Alessio recently co-founded a new VC firm, Panakes Partners, that finances medical innovative companies, early-stage startups, and SMEs with extremely promising products and great ambition, in Europe and Israel. Panakes Partners is located in Milan, Italy.
Before this, Alessio spent 9 years in Paris at Sofinnova Partners, one of the largest European VCs, progressing from Analyst to Partner positions. While there he gained extensive experience with European and American markets, and focused on the energy, IoT, cleantech, hardware and semiconductor sectors.
Alessio began his career in 1997 as a researcher at LETI, one of the most important European Labs in the electronics research field. From there he worked in the central R&D group for STMicroelectronics, in charge of advanced CMOS technologies. Alessio holds 5 patents and has several publications.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Alessio graduated from Politecnico di Milano, in chemical engineering, with specialization in chemistry and physics of solid materials. Alessio also holds an MBA from the Ecole Sup√É¬©rieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP-EAP).
Alessio is a member of Class 13. He served his fellowship at Sofinnova Partners under mentor Jean Schmitt in Paris, France.