Entrepreneur, investor, author. Expert in FinTech
Language:English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Matteo is an unconventional entrepreneur and a book author with two decades of experience in Financial Services. For three years in a row (2014-2016), Financial News has nominated Matteo as one of the “40 most influential FinTech executives in Europe”.
In 2008 he co-founded Innotribe, the innovation arm of SWIFT, where Matteo worked for 13 years. He also launched the Innotribe Startup Challenge, the first global deal flow of its kind.
From 2013 until 2015, Matteo was a Partner in SBT Venture Capital, one of the first funds (100M USD) solely dedicated to FinTech investment (Series A), building a portfolio of 12 startups. In 2015, Matteo created and cofounded FinTechStage.com, platform for Investors, Innovators and start-ups to foster FinTech innovation globally, with some 50+ missions and events all over the world.
Through it, Matteo founded the Timepledge.org initiative, a global program helping African entrepreneurs in several domains of their businesses, from product to strategy to channels management to investors pitching.
He is the author or The He is the author or The FinTech Revolution (EGEAN, 2016, ITA) and of Talent&Rebels (HOEPLI, 2019, ENG and ITA).
Recently, Matteo took the position of Executive Producer of Breaking Banks Europe (a spin-off of Breaking Banks US) available on Soundcloud, iTunes, Spotify and Google Podcasts. Matteo lives in Estoril (Portugal) speaks five languages, holds an University degree in Computer Science (University of Genova) and a Postgraduate in Financial Transactions (Solvay Business School).
-Deepening the Financial Sector
-Dealing with FinTech startups
-Investment and FinTech trends
-Building Eco-systems: the Game of FinTech thrones
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