Paolo, father, MIT MBA, is currently the CEO and co-founder of Evensi, the world's largest events discovery and promotion network, with more than 200 million events, 50 million users, 10 million event organizers. The company initally approved for an IPO in Q2 2020, has been acquired by a well known US-based events company in October 2020 (the name will be disclosed in late November).
Paolo is a Silicon Valley-based global entrepreneur and strategist with a passion for innovation and growth using the power of data, strategic analysis, creativity, and teamwork.
Born and raised in Venice Italy, he founded his first Internet company in 1994 when he was 16 years old.
Paolo has been a U.S. resident since 2002. He has more than 25 years of experience in tech and internet-based businesses. During this time, he has founded from scratch 6 companies, invested in more than 50, and advised hundreds. Paolo has received 10 career awards and 4 of the companies he founded had an exit.
Paolo is also passionately involved in M&A activities and in a few Corporate Development endeavors, helping companies to grow, fundraising and scale globally, and he is putting together a $50M fund with the scope to invest in startups that have a tangible impact on improving the quality of people’s life.
He is also a mentor and advisor at 500 Startups, Google Launchpad, China Accelerator, Alchemist, Start-Up Chile, Health Wildcatters, Nana Bianca, The Vault Korea, Galvanize, and Future Food Institute.
He loves to give back and help other people and companies.
Resilience is his best asset.