Francesco founded the VC Silicon Roundabout Ventures as a Solo GP to scale-up his Deep Tech angel investing and bring other investors and asset allocators along the journey.
Francesco's way into venture investing was through building Silicon Roundabout into the largest tech meetup community in Europe: where 15,000 engineers, founders and startup operators can connect, learn from one another, and showcase frontier technologies.
He runs blog on technology development, deep tech startups and VC: theengineervc.com
Before Silicon Roundabout Ventures, Francesco worked in Computer Science as a CTO, tech lead and software engineer.
He also founded the boutique property investment company AGAPE Properties (the 1st UK property manager to accept crypto payments).
Francesco loves sharing his learnings and beliefs about Deep Tech and Venture Capital through writing or talks: So far, he held guest lectures, panels and keynotes at London Fintech Week, Frontier Deep Tech, Founder Institute, London Tech Week, The London Institute of Banking and Finance, ASP (Politecnico di Milano), Birmingham Tech Week and the European GNSS Agency amongst others.
He is a physics, history and business geek and speak English, Italian and Spanish and love anything entrepreneurial or techie.
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15-Jun-2023AI Accelerator HubPitching Competition Round 1 (Part B)
15-Jun-2023AI Accelerator HubPitching Competition Round 1 (Part C)
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