid

IAG members invested € 450.000 in ANGIODROID, industry MEDICAL/DIAGNOSTIC. ANGIODROID is a medical device for performing angiographies through the injection ...
19
Sep

Ohikia

Location: Sesto San Giovanni, Italy. Industry: CleanTech. Ohikia produces an innovative thermodynamic solar system for industrial and domestic application. It ...
19
Aug

Nomesia

www.nomesia.com Location: Milan, Italy. Industry: ICT/ Internet. Nomesia, founded on 2008, is a B2B services company that provides SMEs with ...
19
Jul

Spreaker

www.spreaker.com Location: Bologna, Italy. Industry: Internet/New Media. Spreaker is the first social web radio that turns each user in a ...
19
Jun

Eugea

www.eugea.it Location: Bologna, Italy Industry: Environment EUGEA (Ecologia Urbana Giardini E Ambiente) was founded by a group of researchers of ...
19
Jun

IAG Investment in ProxToMe

IAG members invested € 350.000 in Sedicidodici, industry ICT/MOBILE. PROXTOME is a smartphone app that allows to discover, chat and ...
18
Jun

S5 Tech

www.s5tech.com Location: Milan, Italy. Industry: Electronics/IT. S5 Tech, founded in 2008, designed an Electronic Shelf Label system for the retail ...
17
Jun

Biogenera

Location: Bologna, Italy. Industry: Biotech/Life Sciences. Biogenera, founded in 2009, developed and patented a molecule which is now undergoing pre-clinical ...
19
May

Trumedia

www.tru-media.com Location: Israel, US Industry: ICT Trumedia, founded in 2007, has developed a technology of visual recognition that detects and ...
19
Mar

Senseor

www.senseor.com Location: Mougins, France. Industry: Electronics. Senseor, founded in 2006, designs and manufactures industrial temperature and pressure sensors in SAW ...
19
Feb

Quotient

www.quotientdiagnostics.co.uk Location: Walton on Thames, United Kingdom. Industry: Medical/Diagnostics. Quotient, founded in 2002 as a spin off from Chelsea Instruments ...
19
Jan

On-Sun Systems

www.onsunsystems.com Location: Ledbury, U.K. e Barcelona ES. Industry: CleanTech. ON-SUN SYSTEMS offers an innovative CPV panel (Concentrated Photovoltaic). CPV systems ...
19
Dec

PassPack

www.passpack.com Location: Cesena e Rome, Italy. Industry: Internet Security/ICT. PassPack, founded in 2008, developed an on line based solution for ...
17
Sep

IAG Investment in Margherita

IAG members invested € 350.000 in Sedicidodici, industry MEDICAL DEVICES. MARGHERITA FingerGuard is the syringe accessory that prevents accidental stick ...
04
May

IAG Investment in Sedicidodici

IAG members invested € 900.000 in Sedicidodici, industry medical. A high tech medical device, Smart Clot, is able to identify ...
22
Mar

IAG Investment in Agroils Technologies

IAG members invested € 200.000 in Agroils Technologies, industry Cleantech/Biotech. Agroils Technologies developed a patented technology for the production of ...
29
Nov

IAG Investment in Win

IAG members invested € 600.000 in Win, industry Diagnostics/Electronics. WIN produces a biomedical device that allows wireless remote monitoring of ...
03
Nov

IAG Investment in Ohikia

IAG members invested € 240.000 in Ohikia, industry CleanTech. Ohikia produces an innovative thermodynamic solar system for industrial and domestic ...
27
Oct

IAG Investment in On-Sun Systems

IAG members invested € 400.000 in On-Sun Sytems, industry CleanTech. ON-SUN SYSTEMS offers an innovative CPV panel (Concentrated Photovoltaic). CPV ...
23
Sep

IAG Investment in Spreaker

IAG members invested € 235.000 in a second round sized € 470.000 in Spreaker, industry Internet/New Media. Spreaker is the ...
19
Jul

TechTour Southern Europe 2011

The Southern TT 2011 is taking place November 30-December 2, 2011 and will be the 51st event in a series ...
13
May

IAG's President, Francesco Marini Clarelli, has been honored as Business Angel of the Year 2011 by EBAN

Francesco Marini Clarelli, IAG’s President, has been honored as Best Angel of the Year during the sixth edition of EBAN ...
31
Dec

Fenoglio Gaddò Maria Cristina

Maria Cristina Fenoglio Gaddò has been working as a Management Consultant since 2002, providing strategic consulting to a large range ...
31
Dec

Medoro Gianni

Gianni Medoro Ph.D., cofounder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Silicon Biosystems, is an executive engineer with a solid experience ...
31
Dec

Marinoni Andrea

Partner in Roland Berger Strategy Consultants with almost 18 years experience. Member of the management team in the Italian unit ...
31
Dec

Zuccolotto Claudio

Claudio is an Angel Investor with  several years managerial experience as Managing Director, General Manager and Board Member for large multinational ...
31
Dec

Villa Marco

Marco Villa is a Business Angel and is the Vice President and Managing Director of Italian Angels for Growth – ...
31
Dec

Vanzi Massimo

Massimo Vanzi is a highly experienced manager with over 38 years of experience in the semiconductor and ICT industries. After ...
31
Dec

Stuflesser Alberto

SENIOR EXECUTIVE – ENERGY INDUSTRY Performance Turnaround | Business Growth | Change Management | Profit Improvement Results-Driven Executive: Turning vision ...
31
Dec
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Dec

Rota Andrea

Senior Director, Global Brand Protection eBay – Bern 2013 – Present Senior Director, Global Account Management eBay – Bern 2011 – 2012  Senior Director, ...
31
Dec

Robinson Elisabeth

Dr. Elizabeth Robinson is currently the Investment Director, Venture Capital at Quadrivio Capital in Milano, Italy. She is co-founder of ...
31
Dec
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Dec

Mortarotti Elena

Elena is Investment Director of IDEA Capital Funds SGR, responsible for private equity investments with domestic and international scope. From 2002 ...
31
Dec

Menghi Gianluca

Gianluca Menghi, 46, is currently General Manager of Elcam Medical Italy spa, a leading medical device OEM manufacturer based in ...
31
Dec

Mazzi Gian Bruno

Top management roles in leading companies in the Financial Services and Banking sectors: – Andersen Consulting – Partner (1980-96) – ...
31
Dec

Marzola Michele

Michele  Marzola (Mr.) Stradone San Fermo 14 37121 Verona EXPERIENCE   2009-  Executive Director – InnoCrowding (Towson, MD – U.S.A.) ...
31
Dec

Marzetti Paolo

Paolo spent  25 years at Accenture (from 1985 to Jan 2010) providing Consulting and Outsourcing Services mostly in the Retail, ...
31
Dec

Marini Clarelli Francesco

Francesco obtained a BA with honors in 1980 majoring in Economics at the University of California in Santa Barbara, and developed ...
31
Dec

Hemily-Figus Laurenne

Dr. Laurenne Hemily-Figus has had a long and distinguished career in international finance and investment banking. After working in research ...
31
Dec

Gottardo Alessandro

Alessandro Gottardo dal 1977 è titolare di Clesp Srl www.clesp.it, www.segnalibro.info, azienda specializzata nella vendita di testi scolastici all’ingrosso (GDO, librerie, web) a livello nazionale. ...
31
Dec
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Dec

Gervasoni Giovanni

Giovanni Gervasoni was born in Udine on January 8th 1963. After graduating in Economics and Business at the University of Trieste he registered with ...
31
Dec

Gaiba Andrea

International entrepreneur and investor in new media/internet, entertainment/gaming and software. He holds a degree  in electrical engineering and telecommunications from University ...
31
Dec

Franchini Lorenzo

Lorenzo Franchini is an experienced angel investor and entrepreneur in the investment arena. Founder of ScaleIT Capital and Senior Advisor ...
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Dec
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Dec

Chiapparoli Enrico

Enrico has most recently been Co–Head of Investment Banking Italy & Chairman of EMEA Automotive for Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Prior ...
31
Dec

Capello Luigi - Founding member

Luigi Capello is an Entrepreneur, a Business Angel, and CEO of LVenture Group – www.lventuregroup.com – , the Venture Capital Company listed on ...
31
Dec

Campagnola Roberto

Roberto was born in May, 1959 in Piemonte, Italy. On february 1984 he got the degree Magna cum Laude in ...
31
Dec

Bosio Emanuele

Emanuele Bosio worked for COMPAGNIE INDUSTRIALI RIUNITE (CIR) as a controller and General Manager in several subsidiaries from 1976. From 1986 ...
31
Dec

Bonomo Paola

She is an independent Board member, angel investor, and advisor in the digital technology space. For the first 12 years ...
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Dec
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Dec

Bavassano Paolo

Paolo Bavassano is a Manager in Bain & Company Italy in which he has been working since 2006, following several ...
31
Dec
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Dec

Simon Ardiss

British Citizen, Living in Monaco, currently CEO of SEDPA sam, a company born in 1977 active in agri-foods sector. Recently ...
31
Dec

Amati Luigi - Founding member

Luigi Amati has twenty years of experience in Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Since 1993 he is the CEO of META ...