Michele CostabileChairman

Full professor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship at Luiss University in Rome. He is actively engaged in the venture capital market and in the start-up italian ecosystem since early 2000. He co-founded, launched and/or managed 3 Vc funds, being CEO and Chair of one of the most important italian VC company. Recently he co-founded the first italian “alumni investiment club” – Luiss Alumni 4 Growth (LA4G) and launched of the first italian Agri&FoodTech VC fund (Linfa Ventures together with Riello SGR). Michele Costabile played very supportive roles for many start-ups, advising them on growth and exit strategy. He co-founded Progress Tech Transfer fund – backing Mat3D -, being part of the fund management team. He is also board director at MiTo Technology, advisory company for Progress Tech Transfer.