On the 6th of November, we are hosting Andrea Colombo from U-Start.
The Startup Grind event is in Monza in collaboration with APA Confartigianato.
What is U-Start?
U-Start is a professional advisory firm structuring club deals through a network of private investors working alongside VC funds in Series A to Series C rounds in digital and tech companies across Europe, Israel and US. U-Start brings value to companies through its extensive network of family offices and high net-worth individuals with diversified backgrounds, expertise and connections in some of the leading European industries, such as fashion, media, energy and industrial manufacturing. To date, U-Start Club members have invested more than 40M € in 34 companies worldwide, such as Deliveroo, Finless Foods, Secret Escapes and Airhelp.
Andrea holds a combined Bachelor and Master degree in Law at Bocconi University. All along his academic path, Andrea also pursued a 5 years political experience with focus on public finance. After two internships in the banking sector in London in Lehman Brothers (Equity derivatives) and Credit Suisse (Public finance), he co-founded U-Start. Andrea, recently selected by Forbes in 2018 edition of the Forbes 100 Under 30, is also vice-president of a charity foundation that supports, with finance, other no-profit organizations and is board member and advisor to several startups and accelerators.