More than 15 years of experience in Italian and European Venture Capital, he co-founded U-Start and Milano Investment Partners, taking part in over 40 deals. In P101 since 2021 where he aims to strengthen the purpose-driven-tech.
Previously Stefano gained experience in sustainability and climate-tech, with strategic consulting and entrepreneurial angles (in renewable energy) in the US and Switzerland. From 2009 to 2012 he contributed to the creation and growth of the largest network of sustainable startup accelerators in Africa during his collaboration with ALTIS – Alta Scuola di Impresa e Società of the Catholic University, receiving international awards including an Ashoka Award. From 2012 to 2017 he was CEO of U-Start, a company he co-founded, which has positioned itself over the years as one of the main Venture Capital players in Southern Europe, capable of channelling investments from large family offices and HNWIs towards European tech companies of the calibre of Deliveroo, Secret Escapes, Sum Up, Wallapop, Airhelp and many others. Afterwards he has been for four years CEO of Milano Investment Partners SGR SpA, with which he launched and managed as Managing Partner the Fund MIP I, focused on investments in Consumer-Tech growth companies in Italy and Europe. He has made more than 40 investments in some of the most successful companies on the Italian and European tech scene.