Get to know Stefano Molino
Stefano is Partner at Innogest SGR SpA, where is currently in charge of the digital practice and focuses on deal selection, transaction management, contract negotiation and closing of new investment opportunities. Board member/observer in several current Innogest portfolio companies such as CornerJob (leading European HR marketplace), Digital Magics (digital incubator/accelerator listed at AIM stock exchange), Supermercato24 (leading Italian online grocery marketplace), Armadio Verde (secondhand clothes marketplace), Prestiamoci (peer-to-per lending platform), Agroils Technologies (biofuels and proteins-based productions). Previously, board member/observer in companies such as Silicon Biosystems (medical device, sold to Menarini Group), Beintoo (mobile marketing), HT Srl (Cybersecurity, management buy-out) and Mobango (leading independent app store sold to Mauj Mobile). Before joining Innogest, Stefano was an Investment Manager at Piemonte High Technology, a seed VC investment firm specializing in investments in hi-tech start-up companies. He was also a business development manager at Fondazione Torino Wireless, the first technology district in Italy. At Torino Wireless Stefano advised several companies on strategy and business development to help them in their international expansion, mainly in the US market. Stefano has held several university and post-university master courses, mainly on entrepreneurship, finance and innovation. Stefano holds a Master of Science (summa cum laude) in Engineering & Management from Polytechnic University in Turin and received a Ph.D from Polytechnic University in Milan, with a doctoral thesis on Venture Capital and valuation of hi-tech companies assets.